Living in the the Off-Campus Community

This page is a collection of resources for students who choose to live off campus
Get to Know the Area

Get to Know the Area

Familiarize yourself with the local area. The majority of off-campus students choose to live close to the College in Red Hook, Tivoli, or Rhinebeck. Students living in Germantown, Elizaville, Hudson, or Kingston should consider the potential academic and social impacts living farther from campus. Learn more about the nearby villages and towns:
Search and Prioritize

Search and Prioritize

Finalize your priority checklist, and start searching for your place! Create an apartment selection checklist. This checklist will assist you in evaluating your needs and whether the properties you are considering will meet them.

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Sustainability in the Community

Sustainability in the Community

We recognize that students who move off campus need access to resources that allow them to engage in sustainable behaviors when not on campus.  While many on campus resources are only for on campus residents, there are many similar programs available to students who choose to live in the surrounding area. Click below for additional resources:

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Contact Us


Office of Residence Life & Housing

Location: Shea House
1438 Annandale Road
Phone: 845-758-7455
Email: reslife@bard.edu