By Sarah Jaudon


Welcome to the prestigious United States Air Force Academy, located in Colorado Springs, CO! After receiving your PCS orders, one of the first things you search for is housing. This task can be a difficult one if you aren’t familiar with the surrounding area. That’s why we’ve developed a list of on-base U.S. Air Force Academy dorms and housing options with nearby amenities and the latest BAH rates to help you transition.

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USAF Academy BAH

Follow this link to look up your Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) for the U.S. Air Force Academy. The zip code for the USAF Academy is 80840; just plug it into the search bar, along with your rank, for a detailed rundown. Colorado BAH rates reflect the local home values and can be utilized for purchasing or renting a house in the area. There is always so much to consider when moving, so keep reading to ease your mind and find the right U.S. Air Force Academy dorms and housing options for you and your family.

USAFC Unaccompanied Housing

There are two dormitories: Vandenberg Hall and Sijan Hall, located on base. Living and dining arrangements at the U.S. Air Force Academy dorms reinforce the squadron as the defining aspect of daily life. It’s important for cadets to live and eat together daily to develop knowledge, trust, and leadership skills.

Vandenberg Hall

2360 Vandenberg Dr. USAF Academy, CO 80840


: 1 (719) 333-4229 Vandenberg Hall is the second-largest university dormitory in the country with over 1,300 cadet rooms. It houses Squadrons 1–23 and contains a convenience store, post office, barbershops, supply store, counseling offices, and recreational clubs.

Sijan Hall

2348 Sijan Dr. USAF Academy, CO 80840


: 1 (719) 333-4229 Sijan Hall is a recently renovated seven-story building housing over 1,950 cadets from Squadrons 24–40. The amenities include a barber and beauty shop, a day spa, a laundry room, and a federal credit union with an ATM inside. U.S. Air Force Academy Housing Office

U.S. Air Force Academy Housing Office

As soon as you receive your PCS orders, contact the Military Housing Office (MHO). The Air Force Academy housing office team will provide you with the latest information on the local housing situation and offer referrals for housing services and relocation assistance to ensure you find a quality place to live.

Military Housing Office

4609 W Bighorn Dr. USAF Academy, CO 80840


: 1 (719) 333-2247 U.S. Air Force Academy Housing Options

U.S. Air Force Academy Housing Options

U.S. Air Force Academy housing is privatized housing owned, operated, and managed by Hunt Military Communities. It offers comparable housing to the local community and provides a wide variety of amenities and support services. Contact Air Force Academy Family Housing to obtain more information on available floorplans and neighborhoods available at the USAF Academy.

1. Main Douglass Valley

  • Beds: 3 – 4
  • Baths: 2 – 2.5
  • Eligibility: E1 – E6
In these great homes, you will discover open floor plans complete with garages, fireplaces, and patios. These duplex homes also feature hardwood floors throughout the single-story home, an eat-in kitchen, wood-burning fireplaces, and additional storage available in the basement area.

2. Milcon - Douglass Valley

  • Beds: 3 – 4
  • Baths: 2.5
  • Eligibility: E1– E6
This neighborhood offers beautiful mountain views and a convenient location to base amenities. The duplex homes have a one-car garage, fenced backyard, living room, dining room, and a family room that provides lots of living space on the main floor. All bedrooms, including the master, are located on the upper level.

3. Pine Valley Market Rent

  • Beds: 2 – 5
  • Baths: 1 – 2.5
  • Eligibility: E1 – E9; O1 – O5; O1E – O3E; W1 – W5
These newly renovated homes are for enlisted service members to officers with a variety of floorplans to choose from. Homes offer large bedrooms and walk-in closets, hardwood floors, garages, fireplaces, fenced back yards, and an unfinished basement that can be used as a carport.

4. Upper Douglass Valley

  • Beds: 3 – 4
  • Baths: 2.5 – 3
  • Eligibility: O4 – O5; W3 – W5
These single-story homes also come with an unfinished basement for extra space. The kitchen has a cute breakfast bar and a dining space. The living room has a fireplace, and there is another room that can be used as an office or family room. Each bedroom has its own bathroom, and there is a bathroom for guests conveniently located near the living room.


The surrounding community of Colorado Springs has a close-knit relationship with the military men and women who serve this area. You won’t be disappointed with the U.S. Air Force Academy dorms and housing options offered at this premier base. The one-of-a-kind lifestyle, unmatched views, beautiful landscape and mountain ranges, history, and landmarks will have you quickly feeling like a local and taking pride in this community.




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