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Welcome to University Housing

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On-Campus Housing: Immerse Yourself in the University Experience

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide an enjoyable and memorable living experience to Lake Superior State University. In order to offer a cohesive living and learning environment, we maintain high behavioral standards of all students. We strive to uphold a sense of community while giving individualized attention to all on-campus residents.

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Dates of Interest

Spring Semester 2015

  • Campus Housing Opens: Friday, January 9, 2015 – 12:00 p.m.
  • First Meal: Sunday, January 11, 2015 - Dinner
  • Last meal prior to spring break: Friday, February 27, 2015 - Dinner
  • Campus Housing Closes (Spring Break): Saturday, February 28, 2015 – 10:00 a.m.
  • Halls Open: Friday, March 6, 2015 – 12:00 p.m.
  • First meal after spring break: Sunday, March 8, 2015 - Dinner
  • Last meal for semester: Friday, May 1, 2015 - Dinner
  • Campus Housing Closes: Saturday, May 2, 2015 – 4:00 p.m.

Summer Semester 2015

  • Campus Housing Opens: Monday, May 11, 2015
  • Campus Housing Closes: Saturday, August 1, 2015

Fall Semester 2015

  • New & Transfer Student Check In: Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Returning Student Check In: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - Friday, August 28, 2015, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Returning Student Check In: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Returning Student Check In: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 12:00 am to 4:00 pm

Will start accepting summer housing applications in March 2015.


Why should you live on campus?

Living on campus at Lake Superior State University, you'll have the chance to make long-lasting friendships and to become involved in a wide variety of University activities. Freshmen and sophomore students are required to live on campus. Though not required, juniors and seniors may choose to live on campus.


Advantages of Living on Campus

Convenience- Short walks to classes, places to eatand places to study. You’re in the middle of it all –your classmates, your friends, work-out facilities, your professors. You’re within walking distance to everything on campus.

Connections- Living on campus gives you the opportunity to make important connections that will be helpful in your college career and for many, those first connections will last a lifetime. Your friends and classmates are just down the hallway.

Academic support- Support for your academic efforts is reinforced by study lounges, the library, the Learning Center and also from your roommates, floor mates and classmates. Research indicates that resident studentstend to be more successful academically and graduate sooner.

Utilities- No utility bills here. Electric, heating, localphone, basic cable and Internet are all included in yourroom and board rates.

Rolls of quarters- Your use of the laundry facilities is paid for by your environmental fee. Now you can keep your rolls of quarters for other things!

Not just books- Being engaged as a student includes joining a student organization, attending campus concerts, athletic events, conferences, and enjoying a latte or coffee at Knots café.

We do the cooking- You don’t have to shop for food or prepare it (or do the dishes).




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Please ensure that we receive your housing application and $300 advanced room
and board payment before December 8th for priority consideration.

We will begin finalizing residence hall assignments in the week prior to the start of spring classes. You will receive notification of you room assignment soon after.


Please ensure that we receive your housing application and $300 advanced room
and board payment before June 1st for priority consideration.

We will begin finalizing residence hall assignments in the first week June 2015
You will receive your assignment letter soon after.

Your assignment letter will include your new residence and roommate
information for the upcoming semester. We will continue finalizing assignments
on a weekly basis until check-in.

In mid-July 2015 you will receive a Contract Letter that will include your
Residence Hall and Dining Service Contract in addition to other helpful
information regarding checking into housing.

Do not hesitate to contact the Campus Life and Housing Office at
(906) 635-2411 with any questions

Welcome to Lake Superior State University, Laker On!

Resident Hall Items

The Navigator (Housing Handbook) (pdf)

Tips on getting to know your new roommate and adapting to univeristy life. Helpful tips!

Need help finding extra-long sheets? We can help - click here for information on Residence Hall Linens!

*Please note that this is not the only place to buy your linens for our extra long mattresses, but this is a great place to start!

Hotel Information

Just in case your family is visiting in the area this helpful webpage will give you information on hotels in the area that offer discounts for LSSU students and their families.

Additional Information

Housing Brochure (pdf)

Get Involved Guide (interactive)

Laker Student Discounts

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Housing Sign-up for Fall 2015

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February 4 & 5 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Eligible 2012 and earlier H.S. graduates may sign up for their same unit.

February 10 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

2012 & earlier H.S. graduates are eligible to sign up for a new unit.

February 11 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

2013 H.S. graduates are eligible to sign up.

February 12 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

2014 H.S. graduates are eligible to sign up.

Become a Resident or Community Advisor

23 Resident and Community Advisors work within our 5 communities to provide a positive on-campus living experience for all the students who call our campus home each year. We invite Lakers who want to leave a mark and make a difference on campus to join our legacy by applying to be a Resident and Community Advisors!

Application will be available for pick up on Monday, November 17 at the Campus Life Office, Cisler 125.

Applications are due by Friday, January 23 at 5:00pm to the Campus Life Office, Cisler 125.

Why become a RA/CA? Click Here

What is a RA/CA? Click Here

Hiring and Selection Process Timeline: Click Here

Application Requirements: Click Here


Sustainability at LSSU

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