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All questions and concerns that are not answered by reading the information listed should be directed to the Office of Residence Life & Housing by phone at (845) 758-7455, email at reslife@bard.edu or by stopping into the Office of Residence Life & Housing in Brook House.

Available Off-Campus Housing

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House: Tivoli House available for lease More/Less
$4200 or 550 per student/Month

House: Rooms available in Beautiful Victorian house in Tivoli More/Less
$595/Month

House: 3 Bedroom House next to bard shuttle More/Less
$1800/Month

Apartment: Remodeled apt in industrial building in Germantown More/Less
$1500/Month

House: Renovated 3 Bedroom 2 Bath House More/Less
$1700/Month

House: New To The Rental Market! More/Less
$3000/Month

Room: Room for Rent Rhinebeck More/Less
$800/Month

House: House on campus available More/Less
$1100 + utilities/Month

House: Really nice room available in Upper Red Hook with two lovely room mates More/Less
$667/Month

Room: in 1890 Victorian, Germantown More/Less
$650 negotiable/Month

Planning to Move Off-Campus

Intent To Move Off-Campus Deadlines & Application Information

Please read carefully the following information about Bard’s housing policy:
 

  • Current First-Year students are REQUIRED to live on campus for their Sophomore year. 
  • Moderated students, or students in the process of moderating Spring 2016 semester, must submit an Intent to Move Off-Campus Form by Friday, February 12, 2016. This form is NOT available online. You must attend an Information Session (see dates below) to acquire the form.
  • If you currently live off-campus, contact the Office of Residence Life & Housing if you are interested in participating in Room Draw. More details to follow.
    • Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 5pm Robbins Addition, 3rd Floor Lounge
    • Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 6pm Kline, President's Room
    • Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 7pm Campus Center, George Ball Lounge


The Intent to Move Off-Campus form must be completed and returned to the Office of Residence Life and Housing by 3pm on Friday, February 12, 2016. We suggest you refrain from signing a lease until you have been approved to move off-campus.

Before You Move off Campus . . .

  • Bard requirements for approval to move off campus:
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  • Important questions to consider:
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Living in the Off-Campus Community

  • Budget Questions
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  • Get to Know the Area
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  • Search and Prioritize
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  • Sustainability in the Community
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  • Be a Good Neighbor: A Guide to Conduct
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Tenant's Rights

  • Understanding Your Leases
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  • Protecting Yourself in a Dispute
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  • Moving In and Out
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