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James Madison University Off-Campus Student Housing

Student Apartments
in Harrisonburg

Welcome to The Hills Southview Apartments, a modern and amenitized off-campus by-the-bed apartments in Harrisonburg, specifically tailored to accommodate JMU students. Our superior range of both indoor and outdoor amenities sets us apart, ensuring a comfortable, comprehensive living experience for all residents.


Our spacious 1,315 sq ft apartments are fully furnished and equipped with four bedrooms and four bathrooms, offering ample space and privacy for individuals or groups.

Large Traditional and Renovated 4 Bedrooms

Boasting a generously expansive design that spans over 1,300 square feet, our floor plan provides sufficient room to comfortably house up to four residents. Acknowledging the value of individual space, we have designed each residence with its own private bathroom, facilitating privacy at its finest.


  • Bed 4
  • Bath 4
  • Sqft 1,315
  • Starting at $570/bed

New Unit Renovations For Fall 2024


The Ultimate Student Living Experience: Convenience, Comfort, and Elegance

Amplify your experience at James Madison University by choosing The Hills Southview as your dynamic off-campus living solution.

Uncover the peak of student living in our meticulously designed 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom apartments, custom-built for JMU students. Every detail is intended to create an ambiance that resonates with your student lifestyle. From spacious, individually-keyed bedrooms ensuring your privacy to your own private, modern bathroom just for you, providing the ultimate convenience, we’ve covered everything.

Our apartments boast fully-equipped kitchens, high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity, and generous living spaces, all tastefully furnished to merge comfort and practicality. Our location is just moments away from the JMU campus, making your daily commute effortless.

Here at The Hills Southview, we aim to make your university life memorable, comfortable, and hassle-free. Don’t miss out on the chance to secure your spot in this unparalleled student-living community. So, why wait? Call us today or apply online for an exclusive living experience tailored just for you, JMU students.

New Unit Renovations for Fall 2024

  • New Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring
  • New Cabinets
  • New Stone Countertops
  • New Faucets
  • New Lighting and Ceiling Fans
  • New Stainless-Steel Appliances
  • And More!

Apartment features:

  • Private bedrooms
  • Private bathrooms
  • Fully furnished, with leather-style seating
  • Full kitchen with dishwasher and microwave
  • Hardwood-style floors
  • In-unit washer and dryer
  • Balconies/patios and ceiling fans
  • Walk-in closets

Live, Learn, Relax: Our Exceptional Facilities

Experience life in full swing at The Hills Southview, where your journey extends beyond your apartment door. Discover the vibrant array of amenities our community offers to JMU students.

All The Hills Southview residents are granted full access to utilize the extensive amenities available in The Hills Northview, enhancing your living experience and creating a comprehensive community environment.

24-Hour Fitness Center

Say goodbye to gym memberships at The Hills Southview, where fitness is just a few steps away from your doorstep. Catering to your schedule, our fitness centers bring convenience and variety into your workout routine, helping you achieve your fitness goals effortlessly.

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Study Lounge

Our study lounge, located just steps away from your home, provides the perfect environment for focusing on your academic pursuits.

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Coffee Bar

Indulge in our colorful coffee, tea, and hot chocolate selection, exclusively crafted for our residents at The Hills Southview. Whether you crave an energizing caffeine jolt during study sessions or a soothing warm beverage as you dash to the bus stop, we’ve covered your cravings. At The Hills Southview, we add that extra flavor to your daily routine!

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Outdoor Enjoyment

At The Hills Southview, outdoor excitement is at your fingertips! Enjoy exclusive access to our basketball and sand volleyball courts. Whether planning a friendly match or joining a spontaneous game, you’re in for a dynamic, community-driven experience at The Hills Southview.

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School Commute Made Easy

The Hills Southview is a mere hop, skip, and jump away from the campus. Plus, our location is strategically placed on the JMU bus route, with several stops right within our premises. At The Hills Southview, we make your commute as effortless as possible!

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Explore Further: There's So Much More to Enjoy

Experience more than just an apartment at The Hills Southview! We go beyond standard amenities with monthly resident events designed to create bonds among neighbors and our dedicated team. We’re not just a housing complex – we’re a dynamic community that prioritizes resident services and enriches your college journey, ensuring you make the most of your time at James Madison University. The Hills Southview is where your student experience comes to life!


Individual Leases

Embrace peace of mind with our individual leasing at The Hills Southview. Unlike traditional apartments or rental houses with joint leases, your financial commitment is sole to your space. Secure, sensible, and stress-free, our leasing approach puts your comfort and convenience first.

Roommate Matching

No roommate? No problem! At The Hills Southview, we’ve got your back. Just fill out our roommate matching form, let us know your preferences, and leave the rest to us. We dedicate weeks during the summer to meticulously pairing up roommates based on shared interests and lifestyle habits. We go the extra mile to find the best match for your living experience!

Onsite Team

Your community is our community. With our management and maintenance team living and working right on-site, we’re deeply invested in ensuring your home is as comfortable and carefree as possible. Be it minor fixes or addressing more significant issues, you can count on our dedicated staff to be there for you, any time, any day.

Pet-Friendly Community

Furry friends are more than welcome at The Hills Southview! We’ve designated certain buildings pet-friendly, ensuring you and your four-legged companions feel right at home. Want to know more about our pet policy? Just contact our leasing office, and we’ll be more than happy to provide the details. *Restrictions apply


Swift & Simple: Secure Your Spot Online Today!

We’ve made it easy for you to secure your space from wherever you are. Our simple online booking system lets you view our available units, choose your preferred one, and apply within minutes. Get started today to secure your ideal student home.


Select from any of our fully furnished student apartments. Get the key to your perfect apartment without ever leaving your couch. Browse our student apartments.


Complete our straightforward online application and submit it in less than 10 minutes. Fast-track your journey to find the ideal roommates and apartments. Click here to learn more about the application process.


Once our screening process is complete, we’ll provide you with a lease agreement to sign, ensuring a smooth transition as you prepare for your move-in. Explore our community.


JMU Living Perfected: The Premier Choice for Students

We believe in going above and beyond to truly grasp the needs of students, ensuring an exceptional off-campus experience. Your well-being and success are at the forefront of our priorities because we genuinely care about you.


Beyond Expectations: First-Class Management for Exceptional Living

With years of expertise in offering off-campus student housing across the US, we understand the unique needs of students. We also empathize with parents who want to ensure a smooth transition for their children. At The Hills Southview, we are committed to providing a comfortable environment where students can thrive in their academic pursuits.

Our fully trained professional managers maintain our communities with the utmost care, guaranteeing the highest customer service. Join us in the heart of Harrisonburg and live your best college life!


Your Roommate Journey Starts Here: Experience Our Matching System

As you navigate the application process, we’ll guide you through a roommate questionnaire that offers valuable insights into your lifestyle and preferences.

By exploring your study habits, music and TV preferences, noise tolerance, cleanliness standards, and more, we gather vital information to make the most informed and effective roommate matching decisions for you.

Our Promise to You

We understand that choosing an apartment can be a stressful experience for both students and parents.

Therefore, we created our The Hills Southview Promise to ensure you have the best stay with us.

  1. To provide a high standard of student accommodation.
  2. To provide easily accessible off-campus management should you have a problem.
  3. To ensure that we treat all residents with respect and dignity.
  4. To do our best to resolve any customer concerns or complaints.
  5. To provide a range of on-site amenities.

What Our Residents Have To Say

4.4 rating | based on 412 reviews

Great experience! I signed for my third year and I love it. Staff is amazing and always willing to help out the residents. The amenities are also great!



The Hills is a great place to live and even better with the upgraded units. There’s always plenty of parking and the property is located close to all the stores.



I enjoy living here a lot. The rates are great and the amenities like the basketball court and study room and high quality. The maintenance is very helpful.



I love The Hills Southview so far! The amenities and location are amazing, staff is great.



This was my first apartment I’ve moved into when coming to JMU and it has been absolutely amazing!




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