close attention to the housing information your school sends
you. The student-housing situation varies greatly from one
U.S. educational institution to another. For example, some
small colleges require students to live in college residence
halls, leaving few housing choices to the students.
On the other hand, some large universities have little student
housing and are located in urban areas with limited housing.
New students bound for such schools are encouraged to arrive
at least a week or two early to allow time for finding a place
Some schools have deadlines for applying for on-campus housing.
So, first, you need to understand what housing situation you
Most new students will have several other
matters to consider: