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Graduate Housing

While many graduate students choose to live off campus, housing options exist both on and off campus.

On-campus housing

Admitted students who have confirmed their intent to enroll with the Graduate School can apply for on-campus graduate student housing at the Office of Housing's application website, Home Under the Dome.

For single students

The University of Notre Dame has a limited number of single- and multiple-occupancy rooms and apartments available on campus for single students. Board and laundry privileges are available as options.

For married students and students with families

University Village is an apartment complex which has units that are available to married students and their families. It is operated by the University and is in close proximity of the campus. Cripe street apartments are for married students with no children.

Off-campus housing

There are also many off-campus, non-University rooms and apartments available within a three-mile radius of the campus. Monthly rates for off-campus apartments (1-bedroom) range from $380-$750, and houses range from $550 to $1,800 per month. Rooms in off-campus houses are also available with costs ranging from $200 to $600 per month.

Meal Plans

All students, whether they reside on- or off-campus, have the opportunity to purchase several different meal plans called blocks and / or flex points. Find current pricing here: Campus Dining

More Information

Notre Dame Office of Housing, Graduate Student Housing

Graduate Student Life; Find your home near the dome!

Graduate Student Union; Off-Campus Housing Opportunities

Other important information to consider:

The academic year at Notre Dame normally begins during the final week of August and new student orientation starts the week prior. The last day of classes is around mid-December and the semester concludes with a week of final examinations.

For graduate students who enter the Chemical Engineering program in the spring, the semester begins in mid-January and classes run through mid-May. The summer months are devoted to full-time, thesis-related research or internships.