Housing & Residential Life Welcome

Residential Life

Come live with us! Your HOME away from HOME!


Important Housing Dates

  • Priority Room Selection for 2024-25: March 1-8, 2024
  • General Room Selection for 2024-25: March 9-April 5, 2024

See below for details about the returning student housing student process.

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

Priority Room Selection for 2024-25: March 1-8, 2024
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • FAFSA must be completed.
General Room Selection for 2024-25: March 9 - April 5, 2024
  • FAFSA must be completed.
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
Email: Housing@LincolnU.edu