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The University of Missouri-St. Louis offers comfortable and affordable temporary guest housing. Conveniently accessible from Lambert International Airport, the Metrolink light rail, and most major highways, guest housing provides an attractive alternative for visiting faculty and staff, individuals or groups visiting the campus or the city, conference attendees, business travelers, and guests of faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Now Accepting Requests!

Please note we have limited intern and guest housing until May 18, 2024. 

If you are interested in intern and guest housing between now and May 18, 2024, please contact us via email at umslconf@umsl.edu.

If you are looking for intern and guest housing between May 18, 2024 and August 3, 2024, please complete this request form

Payment Options

Conference Services only accepts online payments. Payment of the first month's rent is due upon or prior to arrival. For extended stays, intern’s payment is due by the 3rd of that month. Guests can also pay for their entire stay at once if desired.

 Make your online payment


  • Oak Hall is located on UMSL’s South Campus and can best be found via the address 2911 Laclede Lane, St. Louis MO 63121

Rates vary depending on the type of reservation you make.

With our Oak Hall accommodations, each guest gets their own private bedroom, however, if a guest chooses NOT to buy out all of the bedrooms in their suite, other guests may be assigned to that same suite. In these cases, the guests within the same suite would only share the bathroom area within that suite . Individual bedrooms can be locked.

Each Oak Hall room comes with Fully furnished rooms which include a micro-fridge, desk and chair, 5 drawer dresser, armoire, and XL twin mattress and frame.

At most a suite can only hold 4 guests as there are only 4 beds/bedrooms in a suite.

Individual Guest Housing - Short Stays

For guests only needing a few bedrooms for a short amount of time (less than 30 days) you can select one of the following options:

  • 1 bedroom in a 4 bedroom suite: $40 per person per night

With this accommodation, you would be given one bedroom within a suite and other guests may be assigned to the remaining bedrooms within that same suite. Your bedroom contains all of the essential furniture items and can be locked. Only the bathroom area is shared.  If requested, our drop linen service is included with this type of reservation.

  • Private Suite : $100 per night

With this accommodation, you would be given one bedroom within a four bedroom suite.  Should you have other guests accompanying you, we can give you access to the other bedrooms within that suite. Each bedroom only contains 1 single person bed (XL Twin size mattress). There is a maximum of 4 bedrooms in the suite. Each bedroom contains all of the essential furniture items and can be locked. Only the bathroom area is shared. If requested, our drop linen service is included with this type of reservation.

Intern Housing - 30 Days or More

Interns or guests staying for an extended amount of time (30 days or more) get a rate of $600 per person per month. With this accommodation, guests will be share a suite with up to three other guests. Everyone within the suite has their own bedroom, it is only the bathroom area that is shared. Our request form asks for the preferred gender of applicants, as we will place people based on their request of staying in a male, female, or other designated suite.

  • Please note that rates are subject to change without notice.
  • All requests made within 24 hours of arrival will be subject to a $10 per night rate increase.
  • If you do not have a valid University of Missouri-St. Louis parking permit, a temporary guest parking permit is required. The cost for summer intern parking is $25.
  • To fully reserve a space, there is a $100 deposit (non-refundable) which will be applied to your first month of rent.

Guest housing reservations can only be may be made by contacting Conference Services at umslconf@umsl.edu or completing the housing request form.

Our rooms are furnished with:

  • Extra-long twin bed
  • 5 drawer Dresser
  • Armoire
  • Desk and chair
  • Air conditioning
  • Microfridge (appliance combining refrigerator, freezer, and microwave)
  • Wireless internet access (must have a University of Missouri System SSO ID or be assigned a guest access ID)
  • Shower Curtain

Other areas included in Oak Hall:

  • Suites in Oak Hall (four private sleeping rooms with shared full bath located en suite)
  • Common area kitchen (on the first floor) 
  • Outdoor swimming pool (during season)
  • Coin-operated laundry facilities
  • Vending area offering choices ranging from snacks to light meals
  • On-call nightly staff and 24-hour professional staff
  • Conveniently located near Metrolink light rail station

Availability of housing accommodations will vary with previously scheduled conferences and reservations. For more information, please contact us at umslconf@umsl.edu. Shower and toilet facilities are conveniently available in each suite. All toilet and shower facilities have private enclosures. Guests will need to provide their own bed linens and toiletries.


Reservations can be made online, over the phone. Requests are typically processed within 1-3 business days of receipt. Confirmations are then immediately emailed to the requestor. All requests made within 24 hours of arrival will be subject to a $10 per night rate increase.

*Please note that we may not be able to accommodate all requests made within 24 hours of arrival.

Check-In Procedures

Conference Services office hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Monday-Friday) with the exception of University holidays and closings. A guest may pick up his/her key(s) from a staff member at the front desk of Oak Hall during these hours. 

If a guest plans to arrive after 5:00 PM or during the weekend, there are students on staff to assist. In that case, the guest will need to call (314) 250-7086 to contact the on-call staff member. 

Check-Out Procedures

All guests must check out with a staff member in order to return their key(s). Checkouts also occur during the office hours listed above, unless otherwise arranged by the guest prior. Failure to properly checkout, checkout on time, or return key(s) will result in applicable fines, including additional daily rates until proper checkout is completed. 

Campus Policies

The following campus policies are in effect at University of Missouri-St. Louis:

  • Smoking is prohibited on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus. Anyone wishing to smoke must do so in their vehicle with all windows and any sunroof or moonroof in the fully closed position.
  • Alcohol is prohibited in all areas of the campus by anyone under the legal drinking age of 21.
  • Pets are not permitted; trained service animals are allowed.

Where is the Closest...

Grocery Store
Schnucks is located at 1225 S. Florissant Road.
Directions: Turn right on Natural Bridge Road. Turn left on Florissant Road. Schnucks is about two miles down the road on the left side of Florissant Road.


DePaul Hospital is located at 12303 DePaul Drive, 63144.
Directions: Turn left on Natural Bridge Road and take it to I-70 (Natural Bridge will merge into the highway). Take I-70 West (you'll be going that way when you merge). Exit on I-270 North. Immediately get into the St. Charles Rock Road lane (on the right). Turn right on St. Charles Rock Road, staying in the right lane. The entrance to the hospital is within the first few blocks.

Barnes Jewish Hospital is located at 1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, 63110
(314) 747-3000
Directions: From South Campus Main Entrance (East/West Drive), turn right on Natural Bridge Ave./MO-115. Turn right onto N Kingshighway Blvd. Make a U-turn at Park View PL onto S Kingshighway Blvd. and end at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Walgreen's is located at 7199 Natural Bridge Road, (314) 382-9926.
Directions: Turn right on Natural Bridge Road. Walgreen's is located on the left (Northeast) corner of Natural Bridge Road and Lucas & Hunt.

Shopping Mall
The St. Louis Galleria is located on South Brentwood Boulevard
Directions: Turn left on Natural Bridge Road and get onto I-170 South. Exit at Brentwood Boulevard (exit 1D).

Located at 25 Brentwood Promenade. It is open 8AM-9PM.
Directions: Left on Natural Bridge Rd to I-170 S. Merge onto I-170 S. After 6 miles, merge onto I-64 E/US-40 E (Exit 1A). Take Eager Rd/Hanley Rd (Exit 32A). Turn left on Eager and right into the Brentwood Promenade Parking Lot.

Wal-Mart / Sam's Club(also has pharmacy and grocery items)
Located at 1900 Maplewood Commons Drive. It is open 24 hours a day.
Directions: Left on Natural Bridge Rd to I-170 S. Merge onto I-170 S. After 6 miles, merge onto I-64 E/US-40 E (Exit 1A). Take Eager Rd/Hanley Rd (Exit 32A). Merge onto S Hanley Rd. Turn left onto W. Bruno Ave. Turn right onto Maplewoods Common Dr.

Dining On Campus

The Nosh and Subway are located on the ground floor of the Millennium Student Center on North Campus. On the second floor, you can find Einstein Bros Bagels and the UMSL Bookstore, which has a small convenience store.

The Provincial House Dining Hall (1st Floor, Provincial House) and Oak Convenience Store (2nd Floor, Oak Hall) are located on South Campus.

Chain Restaurants Around Campus (Google Map - Restaurants)

LEFT onto Natural Bridge Road (towards Interstate 170)

Imo's Pizza, (pass under the I-170 bridge) White Castle, Arby's, Dominos, Steak 'n Shake, Church's Chicken, Rally's, Jack in the Box, Rally's, Waffle House, and Denny's

RIGHT onto Natural Bridge Road (towards the City of St. Louis)

Domino's Pizza
Phone: (314) 389-030
Address for delivery - UMSL and building you are staying in.

Lee's Chicken, Church's Chicken, McDonalds, and Penn Station East Coast Subs

Popular Dining and Entertainment via a ride on the Metrolink

The Central West End
The Delmar Loop
Laclede's Landing
Union Station

Popular Entertainment in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area

Official St. Louis Visitors Guide
25 Things to Do in St. Louis