Swarthmore Expands Resources for Low-Income Students


Swarthmore continues to its efforts to support low-income and other disadvantaged students this semester. Shortly before the semester began, the college published a list of administrators, professors, and staff who share experiences that may resonate with these students. The college has also created a summer bridge program for underrepresented students aiming to pursue a degree […]

Student fair provides foundations for safe off-campus housing


University of Cincinnati students on the hunt for safe, affordable off-campus housing were met by a showcase of valuable resources Wednesday at the second-annual Student Safe Housing Fair in Tangeman University Center.  Read more by clicking here. Eighteen organizations gathered to educate students about their services, answer questions and hand out free items. Participants included […]

How Your Landlord Wishes You Would Treat Your Apartment


Some landlords are an absolute pain to deal with, but have you ever thought of what they think of us? I’m sure tenants aren’t really a walk in the park for them either.  Read more by clicking here. Clean it: Sure, cleaning isn’t all that fun, but a bit of effort every week will greatly […]

Big Words Saves College Students Big Bucks


No matter what college you’re in or what classes you’re taking, every student in every class asks the same question every semester: “Do I need to buy the book?” In a perfect world, books would be affordable and this question would be irrelevant. Unless I’m missing something, we don’t live in a perfect world and […]

Not your parents’ student housing: Luxury Charleston project to open in fall


By this fall, a $35 million 430-bed apartment building at 930 Morrison Drive will open to serve off-campus students, mainly from the College of Charleston.  Read more by clicking here. With waterfront views and community balconies, 930 NoMo’s amenities will include a tanning salon, regulation-size bocce ball court, water basketball and volleyball, cycle center and […]

Your landlord is not your friend


Purdue’s Student Legal Services held a symposium on landlord and tenant law on Tuesday, in collaboration with Purdue Off Campus Housing and Purdue Student Government.  Read more by clicking here. According to Professor James Gothard, a few things students can do before they decide to sign their lease agreement would be to talk to present […]

7 Types Of Landlords You Encounter When You Live Off Campus


Not only do rent checks, roommate drama and grocery shopping need to be taken into account, but also arguably the worst of the hassles: dealing with a landlord. If you haven’t yet had the great opportunity of experiencing a landlord, here is a list of seven personalities you can expect to come across.  Read more […]

Students transform leaky bungalow into super-efficient off-campus roost


In April, Purdue University kicked off a three-year undertaking to prove that high-performance dwellings needn’t necessarily be built from the ground up with all the innovative, energy-saving bells and whistles already attached.  Read more by clicking here. Launched in partnership with Michigan-based home appliance behemoth Whirlpool, the ReNEWW House is a living laboratory in the truest […]

5 excuses that aren’t good enough reasons to transfer colleges


Depending on the circumstances that would make you want to switch schools, transferring might be the right choice for you; however, if any of the five reasons below are factoring into your decision, it could be time to reconsider.  Read more by clicking here. I’m homesick This is a common feeling among students who leave […]

Charleston apartment complex to serve off-campus students


A new 430-bed apartment complex catering to college students is under construction on Morrison Drive in downtown Charleston. Read more by clicking here. Steve Helfrich, vice president of business development at CampusWorks, said the complex will serve the off-campus student population at the College of Charleston. Students are expected to move-in beginning in the fall […]