Costs & Payment Options

The Department of Housing and Residential Education staff is dedicated to serve the needs of our residents by ensuring their comfort, well being and success. Our residents will appreciate the combination of apartment style living and the convenience of an on-campus location.

Rates for 2014/2015

Annual Year*
Fall 2015/Spring 2016/Summer 2016
$6,714.00 per year
~$559.50per month

Academic Year*
Fall 2015/Spring 2016
$5,595.00 per year
~$621.00 per month

Summer 2016
$1,679.00 for Summer

*$6/Semester Charge for Housing-Affiliated Organization Dues not included.

Payment Options

Students applying for Housing have a few options regarding payment of their Housing costs. They can choose from the following:

Financial Aid: Please contact the Office of Financial Aid and Student Accounts at or by calling their office at (219)989-2301. You can check your Financial Aid status via PC Star.

On-line Payments: You can pay your Housing costs in full via PC Star using your Visa, Master Card or Discover card. You can also set up a monthly payment along with your tuition and fees using the NBS/FACTS* payment plan.

In Person (At the Business Administrator and Student Services window in the Fitness Center building FNRC 105 or at the Student Account teller window in LAWSHE 130): You can pay with Cash or Check (make checks payable to Purdue University Calumet). You can also pay with your Visa, Master Card or Discover card.

*NBS/FACTS is an interest-free payment plan that provides students with a low-cost option for budgeting their educational expenses.

International Students: International students can pay for Housing costs via an Electronic transfer of Funds or ‘Wire Transfer’. To request information regarding wire transfers, please email Debbie Barabas, Housing and Residential Education Business Manager, at with a subject line entitled “Request for Wire Transfer Information.”