No single housing solution exists for the Texas Law student population, but these resources will help you find a place to call home—whether you want an apartment close to the Law School with an easy commute or a house in the suburbs with a yard for the kids or dogs.
Off-Campus Living Resources
It is recommended that LL.M. students live as close as possible to the Law School. The Law School address is 727 East Dean Keeton St, Austin, Texas 78705. Download a UT campus map. The Law School consists of 3 buildings: Townes Hall (TNH), the Connally Center (CCJ), and Jesse Jones Hall (JON).
Searching for housing can be challenging. The Off-Campus Living Resources website offers information on housing and roommates, resources, safety and transportation, and Austin events. The Off-Campus Housing Marketplace website offers information on listings, roommates, subleases, resources, renter education, help with a landlord issue, and parking. Join the Texas Law Housing-Living in Austin Facebook group. Its purpose is to assist admitted Texas Law students find/lease/sublease housing. The Texas Law Housing Guide 2023 offers reviews and advice from current students.
Schools in the Community
There are many available respected childcare options in Austin, including the UT Austin Child Development Center. Schools in the community include Austin ISD, Eanes ISD, Hayes ISD, Round Rock ISD, and Pfluggerville ISD.
UT students can ride CapMetro buses (Austin’s regional public transportation provider) for free with their UT student ID card. If you plan to take the bus to campus, download the CapMetro app to make sure you live close to a bus stop and know when the next bus is coming.
Those who wish to drive to campus must purchase a parking permit. Texas Law is located in the heart of Austin, so parking is a challenge. Most lots are on the outskirts of campus, but UT Shuttles can get you to your campus destination with ease. UT Students can ride UT Shuttles for free with the UT student ID.