Beyond the Diag - Off Campus Housing

Moving Out? Clean Up!

Moving out this summer? Try and help keep the campus and city clean. To make things easier, here are some tips on recycling, taking out the trash, and donating items.

Save the Environment and Your Pocketbook

It’s no secret that living off-campus is expensive. From rent and utilities to buying food, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Follow these small steps to make living on your own a little easier and more sustainable.

Recycling and Reuse Options in Ann Arbor

Moving off-campus, and in many cases to a new city or state entirely, can be a huge adjustment with many new things to learn. Since recycling guidelines vary from city to city, we want to make sure you know how it all works in Ann Arbor.

Lower your Energy Bill

If you pay for utilities in your house or apartment, turning the heat on this winter may have put a little extra strain on your wallet. To save money this semester, here are a few tips to conserve energy and lower your electricity bill.

Trash Collection and Recycling

If you live in a house off campus, you may be responsible for taking out the trash each week. Soon after move-in, look up the collection schedule on and make sure you recycle what you can.