The MSU/Bozeman Good Neighbor Committee will host a free seminar to help MSU students planning to live off-campus for the first time learn how to find, lease and be safe off campus and how to be good neighbors.
"Off Campus Living 101" will be offered on Wednesday, March 8 at 5:30p.m. in Ballroom B in the SUB
Geared toward students moving off campus for the first time since leaving home, seminar topics will include finding the right rental property, important safety features, understanding lease agreements, tenant rights and responsibilities and financial education, MSU code of conduct, on campus housing options and more. Panelists will advise on selecting responsible roommates and making a successful transition into local neighborhoods. Panelists will include representatives from MSU Community Relations, Dean of Students office, Office of Financial Education, MSU Police, Bozeman Police Department, MSU Residence Life, Bozeman Fire Department, Peak Property Management, Bozeman neighbors and current MSU Students living off campus
Launched in 2012, the Good Neighbor Committee encourages positive interactions between permanent community residents and students through a myriad of programs and this seminar provides education and resources to equip students to be good neighbors and citizens. This committee includes representatives from the Bozeman City Mangaer's office, code compliance office, Bozeman Police and Fire Departments, University Communications, Dean of Students office, Office of Student Engagement, MSU Housing, MSU Police Department, ASMSU, Sorority and Fraternity Life, Peak Property Managemant, Bozeman Inter-Neighborhood Council and a local community business representative.
Participating students will be eligible to win a mountain bike and other prizes!
Refreshments will be served.
If you have any questions, please contact the event administrator at [email protected] or by phone at 406-994-7462.