Should you be waitlisted, we strongly recommend you contact the Office of Housing Services Leasing Agent, Maryam Isa at 212-304-7267 at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for off-campus assistance.
Off Campus Housing
There are many things to consider when undertaking an apartment search. You should take some time to consider your priorities: location, budget, roommtes, how and when to search. This will help you narrow your search and avoid spending time exploring apartment that really don't fit your goals. If you work with a realtor, thinking about your priorities ahead of time will allow the realtor to more quickly identify apartments you may like.
Searching for an apartment can be a time consuming process. You should be prepared to spend a few weeks conducting your search and should plan to visit NYC in order to see apartments. The peak for finding apartments is late June/early July. Your goal should be to find an apartment by the end of July.
Off-Campus Housing Assistance (OCHA) assists Columbia students and affiliates in their search for housing in non-Columbia owned buildings located in the metropolitan area.
OCHA maintains a Web site and regular office hours to provide advice, resources and an online database of available housing.
For more information about OCHA, please click here:
For all other waitlisted students, please feel free to read below for additional information regarding off-campus housing. Before going forward, please read and click "accept" to proceed.
As a subscriber to the CUMC Off-Campus Housing Office Rental Housing Listing Service, I agree to abide by all public laws and regulations pertaining to the rental of housing accommodations and is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it ILLEGAL to advertise any preference, limitations or discrimination on the basis of RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, GENDER, MARITAL STATUS, DISABILITY, or SEXUAL ORIENTATION. The University accepts no responsibility for any actions arising from these listings. The University has not accepted, approved or disapproved of this facility nor investigates, endorses or guarantees the suitability of those responding to any listing.