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The Off-Campus Connection is a newsletter designed to keep you connected to campus and the community.  It contains information on upcoming events around campus and the city, tenant rights and safety tips, advice to enhance the off-campus experience of all students and more. Check out some past newsletters below!  Feel free to submit any topics/questions you would like to see covered in future editions.

Rental Resources: Scam Alert

RENTAL SCAM ALERT

FRAUD WARNING

 The City of Platteville and UW-Platteville campus continue to be a target for rental scams, with college students who advertise sublets frequently being targeted. Please follow these simple common-sense rules to avoid being a victim:

  •  Deal locally with people you can meet in person.
  •  DO NOT rent to someone who wants to take the apartment without viewing it in person first.
  •  Fake cashier checks and money orders are common. Banks will cash them and then hold you responsible when the fraud is discovered weeks later.
  •  Never give out financial information.

Please click here for more information on Rental Scams.

Click here for EXAMPLES OF FREQUENT SCAM EMAILS.

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