Office of Residence Life

Helpful Documents

Many of the following documents will be helpful in living Off Campus. If you can't find a document you think would be useful, please let us know- we'll put it on here.

Apartment Selection Checklist

A useful spreadsheet for comparing potential apartments.

Breaking a Lease (sample)

A sample form for breaking your lease.

End of Lease Verification Sample

If your lease is ending, it's a good idea to contact your landlord to confirm that there aren't any problems in the process.

Lease Terms

A glossary of about 50 commonly used terms used by landlords and renters.

Model Lease Agreement

This is a common model by which many landlords create their own lease agreements.

New York Tenant Rights

A guide to the rights given to tenants living in the state of New York.

Off Campus Budget Planner

A handy spreadsheet that lists common expenses you'll have while living off campus. Print this out and fill in the chart- it will save you money!

Off Campus Compatibility Guide

For everybody's sake, you'll want to make sure you're compatible with your roommate(s).