Amenities that elevate Your Lifestyle

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Welcome to The Heights apartments in Vermillion, a brand-new student housing development for those who want quality student living without any hassle. Our first-class amenities and furnished units take off-campus apartment life to new heights, all conveniently located near the University of South Dakota, making The Heights the perfect home for USD students! Designed for comfortable living and an exceptional experience, our community and units amenities provide everything you need to enjoy your college years in style. Whether you’re looking for a friendly environment to get plugged into, flexibility of floor plan options, or vacation-worthy facilities, The Heights has it all. Contact us to schedule your tour today!

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Floor Plans Perfect for Your Student Lifestyle

We have a variety of floor plans available to ensure that you have the most personalized living experience possible! Choose from one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom fully furnished apartments, and get ready to kick back and relax, your way.


Get the Job Done

Stay in the zone to get that assignment done in our individual study rooms, conference center, collaborative study spaces, and media lounge (with free printing)!

Beat the Moving Blues

Forget the hassle of move-in day — all of our units come fully furnished! In-unit laundry, smart TVs, study desks, appliances, and furniture? Yes, please!

Get Your Caffeine Fix

We can’t function until we’ve had our coffee — sound familiar? Feed your coffee craving at our in-house coffee shop.

Just Chill

Meet some new friends or kick back with some old ones in our outdoor courtyard with a pool and TV, Skydeck patio, and grilling stations!

We’ve Got You Covered

Stress less with our convenient bicycle racks, reserved surface parking, electronic access, and on-site management.

Location, Location, Location.

You won’t find any off-campus unit closer to campus! The Heights has direct access to Dakota Street and is located within a short walking distance of the USD campus, the USD Wellness Center, and the DakotaDome!