Preparing for Off-Campus Living
- Where to Start & Budgeting Powerpoint
- Off Campus Housing Orientation
Know the Stats! Survey Results, 2018
In September 2018, students were interviewed regarding when they signed their leases, how much their rents cost, and which locations they were able to secure housing.
- Utilizing Tufts Financial Aid While Living Off Campus
- Living Off Campus Budget Worksheet
Tufts University Student Account Calculator
This interactive Student Tuition Calculator is provided to assist full-time undergraduate students and parents in estimating the balance owed on the semester bill.
- Understanding Leases and Tenancies
- Leases and Tenants Rights: Discrimination & Harassment, Prevention & Response
- Learn about Rental Listing Scams
After You've Arrived
Issues with your landlord? Issues with your housemates? Make sure you know what steps to take to avoid issues before you move in!
- Move In Checklist
- Maintenance Issues
- Safety Checklist
- Furniture Rentals
Useful Community Resources
Frequently Asked Questions
What costs are associated with living off-campus?
Find information about general monthly expenses, up-front costs, assistance from Financial Aid, and general information regarding 529 College Saving Plans.
I am going abroad, what should I do in this situation?
For information regarding subletting or seeking housing on campus for one semester.
What if I want to live on campus during my junior and senior years?
For information regarding housing lottery and waitlist.
How do I begin my apartment search?
For information on how to begin, things to look out for, and advice on avoiding scams.
What if I want/need to get out of my lease?
Is your landlord failing to maintain a habitable living space? Have your plans changed and you are looking to leave your rental?