Southwest University of Visual Arts does not have on-campus housing. A list of apartments near the college is kept on file in the Student Services and Admissions offices. Numerous apartments provide discounts or incentives to Southwest University of Visual Arts students. Contact the Student Services Department for more information on housing or assistance with finding a roommate.

The Tucson and Albuquerque campuses are centrally located near state universities where student housing is plentiful and affordable. Public transportation is also available and easily accessible.