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Living on Campus

Why Live On Campus?

Living on campus at Harvard Law School has tremendous benefits for students, including:

  • Close proximity to campus
  • Tight-knit community
  • Great way to meet HLS students from different sections, years, and programs
  • Room agreement/apartment lease based on the HLS academic calendar
  • On-site laundry rooms
  • All utilities included
  • No security deposit
  • Online room selection; no need to visit Boston to house hunt
  • Fully furnished rooms and apartments

We Are HLS Housing

HLS Resident Breakdown

Approximately 22% of all HLS students live on-campus at HLS Housing. Below is the student classification breakdown based on occupancy Spring 2023.

Student Classification% of Occupancy
J.D. 1L 50%
J.D. 2L and 3L24%
Other (S.J.D., Exchange, Non-degree)2%

Harvard Law School’s housing varies in style, amenities, and price depending on the residence hall or apartment building you choose. Be sure to review ALL your options before choosing a room.