Tips for Off-Campus Living

While living off campus, you should be especially concerned about your safety.

  • Keep your windows and doors locked.
  • Make sure all of your valuables have proper ID.
  • Know your neighbors; introduce yourself early on.
  • Keep a light or radio on if you are away from your house/apartment during the evening.
  • Call 911 for emergencies.

Be Aware of Campus and Community Resources

There are many challenges involved in living independently, especially if you are doing so for the very first time. The following resources may be helpful in problem-solving situations: