FAQ: Things to Know
Residential Life & Housing

FAQ: Things to Know


Q:  What is my Tiger One I.D card used for?

A:  Your Tiger One I.D is used to access your residential community door, gates, meal plan, on campus eateries and for Library usage.


Q:  Can I choose my roommate(s)?

A:  Yes, Students must select one another on their housing application, and email it to: tsuhousing@tsu.edu with your request. The applicant’s roommate selection must have all financial obligations complete to be considered.


Q:  Where can I do my laundry?

A:  Each residential community has laundry facilities on property. Students must purchase a laundry card in order to do laundry throughout the school year.


Q:  Can I have a pet?

A:  No pets are allowed in the Resident Communities.


Q:  Can I bring my car?

A:  Yes, all students that reside in TSU campus housing must register their vehicle with TSU Department of Public Safety. All students who have vehicles must purchase a decal.


Q:  Will TSU take responsibility for burglary or theft in the residential community?

A:  No, it is recommended that all students acquire rentals insurance for all personal property of value.


Q:  What are the rules in the residential community?

A:  All university students are governed by the University Student Code of Conduct. In addition, the Residential Life and Housing Student Handbook will serve as the official rules, policies, and procedures in the residential community.


Q:  Will my financial aid pay for housing?

A:  Yes, financial aid can be used to pay for housing. Any balance due after your aid has been applied, you are responsible for.


Q:  How do I pay my Deposit and or 1st Installment?

A:  You may your deposit or installment on your My TSU Web ,via debit card, credit card, or pay in person, in the Bursars Office in the basement of the Bell Building.


Q:  Do I have to pay my housing deposit out of pocket or can I use my financial aid?

A:  Yes, ONLY if your financial aid can cover your deposit and total room and board.