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Resources

Find information about living Off-Campus and browse through our collection of resources.

Featured Listers & Vendors

  • Featured Listers

    Our Featured Listers program allows apartment complexes and property managers to participate and advertise in our OCH programs, including on our website, at our housing fair, and in our halls. We do not endorse or vet any participants. The fees that we generate from this program allow us to offer our many free services to our students and their families.

    Click here for advertising rates.

  • Featured Vendors

    Our Featured Vendors fee-based program allows businesses to participate and advertise in our OCH programs, including on our website, at our housing fair, and in our halls. We do not endorse or vet any participants. The fees that we generate allow us to offer our many free services to our students and their families.

  • Participate in Program

    Are you interested in being a Featured Lister or Featured Vendor?  

    Click here for our Featured Lister information

    Click here for our Featured Vendor information

Guidebook

  • Off-Campus Housing Guidebook

    The best place to start your off-campus housing search is to read through the Off-Campus Housing Guidebook. You can review the online version or pick up a printed version around campus or in our office. This Guidebook offers information about:

    How to Search for a Place.
    What’s your budget? What kind of place are you looking for? Do you care about the location? What amenities are necessities?

    Leases. 
    A lease is a LEGAL DOCUMENT. Did you know that there are different types of leases? You can take a copy of your lease to ASUA Legal Services and have it reviewed, for free, before you sign it. Call (520) 621-ASUA (621-2782) to make an appointment. http://legal.asua.arizona.edu

    Security Deposit. 
    The total amount of such charges cannot be more than one and one-half times your monthly rental amount (1.5 x monthly rent = maximum landlord can ask for up front).

    Roommates. 
    Tips on how to get along.

    Red Tagging. 
    Did you know that what you do off campus can affect you on campus?

International Students

  • Housing Terms and Abbreviations

    Looking for off-campus housing? Please review our housing terms and abbreviations to make searching for an apartment less frustrating.

  • Checklist

    For step-by-step information, check out this checklist so you're prepared with housing when you arrive at the UA.

  • Lease Information

    Check out our lease information for help in understanding everything you need to know about leases.

Maps

Sustainability

  • Zipcar
    What is zipcar? Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

    • Drive cars by the hour or day. Gas & insurance included.
    • In neighborhoods, cities and airports across the globe.
    • Save hundreds over car ownership.
    • Choose from sedans, hybrids, vans and more.
    • Membership starts as low as $7/month.
  • Zimride
    What is UA Zimride?

    Zimride is a fun and easy way to share the seats in your car or catch a ride. With Zimride, you can find UA friends, classmates, and coworkers going the same way you are.

    Who can use this site?

    UA Zimride requires a NetID and password to gain access. You can also sign in using your Facebook account if you are part of the UA network.

    Have a car? Need a ride?

    UA Zimride helps you offer or request rides for commutes, road trips, and popular events. If you have a car, split costs by offering rides. If you don't have a car, find rides where you need to go.

    How is the Zimride program supported on the UA campus?

    The program is funded by UA PTS. The current commuter contest is funded by a grant from Pima Association of Governments and UA Zimride.

Utilities

  • Utility Companies

    Before you move in, make sure you turn on or transfer utility services that are your responsibility. If you are unsure of what your responsibility is or who is the utility provider in your neighborhood, ask the landlord.

Legal Documents

Sample Landlord/Tenant Letters

Safety

  • Tuscon Police Department

    If you find a place you are interested in living you can you can go to the Tucson Police Department’s website, click on “Maps & Statistics”, to find current crime statistics by area or address. Also, check out the TPD “Services and Resources” tab for information on crime prevention and living safely.