Residence Hall Tours

Daily Campus Tours

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.

Admitted Student Housing Tours

Interested in touring a specific residence hall? Housing tours of individual halls will be offered March through July. More information about housing tour registration will be available in the spring. Tours of individual residence halls are not available August through February.

Kickoff LSU

Residence hall tours are included in the Kickoff LSU schedule. Students and families should register for Kickoff LSU in advance. 

Virtual Tours

Take a virtual tour of your future LSU home. 

Group Tours

Group tours are intended for school groups or organizations made up of high school students. Group tours may be scheduled between 9 a.m. and 4 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. 

Apartment Tours

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

East Campus Apartments

Tours of a 4-bedroom apartment in East Campus Apartments are available for the spring semester 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. No appointment is necessary. Tours begin at the front desk of the East Campus Apartments Activity Center. 

  • Tours will not be offered Monday, January 21 for the university holiday.
  • Tours on Friday, January 25 will have a late start time and be offered 1-4 p.m.
  • Tours of ECA will not be offered March 4-6.

West Campus Apartments

Open house tours of a 3-bedroom apartment in West Campus Apartments are offered the following dates and times:

  • Friday, January 18, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Friday, January 25, 1-4 p.m.
  • Friday, February 1, 11a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Friday, February 8, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tours outside of those times can be made by appointment Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please allow 24-48 hours advance notice to schedule an appointment. Contact the Res Life Tour Office at to schedule a tour.

Nicholson Gateway Apartments

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 for the spring semester 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturdays. No appointment is necessary.

  • Tours will not be offered Monday, January 21 for the university holiday.
  • Tours will not be offered Tuesday, March 5 for the university holiday.
  • Tours will not be offered April 19-20 for the university holiday.

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.

Contact Us

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