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

When ending your lease, always notify your landlord in writing. This document provides a template of what to write so that you can 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 New York State.

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

Go through these questions with your potential roommate(s) to make sure you are a match.