Off-Campus Housing Options

On-campus housing is available to all Oregon State University students, both in their first year and beyond. After their first year, students have the option of moving off campus. Learn more about Oregon State policies and options for living off-campus.

First Year Live-On Policy

Affiliated Off-Campus Housing

Corvallis Living Guide

Corvallis Community Resources

The Gem

Student Family Housing

Graduate, Transfer, and Sophomore & Above Housing



The Gem

The Gem is owned and operated by College Housing Northwest: Corvallis. The Gem works in cooperation with University Housing and Dining Services, and is managed by a separate company. Apartments in The Gem are all unique and fully furnished with complete kitchens and private baths. Amenities include all utilities provided plus high speed internet and cable TV in lounges. The Gem also offers a printing center, fitness center, Chinese restaurant, laundry facility, and community lounges including study lounges, a game room, and a social lounge with a 80” plasma TV. For application information, please visit them on the web at The Gem.

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Oregon State University has a Greek community with 47 different chapters on campus. Twenty-eight of these organizations provide housing options. Visit OSU's Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life to learn more about the Greek community.

Corvallis Community Relations

The Corvallis Community Relations office provides OSU students with many resources for moving off-campus, including a renter's guide, and list of housing providers.

Student Legal Services

Students with landlord-tenant disputes can seek help from ASOSU's Student Legal Services.