Rent College Pads works to help college students at UW-Oshkosh find the best off-campus housing options near UW-Oshkosh. Scott Ave boasts a great selection apartments and houses for rent close to UW-Oshkosh. Rent College Pads is your number one resource for UW-Oshkosh off-campus housing.
Finding apartments at UW-Oshkosh has always been a chore. At Rent College Pads we are fixing that. All of our off-campus housing options have been verified and approved by our diligent team of campus managers. We even follow up with you and the landlord to make sure you have found your perfect house. Because there are so many options to consider before making a responsible renting decision, check out our UW-Oshkosh University apartment hunting guide below.
Oshkosh Apartments and Houses For Rent
When To Search
If you’re a student at UW-Oshkosh in need of off-campus housing, to get ahead of the competition, you’ll want to start your hunt shortly after the fall semester begins. Students begin searching for off-campus housing in Oshkosh during October and by November the number of searches really starts to spike. With that in mind, we suggest starting your housing search earlier on in the fall season to guarantee you get the best place!
Rent in Oshkosh, WI
Living in Oshkosh is fairly affordable overall. As one could guess, living alone is going to be the most expensive option, however, even the average studio or one-bedroom apartment in Oshkosh runs cheaper than most cities throughout the nation. The more roommates you decide to have, the more money you’ll save! By getting a four-bedroom unit you’ll save, on average, half as much as you would living alone.
Here’s a breakdown of Oshkosh apartments and houses average rents per person, per bedroom:
Students at UW-Oshkosh in need of a food-filled study break or weekend drink, or two have a variety of places to go around town! From popular “go-to” spots on Main Street and the bar filled corners of Wisconsin and High Street and everything in between, we’ve got you covered with our picks for Oshkosh restaurants and bars to keep you going throughout the week!
Mahoney’s Restaurant & Bar
The Roxy Supper Club
Gardina's Wine Bar and Cafe
Ardy and Ed’s Drive-In
The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is located smack dab in the middle of Lake Winnebago and Lake Butte des Morts, both which are connected by the Fox River. Surrounding these lakes you’ll find miles and miles of trails and parks, leaving Oshkosh will no shortage of outdoor activities. To relax and take your mind of classes consider visiting the Paine Art Center and Gardens, Menomonie Park, or the Wiouwash trail to take it the beautiful northern Wisconsin scenery and gardens, hike or bike the trails, have a picnic in the park, or ski and snowshoe during the winter months.
College Life in Oshkosh, WI
Things to do
At UW-Oshkosh, students can enjoy numerous fun activities both on and off-campus! A favorite is Titan Nights. This monthly themed event provides students with food, games, movies and fun activities like carnival games, laser tag, and glow-in-the-dark mini golf. For fun, students like to join clubs on campus or attend one of the many Titans sports games. Football is pretty popular and there’s nothing like an Oshkosh Titans game versus the rival Whitewater Warhawks!
Heading off-campus, students will hang on Main Street and browse the shops, grab some food, or get a drink. Oshkosh is full of beautiful parks like Menominee Park which provides numerous trails and view of Lake Winnebago. After a hike in the park, check out the free Menominee Park Zoo. Each year Oshkosh plays host to the EAA AirVenture, where thousands of aviation enthusiasts join together for aviation exhibits, attractions, and airshows. Year round, people can visit the EAA Aviation Museum and view hundreds of planes on display. If you’re an aviation buff or just curious about it, it’s definitely a “must do” and top-rated Oshkosh activity.
- Attend Titan Nights
- Cheer on the Titans at a game
- Hike through Menomonie Park
- Visit the EAA Aviation Museum