Housing

Click here for information about housing options during the “YOU at KU” orientation.

On Campus

The KU Department of Student Housing offers a variety of convenient living arrangements, including Residence halls, Scholarship halls, and on-campus apartments. To find the best on-campus living arrangement for your needs and to learn more about on- campus housing, go the housing website.

Department of Student Housing Mail: 422 W. 11th Street, Suite DSH

Lawrence, KS 66045, Phone: 785-864-4560

Fax: 785-864-5048, E-mail: housing@ku.edu

Off Campus

When searching for off-campus housing, you may look for a room, studio, apartment or house. The following gives you some idea about the range of monthly rent in Lawrence: $310-$450 for a studio; $350-$660 for a one bedroom apartment and $495-$785 for a two bedroom apartment.

Utilities may be extra. You may

find information at these web sites:

Naismith Hall is a private residence hall located close to campus, click here for more information.

Hotel Information

Lawrence has a wide variety of hotels and motels. Rates can vary greatly. Sharing a room with another student will lower your cost. Mention that you are a new KU International student and you may receive a discount.

Learn more about hotels in Lawrence.


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