Off-Campus Housing

Off Campus Housing Listings

The University of Maine offers this service as a convenience to the University community. The University does not manage or own any of the properties listed here.The University has made no independent investigation of, and makes no representations or warranties regarding, the suitability, fitness, condition or safety of the properties listed on this site or the accuracy or completeness of the information provided. The University does not recommend or endorse any of the properties listed on this site. It is the sole responsibility of the students or other users of this site to check out the properties and/or landlords listed. The University is not responsible for any liability or damage arising from the use of information on this site.

Off- Campus Housing & Roommate/Sublet Listings (NEW)

Places 4 Students logo

The University of  Maine has partnered with Places4Students.com, a company that specializes in providing Off-Campus Housing solutions for post-secondary students, faculty, staff, and other community members. This service is FREE for anyone to use as an effective method of finding a place to live off campus or finding a roommate. Registration is not required to search the listings

  • Students can search rental listings for the UMaine area here.
  • Students can register to post a  FREE Roommate/Sublet listing here.
  • Landlords can register to post listings here.
Call 1-866-766-0767 (toll free) to speak with Customer Service Staff.

CNTSP Off-Campus Housing Listing (Expired January 1, 2018 )

The UMaine Off- Campus Listing (CNTSP searchable database) expired   January 1,  2018 and  as the University of  Maine has partnered with Places4Students.com, a company that specializes in providing Off-Campus Housing solutions for post-secondary students, faculty, staff, and other community members.

RENTERS TIPS for  finding the right off campus housing for you.

Check out our list of things you should consider when choosing your off campus housing

University Family Housing

The university offers nearby family housing in University Park.

UMaine Renters Fair

 Students speaking with local property managers at Renters Fair 2010

Local property managers, landlords and renters resources come to campus for the Renters Fair in Memorial Union.  Students seeking off campus housing can talk with local landlords and review available off campus housing.  The two day  Renters Fair is  planned for early Dec. during the Fall semester and a one day Renters Fair is planned for  February of the Spring Semester.  Contact CNTSP for more details

For 2017- 2018  : Renters Fairs will be Dec. 5&6 and  Feb 21& 22, 2018

Renters Tips  : During the weeks of the Renters Fairs, CNTSP will offered information and resources to help students  decide about their off-campus housing.  Monday  (Dec. only) Tuesday  through Friday, ( Dec 4-8, 2017  and Feb 20 -23, 2018 ), commuters and staff will be available in the Commuter Lounge/ Wade center at 1PM to answers questions and offer tips for commuters.


On-Campus Housing

Traditional first year students should note that The University of Maine has a First Year Residence Requirement.

For information about  on campus housing , see Housing Services

Owners/Landlords/Property Managers

Places 4 Students logo

The University of  Maine has partnered with Places4Students.com, a company that specializes in providing Off-Campus Housing solutions for post-secondary students, faculty, staff, and other community members. Landlords and property managers listing for the University of  Maine can register to post listings here.

Or call 1-866-766-0767 (toll free) to speak with Places4Students.com Customer Service Staff.

 

Towns/Cities Local to UMaine

Model Lease

The Maine Attorney General website provides a model landlord-tenant lease.

Renters Guides: helpful resources for finding your off- campus home

BestColleges.com  provides a Renters Guide for college students navigating the off-campus rental market. Check it out for helpful information about choosing your off campus housing.

Renters Insurance

How to Compare Renters Insurance: Tips for Finding the Right Renters Insurance Company & the Best Rates –

https://www.moneygeek.com/insurance/renters/compare-quotes/

Protecting Yourself as a Home Renter – https://www.moneygeek.com/insurance/renters/resources/rental-assistance-rights-guide/

Other Resources

  • Pine Tree Legal Assistance: Renters’ Rights in Maine
  • Smoke Free Housing: Information and smoke-free property listings
  • Student Legal Services: Student Legal Services is an arm of the Univ. of Maine Student Government which provides legal assistance to the undergraduate student population of the University of Maine. Student Legal Services can provide consultation with leases and landlord/tenant concerns. Their office is on the first floor of Memorial Union and can be reached at 207 581 1789