Are you looking for information about how to find the best room or apartment near UVA? Here are the details about “on grounds” and “off grounds” housing…
Housing options include
1. UVA dormitories and housing (“on grounds”)
2. Apartments and houses (“off grounds”)
UVA “On-Grounds” Dormitories and Housing. Rooms or apartments rented to students by the university. See: http://www.virginia.edu/housing.
“Off-Grounds” Apartments or Houses. Not owned by UVA. Usually shared by two or more students, these can be located through:
A Note on some of the major apartment complexes around UVA
If you are in the Darden School or Law School or if you just want a nice place to live, you can consider an apartment near North Grounds
Leases. A contract that must be signed in order to rent a room, apartment or house. Usually, each student signs a lease to rent a place to live for one year at a time. Talk to your landlord about the possibility of subletting. A sublease is temporarily renting your room or apartment to someone else.
Things to Consider when Renting