Registrar
Mount Saint Mary's College

Registrar

Finding Housing

 

MSMC international students, as well as scholars have many housing options in neighborhoods off-campus. Those preferring this option should find accommodations within 5 to 7 days of arrival. Here are some suggested steps to follow:

Step 1: Before arrival, make a reservation!

  •  Hotel
  •  Motel
  •  Hostels
  •  Homestays

Step 2: Choose your housing preference:

  •   Apartment Rentals
  •   Rooms in private homes
  •   Fully furnished (corporate) apartments

Step 3: Choose your neighborhood:

  • Brentwood
  • Mar Vista
  •  Pacific Palisades
  •  Palms
  •  Rancho Park
  •  Santa Monica
  •  West Los Angeles
  •  Westwood
  •  Downtown Los Angeles
  •  Pico-Union
  •  South Park
  •  The Fashion District

Step 4: Consider transportation and parking:

  • Big Blue Bus
  • MTA
  • Car Rentals
  • Car Dealerships
  • Auto Insurance
  • DMV
  • Parking Regulations
  • Bike Information

Step 5: Suggestions on contract and legal matters:

  • Leases
  • Month to Month Rentals
  • Legal Help

Step 6: Happy home! Some final tips:

  • Furniture Buying and Rentals
  • Shopping and Sightseeing
  • Housekeeping Tips
  • Roommate Issues