Whether you are a newly admitted student or postdoc preparing to move to Chicago, or are already here and looking for a change of scenery, this site will provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision about housing. This guide contains useful tips and resources that will help you plan out your apartment search, understand your rental agreement (the lease), and familiarize yourself with your rights and responsibilities as a renter. Finding a place to call your own may seem a little daunting, but we’re here to help you navigate the process.
In spring and summer, UChicagoGRAD offers a series of online webinars designed to introduce students to the neighborhoods around our campus and provide an overview of the apartment-search process. For the full schedule of webinars, and to register, please click here.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE UNIVERSITY DOES NOT ENDORSE OR PROMOTE ANY SPECIFIC COMPANY, VENDOR, OR RENTAL AGENT. ALL OF THE COMPANIES MENTIONED IN THIS WEBSITE ARE OFFERED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.