University Of Maryland Baltimore County

Off-Campus Housing 101

Find your home away from home

Welcome UMBC Students & Landlords

Since 2012, UMBC has provided both our students and local landlords an online database of student rentals and our Roommate Finder matching service to better serve students needing quality, safe off-campus housing in the Baltimore area.

It is always free for students, faculty and staff and landlords always receive their first 30 day listing free.

Thank you for supporting UMBC student housing.Please note as you search for housing in private houses in Baltimore County: Baltimore County law prohibits more than two unrelated adults from living together unless the unit is authorized by the county as a rooming or boarding house. This law applies only to residential rental properties with one to six units. Larger rental complexes are covered by other county laws and regulations that ensure the safety and well-being of their tenants.

UMBC Off-Campus Housing & Roommate Finder

Life and learning come together at UMBC. Faculty and students strive for the highest levels of accomplishment. In fields from classics and history to molecular biology and computer engineering, students are closely mentored by professors who are recognized leaders in their fields. UMBC also offers countless activities and resources - from state-of-the-art athletic facilities to dance, music and theatre performances. With downtown Baltimore and Washington, D.C., both nearby, there is never a shortage of things to do.

New landlords receive your first 30 days on-the-house. Call 800-862-9874 for further information or email us at Thank you for supporting UMBC student housing.

The nearby towns of Catonsville (Frederick Road) and Arbutus (East Drive) have retail districts with a variety of small shops and services. Ellicott City, 10 minutes away, is an historic mill town with excellent antique shops. Arundel Mills Mall, 15 minutes away, offers shopping, entertainment and restaurants.

UMBC offers daily shuttle services for students from campus to the BWI Rail Station, downtown Baltimore, Catonsville and Arbutus. On the weekends, students can pick up the Collegetown Shuttle downtown for free service to six other college campuses, Penn Station and Towson.

The open-air walkways and shops of Baltimore's Harborplace, as well as Camden Yards, home of the Orioles, and M&T Bank Stadium, home of the Ravens, are also convenient to UMBC.

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