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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:
If you currently live in Edward Gay Apartments and want to renew your housing contract for summer 2020 and/or the 2020-21 academic year, you must complete the online contract renewal process between April 13, 2020, at 1 p.m. and April 27, 2020 at 10 a.m.

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:
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 if space is available. 

Contact us for current apartment availability.


Leasing Timeline

April 13, 2020 at 1 p.m. - Current Residents can begin contracting  for summer 2020 and 2020-21

April 27, 2020 at 10 a.m. - Summer 2020 and 2020-21 Contracting Closes

May 31, 2020 - Residents who did not lease for the summer or next academic year must vacate apartment

June 8, 2020 at 1 p.m. - New Applications Accepted in myLSU

July 1 - 2020-21 Contract Cancellations Due


 Family Housing Contract

Family Housing Handbook


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Rent Rates



Edward Gay Apartments
Two-bedroom Apartment
540 sq. feet
$750/month or $3,750/semester
Edward Gay Apartments
Three-bedroom Apartment
645 sq. feet
$815/month or $4,075/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.


RLC gabrielle miller
Gabrielle Miller
Residence Life Coordinator

GRD claudia hill
Claudia Hall
Graduate Residence Director




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