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Easy Moving Tips for Students Transitioning to Off Campus Living

by | Sep 6, 2018 | Features

Easy Moving Tips for Students Transitioning to Off Campus Living

When students first enter university, chances are that a strong majority of newcomers will begin with on campus housing as a means of getting used to an area and a school. However, as time passes, they may look to off campus housing options, as a means of getting to know their city better. These tips are crucial in making the transition smooth, simple, and stress free, as students go from living on campus to off campus.

Key Takeaways:

  • It’s hard for some students to adjust to having to plan and prepare their own meals after having been on a meal plan.
  • Students who live off campus should familiarize themselves with their new neighborhood, especially the locations of nearby banks, hospitals, dentists, and pharmacies.
  • Students who live off campus probably won’t be able to run home and change their clothes to fit the weather, so that is another area where planning ahead is necessary.

“Tulane University’s system of having a requirement for both Freshmen and Sophomores to live on campus is not a common practice.”

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