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Future Law Students

A limited number of University-owned houses and apartments are also reserved for law students, offering a convenient location for you to live and study.

The University of Dayton does not guarantee housing for law students. Names are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis through a wait list process and apartments are offered as they become available.


Contracts are available by contacting the Housing and Residence Life Office. Housing contracts are signed for the 9-month academic year. The housing contract includes semester breaks. Extensions may be granted for students pursuing summer study. (Complete application/contract at Students can be released from their housing contract, which is associated with a fee determined by the date of the release request. (See terms & conditions.)


Housing facilities for law students are University Place Apartments, Plumwood Terrace Apartments or 218 L Street Efficiency Apartments. All units include refrigerator, stove, one phone line, extra-long twin bed(36" x 80"), desk, chair, and table and chair(s). Depending on the building and unit layout, the apartment may contain a lamp(s), dresser, love seat, coffee table and lounge chair(s). This does not include University Place, which is unfurnished. Heat, water, electric, garbage pickup, local phone service, basic cable TV, and a computer network connection are included in the housing cost.

University Place Apartments

University Place is a community located next to campus and The Shoppes on Brown Street. University Place offers studio and one and two- bedroom apartments, located within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. Limited parking is available.

Plumwood Terrace

This 55 unit building that is located three blocks from the School of Law and contains efficiency, single and two-bedroom apartments with limited indoor parking. Single apartments include a living room, bedroom, kitchen, and bath. Efficiency units include a combination living room/bedroom, kitchen and bath. Two bedroom apartments include two single bedrooms for two law or graduate, same gender students, living room, kitchen and bath. All units are air-conditioned, and laundry facilities are in the building.

There are a limited number of parking spaces available at a cost of $25 per month. No large vehicles such as SUVs and vans are permitted as a result of limited overhead space.


The 2012-13 semester rates per student for Graduate/Law Housing are the following:

University Place Single Apartment (one bedroom):  $5,200
University Place Studio Apartment: $4,900
University Place Double Apartment (two single bedrooms):  $4,900
All University Place apartments are furnished.

Plumwood Single Apartment (one bedroom):  $5,100
Plumwood Studio Apartment:  $4,800
Plumwood Double Apartment (two single bedrooms):  $4,800
All Plumwood apartments are furnished.

For further information, please contact Veronica Champion in the Housing and Residence Life Office at (937) 229-3317 or 1-800-259-8864 or