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New Orleans, LA
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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: It makes getting to class and work easier instead of going through the hassle of coming from off-campus and dealing with traffic.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Campus housing is just okay. The buildings are old and there are a lot of maintenance problems. The only good part is that the housing is very close to classes.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Biever Hall is pretty terrifying to live in. Buddig Hall is a step up, with more room and not having the whole hall share a bathroom. Carrollton Hall is really great from what I hear around campus, and Cabra Hall is apparently the best you can find!

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I don't live on campus, but I lived in a dorm during orientation and the housing itself is not the best. However the campus life itself is great. It is a nice, fun atmosphere that promotes diversity and positivity.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: On campus housing is simply at par. Nothing is horrible but nothing is excellent.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 28th
    Shortest Walk to Class
  • 737th
    Best Dorm Atmosphere
  • 1313rd
    Most Spacious Dorms
  • 1348th
    Cleanest Dorms

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Katherine Campbell
Kenner, LA
English Writing
Grad Year
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Living on campus is one of the best experiences anyone could have at Loyola University New Orleans. Three of the four residence halls—Biever, Buddig, and Carrollton—are on the main campus behind the Danna Center and near the RexPlex and Mercy Hall. The farthest building from these halls is the Communications and Music Complex, but it's still only a few minutes away. On the Broadway campus, just down the street about two blocks form the main campus, is Cabra Hall. While Cabra is very convenient for classes on the Broadway campus, students need to plan ahead to be on time to classes on the main campus. There is a free shuttle between the campuses to help students get to where they need to be.

Every residence hall is cleaned before students come for classes, during Christmas break, and immediately after students leave for the summer. In Biever Hall, the communal bathrooms are cleaned every weekday. In the other halls, because they are not communal, the students are responsible for cleaning them. All students are responsible for cleaning their rooms and keeping them maintained. If there is ever something wrong, for example a broken chair or a leaking air conditioner, all a student has to do is tell either their RA or area director (AD) to have the issue taken care of as soon as possible.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Campus Housing Capacity
Average Housing Costs
Types of Housing Offered
  • Apartments for single students
  • Coed dorms
  • Special housing for disabled students
  • Theme housing
  • Wellness housing
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?
Undergrads Living On Campus
Freshmen Living On Campus
Number of Dormitories
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
Best Freshman Dorms
Biever Hall
Best Upperclassman Dorms
Carrollton Hall
Worst Freshman Dorms
Buddig Hall
Worst Upperclassman Dorms
Cabra Hall
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Cabinets
  • Desk and chair
  • Vanity mirror
  • Wardrobe
Also Available
  • Biever Hall is the only residence hall with triple rooms.
  • Single rooms are available upon request if it is for a medical reason.
Available for Rent
Brooms/vacuums, games, MicroFridges, piano room key
Did You Know?
Biever Hall is named after Father Albert Biever, the first president of Loyola University New Orleans.

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Biever Hall
Floors: 6
Number of Occupants: 500–749
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples
Special Features: Community kitchens, laundry facilities, mail room, study lounges, TV lounges, wireless Internet; home to LUPD and Parking Services, Office of Residential Life
Buddig Hall
Floors: 12
Number of Occupants: 250–499
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (doubles)
Special Features: Air conditioning, classroom, community kitchen, laundry facilities, mailboxes, study lounges, TV lounges, wireless Internet
Cabra Hall
Floors: 5
Number of Occupants: 100–249
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles, doubles
Special Features: Closed for renovations until August 2013; facility will reopen as student-apartment style living.
Carrollton Hall
Floors: 7
Number of Occupants: 250–499
Bathrooms: Suite, private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (doubles), four- and five-bedroom apartments (singles, doubles)
Special Features: Air conditioning, community kitchens, wireless Internet; apartment units include full kitchen

Student Polls

Rate campus housing on the following subjects    Based on 44 responses

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  • Age of buildings
  • Amenities/perks
  • Cleanliness
  • Ease of housing process/lottery system
  • Proximity to classes
  • Resident community
  • Social atmosphere
  • Spaciousness
  • Strictness
  • Value
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