The University of Texas at Dallas

University Housing

  • University Housing Mission Statement

University Housing offers on-campus living options for UT Dallas students who appreciate the comfort of home while being within walking distance to class.

Priority Application Deadline

The priority application deadline for first-year students is April 15, 2021. All completed applications received prior to that deadline receive priority based on the date of application. After April 15, consideration is given based on the date of application and proximity to campus.

  Visit the MyHousing portal to start the housing application.

Housing Agreement Changes & Dates

View changes to the 2020-2021 University Housing Terms and Conditions.

The following dates are considered the Term of your Agreement if your University Housing Terms and Conditions is received and accepted by University Housing and you are provided with a housing assignment:

  • Summer Only Agreement: May 16, 2021 – July 31, 2021 or 48 hours after written cancellation notice is provided, whichever comes first
  • Academic Year Agreement: Aug. 14, 2020 – May 15, 2021
  • Mid-Year Spring Only Agreement: Jan. 16, 2021 – May 15, 2021
  • Other Period Contract: Start date through May 15, 2021

2021-2022 Non-First Year Housing Availability

View the current housing availability for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Random COVID Screening for Housing

If you have been assigned to randomly test for COVID, information on scheduling a free test can be found here:

Schedule an appointment using the Blackstone LaunchPad Testing Appointment Scheduler.


COVID-19 Updates

12/11/2020  Beginning Jan. 11, 2021, all residents will be required to take a COVID-19 test upon moving into their residence hall or apartment. Read the full statement.

08/06/2020  The COVID-19 guide for students contains specific information, requirements, resources and FAQs for UT Dallas students. All Comets should be familiar with the contents of the student guide.


Housing Tours

All University Housing tours are canceled and we are not accepting tour appointments at this time.

Virtual tours are now available to view at your convenience.



First-Year Housing

First-year students are students who graduate high school in May or June prior to their first fall semester at UT Dallas. First-year students who choose to live on campus will be assigned to live in University Commons.

Incoming first-year students also have the opportunity to participate in our Living Learning Communities (LLC). Participation in LLCs is limited, and communities are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Gender Inclusive Housing

The Department of Housing and Residential Life at the University of Texas at Dallas welcomes students of all gender identities and expressions and is committed to providing an equitable and inclusive community for all residents.

Please contact Residential Life to learn about all available housing options. It is our goal to provide an affirming and non-discriminatory housing educational experience. Read additional Information on gender inclusive housing.

Family Housing

Please inquire with University Housing for available family housing options. There are limited facilities within University Housing that are available for UT Dallas students with spouses and children.

These spaces are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. We cannot guarantee family housing options will be available. All persons residing in a family housing unit are required to sign a full apartment housing agreement. Canyon Creek Heights and University Commons are single bedroom housing options for UT Dallas students and are not available as family housing.

Summer Guest Housing

Residential Camps & Conference Services offers housing to summer camps, conferences, corporate interns, and non-UTD student summer researchers.

Off-Campus Housing

The Dallas Off-Campus Housing database is provided as a service to The University of Texas at Dallas community and for informational purposes only.

By providing this link, UT Dallas does not guarantee the quality, performance, completeness or accuracy of the information provided in the database or by the database’s host, Off Campus Partners, LLC. Similarly, UT Dallas does not expressly or implicitly endorse, approve or warrant any of the information in this database or properties whose information is available in this database, or any of the business practices of these properties or Off Campus Partners, LLC. In addition, UT Dallas expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for any claims that may arise with regard to any user’s use of this database and any properties, business practices, information or other matters referenced therein. UT Dallas is also not responsible for any disputes arising between or among a user, Off Campus Partners, LLC, and any participating properties as the result of user’s use of this database. Users should exercise their own respective good judgment when evaluating the information contained in the database, including any properties listed.

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