Family & Graduate Apartments | LSU Residential Life

Family Apartments

Edward Gay Apartments are available to full-time LSU students 21 years or older, graduate students, married students, post-doctoral students or single parents. Priority is given to families in this convenient, affordable housing option.

The Edward Gay Apartments are basic cinder block construction units, located just a short walk away from classes, laboratories, libraries, and all the events the university has to offer.

How To Lease

Current Ed Gay Residents:
To renew to your same apartment for summer 2021, email for details.

To renew to your same apartment for the 2021-22 academic year, complete the online contract renewal process between April 12-26, 2021.

Current residents must submit a $100 non-refundable advance rent payment and a $10 non-refundable processing fee. The $100 advance rent will be applied toward your fall rent. 

All contracts must be completed online via myLSU > Student Services > On-campus Housing

New Residents:
Complete the online application and submit $100 non-refundable advance rent payment, a $50 non-refundable application fee, and a $10 non-refundable processing fee. The $100 advance rent will be applied toward your fall rent if space is available. 

Contact us for current apartment availability.

Leasing Timeline

April 12-26, 2021 at 1 p.m. - Current residents can renew for 2021-22

May 31, 2021 - Residents who did not lease for the summer or next academic year must vacate apartment.


Family Housing Contract

Family Housing Handbook



Rent Rates



Edward Gay Apartments
Two-bedroom Apartment
540 sq. feet
$780/month or $3,900/semester
Edward Gay Apartments
Three-bedroom Apartment
645 sq. feet
$850/month or $4,250/semester


  • Units are unfurnished, but do include a stove, refrigerator, central air and heat, and mini-blinds.
  • Coin-operated laundry facility on site
  • Rent includes all utility costs (electricity, gas, sewage, and water), Internet, local phone service and basic cable TV service.
  • Cinder block construction with tile floors
  • Security fence, security cameras and gated parking
  • Modern fenced-in playground
  • Close to Highland Road, with access to shops, restaurants, and a convenience store
  • Apartments are open year round, but are rented for an academic year contract time with the option to continue for the summer term.
  • The entire semester’s rent is due at the time the student fee bill is due. Payment options are available with the Bursar’s Office at 225-578-3357.
  • Residential Life does not assign roommates. A renting student may choose to live with a roommate of the same gender who meets the requirements of living in the apartments.
  • All residents must be in compliance with the Family & Graduate Living on Campus Handbook.


Carol Vang

Carol Vang
Residence Coordinator

Edward Gay Apartments 

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