Take a break from your housing search and get connected to Graduate Student Activities!
We recommend using a Roommate Agreement upon the start of your lease to set living expectations
Relevant blogs and articles all about living Off-Campus
Safety & Security Guide
ADT's renter's guide to safety & security
Guide to help you understand the importance of Rental Insurance
WatchCDC Housing Clinic
Community Advocates that can help you with tenant/landlord/lease questions
CORT Furniture Rental
Full service furniture rental company
CONTACT USSteven Weglinski
Graduate Student Affairs
Housing for Graduate Students
We have many resources available for helping students find off-campus housing, either close-by within the Waltham area, or easily accessible by public transportation within the broader Boston Metro community.
KEY HOUSING RESOURCES
- Read our official OFF CAMPUS HOUSING GUIDE to learn about living Off-Campus.
- Sign up for our HOUSING FACEBOOK GROUP to view and post housing opportunities.
- Subscribe to our LIST SERVE to get housing postings straight to your email (details below).
We will send occasional information to you via this list that will assist you in finding suitable and affordable housing. This list serves as a community where people can post about and find housing opportunities, as well as housemates and roommates with fellow students.
HOW TO POST TO THE LISTSERV:
1) Send an email to email@example.com.
PRO TIPS for writing great posts:
*Include a title of your listing as the subject of the email!
(Will only post about 6-7 pictures due to file size restrictions)
*Include your contact info!
HOUSING RESOURCES AND WEBSITES
Suggested for International Students - Company provides concierge service to protect rent payments and view properties through video chat! Contact Spring Chen for more details on their current specials!
View posts by local landowners and real estate agents
An explainer guide to rent to own homes, an option for those serious about staying in the Waltham area after graduation. If you’re not, then this isn’t an option for you. If you are, then it’s worth being aware of.
TEMPORARY & SHORT TERM LEASE HOUSING
Apartments with month-month leases. (HINT: Keep costs down by rooming with other students, 2BD fits 4 people, 3 BD fits 6 people, etc...)
ADAMS STREET APARTMENTS
Apartments with 2-4 month leases 1 mile from campus.
Inexpensive "hotel-like" accommodations in the Boston area
Home-stay housing service providng a fully immersive experience
Campus shuttle stops at this hotel!
Disclaimer: The Office of Graduate Student Affairs provides information to students as a courtesy service to help with finding suitable housing for students attending Brandeis University. The information is for the use of Brandeis students and is only updated periodically. Brandeis University accepts no responsibility for the reliability of the information provided or those listing with the Department. Contact with persons listed herein will be conducted independently of the University. Brandeis University will not be involved in any negotiations between you (the leaseholder) and any landlord, property owner, student, prospective student or realtor.