Before You Start

Before you embark on the process of searching for off-campus housing, here are a few tips that may help you and make your searching more effective:

  • Check out all of our resources on this Off-campus Housing for Graduate and Law Students website, which will guide you through the whole process for finding housing off campus.
  • Join us at Facebook to look up information about housing resources and find a USD roommate!
  • Give yourself enough time and start your search 4-6 weeks prior to your move-in date.
  • The process of landing a place that fits you can be time-consuming, so be patient and stay positive. Don’t hesitate to contact us if we can be of any help!
  • Be cautious when paying deposit or rent before you actually visit and check the place.
  • Walk or drive through neighborhoods looking for "For Rent" signs, as some landlords will use that as their only means of advertising.

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