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2016-2017 ULM Student Policy Manual 
2016-2017 ULM Student Policy Manual [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Housing and Living Accommodations

Campus housing is under the Department of Residential Life and the Division of the Executive Vice President. The housing application is available online at www.ulm.edu/reslife. First-time freshmen and new transfer students will receive the necessary information to access the online housing application after they have been accepted to the University. Continuing students will have access to the online application during the room sign-up period.

A $ 200 non-refundable room reservation fee and a $ 100 pre-payment of the fall housing fee must accompany every housing application for first-time freshman and new transfer students. Current residents, who re-apply for the housing, will pay a $ 100 room reservation fee and a $ 200 pre-payment of the fall housing fee. An additional $ 200 pre-payment fee will be due from all students by May 1st. Any student, who does not make the May 1st pre-payment deadline, will be moved from an assigned room to a waiting list.  The room reservation fee and the pre-payment for the fall housing fee must be paid each subsequent year prior to a student receiving an assignment.

Students residing in campus housing must abide by all university policies and procedures; The policies and procedures are outlined in the Student Policy Manual, and the Guide to Residence Hall Living. Both documents are located on the Residential Life website at www.ulm.edu/res life.

ULM has an established 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA requirement for all students living in on-campus housing.
  • All students residing in the following buildings, Madison Hall, Masur Hall, and Ouachita Hall must maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA at all times. Preference will be given to those who have a 2.3 GPA.
  • University Commons residents must maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA at all times.
  • University Suites and Bayou Village Apartments building 7must maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA at all times. 
  • Bayou Suites, the scholar’s hall, has a 3.3 cumulative GPA requirement for continuing students and a 3.5 cumulative GPA requirement for first time freshmen.
  • The requirements for the Bayou Village Apartments, buildings 5 and 6 are the same as Bayou Suites.

Available Housing

Bayou Village Apartments: The apartments are one-bedroom/one bath, two-bedroom/two bath and four bedroom/two bath apartments. Each apartment is fully furnished including all kitchen appliances and a washer/dryer combination. There is plenty of counter space, cabinets and a pantry in the kitchen. Each apartment has its own HV/AC unit. Residents may choose an academic year contract (Fall and Spring semesters) or an academic plus summer contract (August move-in to the end of Summer II in August). The apartments do not close during the winter break.

Bayou Suites and University Suites: These are inside corridor buildings with two private bedrooms and a shared bath. Bayou Suites is a Scholars Hall with a required 3.3 cumulative GPA for returning students and a 3.5 cumulative GPA for first time freshmen. Each bedroom has a ceiling fan, and each suite has an HV/AC unit that is controlled by the residents in the suite. The common area has a counter for small appliances with storage cabinet above.

University Commons: This building has double occupancy rooms with a shared bathroom. Each room has a ceiling fan, and individual HV/AC units. Each resident has their own closet with mirrored doors. There are laundry facilities throughout the building, a computer lab, and vending machines as well as community rooms for programming.

Madison (male only) and Ouachita (female only): These residence halls have double occupancy suite style rooms with a shared bathroom. Each room has individual HV/AC units. A laundry facility, and vending machines are centrally located for residents’ use.

Masur Hall: This residence hall is an all-female, gated entry exterior corridor building with double occupancy suites with a shared bathroom. The HV/AC system is individually controlled in each room. Also on site is a community building that features a large screen TV, study areas, a computer lab, laundry facility, and vending machines.


Residential Life 2016-2017 Housing Rates

Masur Hall $1,3412 $2,154 Per semester (Fall and Spring)
Madison Hall $1,453 $2,403 Per semester (Fall and Spring)
Ouachita Hall $1,453 $2,403 Per semester (Fall and Spring)
Bayou Suites (Private Rooms) N/A $2,737 Per semester (Fall and Spring)
University Commons (Double Occupancy) $2,141 N/A  
University Suites (Private Rooms)  N/A $2,737 Per semester (Fall and Spring)
4 Bedroom, 2 Bath  Academic Year $2,995 Per semester (Fall and Spring)
4 Bedroom, 2 Bath  Academic Year plus Summer $3,195 Per semester (Fall and Spring)
2 Bedroom, 2 Bath  Academic Year plus Summer $3,648 Per semester (Fall and Spring)
1 Bedroom, 1 Bath  Academic Year plus Summer $4,318 Per semester (Fall and Spring)

There are two contract options for the four bedroom apartments: 1) Resident may choose the academic year which goes from August move-in to the move-out in May, or 2) the academic year plus summer contract which goes from August move-in to the end of Summer II typically the second week of August.

  • Building Access: Bayou Suites, University Commons and Suites, Ouachita Hall, and Bayou Village Apartments are interior corridor, controlled access buildings. Students assigned to these buildings will use their ID cards to access the buildings and are issued keys to their individual rooms. Madison Hall is an exterior corridor building with key access to each room. Masur Hall is a gated entry are exterior corridor building with ID access needed to enter the complex and key access to each room.
  • Amenities: Dish is the University cable TV provider and ULM computing center is the Internet provider. All of the rooms have 78 channels of SD/HD digital television programming. All room have high-speed Internet connections as well as access to the wireless system.  Each residence hall and the suites have laundry facilities, vending machines for those late night snacks, study rooms and computer labs. The residence halls and suites have large screen TV’s in the community rooms. All utilities are included in the price of the room. Parking is available at the buildings for the residents. UC, US and Ouachita have a controlled access parking area. Mail is delivered to each building and the apartments. Packages sent by FedEx or UPS are delivered and signed for at the Residential Life Office located in University Suites. Residents are notified that they have a package and given available pick up times. Residents are required to provide identification before they will be issued the package.

Each building has a Hall Director and each floor has a Resident Assistant (RA) who provides programs for the residents, keeps them informed about what is going on in the residence halls, apartments and other places on campus. They are “the go to” people.

Maintaining the buildings in optimum condition is important to us; therefore, a maintenance person is on call to respond to any and all maintenance issues. There is also a maintenance person to handle emergencies after normal business hours and on weekends.