Nittany Highlands Apartments
The Nittany Highlands Apartments are just across the street and provide apartment-style living and a residence hall-like experience!
Due to our close proximity to Pittsburgh, our students have plenty of housing options to choose from. However, students choosing to live off campus should plan to have access to a car.
Additional housing resources
For those seeking off-campus housing, here is a variety of resources.
Online Search Engines for Off-Campus Housing
Search Local Online Classified Ads
New Kensington students, faculty and staff may search on-line for available rental properties near the campus and/or review the listings provided below.
Search the Classified Ad sections of these local newspapers:
Helpful Housing-Related Resources
The Penn State Office of Off-Campus Living compiled a helpful list of resources so that students can have a trusted place to look.
- Everything I Should Have Known About Renting But Was Afraid to Ask
- Security Safety Checklist
- Roommate Compatibility
- Why to Bother With a Roommate Agreement
- Renting A Room in a Private House
- What You Need to Know About Subletting
- Landlords, Leases, and Credit Checks, Oh My!
- Security Deposits
- Property Inspection Damage Checklist
- General Off-Campus Living Resources
Please note -- although the Division of Student Affairs facilitates the sharing of information regarding living units, off-campus dwellings have not been inspected by Penn State New Kensington, and the University does not take responsibility for the facilities listed.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Student Affairs.