Housing & Child Care Resources

Stouffer Place student housing

Living in Lawrence is one of the great benefits of a KU Law education. There is plenty of affordable student housing near campus. Typical monthly rents for students range from $400-$600 for a one-bedroom apartment or $250-$400 for room shares. And housing is very easy to find; just follow our guide to locating housing in Lawrence.

On-Campus Housing
Although most students choose to live in private housing, the University of Kansas offers housing for graduate students. Among the choices are the Stouffer Place apartments, Jayhawker Towers and residence halls. For complete information, please visit www.housing.ku.edu.

Off-Campus Housing - Find a Roommate
Having a roommate is a great way to share expenses and to meet new people. Every year the Admissions Office hosts a roommate finding service on our website open to current and incoming law students.

Note: Housing postings tend to commence in June or July.

Typical rents for students range from $400-$600 per month. Lawrence offers a number of attractive, safe neighborhoods in which to live.

Other housing resources

Helpful Information about Moving to Lawrence

Hilltop Child Development Center

Child Care
The University of Kansas offers professional preschool service at the Hilltop Child Development Center located just across the street from Green Hall. Although children of KU students receive first priority for openings, we encourage you to sign up as soon as possible to ensure a spot for your child. For more information on Hilltop, visit www.hilltop.ku.edu or call 785-864-4940.

Douglas County offers a free child care referral service, which you can learn about through the Douglas County Child Development Association.

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