The Department of Community Living life can be very useful in providing guidance and answering any questions you may have about the process involved in finding off-campus housing.


Finding housing is an essential step to beginning your journey as a scholar here at Brandeis University. Although the University does not provide on-campus housing for postdoctoral scholars, there are a multitude of resources available to guide you during this process.


If you are looking for short-term housing solutions, feel free to take a look at a list of hotels close to campus.

For a more cost-effective solution, you can also make reservations at nearby hostels.


The search for off-campus housing can take time, so it is greatly recommended that you begin your search prior to arriving at Brandeis.

Many scholars choose to live in apartment complexes nearby. However, there are many housing options available in the greater Boston area as well.

You can refer to some housing tips and guides that have been developed by the Office of Graduate Student Affairs and the Department of Community Living which provide an outline of the steps required to find off-campus housing.

Additional off-campus housing resources can be found on the Department of Living's website.