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Off Campus Living Hints
Off-campus living requires the student to assume a great deal of responsibility. To assist students in this transition the Student Development Office tries to assist students in any way possible. Below are some tips for off-campus living, as well as websites and telephone numbers to use if you have questions. In addition, the Student Development Office keeps a copy of Every Tenant's Legal Guide by Janet Portman and Marcia Stewart, and several copies of the City of Holland's Tenant-Landlord Guidelines in the office. Feel free to take some time and review this helpful documents during office hours.
Take the initiative to become acquainted with your neighbors. Establishing a positive relationship early can be very helpful if concerns arise in the neighborhood.
Check your unit for College-owned furnishings or trash containers. Public Safety or Maintenance will pick them up if you find anything that belongs to the College.
Become familiar with the laws of the City of Holland. You are responsible or knowing and abiding by them even if they are somewhat different than those in your hometown.
If you are having problems with a landlord, feel free to contact the Human Relations Office at Holland City Hall 355-1328
Laundry facilities are available at area laundromats.
FOOD SERVICE: Students residing off campus may use the College Food Service
The following websites provide useful information on a variety of off-campus housing questions.Housing Office at 395-7943.