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Staying Well Off-Campus

A guide to life in the Thread City!

What you need to know about living off-campus as an Eastern studentSo you're thinking about moving off campuS or you are living off-campus now

The decision to live off-campus is one that can be very exciting! For some, it is the first time they've lived alone and without close supervision. This freedom can be a wonderful learning experience. However, for some, it doesn't provide the wonderful, growing experience they are looking for. This guide is designed to help you think through all you need to know in order to have a safe, successful experience living off-campus.

  • Do you know what to look for in a good lease?
  • Do you know your legal rights as a renter?
  • Do you know your landlord's rights?
  • Do you know if you need renter's insurance?
  • Do you know how much it costs to live off-campus?
  • Do you know how to find a great, safe apartment?

Most students answer "No" to most or all of the above questions. The information below will help you answer them so you can maximize your chances of having a great off-campus experience!


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