Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus UPS apartment? Perhaps the options available from the University of Puget Sound housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the UPS campus. If so, you can search for off campus University of Puget Sound apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although University of Puget Sound 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.
UPS apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Tacoma, Washington. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus UPS apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search University of Puget Sound apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
With a tight academic focus and excellent staff to student ratios, it is surprising that Lewis and Clark College is not more well known nationally. It offers a quality, niche education in the fields of arts and sciences, law and teaching/counseling.
Portland, or PDX for the tech-heads, is known alternately as the City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, Rip City and Little Beirut. It is famous for its love of mind-altering drinks - nothing illegal, but there are more coffee shops and microbreweries in Portland than in most other cities across the nation.
Portland is generally an extremely walkable city, with a walkability factor of 97 out of 100. However the area around Lewis and Clark University scores only 23 out of 100 for walkability, being somewhat away from the center of town. If you can make it a mile, you have access to bars, coffee shops, grocery stores and restaurants without harming the environment.
For those who prefer to go car-less, TriMet operates both buses and light rail across the city, and the strong urban planning of the region makes it fairly easy to navigate.
Portland, Oregon is home to some of the world's strangest annual events ... while you won't find wife carrying or cheese races here, you will find oddities like the Annual Elephant Garlic Festival, Arg-Fest-o-Con and the Robin Hood Festival. There is also a more usual festival and event calendar, featuring the Missisippi Ave Street Fair, Orgeon Brewer's Festival, and a Grape stomping festival at St Josef's Winery.
There are plenty of apartments and other housing for rent in Portland, and prices are quite reasonable. If your housing budget is up to $600 per month, you can find a good selection of one to two bedroom apartments in the city. Most are between five and ten miles away from Lewis and Clark University.
Microbrews and Coffee - Portland Dining and Nightlife
Although located slightly south of the city, the area around Lewis and Clark university still has some quite good nightlife. Journeys and Cider Mill Restaurant and Lounge are nearby old favorites.
Lunchtime munchies will find you at one of the popular student haunts around Lewis and Clark University, with multicultural options like New Delhi Restaurant, Otto and Anoita's, and Marco's Café which serves vegetarian.