The Studierendenwerk manages six residential communities in Paderborn:
The rooms in the Peter-Hille-Weg residential hall are well equipped and includes a private bathroom. This residential hall is right next to campus and only a 10 minute walk from downtown.
The university sports complex, the driving range and the beach volleyball field offer many sporting opportunities. A supermarket is located across the street from Peter-Hille-Weg 11. Near the Vogeliusweg residence hall, there is a large shopping center. It can also be easily reached from the Wohn- und Gästepark Mersinweg.
The residence communities have a lot to offer: The residential communities are set up as a one room apartment with a bathroom, or as studio apartments with a bathroom and kitchenette, or as 4-person shared apartments. The rooms have a satellite TV and phone connection as well as an inexpensive access to the internet and free access to the intranet of the university.The Studierendenwerk manages a unique residential community integratives Wohnen im Wohn- und Gästpark Mersinweg, which houses together students with others students who have families and senior citizens of Paderborn. Information on this, including the floor plans, can be found under Integratives Wohnen.