Residence Life


Living on campus can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Our Housing and Residence Life Program offers a variety of programs to meet students’ needs.  We encourage you to participate in the Residence Hall Association and become involved in all of the activities offered by Housing and Residence Life.

As a citizen of our residential community, you have the convenience of living close to classes, the library, laundry facilities, tutors, computer labs, and the student health center. Living on campus also offers a helpful and supportive staff, a secure environment, academic support, leadership development, and employment opportunities.

We are a diverse living-learning community comprised of traditional residence halls and suites. We are ready to assist you in making your experience at Jackson State University a rewarding experience.

For questions regarding living on campus, please contact us at 601.979.2326.

JSU Housing and Residence Life Team


Important Housing Information

ATTENTION: As of July 6, 2018, the Fall 2018 housing application is closed. There is currently a wait list for Fall 2018 housing. Housing Fee Payments have been suspended until additional rooms become available. Please note that you will not pay your $100 non-refundable housing application fee (New/Transfer) or $75 room reservation fee (Returning) until you receive a room assignment. The wait list does not guarantee placement.

Students who are already on the Fall 2018 Wait List will not need to complete the Wait List Request form below. You will be contacted as rooms become available. Thank you for your interest in housing. 

In order to be considered for housing, please complete the Wait List Request form below. We will contact you as rooms become available.

The 2018 Fall Wait List is now closed. We are no longer accepting requests for housing at this time. 


  • JSU Move-In Day 2018 for New and Transfer Students is August 11, 2018.
  • JSU Move-In Day 2018 for Returning Students is August 17, 2018.
  • Please note that the Fall 2018 housing application closed on July 6, 2018.
  • All housing inquiries should be sent to:
  • The $100 non-refundable housing application processing fee for New/Transfer students must be paid before a room assignment will be issued. The $75 non-refundable room reservation fee for Returning students must be paid before a room assignment will be issued.
  • Upper-class students will be housed in the following: Transitional (Females), Alexander East/West, Campbell College North (Males), Campbell College South (Females) and University Pointe (Males). Please report to the designated hall found in your JSU P.A.W.S account.
  • Freshman females will be housed in McAllister-Whiteside and Transitional Hall.  Freshman males will be housed in Dixon Hall.

 Cancellation Policy

  • If you wish to cancel your housing assignment, you may do so by e-mailing with the following statement: "I (insert first name, last name, and J Number) wish to cancel my housing for the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 academic year".
  • All cancellation requests must be in writing.