Going to college is hard. Moving into your first apartment or house can be even harder. From tips for removing pesky stains, the latest TikTok decorating trends to restaurants to try around Bloomington, the Indiana Daily Student staff is here to help with our Housing and Living Guide.
Our reporters, photographers and designers have worked hard to create a guide that includes tips and tricks ranging from lease legalities to how to solve roommate conflicts. We hope these stories and graphics help you with that next step of moving off campus.
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Here's how you can resolve conflict with your roommates.
What steps should you take to prevent catching COVID-19 when looking for housing?
Here's how you can manage utilities when living off-campus.
These local restaurants serve up dishes from a variety of cuisines.
With gyms closed, there are plenty of ways to stay active inside.
The city can enforce noise violations 24 hours per day.
Return the love peanut butter gave you as a child.
Photo walls, vines and beds in closets are some of the latest TikTok decor trends.
Caring for a houseplant can sometimes be tedious, but it teaches you responsibility.
From wine to lipstick to grass to food, read our guide on removing stains.
Be sure to take this checklist with you when visiting a potential residence.
Learn the ins and outs of subleasing in Bloomington.
An in-depth guide on preventing the spread of COVID-19 in your apartment.
Use our guide to find which permit you need and where you can use it.
Throwbacks and reality TV are the best way to find common ground with your housemates.
Take care of your candles so you don’t waste any wax.
Two sisters share how they decorated their room.
Use our checklist to see what things you need to pack when moving to college.
Check out our tips on saving and spending in college.