The City of Flagstaff and Northern Arizona University are teaming up for the 5th Annual Community Welcome event taking place Wednesday, September 7, 2022.
Contact Off-Campus Life
If you have any questions or need to schedule an appointment, please contact our Program Manager and Neighborhood Liaison:Staff Directory
Off-Campus Life provides off-campus living information, resources, and educational programs that benefit students, university and community members.
Prior to looking into off-campus housing, it is important to look at all your options and resources. We have compiled a list of resources for you to use before, during, and after your off-campus experience.
Louie’s list Accordion Closed
Louie’s List is the official off-campus housing website made specifically for NAU students, faculty and staff. It is an easy tool used to search and post listings, find roommates, and other resources.
Off-Campus living course Accordion Closed
This free online training will help you make a successful transition into the Flagstaff community. You will know what to look for when choosing a place to live and what you need to know when signing a lease. You will learn about city codes and ordinances unique to Flagstaff and will be provided with helpful tips on being a good neighbor, managing parties responsibly, and healthy roommate relationships.
To access the online training, you will need your NAU user ID and password.
The training consists of two modules and takes approximately 40 minutes to complete. Your progress is saved automatically. You must earn a score of 80% or higher in each module to earn your certificate of completion. Print your certificates and ask your tentative landlord if they are offering incentives for completing this training.
Off-Campus housing guide Accordion Closed
This guide is designed to help you make a successful transition into the Flagstaff community. It covers topics such as:
Each year, NAU and the City of Flagstaff collaborate to help students living off campus responsibly donate or recycle unwanted items. Together we can improve our neighborhoods, keep reusable items out of our landfill, and support local sustainability efforts.
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Make sure your unwanted items get another life. Donate your items to one of the many businesses and organizations in Flagstaff that accept them for reuse. Find a list of options for donating or reselling your items responsibly here.
Dispose of hazardous materials Accordion Closed
The Flagstaff Hazardous Products Center is a great place to dispose electronic and other hazardous items for recycling or proper disposal.
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To learn more about how to dispose of just about anything, responsibly, visit Recycle by City.
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Flagstaff is known for its friendliness and small-town feel. Take pride in where you live and get to know your neighbors. Here are some helpful tips:
- Introduce yourself
- Keep neighbors informed
- Be aware of neighborhood expectations
- Respect differences
- Be friendly
City ordinances Accordion Closed
The City of Flagstaff has ordinances in place to address issues of local concern. You can be fined if you fail to comply with an ordinance. It is important to be familiar with all city ordinances. However, here are just a few ordinances that are important to highlight:
- Municipal solid waste collection service
- Nuisance noise
- Nuisance parties
- Residential parking
- Removal of snow and/or ice
- Winter parking
For complete information, please reference the Flagstaff City Code website.
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Always remember that when hosting a gathering you are assuming responsibility for any and all issues that may arise. Here are some tips for hosting a responsible party:
- Discuss party expectations
- Notify neighbors in advance
- Designate a sober host
- Think before you post
- Keep the size reasonable
- Be proactive
- Be cooperative
- Clean up