Off-Campus Housing

With 4,700 students enrolled at Penn State Behrend and nearly 1,750 living on-campus, there is a strong need  to provide our college community with off-campus housing alternatives. We have partnered with BrainWebs Housing Registry System to provide both landlords and tenants easy access to information regarding off-campus housing.

Student, Faculty and Staff Resources

For students with a current on-campus contract, it is strongly encouraged to first request a release from this contract before signing a lease with an off-campus landlord.

Search Local Listings
Behrend students, faculty and staff may now search on-line for available rental properties near the campus. Using the on-line system tenants may also subscribe to a "wait list" which will send an immediate notification as new properties are listed, thus keeping you up-to date on available rental units. Please note: Although the Division of Student Affairs facilitates the sharing of information regarding living units, off-campus dwellings have not been inspected by Penn State Behrend, and the college does not take responsibility for the facilities listed.

Off-Campus Housing Resource Manual (Word)/PDF
This manual provides helpful information regarding the choice of a dwelling, the signing of a lease, your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, or any number of other issues pertaining to rentals in Pennsylvania.The legal information contained here is offered in summary form and is intended to serve as a general guide to students renting in Pennsylvania. It is not intended as a substitute for professional advise and/or counseling from an attorney.

Other Resources
Map of Erie
Directions to Penn State Behrend
VisitErie (Vistor's Bureau)
Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority
Big Box Storage Rentals

Landlord Resources

Post rental properties
Landlords and agents may now list, maintain, and remove rental offerings directly through BrainWebs. Rental properties may be listed for a period of 30 days before renewal is required. This keeps rental information up-to-date for potential tenants.



Andrea Myers, Office of Student Activities
Phone: 814-898-6171
Fax: 814-898-6015
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Sponsored by: Penn State Behrend Student Government Association and the Student Activity Fee.

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