Residence Hall Tours


Tour Times

Through October, housing tours may be scheduled at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. every Monday through Friday, excluding university holidays and special events.

Plan for a 30-60 minute walking tour.  

We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes. Depending on the forecast, you may want to bring a raincoat or umbrella.

Tours leave promptly at their start time.


Register Online

The daily campus tour includes a tour of a residence hall and housing presentation. 

Students and families should register for campus tours in advance. Please check the registration calendar for campus tour availability.


To schedule a separate housing tour to see additional housing options, contact or 225-578-0565. 



Housing tours begin at Grace King Hall. 

We recommend arriving to Grace King hall 10-15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour to check-in and plan your housing tour.

Residence Hall Map




What will I see on the tour?

If there are specific halls you know are interested in touring, please let the tour guides know when you arrive to check in. Not sure what you want to see? That's ok! The student tour guides will talk to you about your interests and will develop a tour that fits your housing needs.

East side housing options include:
Annie Boyd Hall, Acadian Hall, Blake Hall, Laville Honors Housing, Herget Hall, and Miller Hall.

West side housing options include:
Broussard Hall, Cypress HallPentagon Community, and the Residential College Complex.

Due to time restrictions, you will only be able to choose halls on one side of campus to see during the tour. If you would like to see halls on both the east and west side, you will need to schedule two tours.



Nicholson Gateway Apartments

Apartment Tours

LSU offers on-campus apartment options for upperclassmen and graduate students.

Tours of a 4-bedroom apartment in East Campus Apartments and 3-bedroom apartment in West Campus Apartments are available Monday through Friday.  Contact the Res Life Tour Office at or 225-578-0565 to schedule a tour of the apartments. 


East Campus Apartments

West Campus Apartments


See an apartment in the new Nicholson Gateway Apartments for upperclassmen and graduate students. Tours are available of the studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom private bath, two-bedroom shared bath, and three-bedroom layouts. The Nicholson tour office is located in the lobby of Canal Hall, and is open 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. No appointment is necessary.

Visitors may park in Gateway South Lot - Lot 109 and Gateway Central Lot - Lot 110. Visitor parking is allowed for up to one hour. Please meet at the main entrance of Canal Hall and a tour guide will let you into the lobby to check in for a tour.

Nicholson Gateway Apartments



West Lavilel Room

Contact Us

If you have additional questions about housing tours, please contact the Res Life Tour Office at or 225-578-0565.

ADA Tour Accommodations

If anyone in your party requires disability accommodations, please contact us at or 225-578-0565 prior to your scheduled visit.

Group Tours

Group tours are intended for school groups or organizations made up of high school students. Group tours may be scheduled between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and need to be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. Tours could last 30-60 minutes. Please contact the Res Life Tour Office at 225-578-0565 to check for group tour availability and scheduling.