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Whether it's in our campus apartments, suites, or traditional residence halls—TSU housing options fit your style. Find lifelong friends in our comfortable and healthful living spaces.
Our professional residence staff guides you in developing high standards of conduct, scholarship, and social skills, as well as the capacity to live harmoniously with others. You can also volunteer with the Office of Residence Life to serve the TSU living-learning community.
Housing changes and cancellation requests for spring 2014-Requests can be submitted November 1-15, 2013. If you would like to request a building change for the next semester, your opportunity to submit the request will be November 1-15, 2013. If you will not need campus housing for spring 2014, please submit a cancellation form before November 15th with your residence hall staff.
Thanksgiving Holiday Break-The residence halls are open on regular schedule; however, residents should notify their hall director by Monday, November 25th on whether or not they will be residing in the hall over the break or if they will be away for the break. The cafeteria will be open for brunch and dinner.
End of Semester Hall Closing-The main campus residence halls close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 13, 2013 for non-graduation participants and at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2013 for Graduation participants (graduating seniors and those approved to participate in commencement services).
- Residents at Ford Residential Complex and New Residence Center must confirm their semester break/holiday housing plans with their residence director before 4:30 p.m. December 13, 2013.
Spring 2014 Hall Opening-The main campus residence halls will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on January 13, 2014 for new students and at 8:00 a.m. January 14, 2014 for returning students.
Dining Services provides the required meal plans if you live on campus and offers other options if you commute.
2013–2014 Room and Board Fees
Traditional Residence Halls
$3,230 single (while available); $1,700 double;
Suite-Style Residence Halls
$1,760 double; $1,190 triple - Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessible- (while available)
$2,760/person; includes Christmas recess and spring break
*Rates subject to change every year on July 1. Rates are set for entire academic year (Fall, Spring, Summer).
Room Reservation Fee
There's a $100 non-refundable housing fee required of all students who apply for University housing. The contractual fee reserves an on-campus housing space for the upcoming academic year and is deducted from the incoming semester’s housing fee. Rates are set by the Tennessee Board of Regents and may change without notice, so check back for the most current information.
Tennessee State University
Department of Residence Life
P.O. Box 9552
Nashville, TN 37209
Campus Location: Floyd-Payne Campus Center, Suite 310
Housing Cancellation/Refunds (Housing assignments are contracted for the academic year.)
- Up to first day of classes: 100% refund, with submission of License Cancellation form to Office of Residence Life before the first day of class
- First day of class to end of second week of school: 75% refund
- End of second week of classes to end of fourth week of classes: 25% refund
- After the fourth week of classes: NO refunds
Need help paying your room and board? Ask the Bursar’s Office about TSU’s Deferred Payment Plans.
Basic Housing Information
Residence Life Programming
Residence Life Campus Living Guide (pdf)
First-Year Student FAQ
Meal Plan Information
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