Summer Hours Through August 9, Lincoln is open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and closed on Fridays. 

Welcome to Housing and Residential Life

Residential Life

Come live with us! Your HOME away from HOME!


Enroll early, put zero down on tuition.


New student housing applications open March 4, 2024.

Incoming Blue Tigers, take the steps to secure your home away from home!

  1. Submit a one-time, non-refundable $150 intent to enroll fee to the Office of Admissions.

  2. Apply For Financial Aid: Fill out the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Be sure to add Lincoln University FAFSA code 002479.

  3. Submit any required health records to Thompkins Health Center.

  4. Submit your Housing Application.

    • Sign in to your LU portal account.

    • Under student links, click on the housing icon.

    • Select the new student application under the menu icon.

    • Purchase renters’ insurance (optional).

    • Pay your one-time, non-refundable $150 fee.

Only students who have completed ALL steps will receive a housing assignment.


Housing Selection Process: Returning Students Only

Returning student housing room selection is closed. No room selections can be made after April 5, 2024.

To secure a housing assignment, you must meet the following criteria for 2024-25:

  • FAFSA completed.

  • Enrolled in at least 9 credits through May 3, 2024.

  • Enrolled in 12 or more credits by August 2, 2024.*

NOTE: Students not registered for full-time status (12 or more credit hours) by August 2, 2024, will have their housing assignment removed.

*Graduating seniors and graduate students are exempt from having 12 or more credits for a housing assignment.


Contact Us

Housing & Residential Life
112 Bennett Hall
818 Lee Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
P: (573) 681-5248

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