Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply for housing?
For Freshman room reservation, please follow the steps outlined here. You will need your Lipscomb ID (L#) to complete this process.
For Incoming Transfer Students, once you have made your housing deposit you will be sent an email from the Housing Office with further instruction.
What if I already have a roommate in mind?
If you already have a roommate in mind, confirm your roommate selection at housing.lipscomb.edu
How much does it cost to live on campus?
For information on the cost of housing, please click here
What are my meal plan options?
For a list of your meal plan options, please click here
When can I move into my residence hall?
Freshman can move into their residence halls beginning on the Monday of freshmen orientation week.
Upperclassman can move into their residence halls on Saturday before the semester begins.
What if I want to live off campus?
The privilege to live off campus is granted under certain circumstances and with the approval the of Residence Life office. For the Off-Campus Residence request form, please click here
Can I have a private room?
Private rooms are granted on an availability basis only. Private rooms can be reserved through the housing reservation process and all residents who occupy a private room will be billed an additional per semester charge of $921 per semester.
What is provided in each room?
In each room are:
· 2 beds with Twin XL mattresses (New Johnson beds are regular twin mattresses)
· 2 desks
· 2 chairs
· A closet
· 2 chest of drawers
What if I do not get along with my roommate or want to change rooms during the semester?
Please notify your RA or RHD of the situation. The RHD will work with the housing coordinator to find a new space based on the availablity of rooms within the residence hall.
What are the visitation policies?
Students are not permitted to visit rooms of members of the opposite sex except during official open dorm events or upon approval from the RHD.
What are the policies regarding on campus living?
For information regarding the policies and rules for living on campus, please see t he Residence Life section of the Student Handbook here
Can I move in early when returning from breaks?
Residence Halls will open the Saturday before classes resume. Please see the Residence Life homepage for important dates and information throughout the school year.
Can I store my belongings over the summer months?
Residence Halls do not provide storage space. However, there are several storage facilities in the Nashville area that can be used. Please check with your RA or RHD for information.