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Nittany Highlands Apartments

The Nittany Highlands Apartments are just across the street and provide apartment-style living and a residence hall-like experience!


Off-campus Housing

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, expand the menus below to view 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:


Armstrong County Chamber of Commerce

New Kensington Chamber of Commerce




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

Porperty Inspection Damage Checklist

General Off-Campus Living Resouses

Short-Term Leases





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 Paula Dove in the Office of Student Affairs at 724-334-6062 or via e-mail at pmd14@psu.edu.