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Tips for Renters

Before you start…

Finding a place to live may seem like an impossible task. Time, money, persistence, and luck are all factors needed in the housing search. You should allow yourself ample time to find accommodations that are suitable for you. If you are planning to have your parents partially or fully fund your apartment, you may want to talk to them first before setting out to find an apartment. This guide can be very useful in your search. However, it is not advisable to attempt to rent any accommodation via the mail or telephone. Be sure to personally inspect the facility before agreeing to rent.

Renter Be(A)ware
Be positive you know what you are renting. Some basic questions to ask before you sign a lease.
Roommates and Finances for Renters
A few more things to consider to when choosing the off-campus living situation that is right for you.
The Lease Agreement
Understand the common terms found in a housing lease agreement.
Off-Campus Housing List
A wide variety of off-campus housing is available throughout the community! Here is a list of some of the local housing options for culinary and baking students.
 
  • Academy of Culinary Arts
  • 1012 Winslow Street
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
  • Phone: 800-438-6424
  • Fax: 814-938-1158
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.