Explore the options below to find both on and off campus living options.
On Campus Resources
When looking for housing at Notre Dame, make housing.nd.edu your first stop. The office of Housing website highlights many resources for both incoming and current students and provides an overview of all on campus graduate housing options.
"Fischer consists of 33 two-story buildings with six apartments per building. These fully furnished, air-conditioned, two bedroom, one bathroom apartments are available for unmarried male or unmarried female graduate students."
"O'Hara-Grace is made up of 36 townhouses. These fully furnished, non-air-conditioned, four bedroom, one and one-half bathroom townhouses are available for unmarried male and unmarried female graduate students."
"One-bedroom apartments on Cripe Street are available to married full-time students without children. Preference is given to those students whose spouse is residing in the apartment.
Students not married at the time of applying, may move into an apartment one month before their wedding date. A copy of a marriage certificate is needed as proof of marriage."
"The University of Notre Dame operates 103 two and four-bedroom apartments located about one mile from the center of campus. This complex is known as University Village and is commonly referred to as "The Village". The Village is conveniently located on the northwest edge of campus, just a five minute bike ride or fifteen minute walk. There is a paved, lighted footpath connecting the complex to Notre Dame's central campus."
Off Campus Resources
Located just south of Campus, Eddy Street Commons boasts a variety of properties both for rent and for sale.
Overlook at Notre Dame is a University-related* apartment complex that opened in August 2014. Overlooking the University fields, on Twyckenham Drive, Overlook at Notre Dame is the first and only community designed specifically for Notre Dame graduate and professional students, as well as researchers, staff, and faculty. It offers furnished 1-bedroom and studio apartments designed with the privacy and personal space preferred by today’s professional student.
*Overlook at Notre Dame is privately owned and operated by LP Overlook, LLC.
Cressy & Everett is Notre Dame's preferred realty company. If you are interested in buying or selling a home in Michiana, contact a Cressy & Everett realtor today.
The Off-Campus Connector provides a list of off-campus housing options, focusing on apartments, townhouses, and homes near campus. Most housing options listed are within walking distance of campus.
Search area apartments and houses for rent, compare amenities, and contact the landlord directly through the site. South Bend Student Housing was created for Notre Dame students by Notre Dame students.
In the market for new home?
The City of South Bend offers the following programs for first-time homebuyers, which may be used together or separately to purchase a home within the South Bend City limits. Eligibility is based on income guidelines:
Grants of up to $19,000 are available to assist with the purchase of your home. Interest rates are competitive, no PMI (private mortgage insurance) required. Mortgage payments are lower with the CHC grant assistance program.
Reward Grants of up to $1,000 are available to assist you. This grant requires that you take credit and housing counseling classes. The grant may be used toward closing costs or down payment for your mortgage.
For more information, call the Department of Community Investment at 235-5880.
Funds and Assistance
"This program helps income eligible households reduce fuel consumption and fuel expenses by providing weatherization measures for homes at no cost to those served. These procedures include: health and safety inspection on the furnace and water heater, cellulose insulation in attics and side walls."
"The REAL Services’ Energy Assistance Program is a state-funded program that assists low-income households with electric and heating expenses during the winter months."