Find your home near the dome!



On Campus

Office of Housing

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 including Fischer, O'Hara-Grace, University Village, and Cripe Street Apartments. This list also includes campus living options for both married and unmarried graduate students and their families.


Off Campus

Overlook at Notre Dame

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.

Off-Campus Connector

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.

South Bend Student Housing

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.

Preferred Realtor Program

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.

Homeowner Funds and Assistance

Home Weatherization

Home Weatherization "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." 

Energy Assistance Program

"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."