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Live big. Really big. The Cottages of Durham. UNH Off Campus Housing.
You're going to love it here.
The Cottages of Durham isn't your normal UNH apartment in Durham – it's extra-large living for your extra-large college life at The University of New Hampshire. Stay fit with our 24-hour fitness center. Unwind with friends in the recreation center, or cook up a gourmet meal in your modern kitchen!

Off-Campus Student Housing Near The University of New Hampshire

Floor plans designed with you in mind.

The perfect space to entertain and socialize when you want — and plenty of privacy when you don't.

Featuring 2, 3, 4 and 5 Bedroom Cottages and Duplexes

Starting at $919 per installment/per person.

Fit, healthy and happy.
  • Bark park
  • Coffee bar
  • Multimedia area
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Oversized hot tub
  • Recreation center with study booths
  • Social lounge
  • 24-hour fitness center with strength equipment, cardio machines and free weights
  • Sauna
  • Yoga studio
  • Outdoor pavilions with professional BBQ grills
  • Walking and fitness trails
  • Recreational green spaces
The lifestyle you want.
  • Coming Fall 2022 – G2B® High speed internet up to 1 Gbps included per bed
  • Fully equipped kitchens with stainless steel appliances
  • Hardwood-style flooring
  • Internet, cable TV and trash included
  • Pet friendly
  • Private balconies available
  • Private bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Walk-in closets
  • Washer and dryer included
  • 24-hour, on-call staff
  • Community Assistant staff
  • Courtesy patrol officer (see office for hours of service)
  • Individual liability leases
  • Limited access community
  • Parking included
  • Professional, on-site management & maintenance
  • Roommate matching powered by RoomSync
Prepare to succeed.
  • 24-hour Academic Success Center with iMacs and free printing
  • Enhanced-privacy floor plans for study
  • Group and private study lounges
  • Internet included in every cottage
  • Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the community
Where you want to be.
  • Bike to the University of New Hampshire
  • Convenient access to the Whit
  • Minutes to The MUB and T-Hall
  • On the UNH bus route
  • Weekend shuttle

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100 Clubhouse Street
Durham, NH 03824


(603) 397-5090
TheCottagesofDurham@AmericanCampus.com

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 

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For parents

We know you have a million things to worry about when your loved one is off at college, but their living environment shouldn't be one of them! Since 1993, American Campus has been the nation's leading provider of academically oriented student communities. In our unrelenting commitment to students, we give your student the college experience they want and the academic environment they need to succeed - not just in school, but also in life. 

24/7 ON-CALL STAFF

With on-site professional management and maintenance, and on-call staff available 24/7, we're always on duty to address your student's needs.

AVAILABLE ROOMMATE MATCHING

No roommate? No problem! Our roommate matching program is powered by RoomSync–a roommate matching app. Your student will have the opportunity to create a personal profile, search, filter, chat and match with other residents who will be living in the community.

INDIVIDUAL LIABILITY LEASES

You're only responsible for your student's rent — never someone else's! If a roommate transfers or graduates, you have no financial worries.

FULLY FURNISHED, TECHNOLOGY ENABLED

No moving truck needed! Nearly all ACC properties offer fully furnished units at no extra fee. And, our communities are technology enabled, helping your student stay connected to their coursework, friends and you.

FAQs

Application Process

Can I fill out an application online?
You can access the online application by clicking the “Apply Online” link at the top of every page.

Guarantor

Can I be my own guarantor?
A resident can act as their own guarantor if they can show documentation as outlined in the lease agreement that they have income greater than three times the rental installment.

What paperwork is required with a guarantor?
The guarantor will need to sign the guaranty agreement. If the resident is not of legal age to execute a contract, the guarantor will be required to sign both the lease and guaranty agreement.

When is a guarantor required?
All residents require a guarantor to complete the guaranty agreement.

Individual Leases

What is an individual lease?
An individual lease provides each resident with their own separate lease agreement and responsibility for only his/her rental installments and applicable utility and parking charges. By signing an individual lease, you are only taking responsibility for your rental installments and lease terms and will not be held liable for any delinquent amounts owed by your roommate(s).

Lease Term and Rental Installments

Can I setup recurring payments?
Yes! Save time in the future and never miss a rental installment by setting up recurring payments. You just need a few minutes and your checking account or card info to setup payments. Click here to login to the Resident Portal and get started.

Do you send me a bill every month?
No, bills are not sent to residents each month, but you may see payment reminders posted around the property.

How can I make a payment?
We accept credit cards, debit cards and ACH payments online through our Resident Portal. We are unable to accept cash.

What is an installment?
The typical lease term is approximately 11.5 months of occupancy which coincides with the university’s academic calendar. The resident is charged a total rent amount for the contracted occupancy period. The lease agreement will reflect the total rent amount typically divided into 12 equal installments due August 1 - July 1.  These installments do not represent a monthly rent amount and are not prorated. 

When are the installments due?
Installments are due on the 1st of each month per the payment schedule outlined in the lease agreement.

Renters Insurance

Is insurance coverage for my belongings included as part of my Lease Agreement?
Coverage for your personal belongings is not included as part of your Lease Agreement. Renters insurance can provide coverage for loss or damage to your personal belongings (including fire, theft, or natural causes). Renters insurance is not required but highly recommended. 

 

Roommate Matching and Requests

Am I allowed to request a specific unit?
You can list your preferences on your housing application, and we will do our best to place you in the unit that fits those requests. All requests are served on a first-come, first-served basis and are taken in order based on the date your lease was received.

Can I request specific roommates?
Yes! You can search for and match with specific roommates in the RoomSync app. Change your mind? No problem! You can modify your matches if your preferences change up until the matching period close date. 

Do you have a roommate matching service?
Yes! Our roommate matching program is powered by RoomSync–a roommate matching app. You will have the opportunity to create a personal profile, search, filter, chat and match with other residents who will be living in the community. You decide what matters most when narrowing down your search. Want a roommate with the same major? You got it! Prefer to live with someone who goes to bed early? No problem! Looking for a roommate who enjoys college football? No sweat! You control your search and matching criteria to find the perfect roommate.