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Applying for Housing


Welcome Home, Knights!

Incoming Students

Once you have applied and been accepted to Southern University at New Orleans, student housing may be offered to you by the Office of Undergraduate Admission after submitting your academic deposits via your Admissions Acceptance Letter. Please read the following information carefully so you are prepared to fill out the mandatory housing application.

First-time freshmen are assigned to a quad unit during their first year on campus.


Apartment Rates

(Per semester)

1 Bedroom:



2 Bedrooms:



(Any 2 Bedrooms in Bldg.5) 

4 bedrooms:



Submitting Your Application

You will be able to access the housing application via the link above.  You must complete all sections that apply to you.

Changes to the application may not be made online after submission. If changes need to be made after submitting the application, please email the requested change to


Standard Housing Meal Plan = $1,620.00 (Includes café cash amount of $125.00 added to meal plan amount of $1,495.00)

Optional Housing Meal Plan = $1,520.00 (Students must request this option through the Dining Hall)

Athletic Meal Plan = $1,605.00 (Does not include café cash)

NEW Housing Deposit (Refundable) = $250.00 (in addition to the non-refundable $200 HAPP fee)

Internet & Cable Fee = $50.00 (every semester) 

If you are interested in staying in SUNO apartments for the 2023-24 academic school year, you are required to apply for

housing by Friday, August 4, 2023. At the time of submittal, it is your responsibility to pay the $250 Housing Deposit.

Note: The housing fee ($200), non refundable, will be posted to your student account.

As it pertains to payment, the Cashiers office will be open to receive housing deposits in person and over the phone for those students who cannot get to campus beginning Thursday, August, 3, 2023. If you have any questions regarding this, please make sure that you contact or contact the Cashiers Office at (504) 286-5322.

We will be provided housing assignments for the 2023-24 academic year by August 8, 2023. If you have not applied, paid your Housing Deposit ($250), and received the green confirmation message that states "you have completed the registration process" via self-service banner, you will not be assigned an apartment. For additional information feel free to connect with us via email at School begins on Monday, August 21, 2023. Enjoy the rest of your summer, we look forward to seeing you back on Knight Drive soon! 

Transfer Students

Transfer students who have been approved for on-campus housing by the Office of Admissions are able to complete the mandatory online housing application. (Verify with the Office of Financial Aid your award package).

Room Assignments

Please understand that all housing assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis once your online application has been received. We will do everything we can to grant your first choice and preferences; however, we cannot guarantee that requests will be accommodated.
In early August, you will receive move-in instructions. You will be notified of your room assignment, which will include your room number, campus phone extension, mailing address, and the name and contact information for your roommate(s), by an email sent to your new SUNO email account. If you do not have access to your SUNO email this summer, please notify us, and we will send an email to your personal account.

Wait List

Students are guaranteed housing if they were in housing the previous year or if they were accepted with housing by the Office of Admissions. Other students can apply and are granted housing based on availability. There is no set timeline on when or if a student will receive housing. As vacancies arise, we will call and offer students housing. This may be a day or two before the start of the semester or after the semester starts. Housing in the fall is usually tighter than housing in the spring. More space generally becomes available during the spring semester. However, this may change from year to year.

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