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Why Graduate Housing?

  • Convenient living options located on or near campus.
  • Different floor plans to fit your needs.
  • Internationally diverse communities of students seeking advanced degrees.
  • Most communities are fully furnished with utilities, cable and internet included.
  • Laundry facilities are available.
  • Bus service provides easy transportation.
  • Enjoy a green environment featuring a recycling program.
  • Garden plots are available for rent each growing season.
  • Emergency maintenance service is available 24/7.
  • Graduate & Family Housing staff are committed to serving its residents.

Who is Eligible for Graduate Housing?

To be eligible to live in Graduate and Family Housing, the Licensee must be classified as a full-time graduate, professional, or non-traditional student at the University of Kentucky or Bluegrass Community and Technical College for fall and spring semesters. Graduate and Family Housing may accept visiting scholars, interns, post-doctoral and medical residency students, or others who have an educational association with the University if space permits.

An individual Licensee may elect to have one (1) roommate of their choice. The roommate must meet all eligibility requirements as outlined above. The roommate will be required to execute a License. It is highly advisable that both Licensees (roommates) know one another.

An individual Licensee may elect to have members of the immediate family reside with them.  A Family Member is defined as a spouse, child, parent, or sibling. All Family Members must be on record with the Housing Office. 

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Graduate Housing Applicants

University Graduate and Family Housing strives to provide a safe, healthful, well maintained, clean, and accessible living and learning environment at a reasonable price for full-time student families, full-time single graduate and doctoral students, and full-time non-traditional students. Full-time graduate, professional or non-traditional students at the University of Kentucky or Bluegrass Community and Technical College qualify for Graduate and Family Housing.

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Current Graduate Residents

As one of our current residents living in Graduate and Family Housing, our Resident Resource Center is an excellent place to locate forms and review policies, find answers to commonly asked questions and learn about resources available to those living on the University of Kentucky campus. 


Resident Resource Center

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Visiting Scholars

When space allows, UK Graduate and Family Housing offers a small selection of apartments for rent to visiting scholars, researchers and others visiting the university on a short-term basis (up to six months) for academic or research purposes. Options include studio one-bedroom, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units.


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