Though AUR Housing is optional, it is recommended for first-semester students to easily meet peers and adapt to living in Rome. The AUR Housing Team is dedicated to providing affordable, safe, and conveniently located accommodation.


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AUR's fully-furnished apartments are in well-established neighborhoods close to campus and suited for students looking to fully immerse in Italian culture.

How to Apply for AUR Housing

  1. Accept your admissions offer by submitting the Enrollment Confirmation Form and your Enrollment Deposit.
  2. Once you receive a payment confirmation email, complete your online housing form. If you are under the age of 18, your parent or guardian must also complete the Liability Release Form for minors and submit it to

Important! Only submit the housing form AFTER paying the enrollment deposit.

AUR Housing - Fees, deadlines, and refund policy
  • Dollar fee - $4,850 per semester
  • Euro fee - €3,950 per semester
  • Application & payment deadline - June 30th

Housing refund policy

  • One month before housing deadline: 100% refund
  • 30 days after housing deadline and 15 days before class start day: 50% refund
  • 14 days before class start day: No Refund



Important! ALL students, whether living in university-arranged or independent housing, MUST fill out the AUR housing form. Students living independently must submit the form to decline AUR Housing and inform staff.

Students planning to live independently should understand that finding accommodation in Rome is possible but requires a considerable amount of effort. Please note that businesses, including real estate services, are usually closed during the month of August and it is recommended to arrive and find your apartment prior to orientation week.

Here is a list of recommended websites and Facebook Groups.

AUR is not responsible for any private accommodation arrangements. AUR staff cannot be available for translation, negotiation, or trouble-shooting purposes and students are responsible for their own arrangements.



  • Is AUR housing mandatory?
    No, AUR housing is optional. Students can decide to live in university-arranged housing or to find accommodation independently.
  • Where are AUR apartments located?
    In close proximity to the university. Our apartments are located in the residential areas of Trastevere and Monteverde and are either walking distance to campus or between 10 and 25 minutes via public transport.
  • Are apartments shared?
    Yes. Each apartment houses 4-5 students. Apartments have 2 or 3 bedrooms and each bedroom has two single beds. Additionally, each apartment has a sitting room, kitchen, and bathroom.
  • Other important information:
    All AUR housing facilities are non-smoking.
    Most apartments are same-sex, but students can request gender-inclusive apartments.
    Apartments are standardised in their amenities but differ in distance from campus and aesthetics.


Leaving the Apartment (Housing Checkout)
You are to leave AUR apartments by noon on the day following the last day of final exams. The university cannot arrange to extend your lease or make arrangements to store your luggage after the lease expires. However, the Student Life office is happy to suggest available luggage storage or shipping services.