Best Off-Campus Housing for KU Students

by Megan Johnson on August 25th, 2017 in Apartments, Guide To College Living

An apartment community can make or break your college experience. If you attend the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS, consider one of the following off-campus housing options.

Hawker -- Experience luxury at its finest at Hawker apartments, offering studio through three-bedroom units in Lawrence, Kansas. You'll live across the street from KU's Memorial Stadium and experience the sounds of Jayhawk football from your patio or balcony. Live minutes from Mass Street and in a convenient location to get to all of Lawrence. Full-service maintenance and an attentive management staff give you peace of mind, allowing you to live your college life to the fullest. Live here to enjoy amenities such as a full-size washer and dryer, courtyard, an alarm system, air conditioning, large bedrooms, oversized and fully equipped kitchens, walk-in closets, bicycle racks, ceramic tile floors, and a shuttle to campus. Cats and small dogs are allowed. 

Meadowbrook Apartments & Townhomes -- If price affects where you live off-campus this year, check out Meadowbrook Apartments and Townhomes for rent at a great price. Choose from studio, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments or two and three-bedroom townhomes, comprising over 40 different floor plans. Amenities include a laundry facility, patio or balcony, a fitness center, two outdoor swimming pools, a tennis and basketball court, two playground areas, walk-in closets, furnished and unfurnished units, a pet-friendly atmosphere, and a shuttle to campus. You'll live just west of the University of Kansas main campus, allowing you to get to class quickly and to stay focused on both your academic and social life.

Campus View Apartments -- Here is another option allowing you to walk to the KU campus: Campus View Apartments. This community offers renovated one and two bedroom apartments in Lawrence. Parking includes both surface lot and on-street. Online resident services means convenience. Amenities include a laundry facility and washer dryer hookup in some units, patio or balcony, freeway access, air conditioning, ceiling fan, large bedrooms, free Wi-Fi, spacious closets, a student discount program, shuttle to campus, private bathrooms, and a pet-friendly atmosphere. Water, sewer, trash, and internet service are included.

Orchard Corners -- Combine quality apartment living at a price you will want to pay with amazing amenities at Orchard Corners Apartments, located just west of the KU campus and Bob Billings Parkway and Kasold. Live on the KU bus route and in close proximity to area shopping, dining, and banking centers. Other nearby hotspots include the Granada Theatre, Downtown Lawrence Historic District, and Memorial Stadium. Fully furnished apartment homes include large patios and balconies, microwaves, stackable washers and dryers, individual leases and utilities, and private and lockable bedrooms and bathrooms. Community amenities include an onsite clothes care facility, a sparkling swimming pool with covered cabana, a 24-hour fitness center with tech savvy equipment, and 24-hour emergency maintenance. 

Parkway Commons -- A blend of home comforts and vacation-style amenities, make Parkway Commons your home for the next four or five years in college. Choose from one, two, or three bedroom apartments with open floor plans. Community features include an onsite business center, a computer lab, a relaxing pool and spa with a poolside cooking center, a full basketball court, a 24-hour fitness center with free weights, planned social events, a barbeque area with grills, bicycle racks, a Wi-Fi lounge and gourmet coffee bar, a billiard table, shuffleboard, a gift wrap station, a jogging and bike path, gated community, and a study lounge. Apartment amenities include a full-size washer and dryer, fully equipped kitchen with microwave, 9-foot ceilings, walk-in closets, alarm system, patio or balcony, dishwasher, and large bedrooms. Pets welcomed up to 60 pounds.
[Image via Parkway Commons]
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