University of Puget Sound Off Campus Apartments
Ready for an Apartment near UPS?
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.
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Tacoma, Washington, 98409
1 BedroomUp to $799
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Is Tacoma a town where I'll need a car to get to work?
Tacoma has an amazing selection of public transportation so it would be surprising if you did need a car to get to work. Between buses, commuter rail, light rail and ferries, it makes sense to commute on one of them rather than get into congested traffic. For more information check http://www.piercetransit.org/ and www.soundtransit.org for more information.
Where in Tacoma should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
According to walkscore.com, New Tacoma is by far the most pedestrian-friendly section of town, with a walk score of 86 out of 100. New Tacoma includes the downtown district, which consists of Tacoma's Helens Neighborhood, the Theater District, Central Business District, Warehouse/Brewery District, Foss Waterway, McCarver Neighborhood, Stadium District, and the Dome District. Some other areas with higher-than-average walkscores include Central Tacoma with a walkscore of 69, and the North End with a walkscore of 68.
What are some quiet neighborhoods in Tacoma?
Some quiet neighborhoods in Tacoma include North Tacoma (otherwise known as the North End) and Northeast Tacoma. They are also, however, the most expensive neighborhoods in Tacoma. Northeast Tacoma is the most affluent area of Tacoma. Because of the hilly terrain, many homes in the area have views. North Tacoma is solidly middle class.
Is Tacoma pet friendly?
With quite a few off-leash dog areas and a number of other open spaces, Tacoma is pet-friendly. Dog-specific parks include Chambers Creek Dog Beach, Chambers Creek Temporary Dog Park, Dugan Foundation Spay/Neuter Clinic Dog Park, McKinley Park Off-Leash Dog Area, Rogers Dog Park, and the South Tacoma Community Center Off-Leash Dog Area. Places where you take your pets as long as they are kept on leash include Puget Park, McKinley Park, Lincoln Park, Swan Creek County Park, and Ruston's Point Defiance Park. For hiking and camping with your pets, the Cascade Mountains are located to the east of Tacoma.