A variety of housing options are available for community members, AU faculty and staff, graduate students who want to live off campus and short-term visitors. Select the category that most closely matches who you are and what you are looking for to find information about available options.

Contact Information

Community Member Housing

Ashland University owns several properties we rent on a long-term basis to Ashland community members, AU faculty and staff and Ashland Theological Seminary students.

Pricing & Availability

If you’re interested in renting or learning more about a property and its availability, please contact our retail  property manager, Stephanie Argo, by emailing stayatau@ashland.edu or by completing and submitting the Housing Information Form.

Policy Regarding Utilities

Please note that If you are renting one of our community member properties, you will need to pay for all utilities (electricity, gas/heat, water and trash removal) in addition to your rent. For your convenience, you may opt to pay for utilities through Ashland University. However, if you prefer, you can open accounts in your own name with each utility provider.

Off-Campus Graduate Student Housing

Some students are eligible for exclusive properties through Ashland University Auxiliary Services. To help our AU graduate students find affordable housing close to campus, we offer a variety of rental housing options:

  • Single rooms (you have your own room but share a bathroom and common areas)
  • Double rooms (you share a bedroom with a person of the same gender and also share a bathroom and common areas)
  • Studio apartments (premium housing*)

Also, for graduate student housing only, the rental price includes electricity, heat, Wi-Fi/Internet and water utilities.

* Premium housing is defined as any single bedroom apartment with a private bath, kitchen and common space for the exclusive use of the single tenant. A full listing of the apartments subject to premium apartment housing rates will be available soon.

Pricing

Our properties are rented on either semester-long or dual semester leases. All housing requires a $1,000 refundable deposit, which is refundable on the condition that there is no damage to the premises nor outstanding balance on your account. Pricing is as follows:

One Semester Contract
  Air Conditioning No Air Conditioning
Single Room $2,800 $2,200
Double Room* $2,300 $1,750

*To rent both halves of a double room, you will be required to pay a $800 buyout fee per semester.

Two Semester Contract (Fall and Spring Only)
  Air Conditioning No Air Conditioning
Single Room $5,000 $3,800
Double Room* $4,050 $2,950

*To rent both halves of a double room, you will be required to pay a $800 buyout fee per semester.

Three Semester Contract
  Air Conditioning No Air Conditioning
Single Room $7,200 $5,500
Double Room* $5,850 $4,200

*To rent both halves of a double room, you will be required to pay a $800 buyout fee per semester.

Studio Apartment Housing
One Semester $3,000
Two Semesters $5,500
Three Semesters $7,700
Housing Assignment Changes

Prior to your move-in, Auxiliary Services reserves the right to change your proposed housing assignment to one that’s as similar as possible, should the need arise. You will be notified immediately if a change must occur.

Availability

If you’re interested in renting or learning more about graduate student housing and its availability, please download and complete our Housing Information Form with your basic demographic information and housing preferences. We will do our best to meet your housing needs. 

If you are unsure of your eligibility for this housing or just want more information, please contact our property manager:

Short-Term Visitor Housing

The Amstutz Suite

Available

The Amstutz Suite is specifically designed for out-of-town visitors. This private room, located on the 9th floor of a building adjacent to the John C. Myers Convocation Center, is a popular option for wedding couples, campus guests, local visitors and featured speakers.

Amenities
The suite features one queen size bed, private bath, kitchenette, sitting room, laptop and television. The kitchenette is stocked with bottled water, hot tea and coffee.

Price

  • Ashland University pricing (departmental account numbers only): $100 per night
  • External pricing: $100 per night + tax
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Amshutz Suite