The prospect of living on your own off campus can seem
overwhelming and a bit intimidating. The Office of Residence
Life has put this resource together in order to help make this
process as smooth and as easy as possible. If you are in need
of any assistance during this process please feel free to contact
the Assistant Director of Residence Life at (718)990-7512.
Traditionally, renting an apartment is the most popular housing
option. Throughout this document housing options will often be
referred to as apartment(s). It is important to keep in mind
that other housing options may be available that include
apartment/house shares, sublets, and basement or attic rooms,
Residence Life has created these pages as a guide to living
off-campus and acts only as a resource service for students.
In addition, no part of these pages should be regarded as legal
advice. It is your responsibility to determine proper living
conditions of any vacancies you may find. If you would like
to download these pages as a PDF file, please click here.