The Town and Village of Alfred, New York are distinguished by their rural setting, the vibrancy of a collegiate atmosphere, the intimate size of the neighborhoods and business center, and a spirit defined by friendly and caring residents.
Eligibility to live off-campus
Students who are in good academic standing at the end of the Fall semester prior to Spring housing sign-ups may be eligible to move off campus. If a student chooses to move off-campus without being released by the Office of Student Affairs to do so, he or she will still be charged the double room rate.
Requirements for moving off-campus
- Watch our instructional slideshow and complete the quiz at the end. You must get at least 8 of 10 questions correct. Access the Powerpoint here.
- Fill out and submit an Off-campus Housing Application Off Campus Online Application
- 2.0 minimum cumulative and previous semester GPA
- No outstanding judicial sanctions
- Completion of six semesters of on-campus living (includes semesters spent on co-op or study abroad)
Resources for graduate and undergrad students
- Guide to Moving Off-Campus
- Tenant and Landlord Rights and Responsibilities
- Local Laws in the Village of Alfred
- Village Board and local officials including Code Enforcement
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Finding rental units
The following sites are representative of rental information and not to be considered as a complete resource of all off campus housing rentals available in Alfred and the surrounding areas. No one at AU has verified these listings or inspected any properties; students are entirely responsible for conducting their own research on available properties and making the decisions that are best for them.
Questions regarding off-campus living should be directed to the Residence Life office at 607.871.2393 or email us.