• OCH101: online searchable database that lists available rental housing in the area.
  • Information: extensive handout series with information about conducting your housing search, safety & security, apartments located on Shuttle-UM routes, signing a lease, and much more.
  • Roommate Finder:  online searchable database where you can create your own profile and search for others with similar housing needs and interests.
  • Online and In Person: If you would like personal assistance, please visit our office at 0232 Stamp Student Union, call us at 301.314.3645, or email us at och@umd.edu.



  • Safety Advice for Off-Campus Students
    Check out these quick tips that will help you stay safe off-campus.
  • ‚ÄčFreshmen Connection Students
    Check out this page of frequently asked questions here as well as your information page for Freshmen Connection students here.
  • College Students & Insurance - What You Need to Know
    Are you currently covered by your parents' property, auto and health insurance plans? Living away from home may change what is and isn't covered. Click here for more information.
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DISCLAIMER: Off-campus housing information is provided solely as a courtesy. The University of Maryland does not inspect, endorse or assume any responsibility for any properties, accommodations, or other housing options or websites; and it expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for any problems that may arise within connection therewith. Individuals are strongly advised to thoroughly investigate and inspect any properties, accommodations, or other housing options before making final arrangements.