Housing for guests of the university

Due to COVID-19, Student Housing offers guest housing, with a required one-month minimum reservation, only at the University Guest House.

University Guest House is a charming stone building with a large living room, lovely oak floors, and well-lighted spaces. Each room has windows with blinds. The bathrooms contain bathtub and shower. The kitchens contain dishwasher, stove and refrigerator. All units are equipped with a gas forced-air furnace for heating and central air conditioning. The ground-floor apartment, apartment 1, in the University Guest House has tile floor instead of hardwood and the bathroom shower does not have a bathtub. University Guest House is fully furnished, including television, internet, bed linens and towels, and basic kitchen tableware, cookware, and utensils.

Address:
University Guest House
1525 Pearson Place
Lawrence, KS 66045

To make a reservation, contact Keesa Shrader or housing@ku.edu or call 785-864-4560.

Gallery of University Guest House photos

Bedroom of Apartment 1


Sitting area in bedroom, Apartment 1


Bath of Apartment 1


Living room of Apartment 1



Bedroom, sitting area of Apartment 1


Full kitchen, Apartment 1


Apartment 2 bath

Apartment 2 full kitchen


First bedroom, Apartment 2


Second bedroom, Apartment 2, contains a daybed and small desk.


Apartment 2 bath


Exterior screened porch, Apartment 2


Living room, Apartment 2

More than $200,000 in annual scholarships to returning residents
Academic success: More than 94 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen in student housing enroll for the next semester
5,100 residents choose student housing each year
Residence hall rates are almost $2,000 less per year than the national average for public schools
— College Board
$4 million alumni gift funded Krehbiel Scholarship Hall
Options include suites, private bedroom with shared bath, two-person rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
Oswald and Self residence halls opened in 2015
One bill covers all costs: room, food, utilities, and wireless Internet
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities