COVID-19 Updates

Update 1/26/2021

Random COVID Screening for Housing: If you have been assigned to randomly test for COVID, information on scheduling a free test can be found here: Schedule an appointment using the Blackstone LaunchPad Testing Appointment Scheduler.

Update 12/11/2020

Beginning Jan. 11, 2021, all residents will be required to take a COVID-19 test upon moving into their residence hall or apartment. Read the full announcement.

Update 8/6/2020

The COVID-19 guide for students contains specific information, requirements and resources for UT Dallas students. All Comets should be familiar with the contents of the student guide.

Additional Updates
Virtual tours of University Commons (first-year housing), University Village (upperclassmen housing) and Canyon Creek Heights (upperclassmen housing) are now available!

All Housing tours are cancelled, and we are not accepting new appointments for tours.

Visit our FAQ list for answers to frequently asked questions.

University Housing

University Housing offers on-campus living options for UT Dallas students who appreciate the comfort of home while being within walking distance to class.

The priority application deadline for first-year students is April 15, 2021. All completed applications received prior to that deadline receive priority based on the date of application. After April 15, consideration is given based on the date of application and proximity to campus.

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Housing Agreement Changes

View changes to the 2020-2021 University Housing Terms and Conditions.

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Spring 2021 Non-First Year Housing Availability

View the current housing availability for spring 2021 non-first year students.

University Commons

University Commons
Residence Halls

University Commons residence halls feature three-bedroom suites, recreation areas, large communal spaces and study lounges. Available to first-year students.

University Village

University Village
Unfurnished Apartments

University Village apartments include a variety of floor plans and amenities. Available to sophomores through seniors and graduate students.

Canyon Creek Heights

Canyon Creek Heights
Furnished Apartments

Canyon Creek Heights apartments offer a variety of floor plans and amenities. Available to sophomores through seniors and graduate students.

First-Year Housing

First-year students are students who graduate high school in May or June prior to their first fall semester at UT Dallas. First-year students who choose to live on campus will be assigned to live in University Commons.

Incoming first-year students also have the opportunity to participate in our Living Learning Communities (LLC). Participation in LLCs is limited, and communities are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Gender Inclusive Housing

The Department of Housing and Residential Life at the University of Texas at Dallas welcomes students of all gender identities and expressions and is committed to providing an equitable and inclusive community for all residents.

Please contact Residential Life to learn about all available housing options. It is our goal to provide an affirming and non-discriminatory housing educational experience. Learn more »

Family Housing

Please inquire with University Housing for available family housing options. There are limited facilities within University Housing that are available for UT Dallas students with spouses and children.

These spaces are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. We cannot guarantee family housing options will be available. All persons residing in a family housing unit are required to sign a full apartment housing agreement. Canyon Creek Heights and University Commons are single bedroom housing options for UT Dallas students and are not available as family housing.

Off-Campus Housing

The Dallas Off-Campus Housing database is provided as a service to The University of Texas at Dallas community and for informational purposes only.

By providing this link, UT Dallas does not guarantee the quality, performance, completeness or accuracy of the information provided in the database or by the database’s host, Off Campus Partners, LLC. Similarly, UT Dallas does not expressly or implicitly endorse, approve or warrant any of the information in this database or properties whose information is available in this database, or any of the business practices of these properties or Off Campus Partners, LLC. In addition, UT Dallas expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for any claims that may arise with regard to any user’s use of this database and any properties, business practices, information or other matters referenced therein. UT Dallas is also not responsible for any disputes arising between or among a user, Off Campus Partners, LLC, and any participating properties as the result of user’s use of this database. Users should exercise their own respective good judgment when evaluating the information contained in the database, including any properties listed.

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Housing Assignment Dates

The following dates are considered the Term of your Agreement if your University Housing Terms and Conditions is received and accepted by University Housing and you are provided with a housing assignment:

  • Summer Only Agreement: May 16, 2021 - July 31, 2021 or 48 hours after written cancellation notice is provided, whichever comes first
  • Academic Year Agreement: Aug. 14, 2020 - May 15, 2021
  • Mid-Year Spring Only Agreement: Jan. 16, 2021 - May 15, 2021
  • Other Period Contract: Start date through May 15, 2021