Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus CU apartment? Perhaps the options available from the Cornell University housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the CU campus. If so, you can search for off campus Cornell University apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although Cornell University student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.
CU apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Ithaca, New York. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the CU Bears games and make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus CU apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search Cornell University apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
Ithaca College is the kind of place where you run into your professor at the coffee shop. From IC's annual Habidash race for Habitat for Humanity, to its Food for Thought campaign that benefits malnourished children, to its Service Saturdays community volunteer program, IC is all about community care. It has an impressive faculty to student ratio of 1 to 12. With domestic and international satellite locations as well as student run television and radio stations, magazines, and newspapers, Ithaca College offers students a plethora of ways to get involved. As if that weren't enough, it has partnerships with Wells College and Cornell.
If you are an IC student, you are probably over seeing this tagline on t-shirts, but you have to admit that it's true. Ithaca is stunning, not only in its gorges but right down to its houses, many of which have a personalities as unique as your crazy Aunt Polly's. A popular housing option for many IC students is renting out an entire house with a group of friends. However, one-room rentals are also plentiful. If you're not into quirky old places, there are plenty of more modern accommodations listed on this site—you know, ones where you're less likely to have to do your own plumbing, or worry about whether the attic is haunted. Check areas near the Commons. Gettin' 'round Ithaca is made simple by Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, though buses can be late and are notoriously slow. However, the good news for those of you on a budget is that students get discount bus passes. Many Ithaca College students have cars so sidle up to a schoolmate with wheels your first week of class. It will come in handy.
If you're headed to Ithaca, you must check out Cayuga Lake, the longest of New York's Finger Lakes. It is popular among boaters and is also the source of drinking water for many surrounding communities. Or fish for bargains at one of Ithaca's many used book stores then hole up in your favorite quaint coffeeshop. Get a little fresh air and head for a stroll down the Ithaca Commons, a pedestrian mall full of restaurants, stores, and entertainment. Get friendly with the Cornell kids on a trip to Collegetown, next to the Cornell campus. There are lots of places to eat and shop in Collegetown, such as CollegeTown Bagels, a staple for many Ithaca College and Cornell students. And in addition to the college-party vibe, Ithaca is full of adult fun. Party like a grown-up and hit the Finger Lakes Wine Trail.