Dorm @Lucky

UW freshmen aren’t required to live in UW dorms

Dorm@Lucky and you don’t just get the freedom to live in the nicest place on campus — you get a whole new way to dorm!lucky-icon

You’ll have a kitchen, bathroom and living room in your suite — plus groceries, coffee shops and fitness centers are right in your building. The average university dorm pales in comparison.

Shared bedrooms are easily large enough for two and a private bedroom is almost always a guaranteed option. If you don’t want to share a room you don’t have to. Plus, Dorm@Lucky has a variety of floor plans — you won’t find the boring cell-style dorm room here. Enjoy this new way to dorm for about the same price as more traditional options.

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If I was a freshman all over again, I’d definitely choose to live at Dorm@Lucky. It’s just the best.

— Jordan Farraji


It was actually my dad’s idea to have us come check out Lucky! We were all very impressed on our tour of the building: everyone was so professional and friendly, and the rooms were amazing. I love the location, the academic support and the encouraging atmosphere. We definitely made the right choice for our family!”

—Tiffany Shen from Rochester, MN, Dorm@Lucky Resident



green-bikeYou can even add some extras, like inside the building car and moped parking in our garage, one-time or monthly housekeeping or a closet safe rental. FREE covered bike parking is included.


Your new environment is designed for self-expression, educational focus, community engagement and personal success. Make yourself at home@Lucky with:

  1. Private In-Unit Kitchens with wood-style floors, a dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, GE Advantium quick cook oven, range top, garbage disposal and a breakfast bar.
  2. Full bathrooms with large vanities and mirrors. (Enjoy your privacy; you’ll never share a bathroom with more than three people).
  3. Comfortable living rooms with a couch, slipper chair, counter stools, tables and great views (some with balconies).
  4. Private or shared bedrooms with carpet, twin beds that bunk, a desk and chair and closet organizers.


Live, work and play here and you’ll find students like you — ambitious and academically focused — plus a caring and dedicated Residence Life Staff.


Look at all the freedom you get when you Dorm@Lucky. Each floor has a laundry room, plus there’s a community lounge with a flat screen TV and FREE wireless. Lucky students also get:

Heat, electric, furniture, cable and internet with super-fast speeds up to 100 Mbps included in your contract fees.

Soak up the sun while studying or hanging out on our green roof garden terrace or rooftop deck.

Get peace of mind with building-wide high-tech security measures like electronic keys, video monitoring and restricted elevator access.

Whatever you need, from feeding your fish to printing your term paper, we have a service/concierge desk and business center (open 24/7).

Take in gorgeous city and lake views. Walk to the Kohl Center, East Campus Mall, State Street Mall, or to just about any downtown or campus area destination.

2016—2017 Pricing

Fall 2016-Spring 2017 Pricing (Academic Year)
Double Room: $8,280/yr. $920/mo.
Single Room: $12,915/yr. $1,435/mo.
Premium Single Room: $16,560/yr. $1,840/mo.

Prices shown are per person for the school year or for each monthly installment. Heat, electric, furniture, and Internet with speeds up to 100 Mbps are included for a flat $25/mo Utility and Tech Fee. Information listed here is subject to change.

Spring 2016 Pricing (One Semester)
Double Room $3,200/sem. $800/mo.
Single Room: $4,400/sem. $1,100/mo.

Rate variations for the spring semester are due to market demand and because most large-scale programming takes place during the fall semester. Prices shown are per person for the school year or for each monthly installment. Heat, electric, furniture, and Internet with speeds up to 100 Mbps are included for a flat $25/mo Utility and Tech Fee. Information listed here is subject to change.



Fall Semester Installment Schedule

Housing Contract Payments:
Your total contract price will be paid in nine equal installment payments. Installment payments are due on or before the first of the month from August 2016-April 2017.

  • Security deposit due date: June 1, 2016
  • First installment due date: August 1, 2016
  • Subsequent due dates: September 1, 2016-March 1, 2017
  • Final installment due date: April 1, 2017


Your independence is everything. Dorm@Lucky gives you the space to be you. Our rooms are 5x larger than the typical dorm room.


Premium Single Rooms
A one-bedroom apartment. There are 11 possible unit styles. This is a private bedroom in a private suite

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Single Rooms
A three- or four-bedroom apartment-style suite. There are 24 possible bedroom styles. Unit styles also vary. This is a private bedroom in a three or four person suite.

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Double Rooms
A one- or two-bedroom apartment-style suite. There are 39 possible bedroom styles. Unit styles also vary. This is a shared bedroom in a two or four person suite.

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terrace-chairsDorm@Lucky is located in the heart of UW-Madison’s campus academic and social scene. Student activity centers, health services, and other UW offices are in the same building as your Dorm@Lucky—plus libraries, classrooms, student unions, and dining halls are literally just steps away. It’s the essential college experience: friends, academics, athletics, bike paths and lively city streets.


  • Our Dorms
  • Grocery/Markets
  • UW-Madison Buildings
  • UW-Madison Libraries
  • University Housing Dining
  • University Housing Residence Halls
  • Wisconsin Union Dining

Features + Services @Lucky

In Every Bedroom

  • Twin beds that are bunkable in Double Rooms
  • Double beds in Single Rooms and Premium Single Rooms
  • Writing desk and desk chair
  • Plush carpeting
  • Cable and Internet ready jacks in each room
  • Locking door with card access for each bedroom
  • Closet organizers with drawers


  • Ceramic tile flooring
  • Shower stalls or tubs with showers, both with curtain rods
  • Linen cabinets in some units


  • Plush carpeting
  • Ultra-suede couch with accent chair and side tables
  • Designer wall colors and accent wall
  • Balconies on most units
  • Programmable thermostats
  • 9-foot ceilings


  • Wood laminate flooring
  • Quality maple kitchen cabinets
  • Deluxe appliance package
  • Tile backsplash on walls


  • 24-hour Residence Life staff and service desk
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance service
  • Daily common area (hallways, lobbies, etc.) housekeeping service
  • A sprinkler system throughout the building, security cameras, and restricted key-card access
  • All of the management, maintenance and housekeeping staff are employees of the company


  • Grand lobby with concierge desk
  • Fourth floor rooftop green garden terrace
  • Community lounges on each floor with free wireless and T.V.
  • Print and computer center: print papers, make copies, and fax
  • Laundry rooms with card systems
  • Garage moped or car parking available
  • Safe rental, and housekeeping available


You belong@Lucky

Your New Social Life is Waiting. Located right downtown, by most of your classes, and a block from State Street, Dorm@Lucky is in the middle of it all. This student center is home to a diverse group of residents that make for fun and interesting neighbors.

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