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Room availability update

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Student Housing has been able to release some temporary closures in all campus residence halls. We expect another update on this information during the second week of May.

Here is availability as of April 19:

  • 25 spaces in two-person rooms. (Ellsworth, Hashinger, Oliver)
  • 18 spaces in two-person with bath. (Ellsworth, Lewis, Self, Templin honors only)
  • 63 spaces in four-person suites. (GSP, Lewis, Oswald, Self, Templin honors only)
  • 11 single rooms (GSP, Hashinger, Templin honors only)
  • 5 spaces that are two-person with bath and private bedroom. (New Hall on 19th, Self)
  • 17 spaces available in a four-person room, two-bath, two bedroom. (New Hall on 19th)
  • 7 spaces available in a four-person suite, two-bath, private bedroom. (New Hall on 19th)

Student Housing maintains temporary closures on some spaces during room selection to accommodate special programs and students with special needs. We also receive cancellations throughout the February through August assignment cycle.

There are for-profit vendors who claim to represent KU, but their information is often incorrect. Instead, visit this page for the most updated and accurate information regarding room selection. You may also send us an email or call 785-864-4560.

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