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Housing Tours

With several touring options, you're bound to find an experience that fits your schedule and needs!

Daily Campus Tour

Prospective students can register for a general, introductory campus tour that includes touring a connecting-suite style room in West Hall. Registration is required.

You'll see: West Hall

Register for a Campus Tour

Daily Residence Hall Tours

Housing tours are offered Monday through Friday at 2:30 p.m. February 21 – April 29, 2022, excluding university holidays and special event days.

Admitted students should plan for a 45-60 minute walking tour, beginning at the Housing Tour Center on the corner of Highland Road and Veterans Drive in front of the LSU Barnes & Noble. Registration is required.

You'll see: Various room styles and bathroom layouts. At this time, no foyer-suite style rooms, like Azalea and Camellia Halls, are included on the tour. Contact the tours team if you have questions about what is available to see. 

Register for a Res Hall Tour

Walk-ins Welcome at the Housing Tour Center

If you’re on campus, drop by the Housing Tour Center on the corner of Highland Road and Veterans Drive to see an example residence hall room, chat with a student tour guide, and see other room styles through interactive, virtual tours Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., excluding university holidays and move-in week.

You'll see: Model residence hall room and guided virtual tours


Orientation Tours

During on-campus summer orientation, called Bengal Bound, most residence halls will be available to tour. 


Virtual Tours

Can't make it to campus? Your res hall not included on the in-person tour?  No problem! Interactive, virtual tours of all on-campus residence halls and apartments are available 24/7 from the comfort of your couch. 

Students in Nicholson Gateway Apartment

Apartment Tours

East Campus Apartment tours begin at the ECA Activity Center.

Saturday, January 29
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.​
Tuesday, February 1
1 – 4 p.m.​
Tuesday, February 8
1 – 4 p.m.​
Saturday, February 12
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesday, February 16
5 – 7 p.m.​

Nicholson Gateway tours begin at Canal Hall's front doors, next to Starbucks, facing Nicholson Drive.

Tuesday, February 1
1- 4 p.m.
Saturday, February 5
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday, February 8
1 – 4 p.m.
Wednesday, February 16
5 – 7 p.m.


Students interacting with faculty

Contact Us

If you have additional questions about housing tours, please contact the Housing Tour Center at or 225-578-0559.

ADA Tour Accommodations

If anyone in your party requires accommodations, please contact us at prior to your scheduled visit to we can ensure the best possible experience for you and your guests. 

Group Tours

Group tours are intended for school groups or organizations made up of high school students. Group tours may be scheduled between 8:30 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.