Eligibility

The UW-Madison Crest

The Eagle Heights and University Houses neighborhoods are open to UW-Madison graduate students, students with families, postdoctoral researchers, academic staff, and faculty. The Harvey Street neighborhood is open to single graduate students with no dependents living with them.

Student Eligibility

In order to live in University Apartments, graduate students must carry a minimum of two credits per semester for an academic year. If a student is a dissertator, three credits per semester for an academic year are required. Undergraduate students (with families) must carry a minimum of six credits per semester for an academic year.

Student Graduation

If you graduate at the end of a spring semester, you should plan to move out on or before the end of your current lease. Residents who will graduate at the end of the summer should plan to move out on or before August 31. Summer graduates are also obligated to give 90-days notice. Please plan accordingly to get your lease termination form to the University Apartments Office on time.

Faculty & Academic Staff Eligibility

Faculty and academic staff currently employed at UW-Madison may live in the Eagle Heights or University Houses neighborhoods. 

Domestic Partner Applications