Relocating & Summer Housing

Summer housing is available through some gracious Swarthmore alums in various cities in and around the U.S. Come by Career Services to look through the binder for some possibilities.

  • Swarthmore College Summer Housing Learn about summer housing policies here at Swarthmore.
  • Swarthmore Connection  is a web app that lets you keep track of where other Swatties are going to be over the summer break and post graduation. This lets you learn about what others are doing for their internship, research, traveling, entrepreneurship, and more.
  • Swarthmore Weekly News Look at the housing section to view posts about summer housing in the Swarthmore area or anywhere in the country.
  • The Daily Gazette The place for students to connect with one another about summer and post-grad housing plans.
  • Apartments.com Provides listings for a wide variety of rental properties.
  • ApartmentList.com With over 1.8 million listings nationwide, wonderful free resource for your students to use to help them find housing.
  • Cost of Living Calculator The salary calculator compares the cost of living in two American cities.
  • Craigslist Information on housing through out the U.S.
  • EasyRoommate Find or request a roommate.
  • Enormo USA Large real estate portal, with listings in over 50 countries.
  • Find RentToOwn Avoid paying rent by finding rent-to-own homes.
  • Health-Insurance Options for Recent College Grads A Wall Street Journal  article with plenty of information about health insurance.
  • HomeStarSearch.com Enables you to search through a vast database of rent to own homes nationwide.
  • Housing 101 Housing resources for college students.
  • InternHousing.com Rooms for rent, intern-friendly apartment complexes and a roommate matching service.
  • MonsterTrak A relocation calculator that can used to compare the costs of switching jobs and moving to new areas.
  • MyApartmentMap Plots all U.S. universities and colleges on an interactive map. Also shows nearby grocery stores, public transportation, and other amenities.
  • Padmapper  Maps Oodle, Craigslist, Apartments.com listings on one map. Filter by price, keywords, and more.
  • RentWave.com Information on over 1,000,000 apartments for rent. 
  • Roommates.com A roommate finder and roommate search service which covers thousands of cities nationwide. 
  • Sublet.com Site where landlords post apartments for rent, houses for rent, rooms for rent and sublets around the world.
  • NerdWallet The cost of living index allows users to tailor their comparisons based on demographics.

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