Student Dorm at UT Austin Living for YOUR Student

When your college students are ready for off-campus living, they need a home that’s comfortable, modern, and conducive to their academic lifestyle. You’ll find it all with Dobie Twenty21. We offer apartments that are styled specifically with students in mind, offering premium living spaces, modern features, and a home environment that inspires students to work hard (and play hard too).

The Social Pledge

To ensure Dobie Twenty21 continue to meet your expectations, we work together to maintain the four pillars of The Social Pledge:


Constant Communication

Thanks to our dependable contact options, it’s easy for you or your college student to pay rent, submit a maintenance request, and communicate with our team anytime you want. Download our app for Android or iPhone, take advantage of our SMS texting capabilities, use our online communications portal, or just call our 24/7 customer service line. We’re there when you need us.



Looking for a compatible roommate? We can help. Our roommate matching services start with a detailed questionnaire for your college student to complete. The answers help us find someone with similar interests and lifestyle goals, ensuring a great fit. We also have Social communal spaces and resident-exclusive events where neighbors can meet, mingle, and build genuine friendships.


Community Rewards

Download our Community Rewards mobile app for incentives each time you write a review, submit a referral, fill out a survey, or complete a resident challenge. Through our points program and gift card rewards, you can engage with the community and earn great items from your favorite retailers.


Easing the Financial Burden

Everyone has different leasing needs, and we’re happy to accommodate yours. We offer flexible options that include room and individual bed arrangements; monthly, semi-annual, and annual payment plans; and inclusive rates—all with no double talk or hidden fees. Students have enough stress, rent payments shouldn’t be one of them.

Off-campus Housing with On-campus Benefits

We’re proud to present the finest student living options near the University of Texas, Austin. Give your child an unforgettable college experience at Dobie Twenty21.

Frequently Asked Questions

You have a million things to worry about when your child goes off to college, but thanks to Dobie Twenty21, you can take housing off the list. Our premium apartment options are modern, meticulously maintained, and set in a prime location—so when it comes to your college student’s home base, you can rest easy.

  I am new to off-campus housing. Can you tell me a little about it?

The full college experience is available just steps away from the University of Texas at Dobie Twenty21. The iconic Dobie has undergone a multimillion dollar renovation as we are committed to offering the most value for our students by meeting various housing needs with flexible leasing options and a wide array of amenities. All studios and suites are available to lease privately, or you can utilize our free roommate matching services and lease for less. Your individual liability lease will include a meal plan as well as access to all community areas such as our 24-hour fitness facility and our technology center that features iMacs, PCs, and complimentary printing. We have a renovated rec room, outdoor theater, relaxing pool and hot tub, friendly on-site team, monthly resident events, weekly housekeeping, gourmet cafeteria, and so much more!

  How far is the community from campus?

Located at the corner of Guadalupe and 21st street Dobie Twenty21 is steps away from the UT Campus! With our convenient location to the six-pack, McCombs School of Business, and the UT tower, if you lived any closer, you would already be in class.

  Do you have to be a student?

No! In fact, with its convenient location to downtown and I-35, Dobie is the ideal location for anyone! We have residents that attend Austin Community College, St. Edwards University, Huston-Tillotson University, Concordia University, and the Art Institute.

  Do you have a bus stop and how often does it run?

Dobie is just a few steps from UT Campus, so depending on where you are attending, a bus may not be necessary. There is a UT bus stop right outside of the property that runs every 10-15 minutes. We also have partnered with Mega Bus. There are tickets sold on-site in our mall and the bus arrives/departs right outside of our parking garage. This makes it very easy for you to explore the city and beyond!

  Do you offer roommate matching?

Absolutely! Every student is unique, so during the leasing process we utilize our state-of-the-art roommate matching software that knows just the right questions to help us match you with residents that have similar preference in your floor plan.

  What is included in the rent?

All leases include electricity, water, sewer, trash, weekly housekeeping, internet, and cable! On-site parking is available in our adjacent garage at a discounted cost for our residents.

  Do you offer Meal Plans?

All first year Dobie Residents will have access to unlimited meals in our onsite cafeteria, The Dobie Café. Our rotating menu offers a variety of options, including Vegan, Vegetarian, and G8! Meals are available Monday through Friday from 7am to 8pm. Weekend hours feature brunch from 10:30am-2pm with dinner being served from 5pm-8pm. Check out our café website to preview our current menu!

  Do you offer furniture?

Yes, each unit is fully furnished with modern selections! Furnished units include an extra-long twin size bed frame with mattress, drawer storage, desk, and chair. Suite floor plans also come with a leather couch, chair, dining room set, entertainment center, and coffee table. Oh, and did we mention? Our mattresses have pillow tops!

  Do you allow pets?

Dobie Twenty21 does not allow pets.Residents are obligated to disclose during the application process or any time thereafter while residing at the community, the need for an accommodation for a service animal or assistive animal.

  Is Renters Insurance required?

Yes, our community requires each resident carry an active tenant liability policy for damage to the landlord’s property during the term of their lease. We require a minimum of $100,000 in general liability coverage and recommend contents coverage, or personal property insurance. Request a free quote from our preferred insurance provide eRenterPlan.

  What safety measurements are in place?

We want to do everything we can to ensure that you enjoy a comfortable living environment. Dobie has an on-site courtesy patrol that is providing services for our residents 24/7. Additionally, identification is required for entry after office hours. We encourage all of our residents to report any suspicious activity and as always, dial 911 for emergencies.

  How do I pay the rent?

Rent is due on the 1st day of each month. We have an easy online payment system that allows you to pay any time of the day. You never have to worry about late fees if you opt into our automatic withdrawal option. You are also more than welcome to pay by check or money order in the office during regular business hours.

  Can I pay up front?

Yes! You may also pay by semester.

  Do you provide on-site maintenance? How do we report any maintenance related issues?

Yes, we do have on-site maintenance. Our online Resident Portal makes it easy to submit work requests online directly to our office staff. Our maintenance staff is great at quickly responding to our residents’ needs! You will know when your work is completed via email by receiving a satisfaction survey. We love to hear the opinions of our residents so that we can continually improve our services.

  I am ready to live here! What is the first step?

Great! We look forward to having you! We ask that the resident fills out an online application. It only takes 15-20 minutes! If you are signing with a guarantor, they may also complete their portion of the application at the same time. It’s that easy!

  Do I have to have a guarantor?

A guarantor is not required if an applicant meets both our individual income and credit requirements outlined in the Terms and Conditions.