Rates

Housing rates shown are per person, per academic year, and include the 30 mbps level data service (wired and wireless internet) unless otherwise noted. Spring semester costs are one-half the academic year amounts listed. Students with a KU residence hall contract are required to choose a dining plan. Dining plan rates can be found here.

 

Definitions

  • Bed space: This code is used in room selection. For instance, ELL-1048a means that ELL is the building identification, 1048 is the room number, and "a" is the space, not actual bed assignment
  • All-female housing: Guest policies are more specific.
  • 1-person room: Single person in a room, community bath.
  • 2-person room: Most common type. Two-people in a room, community bath (Corbin, Oliver, Gertrude Sellards Pearson, Ellsworth, Hashinger)
  • 2-person room with bath or 2-person studio: Two people share one room and bath. (Ellsworth, Lewis, Templin, Oswald, Self)
  • 2-person suite with bath: Two people share living room, bedroom and bath. (Lewis, Templin)
  • 2-person with bath, private bedroom: Two people share bath. Each has private bedroom. (Oswald, Self, New 19th Street Hall)
  • 3-person room: Three people share bedroom, community bath. (Corbin)
  • 4-person suite: Four people share living room; two people share a bedroom. (Gertrude Sellards Pearson)
  • 4-person suite with bath: Four people share living room and bath. Two people share a bedroom. (Ellsworth, Lewis, Templin, Oswald, Self)
  • 4-person suite, 2 bath: Four people share living room, two baths, two bedrooms. (New 19th Street Hall)
  • 4-person, 2-bath, shared bedrooms: Four people share two baths, two bedrooms. (New 19th Street Hall)
  • 4-person suite, 2-bath, private bedroom: Four people share living room, two baths. Four private bedrooms. (New 19th Street Hall)
  • Community bath: Bathroom shared with other residents on a wing of 18 to 20 rooms.
  • Wing: A division of a floor. Most floors have two wings with separate wings for women and men. The new 19th Street Hall is single gender by suite.
  • Apartment: Two- or four-bedroom apartments with living room, refrigerator and stove, and bathroom. Two or four students per apartment. (Jayhawker Towers and McCarthy Hall)
  • Gender Inclusive Housing: Students share a suite with fellow students regardless of their sex, gender identity, or gender expression.

Rates 2016-17

Room Type Rate Corbin GSP Ellsworth Hashinger Lewis Oliver Templin Oswald, Self
2-person room $4,488 Check         Check    
2-person room $5,738   Check Check Check        
3-person room $4,488 Check              
Large 2-person room w/ sink $5,738       Check        
2-person room w/ bath $6,064     Check   Check   Check  
2-person room w/ bath $7,288               Check
4-person suite $5,738   Check            
4-person suite w/ bath $6,064     Check   Check   Check  
4-person suite w/ bath $7,288               Check
1-person room $4,488 Check              
2-person studio with bath $6,150     Check          
2-person suite w/ bath $6,150         Check   Check  
1-person small room $5,738   Check            
1-person room $7,642       Check        
2-person with bath, private bedrooms $9,230               Check
Jayhawker Towers Rate Towers B, C Towers A, D
2-person apartment $6,266 Check  
4-person apartment $3,662 Check  
2-person $8,144   Check
4-person $4,722   Check

McCarthy Hall
Apartments
 

Rate
 
2- or 4-person apartment, private bedroom $10,154

 

Sunflower Monthly rate. Includes water, sanitation only (as of July 1, 2016)
Two-bedroom $747
Scholarship Halls Rate Men's Hall Women's Hall Meal Charge
Battenfeld, Douthart, Pearson, Grace Pearson, Sellards, Stephenson $3,978 Check Check $2,138
KK and Margaret Amini, Krehbiel, Rieger $4,370 Check Check $2,138
Miller/Watkins $2,716   Check *
*Residents buy and prepare their own food.

 

Dining plan rates

Dining plans are a required component of the residence hall contract and optional for scholarship hall and apartment living residents. Spring-only semester dining rates, including the Cuisine Cash, are one-half the academic year amounts listed.

Jayhawk Unlimited Dining Plan: $4,286
Unlimited residential dining; $500 Cuisine Cash; 10 guest meals; six large pizzas.

Rock Chalk Unlimited Dining Plan: $4,086
Unlimited residential dining; $300 Cuisine Cash; 6 guest meals; four large pizzas.

Crimson Flex Dining Plan: $3848
400 residential dining meals for the academic year (200 per semester); $200 Cuisine Cash; four guest meals.

Blue Basic Dining Plan: $3190
10 residential dining meals a week; $100 Cuisine Cash; four guest meals.

Campanile Dining Plan: $1142
Not available for residence hall students; optional for apartment residents. Two residential dining meals a week; $500 Cuisine Cash; four guest meals.

The Blue Basic and the Campanile dining plans reset weekly every Monday morning. For the Crimson Flex, half the dining center meals and guest passes are available each semester and must be used before the end of the semester. Half the KU Cuisine Cash is available at the start of the fall semester and any unused amount will roll over to the spring semester for those with active meal plans. Residents may change their plan by Friday of the second week of classes each semester. Residents may add blocks of 10 meals at any time. For information, including how to add cash to individual Beak ‘Em Bucks accounts, see KU Dining Services.

 

Rates 2017-18

Rates for the 2017-18 school year will be approved by the Kansas Board of Regents. Rates typically are proposed to the Regents in November and are approved in December.
Room Type Rate Corbin (closed 17-18) GSP Ellsworth Hashinger Lewis Oliver Templin Oswald, Self New 19th Street
2-person room             Check      
2-person room     Check Check Check          
3-person room                    
Large 2-person room w/ sink         Check          
2-person room w/ bath       Check   Check   Check    
2-person room w/ bath                 Check  
4-person suite     Check              
4-person suite w/ bath       Check   Check   Check    
4-person suite w/ bath                 Check  
4-person suite, 2 bath                   Check
4-person, 2-bath, shared bedrooms                   Check
4-person suite, 2-bath, private bedroom                   Check
1-person room                    
2-person studio w/ bath       Check            
2-person suite w/ bath           Check   Check    
2-person with bath, private bedrooms                 Check Check
1-person small room     Check              
1-person room       Check Check          
Jayhawker Towers Rate Towers B, C Towers A, D
2-person apartment   Check  
4-person apartment   Check  
2-person     Check
4-person     Check

McCarthy Hall
Apartments
 

Rate
 
2- or 4-person apartment, private bedrooms  

 

Sunflower Monthly rate. Includes water, sanitation only (as of July 1, 2016)
Two-bedroom  
Scholarship Halls Rate Men's Hall Women's Hall Meal Charge
Battenfeld, Douthart, Pearson, Grace Pearson, Sellards, Stephenson   Check Check  
KK and Margaret Amini, Krehbiel, Rieger   Check Check  
Miller/Watkins     Check *
*Residents buy and prepare their own food.

 

Dining plan rates

Dining plans are a required component of the residence hall contract and optional for scholarship hall and apartment living residents. Spring-only semester dining rates, including the Cuisine Cash, are one-half the academic year amounts. New dining plans are being proposed for 2017-18. For information see KU Dining Services.

 


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