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Finding a Roommate

Where to Find Someone

Social Media

  • You may consider using the UNG Residence Life Facebook page as an avenue to advertise for potential roommates or look for available housing.


  • Network through friends, classmates, clubs, and/or memberships.

Advertise Around Campus

  • Public bulletin boards in the Hoag Student Center, Stewart Center, academic buildings, and residence halls, etc.

Things to Consider

  • How many people are allowed to live in your rental property?
  • How many people do you want to live with you?
  • Where do you prefer to study?
  • How do you like to spend free time?
  • What are you willing to pay for rent/utilities? (consider a high/low range)
  • How long are you planning to live with this roommate? (1 semester, 2 semesters, longer?)
  • Are you willing to put your name down on the lease and/or utilities? (one or more)
  • How much do you (really) care about cleanliness?
  • What are you willing to share?
  • What do you expect from your roommate?

Questions to Ask Potential Roommates

  • How do you feel about sharing your personal belongings? (clothes, hair dryer, computer)
  • Would you describe yourself as organized or organized chaos?
  • What type of relationship are you looking for from a roommate? (hang out or only share a space)
  • What are your expectations of a roommate?
  • Are you a night owl or an early riser?
  • Do you have a car?
  • Do you smoke/drink?
  • How do you feel about overnight guests? (same gender or opposite gender)
  • How reliable is your stream of income to pay for rent/utilities?

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