Family Housing

The Family Housing complex provides a convenient and comfortable place for students to complete their education while caring for their family. The apartment complex contains 20 apartments in total with 10 one-bedroom and 10 two-bedroom options. If you are interested in living in the Family Housing Complex, please fill out the interest form below.

Family Housing Interest Form


In order to live in Family Housing, a student must be full-time, (enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours for undergraduates or nine for graduates). Summer session enrollment is not required for new or continuing students enrolled for the fall semester. Often, there is a waiting list for these apartments due to the limited amount of apartments available. Priority for assigning these apartments is listed below:

  1. Students with dependents
  2. Students with co-habitants who are not eligible for assignment to the residence halls
  3. Emergency housing for faculty/staff (the term is not to exceed six months)
  4. Graduate students

Each apartment contains:

  • A stove
  • A refrigerator
  • Free basic cable
  • Telephone outlets
  • An outdoor storage unit
  • Living/dining room
  • Closets
  • Cabinets
  • Bathroom
  • The Internet is not provided but can be installed if the inhabitant elects to purchase it
  • Please note that they do not come furnished. You must provide furniture on your own.

Rates (does not include electricity, cable, WiFi/Internet Services, or telephone service):

  • $545 per month for a one-bedroom apartment
  • $605 per month for a two-bedroom apartment

Square Footage & Layouts:

  • 1 Bedroom Apartment | 456 sq. ft.
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment | 641 sq. ft.
  • The blueprint below shows two types of apartments and the typical layout of each.
    • Unit 107 & 108 | 2 Bedroom
    • Unit 109 & 110 | 1 Bedroom


Q: What about parking?
All residents must purchase a Nicholls parking decal. Illegally parked vehicles are subject to ticketing and/or towing.

Q: Will I have a mailbox?
A: The U.S. Postal Service delivers mail to the campus daily. Residents may rent a mailbox at the Post Office in the Student Union.

Q: Can I have pets?
Pets are prohibited in the Family Housing Complex.

Q: What if I have a maintenance problem?
All requests can be called into the Office of Housing at 985.448.4479, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After hours and on weekends, emergency maintenance problems can be reported to the Resident Assistant for Family Housing at 985-387-5141.

Q: What is included in the rent?
Water and pest control is included. The resident is responsible for electricity, cable, WiFi/internet services, and telephone service.

Q: Where do I put my garbage?
Residents must discard all garbage in the dumpster located at the far end of the complex.

Q: Are there laundry facilities nearby?
Coin-operated washers and dryers are available in the building next to the Family Housing Apartment Complex.

Q: How long can I live in family housing?
Residents may live in family housing as long as they are full-time students at Nicholls and abide by university policies and regulations.

Q: Can the apartment be sublet?
No. Family housing apartments may not be used for business purposes nor can they be subleased.


Ashley West, BA – Area Coordinator
(Family Housing, Zeringue, Millet, & Calecas)