Residence Life Information



Take advantage of the convenience of campus living! The Department of Residence Life encourages all students to take advantage of the benefits of residing in university housing. Offering single sex, co-ed, and apartment-style living, there is a residential facility that fits the needs for all Tennessee State University students.

Traditional Residence Halls ( Cost:  $1,780.00/semester)
Traditional residence halls offer the time-honored housing college experience. Located on the main campus, traditional halls are fully furnished and equipped with cable and internet access. Students residing in traditional halls participate in an exciting community living environment, including programs, intramural competition, lectures, and social events.

Mary Wilson Hall- First Year Women's Facility
Lena B. Watson Hall- First Year Men's Facility
Henry Allen Boyd Hall- Men’s Facility
Merl R. Eppse Hall-Women's Facility

Suite-Style Residence Halls (Cost: $1,850.00/semester)
Suite-Style Facilities are located on the main campus with an abundance of amenities that make the residential living experience convenient. Students living in the suite-style halls can choose from double or triple occupancy. Also, there is a dining facility located centrally between the halls.

Harriet Hodgkins Hale Hall- Honors, Gender Neutral Facility
Wilma Rudolph Residence Center- Women’s Facility

Apartment Style Living (Cost: $2,900.00/semester)
There are two apartment facilities at Tennessee State University, Ford Residential Complex and the New Residence Center located on Heiman Street. Students living in the apartment-style housing facilities will enjoy the convenience of campus living, while being able to experience the benefits of an apartment home and community. Each apartment is fully furnished and equipped with a kitchen, stove, dinette set, blinds, and refrigerator.

John and Harold Ford Residential Complex- 60+ Credit Hours, Gender Neutral Facility
New Residence Center- 60+ Credit Hours, Gender Neutral Facility

Regardless of the style of housing your student choose they will be afforded several amenities. Each residence facility offers internet and cable access, barber and beauty salons, study rooms, community lounges, and full-service laundry. Living in TSU housing offers a chance to build a community, not just a place to sleep.

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