Admissions:
Obtain an admissions letter with full admittance to Texas Southern University (TSU). Your admission will be documented with an assigned TSU ID Number (ex. T00-XXX-XXX). Visit www.applytexas.org

Registration:
All students who have an interest in living on campus must be registered for academic courses with the university. University provision mandate the requirement of 15 hours as an enrolled student.

Financial Aid:
The free application for federal student aid (FAFSA) must be completed at www.fafsa.ed.gov and requisite documentation submitted to the TSU Office of Student Financial Assistance. Financial aid must be awarded prior to the inclusion of financial aid in the analysis of the student’s ability to pay. Qualifying students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours to receive the maximum eligibility in financial assistance.

Health Center/Immunization:
Students will not be able to apply for housing until their meningitis shot is submitted to the TSU Health Center. Immunization must be taken within 5 years and 10 days before moving in. Visit www.tsu.edu/health for detailed information on submitting your shot record.

Funding Verification:
All residents must provide proof of payment for all tuition & fees and total room and board to secure a room. All estimates will be based on the student taking 15 hours.

Leasing:
Leasing Coordinator will confirm funding eligibility, and a Residential Lease & Meal contract will be sent via email for the student to sign electronically.

Step I.
Obtain admission to Texas Southern University

Step II.
Visit www.tsu.edu; Click on “Quick Links”, then “Residential Community ” to view room type, rates and lease terms.

Step III.
While online under the housing webpage, select “Residential Meal Plans” tab to view meal plan options and rates. Please note: All residential students must select a meal plan. Freshmen living on-campus housing are required to choose either the 14 or 19 meal plan option.

Step IV.
Click “How to Apply” to complete a Housing Application.

Step V.
Within 72 hours of submitting your electronic housing application, you will receive a meal plan & housing contract. Please follow instructions within the correspondence email.

Step VI.
All students are required to qualify for their total cost of Tuition, Fees, Room & Meal cost through Financial Aid or pay their Room costs in Nine (9) monthly installments.

Step VII.
Review & Acknowledge Your Residential Lease & Meal Plan Contact: After you’ve completed the application steps, you will receive an electronic lease detailing your residential property, lease terms, provisions and meal plan contract. You will log into the housing portal to acknowledge contract

Step VIII.
Receive your Confirmation Letter & Welcome Brochure via email and arrive to the University for Residential Check-in in accordance to the dates provided in your confirmation letter.

Please note: If you do not check-in with 48 hours of the Residential Check-in period, you may lose room reservation and will have to be reassigned at the time of arrival.

Submission of Required Information.Please be sure to provide important documentation such as immunization record, physical exam and completed student health form to the TSU Health Center. This documentation may be emailed to vaccines@tsu.edu or faxed to 713.313.7817

Please Note: ALL RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS MUST HAVE MENINGITIS SHOT ON FILE PRIOR TO APPLYING

Our TSU Housing Communities offer disability accomodations to those who need it. For more information, or to request for accomodations, please contact Sharon Benavides in the Office of Disabilities.

Last Updated: 3/24/17