Off-campus housing in the Waltham community surrounding Brandeis is extensive and varied. "Off-campus housing" simply refers to any housing not owned and operated by the University. Off-campus housing includes shared housing, apartments, houses, and rooms for rent.
Jumpoffcampus.com is a new online directory for Brandeis students and building owners to look for and post available spaces for rent. Jump Off-Campus hosts a Brandeis specific site for landlords specifically looking to rent to Brandeis students and other members of the Brandeis community. Students can sign up to view listings or post their own sublet. A Brandeis email address is required.
Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen: This soup kitchen is open every day from 4-6 p.m., serving snacks and a hot meal to anyone who attends.
Waltham Public Library: The library is a place where you can find comfortable places to read and to go online. There are also events for children, teens and adults.
Watch CDC: The Waltham Alliance for Teaching, Community organizing and Housing (WATCH) is a good resource overall, and also has a community resource guide that includes a list of food pantries and free meals.