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Campus and Community Life

Off-Campus Housing

Updated 11/14/2016.

It’s housing fair season! The Downtown Housing Fair takes place on Wednesday, November 16, from 10 AM to 3 PM in the Mountainlair Ballrooms. The housing fairs provide students with a one-stop shopping opportunity to begin their housing search for Fall 2017. More than 40 area landlords are registered for the fair. The Evansdale Fair takes place on Saturday, January 21 from noon to 3 PM in the ERC (Lyon Tower) Blue and Gold Rooms.

To search for available housing listings from area landlords, click on Housing Search in the Off-Campus Housing submenu to begin searching for available rental properties. Or if you are interested in finding a roommate who already has an apartment, click on Roommate Resources to start your search. If you need to sublease, go to Roommate Resources to post an ad. In addition, you will find numerous housing listings in the classified section of The Daily Athenaeum, the student newspaper at WVU, which is available online at Also see the The Daily Athenaeum Housing Guide.

Landlords who wish to list properties on this site should access the Landlord Resources page and follow the instructions for listing properties.

WVU University Apartments offers four modern apartment complexes, and family housing is available. Contact University Apartments at 304-293-5840.

WVU Housing and Residential Education provides residence hall accommodations. Contact WVU Housing at 304-293-2811.

Be sure to see the Off-Campus Housing Publications page, where you may download a listing of rental property websites and phone numbers ; renter’s insurance information; an apartment hunter’s checklist; fire safety and prevention advice; and information on area mobile home parks and sales centers. And see the Off-Campus Housing Forms page for additional resources, including sublease forms; move-in and move-out checklists; a sample roommate agreement; and much, much more.

The WVU Guide for Off-Campus Living and the Welcome to Morgantown brochure offer general information about housing in the Morgantown area. The Good Neighbor page contains information regarding fitting in to the Morgantown community. And for information about the Morgantown Housing Code Ordinance, visit the City of Morgantown Rental Housing page.

Since parking is always an issue in the Morgantown area, check out the Parking page for more information about public and private lots that are close to campus.

And if you’re looking for information on local hotels, major department stores and shopping centers, grocery stores, furniture stores, storage facilities, local cellular phone providers, and area banks, visit the Frequently Asked Questions section for listings.

If you would like someone from this office to do an educational presentation, please contact Brian Walker at

Visit the Off-Campus Housing website regularly for new rental listings and other updated information.