Off Campus Housing Information


All single students under 21 years of age who have earned fewer than 27 hours of transferable credit after high school graduation are required to live in University housing.

Benefits of Living On Campus:

  • Convenience
  • Accessibility/no commute
  • Community
  • Easy access to dining - no shopping or dishes
  • $100 REFUNDABLE housing deposit (not an administrative fee)
  • No application fee when applying
  • No credit check
  • Available landlord (buildings staffed 24/7)
  • FREE amenities 
    • Furnished
    • Free laundry - no need to buy or rent a washer/dryer
    • 1 GB connection and WiFi available 
    • Computer lab in each building
    • 350 pages of printing to the front desk  

Thinking of Living Off Campus?

What Should You Be Asking?
  • Have I earned more than 27 hours of transferable credit after high school graduation? Are my apartment mates and I eligible to live off campus? 
  • Will a credit check be done? Will there be additional fees if I don't have a certain credit score? Will I need a co-signer?
  • Are there administrative fees before I move in or when I move out?
  • If a roommate doesn't pay, what happens?
  • Am I able to move apartments if I don't get along with my roommate/s?
  • Is emergency maintenance available at no cost?
  • What safety features are offered? Is it sprinkled for fire prevention? Are doors access card protected?
  • Is insurance required?
  • Are rental references required?
  • Is the apartment fully furnished? Washer/dryer? Mattress? 
  • Are the utilities included (trash, water, electric, internet)?
  • If internet is available, at what coverage and speed?
  • How long is the lease? Opportunities for subleasing?
  • Is there an elevator or stairs?

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