This web page is provided to help maximize your residence hall experience. The information contained here will:
It is important that you have an overall understanding of the residence hall program. This web page may answer many of your questions; however, no publication can give you all the answers.
Residence hall staff members are valuable information resources and can provide clarification and more specific information about the residence hall and campus affairs. Please feel free to address any questions to hall staff members. But to begin, please take time to thoroughly read this web page in order to become knowledgeable about your campus home.
Students planning to live on campus must complete an online application by logging on their MY HOUSING PORTAL . All students must pay the total $200.00 fee regardless of Financial Aid Award (loans, scholarships, rehabilitation aid, etc.) Please do not send cash, money orders or personal checks. The priority deadlines for each term are: Fall- June 1; Spring -December 1; Summer - May 1.
The University of Louisiana Systems adopted a resolution on November 14, 1969, affecting the housing policy at Grambling State University and all of the colleges and universities under its jurisdiction. In compliance with the State Board Resolution, Grambling State University adopted the following on campus residence requirements: ALL UNMARRIED FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, REGARDLESS OF AGE OR WHETHER OR NOT EMANCIPATED, EXCEPT THOSE LIVING WITH PARENTS, ARE REQUIRED TO LIVE IN OUR CAMPUS RESIDENCE HALLS AS LONG AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE.
The resolution further defined the on campus residency requirements to include a framework within which the colleges and universities may grant exemptions to the general regulation according to the respective university's unique academic qualities.
The application for exemption to the on campus residence hall requirements must be made in writing to the Director of Campus Living prior to the end of the preceding semester for which it is applicable. The student will be notified in writing of the decision rendered by the committee. Forms are available in the Office of Campus Living. Any student who has applied for and has been denied an exemption to the on campus residence requirement shall have the right to appeal such decision to the proper officials in accordance with the provisions and administrative procedures for appeal authorized and established pursuant to the authority of Act 59 of 1969 (L.R.S. 17:3101)
Exemptions to the requirements of on campus residence hall living, when the residence halls are filled, will be made according to the following priority.
Within each of the foregoing classifications, the following additional rules of priority shall be applied:
In addition, an exemption may be applied for in a hardship case or by an older student.
The following are terms under which rooms in residence halls are assigned.
The cancellation notice must be in writing to Campus Living and Housing. A refund may be received when applicable.
Residence Hall Meetings are held monthly. Attendance at these meetings is required because information is provided. Each resident is responsible for the information given at the meeting. Residents who have conflicts with the scheduled meeting are expected to meet with their Resident Assistant to obtain any information disseminated. Failure to attend meetings will result in a $25 charge.
The Office of Campus Living is located in Grambling Hall room 216. If there are any questions that a student would like to ask, he/she should not hesitate to call, stop by, or write.
Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Emergencies after 5:00 pm should be referred to the University Police Department immediately.