Living Off Campus

Your guide to living independently as a proud Blue Hen

Find an apartment, learn your rights as a tenant and build a successful and meaningful relationship with the University of Delaware, even while living off campus.

Aerial of Main Street, Newark

UD partners with to make searching for housing, roommates or tenants easy and free. This service includes descriptive listings with photos, floor plans, amenities, Google mapping and more, as well as filterable search tools and live support for students. also provides benefits for landlords who have local vacancies to post. Email or call 1-866-766-0767 with any questions.

Find Off-Campus Housing

  • Budgeting
  • Apartment comparison worksheet
  • Move-in checklists
  • Tenant rights
  • Roommate relationships

Campus Involvement

  • Finding community
  • Getting involved
  • Hangout spots
  • Campus dining

Conduct and Safety

  • Campus safety
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Emergency services
  • UD Alert
  • LiveSafe app

Campus and Student Life Contacts

Safety and Law Enforcement
Alcohol and Drug Amnesty Protocol
University of Delaware Police Department (UDPD) | 302-831-2222
Newark Police Department | 302-366-7111
UD Helpline 24/7/365 | 302-831-1001
Crisis Text Line | 741741 (Send ‘UDTEXT’ or ‘STEVE’)
In an emergency, dial 911. On or near campus, you will be routed to UDPD.

Student Life
Center for Black Culture | 302-831-2991
Center for Counseling & Student Development | 302-831-2141
Community Standards & Conflict Resolution | 302-831-2117
Disability Support Services | 302-831-4643
Fraternity & Sorority Leadership and Learning | 302-831-0456
Student Diversity & Inclusion
Student Health Services | 302-831-2226
Student Services for Athletes | 302-831-2748
Student Wellness & Health Promotion | 302-831-3457
UD Career Center | 302-831-2392
University Student Centers | 302-831-1036

Academic Enrichment, Office of | 302-831-4555
Admissions | 302-831-8123
Banking, PNC | 302-733-7241
Billing | 302-831-2126
Bookstore, UD | 302-831-2637
Campus Recreation | 302-831-8600
Dining Services | 302-831-6761
Financial Aid | 302-831-2126
International Students & Scholars, Office of | 302-831-2115
IT Support Center | 302-831-6000
Registrar, University | 302-831-2131
Student Financial Services | 302-831-2126
Transfer Student Resources | 302-831-1554

Covid-19 guidelines

City of Newark Resources

There is no doubt that Main Street and the strong and vibrant community of Newark, Delaware, are a key part of the UD student experience. We hope you recognize the uniqueness of the partnership between the University and the city of Newark and that you commit to being a strong ambassador for UD within your off-campus neighborhood.

Various images of Main Street in Newark, DE on a warmish February weekend. - (Evan Krape / University of Delaware)