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Are you looking for houses or apartments in Whitewater, WI? If so, you’ve come to the right place. If not, you may be on the wrong website. College Pads is the off-campus housing resource for UW-Whitewater students looking for the best Whitewater student housing. Find affordable properties close to school and everything else Whitewater, WI has to offer.
Use our map feature to explore Whitewater apartments and houses to find the perfect pad for your next year of studies. Filter by the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, unit type & more. All listings are verified and a short distance from campus.
Finding apartments in Whitewater, WI has always been a chore. At 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-Whitewater student housing guide above.
Make sure to check out the official UWW Off-Campus Housing website!
If you’re a student in the dorms at UW-Whitewater fantasizing about the day you’ll have your very-first college apartment—and won’t have to do that awkward shuffle down the hall to your RA’s room in your towel and flipflops because you locked yourself out again—just know that your time will be here sooner than you think. By “sooner than you think,” we mean that you should already be searching for your next place right about now. You wouldn’t think it when you look at little ole Whitewater, but the off-campus housing search can get pretty competitive—like, more competitive than when Sports Team 1 and Sports Team 2 face-off in a game of sports.
Most students at Whitewater start searching for their next apartment or house a full year in advance. We did a bit of digging and found that there’s a huge surge in searches for Whitewater apartments and houses starting in September and continuing through October. So, if you’ve had your eye on a certain house on Tratt or downtown Whitewater apartment, do yourself a favor and call the landlord for a showing sooner rather than later. Chances are someone else has their eye on the sample place as you.
The kind of place you’re looking for will also play a role in how quickly you need to get your butt in gear on finding a place. If you’re looking for a UWW apartment, you can hold off starting your search until late September. But, if you’re looking for a house in Whitewater near campus, you should start searching as soon as possible. Houses for rent in Whitewater, WI don’t stay for rent long, especially if you’re trying to land one of the houses on Tratt, Main, or close to downtown. The moral of the story is that the early bird/Warhawk gets the worm.
Fortunately for you, apartments and houses for rent in Whitewater, WI are actually pretty darn affordable. Sure, there are a couple of pricey rentals on the market, but as long as do your due diligence in your search you’re going to be able to score an affordable rental. Keep in mind that there are a couple of ways to save yourself some cash.
The main way to save yourself money on rent every month is to team up with a couple of friends and rent a place together. Sure, sometimes your roommates will steal your leftover Rosa’s pizza, but by living with them you’ll be saving hundreds of dollars every semester on rent. Plus, the more people there are to split the cost of utilities and groceries, the cheaper it’ll be for you.
If you absolutely refuse to have a roommate or two, know that living on your own is the most expensive living option available by far. So, unless you’ve got an “in” with a landlord, you’re going to be paying a pretty penny for a studio or one-bedroom apartment in Whitewater.
How much do studio apartments near UW-Whitewater cost?
The average rent for a studio apartment in Whitewater, WI is $1,375.
How much do 1 bedroom apartments near UW-Whitewater cost?
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Whitewater, WI is $1,927.
How much do 2 bedroom apartments near UW-Whitewater cost?
The average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Whitewater, WI is $1,510.
How much do 3 bedroom apartments near UW-Whitewater cost?
The average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in Whitewater, WI is $662.
How much do 4 bedroom apartments near UW-Whitewater cost?
The average rent for a 4 bedroom apartment in Whitewater, WI is $443.
How much are 5+ bedroom apartments near UW-Whitewater cost?
While there will be some differences in price points depending on if you’re looking for a 5 or a 10 bedroom rental, the average rent for a 5+ bedroom apartment in Whitewater, WI is $830.
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Whitewater may be a small town, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do here. There is a huge range of things you can do on and off-campus! From joining one of the 230 student clubs and organizations, playing games or watching a show in the Down Under, breaking a sweat at the Williams Center, or cheering on your fellow Warhawks at a sporting event, it seems like there’s always something to do on campus.
When you need a break from being on campus, downtown Whitewater is conveniently just a short walk from campus and has a ton of different cool shops, bars, and restaurants to check out. If there’s not enough for you to do around town, Janesville is one of the closest cities to UWW and has a ton of stuff to do. All you need is a car, or a friend with a car, to get you there.
We’re not saying that all Wisconsinites do during the cold winter months is eat and drink, but we’re not not saying that either. When you’re done with class and want to grab a bite with a few friends, there are a ton of different spots in Whitewater to choose from. The hard part about having so many options for places to eat is choosing where you want to go. If you need help deciding where to go, we picked out a couple of spots that you can grab some grub in Whitewater.
The Sweet Spot
Jessica’s Family Restaurant
The Black Sheep
The DLK Fieldhouse, located on the north end of campus, is a great spot for students at UWW to find something active to do. There are a ton of different intramural sports teams students can join including softball, sand volleyball, indoor volleyball, basketball, water polo, and more. If you get the UWW fitness center pass (which we’d highly recommend) you’ll get access to a ton of different group fitness classes, and, obviously, the gym.
Pro tip: don’t go to the gym when the athletic teams are in since they can kick you off a machine if they need it.