For either on campus or off campus housing, it is highly recommended that you research and determine housing options prior to your departure. A housing lease is a legally binding document. Be sure to read and ensure that you understand your rights and responsibilities before signing. 

On-Campus Housing

The University of Michigan offers a wide variety of residential halls and housing communities on campus with varying accommodations. In addition to having easy-access to the university bus system, living on campus provides for a built-in community experience with plentiful activities and resources serviced by Michigan Housing. Some dorms allow contract termination without penalty if you are graduating or disenrolling after a semester. Please confirm with [email protected]. Browse options below:

Spring & Summer Term Student Housing - Available to students enrolled in Spring and Summer terms only.

Off-Campus Housing

Before Signing a Lease:

  • Review Off Campus Housing Resources
    • If you have questions about a lease or would like it to be reviewed prior to signing, contact Student Legal Services (enrolled students only). If you are not enrolled for classes, you can attach your admission letter with the request for review of lease.
  • Plan how you will travel to and from campus.
  • Plan to purchase renter’s insurance.

Buying a Home

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development offers a guide to buying a home. It includes tips on choosing a real estate agent, loan information, housing rights, and homeowners insurance.