The Off-Campus Student

Pros & Cons for Living On or Off Campus at UCF

off-campus-student-housing-guideLiving on campus can be extremely beneficial for students. However, there are some downsides to consider, so let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of on-campus living:

  • Pros: convenience, social opportunities, security
  • Cons: limited privacy, more rules, less space

Off-campus housing is something many students start to consider after their first year of college. This option provides greater independence, lower costs and typically more space. However, there are some drawbacks, too.

  • Pros: privacy, independence, renewable leases
  • Cons: commuting, parking, less security

There are numerous benefits and drawbacks to both on-campus and off-campus student housing. It really boils down to your own personal budget, lifestyle, needs and preferences.

Download our free guide today and learn more about the pros and cons of living on or off-campus at UCF!

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