Information for parents

Off-campus housing

If your student is looking for a place to stay near campus, visit

Safety on campus

Campus safety is a priority at UA, as we have in place a strong crime-prevention program. Our safety website describes these measures and provides advice for students on how to live smartly as part of a vibrant urban environment. Visit the site.

Smart precaution: The valuables inventory

If you live or are planning to live off-campus, feel free to fill out a valuables inventory.


Myths and realities

People sometimes assume that there aren't very many commuters on our campus, discover the facts regarding this and other common myths about commuters on our Myths page.


See answers to your questions about off-campus living on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

More for parents

The University has created a site just for you.