Residence Life & Housing



The Office of Residence Life and Housing is working remotely "Teleworking" until further notice.  Email us at and someone will reply to your email, or call and leave a message at (615) 963-5361 if you need someone to return your call.  Appointments can be arranged via email message or voice message.


We are delighted that you are interested in residing on campus at Tennessee State University!   Your presence, along with the thousands of other students enrolled, adds to our vibrant campus life. Student Affairs and Residence Life look forward to serving you on campus. Please visit the "How to Apply" tab on this page to find out how to submit your application for University Housing.

In the meantime, we encourage you to visit our page often for updates and to find out about our happenings on campus by exploring the TSU Website, or by checking out our Social Media Sites (icons below!). We are here to help! 


The Department of Residence Life & Housing


Departmental Dates and Deadlines!

  • October 23rd-Resident Assistant Application opens for spring hires (Closes Nov. 5th)

  • November 1st-Housing Application opens for the spring term

  • November 25th-All Residence Facilities close for the break.  Residents must return their keys and vacate.

  • December 1st-Hall Transfer Request period for spring, opens until December 7th

  • January 21st-Residence Halls Open for New Students

  • January 23rd-Residence Halls Open for Returning Students


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