Lewis and Clark Village

Lewis and Clark ApartmentsLewis and Clark Village is conveniently located on the South Campus of the University of Montana. Lewis and Clark is within walking or biking distance to campus and is just a short drive or bus ride to Missoula College.

The apartments are located at 3000 S. Higgins Ave., approximately one mile from Miller Hall on the University of Montana campus, and about two miles from the Missoula College River Campus.

The Lewis and Clark Office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Lewis and Clark Office phone is 406-243-6070 and is staffed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday.

UM bus services are available for convenient transportation to UM and Missoula College.

When you may apply

Applications for Lewis and Clark apartments are accepted at anytime, however, you must be accepted for admission to the University of Montana or Missoula College before the housing application can be started, and you must have achieved the credit requirement before moving in. 

All applications are assigned on a first-applied, first-assigned basis, based on the semester requested for initial move in.

All students with 60 or more earned credits are eligible to live in LCV. Students with 24-59 earned credits must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and no outstanding conduct issues to be eligible. All residents must be a currently enrolled student taking a minimum of six credits per semester, with the exception of summer semester. There are no credit or GPA requirements for graduate students. 

Services Available at LCV

Bus Service

The University of Montana’s Park-N-Ride student bus system runs every 10 minutes and starts at the Lewis and Clark transfer center and runs down Higgins to South, stopping at the Dornblaser Park-N-Ride, South/Hilda and South/Arthur. Missoula's public transportation system, the Mountain Line, also services the Lewis and Clark transfer center and makes past the main campus and Missoula College.


Each building complex has its own laundry facility for the residents of that specific building. Residents use UMoney on their Griz Card to operate the laundry machines.


The United States Postal Service delivers mail to the community mail boxes located in the apartment complex. The Lewis and Clark Village office cannot receive or sign for packages.

Community Center

The LC Community Center is available to Lewis and Clark residents only. Students can study, watch TV and socialize with other residents. A variety of programs will be planned in the Community Center over the course of the year. The Community Center is available for resident use Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. by swiping their Griz Card on the door lock for entry.


Lewis and Clark employs a full-time maintenance staff that is shared with University Villages. Our staff clean and repair/replace any damaged items in your apartment prior to your arrival. In addition, our staff is able to respond to any maintenance problems that occur. Repairs are typically completed within 1-2 business days. Please report any needed repairs by logging in to the myHousingPortal and submitting a work order, or by calling the Lewis and Clark Office at 406-243-6070 or 406-544-8724. Emergency repairs such as water leaks, clogged toilets, etc., should be called in immediately.


Police officers from the UM Police Department patrol Lewis and Clark Village regularly. Lewis and Clark Village also has electronic monitoring of all the exterior areas for the safety and security of the residents.