Living in D.C.

Neighborhood in D.C.

At American University, Washington, DC is your campus and your home. With its vibrant communities and eclectic neighborhoods, D.C. is an exciting city for young adults. These guides will help you learn to navigate off-campus life in the nation's capital.

Learn more about budgeting and living with your roommates by looking through the related links.

Off-Campus Housing guides and newsletters

Guides and Newsletters

Explore our Off-Campus Housing Guide and newsletters for guidance and updates on renting in D.C.


Off-Campus Living Insights

American University students living off campus answered questions about where they live and how they found it.

Survey Results (PDF)