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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

10 most recent postings in the Housing Classifieds. View all>

House: Rhinebeck rental August 8th-15th More/Less
$300/Week

House: SAUGERTIES: Housemate sought to share spacious home More/Less
$900/Month

House: Red Hook Rental More/Less
$1,700.00/Month

House: Looking for roommate in Cozy 4br house, one minute drive from Tivoli More/Less
$475/Month

Apartment: 2 BR in red Hook More/Less
$1100/Month

House: 100 Year Old Farmhouse More/Less
$2000/Month

Room: Rooms for rent near Taconic Pkwy More/Less
$525- 725/Month

House: Historic Pine Plains Home More/Less
$249,000 for sale or 1800 per month /Purchase

Room: Affordable room 15 miles from campus- Ulster Park More/Less
$450/Month

Room: Roommate wanted for Germantown/Clermont 2br More/Less
$550/Month

Planning to Live Off-Campus

Intent To Live Off-Campus Deadlines & Application

To learn more about the process and hear some helpful tips for off campus living, please attend one of the following information sessions that will take place at the Office of Residence Life & Housing, Brook House:

Monday, December 8, 2014 — 7pm
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 — 6pm
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 — 12pm


Unmoderated students
require approval of the Dean of Student Affairs Office to live off-campus and must obtain the signature of their Academic Advisor. Please plan to contact your Advisor prior to the form deadline, as approval is not guaranteed. Academic and/or disciplinary standing will be considered when determining whether permission for an unmoderated student is granted.

Moderated students
do not need approval, but are required to submit an Intent to Live Off-Campus form.

The Intent to Live Off-Campus form must be completed and returned to the Office of Residence Life and Housing
by 3pm on Friday, February 6, 2015.

  • Students who do not submit an Intent to Live Off-Campus form by Friday, February 6 will be charged for on-campus housing as they anticipate to participate in Room Draw.
  • Students who notify the Office of Residence Life & Housing their Intent to Live Off-Campus after the deadline between Friday, February 6 and Thursday, April 23 (last day of room draw) will be charged a $500 fee.
  • Students who notify the Office of Residence Life & Housing their Intent to Live Off-Campus between Wednesday, April 22 (the last day of room draw) and May 31st will be charged a $1,000 fee.
  • After May 31st students who notify the Office of Residence Life & Housing their Intent to Live Off-Campus - will be assessed the full cost the housing for the 2015-2016 academic year.
  • Students who do not submit an Intent to Live Off-Campus form nor participate in Room Draw will  be charged for on-campus housing and charged accordingly.
  • There is no penalty for a student submitting an Intent to Live Off-Campus form and then changing their mind
Decisions will be sent to your Bard email by 3pm on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

Students should not sign a lease until they have been approved to move off-campus.

For more information regarding off-campus living, refer to the DOSA website. To download the Intent to Live Off-Campus form, click on the link below.