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Experience Life Off Campus

Most Miami students live in the residence halls and apartments on campus for their first two years. When you're ready to transition off campus, you'll want to make informed decisions about where and with whom to live, understand your rights and responsibilities as citizens, and build a positive relationship with the Oxford community.

Make Oxford Your Home

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Housing Search

Choosing where to live off-campus is an important decision. Let us help you start your search and determine your priorities when picking a new spot.

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Living in Oxford

Discover what it's like to reside in one of America's Best College Towns. With the vibrancy of a big city and the charm of a small town, we hope you enjoy our community as much as we do.

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Moving In and Out

Make relocating even easier when you connect with off-campus resources. From updating your address to moving and storage company options, we can help.

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Moving to Oxford

Resources and tips to make your move to Oxford as easy as possible.
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Commuter Center

The Carruthers Commuter Resource Center offers lockers, hangout space, and a kitchenette for students who commute to the Oxford campus from the surrounding area. Access services and support here if you plan to live off campus and commute.

Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

Good Neighbor Policy

Off-campus noise, litter, and nuisance party citations are handled through an intervention process on campus. Get a full rundown of the protocol.


Parking in Oxford

Reduce frustration and the potential for parking violations in Oxford when you're familiar with the Parking in Oxford page.


Oxford Laws and Ordinances

Every city or town has local laws, and Oxford is no exception. To ensure you have all the information needed to live violation-free in Oxford, consider the laws that most often pertain to Miami students.