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UW Rome Center

Housing

Students studying at the UW Rome Center are housed in furnished rental apartments located within walking distance of the UWRC.   Maps and directions to/from the Rome Center are provided upon check in.

Apartments are located in residential buildings and typically have 1-3 bedrooms, living room/common area, bathroom(s), and kitchen or kitchen corner.

Bedrooms are usually shared by 2-3 people.  Apartments are equipped with basic furnishings and supplies, including one single bed per student, bed linens and towels, closet/clothing storage space, and typical basic Italian kitchenware.  Upon check in a small initial supplyof toilet paper, paper towels, garbage bags, and dish detergent are provided, but students are expected to replenish as needed.student living room

Apartments have washing machines and drying racks; a few have dryers.  There is a weekly cleaning service that includes change of bed, bath, and kitchen linens; the cleaning service does not include dishes or tidying personal belongings.

Many units are located in centuries’ old palazzi, some of which might have steep staircases or other architectural elements typical of old buildings. All are in compliance with Italian safety and fire code for residential properties. Italian safety and fire codes may differ from those in the U.S.  Please note that damage to personal property is not covered by landlord/agency insurance, so if you will be bringing expensive equipment or valuables to Rome you might consider taking out personal property coverage.  Ensure the safety of your valuables by securing your apartment properly (lock doors and close windows) and by taking care not to leave delicate/valuable items such as laptops in places where damage might occur (e.g. on apartment floor).  It is also recommended that you bring a small padlock and keep your cash/valuables in a locked suitcase.

When you check in you will need to pay a refundable damage deposit (€50) and key deposit (€20). You must have exact change and will need to sign a housing agreement.

Overnight guests are not allowed in student apartments.