Off-Campus Housing

Renters Guide

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.

University Family Housing

The university offers nearby family housing in University Park.

FirstClass Conference: Roommates and Apts

University members with a FirstClass account post apartments for rent or sublease and search for roommates by using this FirstClass conference. From your FirstClass desktop, select Student Resources >Commuter Services > Roommates and Apts.

Off-Campus Housing Listing

CNTSP maintains a searchable database of off-campus housing. All listings come from area landlords and are updated frequently.

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 mid Jan. of the Spring Semester.  Contact CNTSP for more details


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

Please see the owners/landlords/property managers page to learn how to list your property.

Towns/Cities Local to UMaine

Model Lease

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

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