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Housing and Dining Services

Department of Housing and Dining Services
Kansas State University
104 Pittman Building
1531 Mid Campus Dr. North
Manhattan, KS 66506


888-568-5027 toll free

785-532-6855 fax

Choose Your Experience: Live in The Living Community at Jardine Apartments

On-campus housing options at K-State include the Living Community at Jardine Apartments. This choice offers many of the benefits of residence hall living, plus several of its own. 

  • An apartment setting, but with a residence hall contract (two students per room)
  • A variety of lively and entertaining programs
  • Professional live-in staff to respond to residents' needs
  • Free shuttle service to and from campus
  • A meal plan option for LC residents only
  • Close proximity to the Rec Center 
Keep Your Current Room.

Attention residents of four-bedroom Living Community apartments: These rooms will not be available in 2017-2018 as Living Community spaces, as they will now be part of the Hybrid Apartment option. If you wish to keep your current room, please contact Housing and Dining Services to reserve it prior to Feb. 1.

  1. Complete the application and pay the $30 application fee.
  2. Complete the contract and submit the $400 down payment. (Questions about the down payment? Contact us at 785-532-6453.)
  3. Sometime between 9 a.m. Feb. 20 and 11:59 p.m. Feb. 21, enter the Resident Portal and reserve your room.


Select Another Living Community Room.
  1. Complete the application and pay the $30 application fee.
  2. Complete the contract and submit the $400 down payment. (Questions about the down payment? Contact us at 785-532-6453.)
  3. During your selection time between 9 a.m. Feb. 23 until 11:59 p.m. March 31, enter the Resident Portal and reserve your room. Your selection time is determined by the date and time you complete your residence hall contract, so be sure to do so as soon as possible beginning Nov. 1.



Want to live at Smurthwaite Leadership/Scholarship House or Honors House? Call the Housing and Dining Services Office at 785-532-6453 for information specific to these two locations. 


Learn more and compare housing and dining options with the Explore Your Options worksheet

Need a Roommate?

K-State Housing and Dining Services is pleased to partner with RoomSync to provide a roommate matching program for on-campus K-State students. RoomSync allows users to create a matching profile as part of a Facebook app. Students can search for roommates until they find the right match.


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Call the help desk at 785-532-6453.
Available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.