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 Apply 

Continuing Residents:
If you currently live in Edward Gay Apartments and want to renew your housing contract for 2018-19, you must complete the online contract renewal process April 16-29, 2018. All applications must be completed online via myLSU.


New Residents:
To apply to live in Edward Gay, you must 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. 

Contact us for current apartment availability.



Rent Rates




Edward Gay Apartments
Two-bedroom Apartment
540 sq. feet
$710/month or $3,550/semester $710/month or $3,550/semester
Edward Gay Apartments
Three-bedroom Apartment
645 sq. feet
$765/month or $3,825/semester $765/month or $3,825/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 drug 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.


Facilities Inquiry:
Chad Jerkins

Availability Inquiry:
Res Life Team

Mail & Packages:
Resident’s Name
101 LSU Student Union Building
LSU Box #_______
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Perishable deliveries from local businesses accepted at front desks. Learn more.

Physical Address:
275 W. Roosevelt St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Desk staffed on site during the daytime. 



Edward Gay Apartments 

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Floor Plans 

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