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Modern and convenient living on the prairie with suites and multi-bedroom apartments available now.

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Learn more about GSU's New, Spacious, Modern, Fully furnished apartments and suites!

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Prairie Place at Governors State University was designed with the GSU student in mind. Within these luxury-style fully furnished apartments and suites and across the stunning campus, Prairie Place is redefining urban sophistication on the prairie.

Set amidst a lush 750 acre campus, and one of the nation's top ten outdoor sculpture parks, Prairie Place is an ideal home for any GSU student who wants to live & learn all while staying connected to the campus.

Choose from four unique floor plans, you will find an affordable and convenient home that's minutes from class to kitchen.


  • Free high speed network and Wi-Fi throughout the hall
  • Free cable service (80+ channels)
  • All utilities included
  • Beautiful community kitchens and lounges on each floor
  • Laundry and vending available on the first floor of the building
  • On premise convenience store and new mobile GSU dining/grocery app
  • Supportive learning environment
  • Convenient parking
  • Student living areas secured 24/7
  • Mail & Package receiving
  • On site staff to provide assistance and support
  • Shuttle service to academic buildings and the Metra

Campus Amenities – Just Steps Away from Prairie Place

  • Recreation and Fitness center with Olympic size pool
  • Student Lounge with billiards
  • Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
  • Pedestrian friendly outdoor plaza
  • Beautiful bike and walking paths
  • Outdoor Recreation Fields

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 Be engaged in Prairie Place a living learning community
Connect with GSU students who share your same goals all with affordable modern living amenities that complement your on campus experience at GSU.

Apply for HousingAct now and Apply! Interest in our on-campus residences is quickly building and we wouldn't want you to miss out.

Click here to apply now for Prairie Place.
(All students must use their GSU username and password to apply for housing)

Prairie Place on campus housing is only available to admitted GSU students.