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Mon – Fri: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sat: By Appointment
Sun: Closed

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565 Joe Dumars Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70609

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Phone: (337) 475-5606

Move-in Guide

Fall 2024 Move-In Dates

  • August 14 - King Suites, Sallier Gardens & Collette Hall
  • August 15 - Watkins Suites, Zigler Suites, Bel Gardens & Burton Hall
Detailed information about move-ins will be emailed in mid-July. 

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Let’s get you moved in!

We’re so glad you’ve chosen to live at our community. In this guide, you will find everything you need to get settled in your new place.

We look forward to serving you this coming Fall!

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our leasing office at (337) 475-5606 or email us at

What to Bring

One of the greatest things about living at McNeese Student Housing is its furniture packages. Here is a list of what is included in your apartment and suggestions for essentials you may want to bring with you.

Suites, Burton & Collette

What is included: Twin-XL bed, desk & chair, dresser, and blinds for the bedroom windows. Common areas will include a sofa set, entertainment center, and a coffee table.

What to bring:  Bedding (Comforter/ Sheets/ Pillows/ Mattress Protector/ Mattress Pad), Towels, Laundry Supplies, Laundry Bag/Basket, TV with Fine Tuner, Small Fridge, Microwave (ONE per unit in Suites/None in Collette), Plastic or Paper Plates / Spoons/ Forks, Iron,  Iron Board, Under bed storage containers, shower caddy, etc.

Apartments only

What is included: Full-size bed, desk & chair, dresser, refrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal, full size washer and dryer, oven/stove, microwave, ceiling fan in each bedroom, and blinds for the bedroom windows.

What to bring: Pots and pans, cooking utensils, small appliances (toaster, blenders, etc.), cups, silverware, plates, dish soap, trash bin, television, full-size bedding, lamps, shower curtain, toiletries, cleaning supplies, vacuum, etc.

Personal items such as linens, shower curtains, cookware, dishes, garbage bins, etc. are not provided.  We suggest that you contact your roommates prior to move-in to determine what each person will bring for the common areas.


We have a first-come, first-served parking policy; therefore, we do not have assigned parking. You can purchase your McNeese Parking Pass through the banner self-service portal or the cashier’s office.


Your rent includes the following utilities and your service will already be activated when you arrive: Internet, Water, & Electric.

Internet, Water, & Electricity

At MSU Housing, we have your back! Internet, Water & Electric are included in your monthly rent payment.

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Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sat: By Appointment
Sun: Closed

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