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Begin Looking for a Place to Live


Begin Looking for a Place to Live

This page will provide you with information about housing near the University of New Haven.

Some important information to keep in mind: The average monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment in this area of Connecticut ranges from $750+ to $1,000+ per month. Expect to pay more than $1,000 for a 2-bedroom apartment and $1,400+ to 1,650+ for a luxury apartment. One bedroom apartments usually house 1 to 2 people, and 2-bedroom apartments usually house 2-3 people. 

New International Undergraduate Students

International Undergraduate Students can choose to live on or off campus.

  1. If you prefer to live on campus, you will need to submit your housing deposit along with your enrollment deposit. Please contact the Office of International Admissions, for information about housing availability and the application process.
  2. Move-in day will be on January 13, 2015. Please be at the Alumni Lounge in Bartels Campus Center at 9 am. If you arrive to the U.S. before this date you will need to stay at a hotel or make other arrangements until the move-in date.
  3. If you prefer to live off campus, follow the helpful tips in the next section.

New International Graduate Students (and undergraduates who want to live off campus)

At this time, graduate students are not provided housing on the UNH campus. However, we have some great off-campus resources to help aid in your search for housing!

  1. Search our Jump Off Campus apartment database to look for an apartment or to find a roommate. You will also find Tenant Resources and Area information in the Student/Tenant section.
  2. For information on off-campus living, West Haven city ordinances, etc. please review the UNH Off-Campus Living Guide (PDF).
  3. You can also directly contact two local apartment complexes:
    a. Wintergreen of Westville, Click Here. (we currently provide a shuttle to and from UNH). You can reach Wintergreen at 203-389-7593.
    b. Hadley, Inc, Click Here. You can reach Hadley Inc. at 203-777-4599 or via email at
  4. If you are looking for a luxury apartment, please contact Donna Della Camera from Soundview Luxury Apartments at or call 203-577-5437. For more information, visit their website, Here.
  5. You will also find Tenant Resources and Area information by going to our Off Campus Website: Click Here then click on the Student/Tenant section.
  6. Contact the Office of Residential Life (ORL) by email at, or contact Lauren Veronneau or 203-932-7076, if you have any questions regarding off-campus housing.

Renting an Apartment
Here are some guidelines that are useful when dealing with a roommate:

1. Rent: Each roommate should pay an equal portion of the rent and is responsible for paying the landlord. Make sure you understand the lease contract you have signed.

2. Food: Each roommate should be responsible for his/her own food. All other personal products (shampoo, toothpaste) should be the responsibility of each individual.

3. Cleaning: Each roommate should be responsible for cleaning his or her own room. Chores for the rest of the rental, including vacuuming, dusting, and cleaning the bathroom, should occur once a week and rotate between roommates. No one should leave dirty dishes in the sink for longer than 24 hours, and each roommate should clean-up after his/herself in the kitchen every day.

4. Utilities: Each roommate is responsible for a portion of the charge for water, trash pick-up, electric, and cable. If bills are paid late, serious consequences, like termination of service can occur. Please be responsible.

5. Guests: Each roommate may invite guests, if the visits are approved by their roommates

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What do I need to do to complete Step 8?
  • If you've already secured housing for the upcoming academic year, you may skip this step.
  • If you still need housing for the upcoming academic year, check out the resources listed on this page to help you begin to secure housing. 
  • When you're done with this step, click the sign below to move ahead to Step 9.
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  1. Questions?

    If you have questions about finding housing near UNH, please contact your admissions representative or use the contact information provided on this page.
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