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Welcome to College of the Desert! The Office of Student Life is located in Room 114 on the College of the Desert campus. We provide off-campus housing information and many other services that may help you get settled into your living arrangement. This short guide contains tips on renting in Coachella Valley, resources for finding roommates and apartments.

Disclaimer: Off-campus housing information is provided solely as a courtesy. The Office of Student Life and College of the Desert does not inspect, endorse or assume any responsibility for any properties, accommodations, or other housing options or websites; and it expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for any problems that may arise within connection therewith. Individuals are strongly advised to thoroughly investigate and inspect any properties, accommodations, or other housing options before making final arrangements.

During the academic year, our office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday. Our summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. If we can be of any further assistance, please contact us at (760) 862-1317. 

Another good reference is our Guide to Off Campus Housing. Here you will find a packet about moving in, lease and insurance, rent and security deposit, myths and facts.

Here are other resources: