Washington State University Off-Campus Housing Guide When to search
Want to lock up a great apartment in Pullman? When you're searching for Washington State off-campus housing it's a good idea to start your search in February. You're going to want to make sure you've signed a lease by the time spring semester is over otherwise you're going to be scrambling to find a great place for the upcoming school year.
Of course, your situation may be different depending on how many people you want to live with and whether you're a grad student or undergrad, but generally speaking, don't wait too long in the spring to find a Pullman apartment or house for rent.
Rent In Pullman
Renting a Pullman apartment is not too bad expense wise. No one likes paying rent so not scrambling for money every
month for rent is a big plus. Obviously like every city rent is more expensive the less people you live with.
Living alone will give you all of the privacy in the world but it will also cost you a little extra per month. So, if you have the opportunity of living with a few friends it's always a good suggestion if you're looking to save some money each month.
This way you can spend it on the luxuries of a college student, like ramen noodles (maybe even those fancy ones they sell in restaurants!), or milk, or, yes, even peanut butter. Go crazy.
Life in Pullman, WA Where to Have Fun
Things to Do
Pullman is a relatively small city in Washington but you can always manage to find something to do. Eighty percent of Pullman's population is WSU students, so no matter what you do, you'll always run into a fellow Cougar. WSU students and Pullman residents alike have copious amounts of school spirit, so while attending WSU make sure to support your school's sports teams!
Pullman unsurprisingly has a ton of options for restaurants and bars. It's a college town. How would it function without food and booze? All of the bars and restaurants are even rated pretty great on Google reviews, so regardless of what bar or restaurant you walk into in Pullman, it will most likely be a good choice.
Most of the restaurants and bars are a walkable distance from campus too. So even if you're feeling lazy and hungry you could totally recruit someone to give you a short walks piggy back ride to your favorite spot.
- Zoe Coffeehouse & Pub
- Cougar Cottage
- Rico's Public House
- The Coug
There is an amazing nature trail called Bill Chipman Palouse Trail. This is a fully paved path imbedded smack dab into some very aesthetically pleasing scenes of nature. It runs from Pullman, WA to Moscow Idaho, which is a pretty cool route.
Bill Chipman Palouse Trail is great for cyclists, joggers, and walkers alike. Or if you're looking into doing some camping one weekend you've got to hit up Wawawai County Park.
This is a beautiful county park with great hiking trails and beautiful views of the Snake River. If you get a chance during your four short years at WSU, you should definitely try to camp here for a weekend.