Off Campus Housing Presentation

Report
Finding A
Place to Live
and
Getting
Around!
Many housing options
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Apartment Complexes
Multi Family Homes
Single Family Homes
Condominiums
Rooms for Rent
Start at the UNH Website:
www.newhaven.edu/offcampushousing
Jump Off Campus Database
Find it:
• Under Student/
Tenant Resources
• Search For OffCampus Housing
• Jump Off Campus
Resources:
• Look for Local
Housing Options
• Look for Roommates
www.unewhaven.jumpoffcampus.com
Website Also Has…..
• Listing of two local apartment complexes
(Hadley and Wintergreen)
Other places to look:
• International Services Office:
– Connections of student representatives from many countries that
may be able to help
• Newspapers:
– New Haven Register
– West Haven Voice (pick it up for free at ShopRite)
– New Haven Advocate
• Community Bulletin Boards
– Supermarkets (Shoprite, Stop & Shop)
– Hospitals
Important Questions To Ask
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What is the rent?
Are utilities included in the rent?
How much rent do they require up front?
Do they require a security deposit?
What type of lease (year long, month to month)?
What documentation needed to sign a lease?
If renting a room- what privileges do you have?
Important Things to Look For
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Is the street well lit?
Are the neighboring buildings in good shape?
Does the building have a secure lock?
Are there good locks in the apartment
(deadbolt)?
• Is the apartment clean?
• Is there a fire escape or alternate exit?
Other things to consider..
• How close is the apartment to UNH?
• Can you walk to UNH and is it a safe walk?
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Is it near stores (grocery or convenience
stores)?
• Is it on the bus line (CT Transit)?
• Is it a direct bus to UNH or do you have to transfer?
• How late does the bus run?
Getting Around … By Bus
Connecticut Transit Bus Company
• UNH on 2 major bus routes
– 0 Bus- Route 1/Boston Post Rd
– B Bus – Campbell Avenue
Getting Around … by Train
UNH shuttle to Union Station
– Amtrak- access Northeast Corridor route
– Metro North- commuter train to New York City
– Shoreline East
Getting Around … by Shuttle
UNH Shuttle :
– Route 1 up to Milford mall
– Downtown New Haven
– Downtown West Haven (Regency/Savin
Court apartments)
– Shuttle schedule available on UNH
website
Getting Around… by Car
Need a UNH Parking Permit to park a car
on campus
1. Register online:
www.newhaven.edu/parking
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Need UNH Login and password
2. Pick up permit at Campus Police
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Need UNH ID, driver’s license and
car registration
3. Put permit on front windshield
passenger side
4. New permit each academic year
Getting around… by car

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