Prairie Place, the first on-campus residence at Governors State University, will be ready for Fall 2014. This is where you can take full advantage of everything our diverse and lively community has to offer. Meet fellow students – some just like you, some from other countries, with other majors and at other points in their academic careers. Form great friendships that will stay with you for a lifetime. This is a true living and learning community.

Prairie Place is no ordinary college dorm. It's a state-of-the-art residence with a choice of living options:

  • Two-bedroom apartments / single occupancy bedrooms
  • Two-bedroom apartments / double occupancy bedrooms
  • Semi-Suites / double occupancy bedrooms
  • Four-bedroom apartments / single occupancy bedrooms

There are also two community kitchens on each floor.

There’s even an in-house classroom for meetings and events.

Living and Learning Community

Living and Learning Community

Prairie Place will be an active, supportive and exciting place to live and learn.  As a member of the living and learning community, you will participate in learning activities and experiences that will connect you with other students. Read More >>

Benefits of Living on Campus

Benefits of Living on Campus

There are numerous benefits to living on campus including convenience, opportunities to develop life-long friendships and to live in an environment that fosters the educational and personal growth of students. Read More >>

Security

Security

Student safety is our primary concern. Prairie Place has a number of policies and procedures in place to enhance the security of its residents. Read More >>

Housing Application Process

Housing Application Process

Prairie Place will be available for occupancy in August 2014.  Applications are now being accepted. Read More>>

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Please check out the most Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about university housing.

Resident Assistants

Resident Assistants

Resident Assistants will help build the residential experience at Prairie Place. Read More>>

Rates, Contracts & Policy

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