Choosing to live off campus is a decision that will have an impact on your college experience. The appeal of living on your own is enhanced by the opportunities it presents for more privacy and more personal space, as well as a greater sense of freedom. However, it is important to identify and understand the responsibilities of living off campus and to be prepared to handle a range of added tasks, such as cooking, cleaning, and budgeting.
When beginning your search, it is important to think carefully about what you are looking for and to be an educated consumer, it is not wise to look at just one rental and to sign a lease quickly. The following information will assist you in determining your needs, seeking and viewing rentals, doing research, and ultimately signing a lease.