US News reports that not all US colleges and universities guarantee campus housing past the freshman year. Here is a short list of things to do. For the full article click here.

1. Start early – if you are on campus now – start looking for next year immediately
2. Team up – share the load with one or more friends – you can cover more ground, it’s safer when you are looking at places and you can share a lot of the responsibility and cost.
3. Be picky – especially when it comes to neighborhood, access to services, distance to campus.
4. Keep calm  Рmost colleges have off campus housing assistance and some of your classmates may already live off-campus. Somebody is bound to graduate and his or her roommates may need a new roommate.