Info Session Dates
You must attend one of the following Information Sessions to inform the Office of Residence Life of your intent to move off-campus. Important information about the off-campus living will be discussed as well as clarification of the housing selection process.
- Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 5:30–6:30 pm.
- Thursday, February 10, 2022, 5:30–6:30 pm.
- Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 5:30–6:30 pm.
Important Questions to Consider
Steps to Moving Off Campus
Follow these 3 simple steps to move off-campus without any penalty fines or being charged for the full cost of living on campus.
Bard College Living Off-Campus Policy
Living in the Community
Be a Good Neighbor
The biggest reality check for students considering living off campus is the following question:
Will I rely on the shuttle or do I have my own vehicle? How will shuttle service interruptions in the winter affect my ability to attend class?
Budget and Expenses
Students should understand that there are often hidden and unexpected costs associated with living off campus. Creating a budget is a critical part of living off campus. You may want to create a budget worksheet using some of the following questions as a guide.
How much will Internet or cable cost?
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