2023 Spring Off-Campus Housing Fair
Date and time: Thursday, April 6, 2023 at Noon - 1:30pm
Looking for off-campus housing? Save the date for the Virtual Housing Fair! Representatives from apartment communities near the UI campus will be available in their chat rooms to talk with you in a virtual platform about their housing options. Find your next apartment with just the click of a button! Iowa City and university resources such as Student Legal Services will also be present to help answer any questions you may have and provide options for support. We encourage everyone to sign up here: Virtual Housing Fair Sign Up.
Learn about the Transit App
If you are a little unsure about Transit and how to use it, watch this video.
Moving into an apartment or house
Prior to looking into off-campus housing, it is important to look at all of your options and resources. The Division of Student Life has compiled a list of resources for students to use before, during, and after their off-campus experience.
For more information on things your should be aware of during and after living in your apartment/house, read our off-campus living guide. The off-campus living guide contains legal information, campus resources, maintenance information, and more.
Video Series: Iowa City Rental Guide
As the home of the University of Iowa, Iowa City sees a large influx of people moving to town each year. Many become first-time renters in our City.
To make this experience a little less daunting, City Channel 4 has compiled a list of helpful tips people should know before, during, and after renting a property.
Undergraduate Student Government's Renter's Guide
This guide includes information compiled through an extensive survey of off-campus renters, evaluating the perceived level of service and quality tenants received from their landlords. Survey participants were asked questions relevant to their experience with their landlord or property manager during the last year.
Student Legal Services
Tenants' Rights Guide
Student Legal Services strives to educate tenants on their rights and responsibilities throughout the renting process.
Students can take proactive steps to protect themselves from being taken advantage of by landlords and property managers. If you have questions about your renting situation, contact Student Legal Services or another attorney.
Dean of Students
Student Care and Assistance
Student Care and Assistance provides assistance to University of Iowa undergraduate, graduate, and professional students experiencing crisis and emergency situations. These situations may include:
- Medical emergencies or long-term illness
- Mental health concerns
- Chronic conditions
- Death of a family member
- Natural disasters - fire, tornado, flood
- Off campus living concerns
- Unexpected events or challenges