UNH Off Campus Housing In Durham, NH

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Live big. Really big! With huge cottage floor plans, huge bedrooms, and giant walk-in closets, The Cottages of Durham isn't your normal UNH off campus housing – it's extra-large living for your extra-large college life at the University of New Hampshire. Stay fit with our 24-hour, state-of-the-art fitness center. Unwind with friends in the fully-loaded recreation center, or cook up a gourmet meal in your modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

And when it comes to making the grades at UNH, study right in our Academic Success Center with iMacs and free printing. Whether your academic pursuits are in-person or online this Fall, we are here for you.

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 $799 per installment/per person.

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Fit, healthy and happy.
  • State-of-the-art fitness

    • 24-hour fitness center with strength equipment, cardio machines and free weights
    • Yoga studio
    • Sauna
  • Designed for community

    • Recreation center with billiards and shuffleboard
    • Multimedia area
    • Social lounge
    • Coffee bar
    • Oversized hot tub
    • Outdoor fireplace
    • Bark park
  • Stay-healthy features

    • Outdoor pavilions with professional BBQ grills
    • Walking and fitness trails
    • Recreational green spaces
The lifestyle you want.
  • Modern, fully furnished cottages

    • Private bedrooms and bathrooms
    • Fully equipped kitchens with stainless steel appliances
    • Hardwood-style flooring
    • Private balconies available
    • Walk-in closets
    • Washer and dryer included
    • Upgraded, high-speed internet, cable TV and trash included
  • Peace-of-mind amenities

    • Professional, on-site management & maintenance
    • 24-hour, on-call staff
    • Community Assistant staff
    • Intrusion alarms in every unit
    • Limited access community
    • Courtesy patrol officer (see office for hours of service)
    • Parking included
    • Pet friendly
    • Individual liability leases
    • Roommate matching powered by RoomSync
Prepare to succeed.
  • Academically oriented environment

    • 24-hour Academic Success Center with iMacs and free printing
    • Group and private study lounges
    • Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the community
    • Internet included in every cottage
    • Enhanced-privacy floor plans for study
Where you want to be.
  • Just steps from campus for a great college life

    • Bike to the University of New Hampshire
    • Weekend shuttle
    • On the UNH bus route
    • Minutes to The MUB and T-Hall
    • Convenient access to the Whit

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

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Right where you want to be.
  • Bike to the University of New Hampshire
  • On the UNH bus route
  • Minutes to The MUB and T-Hall
  • Convenient access to the Whit
Close to all your favorite Durham hot spots.
  • Domino's Pizza
  • Hannafords
  • University's Bookstore
  • Aroma Joe's
  • Young's Restaurant
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. Whether their academic pursuits are in-person or online this Fall, we are here for them.

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! Your student can simply complete our personal profile card and we'll match them with someone who expressed similar interests, hobbies and study habits.

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.

FAQ
  • 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

    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.

    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 checks, money orders and cashier’s checks in our office made payable to the community name. As an alternative payment option we also accept credit card, debit cards and ACH payments online here for your convenience. We are unable to accept cash.

  • Guarantor

    When is a guarantor required?

    All residents require a guarantor to complete the guaranty agreement.

    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.

  • 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.

    Can I print an application from the website?

    You can access the printable PDF version of the application by clicking the “APPLY ONLINE!” link at the top of each page then selecting "Apply by mail" at the top of the page.

  • Roommate Matching and Requests

    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. 

    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. 

    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.

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