Arrival Handbook / Off Campus Housing Resources

Arrival Handbook

We have designed this Arrival Handbook to provide you with information of the most frequently asked questions posed by international students when they first arrive. Please refer to this Handbook frequently to help you ease into your new life here.

Download International Student Arrival Handbook

Off-Campus Living

For off-campus living resources, finding roommates and more, go to

Rental Support Letter

If a landlord or property management company is asking you to provide a social security number or co-signer on a rental application, download and give them this Rental Support Letter to explain why these requirements create a barrier to renting in Eugene. 

Off-Campus Housing Properties

Below are just a few off-campus rental properties in Eugene that international students have recommended. 

Chase Village 

375 Marche Chase Drive, Eugene


Ducks Village 

3225 Kinsrow Avenue, Eugene


Skybox & Courtside

1425 Villard Street, Eugene


K14 Apartment

1414 Kincaid Street, Eugene


13th & Olive 

1180 Willamette Street, Eugene


The Soto

1180 Patterson Street, Eugene


Union on Broadway

480 E Broadway, Eugene


Eugene Lodge and International Hostel

The Eugene Lodge and International Hostel is a 15 year old art and hippie lodge/hostel in the heart of the Whiteaker Historic District. We are centrally located two blocks from a grocery store, the Blair Historic Shopping District, and public transportation. (10 minute bike ride to the UO!)

We offer free breakfast every day, and a number of amenities on site

    • WiFi, Computer, and Printing
    • Bikes for rent
    • XBox, Movies, Music and Art Room, Reading Cave, and Board Games
    • Concerts, Events, and Community activities
    • And much more!

As the only hostel in Lane County, we cater to international travelers from around the world and have hosted guests from over 150 countries. We are communal by design, and a great way for international students to meet and have your needs taken care of as you settle in and prepare for your UO experience!

First Days in Eugene:

Whether you arrive by plane, train, or bus, we are happy to help you get comfortable during your first few weeks in Eugene. Come home-base here during orientation, as you get your licenses, bank accounts, and other living requirements set up. 

We are open 365 days per year, and always available to help students with our student rate. 

Short Term Lodging (1mo-3mo):

We offer special housing options for a period of 1-3 months for international students looking to settle into Eugene, on a single term exchange program, or just in need of a bit of community for a while. We're flexible in working with students based on their budget.