Campus Life Is Literally Steps Away

CEV Ruston was created for Louisiana Tech and Grambling State University students who want the best possible living experience. We supply everything you need to live a comfortable, memorable campus lifestyle, including easy access to campus and a location that’s convenient to many of the town’s offerings.

From waking up in a sunny (single) bedroom in the comfort of your full-size bed to evening events and relaxation time, life at CEV Ruston is whatever you make of it.

Your Launchpad to Explore Ruston

At CEV Ruston, students can enjoy life and succeed in their studies while living in a smoke-free environment in a spacious apartment they’ll call home.

The town of Ruston, Louisiana, is home to two state universities: Louisiana Tech University, which enrolls around 13,000 students and employs hundreds of locals as faculty and staff at its two campuses in town; and Grambling State University, which sits just west of town and itself enrolls around 5,000 students. Downtown Ruston welcomes a diverse community of students from around the country and worldwide. Popular venues downtown include the historic Dixie Center for the Arts, which hosts monthly art openings.

Louisiana Tech University

There is no need to worry about transportation, traffic, or parking – CEV Ruston is less than two minutes drive from the Louisiana Tech University campus.


Want to entertain out-of-town guests? Show them a time to remember, from brunch to dinner. Within a short walk of CEV Ruston, you’ve got access to Ruston’s best dining and nightlife options.

Grambling State University

CEV Ruston is the perfect option for students looking to be close to the Grambling State University campus, a short 6-minute drive to be precise. Talk about easy living.


Places to Love

Here are some of our favorite local spots, from small shops to chic new restaurants. Go explore – and let us know yours!

Dawg House Sports Grill

Familiar pub fare including burgers served in laid-back quarters with beer on tap & sports on TV.

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Railway Coffee

Favorite local coffee shop offering coffee, hot tea and chocolate, and even delicious eats.

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Graze and Grown Food Truck

Grown and Grazed is a food truck featuring a menu made from scratch with locally sourced produce and meats.

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Bayou Axe Throwing

Louisiana’s first dedicated WATL indoor axe throwing venue!

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The Revelry

Energetic roadhouse featuring pub eats, 4 bars, a big patio & live music acts in a casual ambiance.

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Ruston Off-Campus Student Apartment Living That’s Connected

Curious about local life? From wellness offerings to a thriving social scene, we’ve got you covered, day and night. Our always-evolving neighborhood is ready to serve you.

Whether you’re making a dash to class to Louisiana Tech or Grambling State University campus, everything you need to experience Ruston lies just a few steps away. Learn more about CEV Ruston’s neighbors with our detailed map below.