Choosing to live with one of more roommates can be a great experience. Think about compatible lifestyle and study habits when searching for a roommate since these are important aspects of living with others throughout college. Remember, if you’re going to be living with a person it is okay to ask questions. Below are some questions that should be considered when looking for a roommate:
What special programs are geared towards students relocating to the area? There is a club on campus called the CHAOS which is specifically for students who are not originally from the area to get involved and assist in the adjustment to the Abington/Philadelphia area.
Do you have any advice on being a tenant? To make sure that you are protected as a renter, take all necessary precautions. Never sign anything without thoroughly reading all of the information. If you don’t understand something, make sure someone else reviews it with you and explains it fully. Always know your rights as a renter!
The Penn State Abington Off-Campus Housing Information provides Penn State Abington students with information on apartments and rentals in the area. This information is provided as a resource only. Penn State University does not solicit, select, promote, or investigate these facilities. The University assumes no responsibility or liability for the personal safety of student renters, loss or damage to personal property, or the arbitration of disputes between students and property owner. Interested persons should thoroughly investigate each opportunity before entering into an agreement with a leaser.