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.

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