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LiveHereApartments - Eligibility & Rates

Who Is Eligible for Housing?

Any student currently enrolled at the University with at least 30 credit hours or more from any university.


Applicants must be admitted to the University at the time of application and must meet the minimum enrollment hours requirement:

  • Six (6) semester hours for Dissertation
  • Nine (9) semester hours for Graduate & Law students
  • Twelve (12) semester hours for Undergraduate students

Enrollment is not required through the summer semester, however you must be admitted to UT Austin working towards a degree. The initial contract must be for a minimum of one year or longer.

Monthly Rental Rates
Location Room Type 2015-2016 Rate 2016-2017 Proposed Rate
Brackenridge & Gateway Apartments: One Bedroom Unfurnished $558$586
Colorado Apartments: One Bedroom Unfurnished $588$606
Brackenridge & Gateway Apartments: Two Bedrooms Unfurnished $638 $670
Colorado Apartments: Two Bedrooms Unfurnished $668 $690
Brackenridge: Three Bedrooms Unfurnished $814 $855

Apartment offers are made based on the number of occupants listed on your application.

  • One Bedroom: Maximum of three (3) occupants

  • Two Bedroom: Two (2) to five (5) occupants

  • Three Bedroom: Five (5) to seven (7) occupants

Documentation - When the contract is signed, applicants are required to provide one of the following for each member residing in the apartment:

Adults (18 & over)-Photo ID

  • Passport/VISA
  • UT ID
  • Driver's license
  • Any government issued ID

Minors (under 18)-Proof of relationship to contract holder

  • Birth Certificate
  • I-20
  • Any other legal document verifying proof of relationship

Please read our Guest procedure for more information.


  • Subleasing is not allowed and could be cause for contract termination.
  • A student is limited to a maximum stay of seven years attending the University
  • Completing the University Apartments online orientation and returning all required documents is mandatory before move-in is scheduled.
  • Residents of Brackenridge are responsible for their own electricity and gas hook up and will be billed by the City of Austin and Texas Gas Service for these services.
  • * Electricity must be in contract holder's name and the confirmation email must be submitted to the Apartments office PRIOR to move in.
* Electricity for Colorado and Gateway is billed by the University and listed on the monthly billing statement.

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