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The Off-Campus Connection is a newsletter designed to assist students in successfully transitioning to off-campus living.  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.

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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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