Rustic Charm - Hi-Tech Living

A Fresh Take on Off Campus RIT Apartments

Welcome to The Lodge, a cottage style student housing community that offers one, two, four, and five-bedroom cottages near RIT. We’re located just one mile from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Our convenient location isn’t the only thing that makes our off-campus housing next to RIT unique, and it isn’t even the dozens of amazing, modern amenities we offer either. What sets The Lodge apart from the rest is the fact that we are the only community offering Greenlight Internet with up to 1GB Download per bedroom, we’re pet friendly and one of the few communities offering individual leases and expansive five-bedroom cottages! Perfect for you and a group of friends!

We welcome students to our off campus RIT apartments at all levels of their academic career and from all over the world! If you’re an RIT international student or a graduate student The Lodge is here to help you find a home.

For a modern take on Rochester NY apartments near RIT campus, The Lodge is the only place to be!

Where Rustic Charm Meets High Tech Living
The Lodge

Experience The Lodge

The Lodge amenities and interiors can't be beat! Come experience your home at The Lodge.

Floor plans

Unique Rochester Townhomes & Apartments Near RIT

The Lodge is a great place to get in the zone and study, curl up and relax, or partake in plenty of fun, activity, and exercise – all without leaving the property. We proudly offer a variety of floor plans with diverse options and features, all designed by experts to ensure you have everything you need within easy reach—school-related or otherwise!

Regardless of whether you’re searching for a 1 bedroom apartment in Rochester, NY or a 5 bedroom townhome, you’re sure to find a layout that suits your tastes. You won’t have to settle for sharing a bathroom or a lack of closet space here – enjoy private baths and bedrooms, your own closet, and spacious living rooms. With a cottage style feel and rustic wood paneling mixed with chic metallic accents, our Rochester apartments & townhomes are modern, expansive, and comfy!

Browse our floor plans and contact us today for more information.


Fall in Love with The Lodge

Work or play, study and stay at The Lodge – Rochester’s Premier Student Housing

RIT Off Campus Housing Community

The Lodge offers RIT students a place for all seasons, all reasons, all plans, and all demands. No matter what you enjoy, whether it’s an evening in the lobby or an afternoon at the pool, you’ll have a great experience here. We’ve filled our RIT off campus housing community with upscale amenities and features that cater to you!

Our community boasts a game room, bar, a pool and fitness center to keep you active and healthy. Study areas, computer labs, and nooks offer you quiet places to hit the books. Plus, we cater to international students and graduate students, helping to find the perfect fit for their unique needs.

In-Home Additions for Residents

Our in-home amenities include modern rustic wood paneling mixed with metallic details, private bathrooms and bedrooms, patios, individual closets, and ample parking. Whether you need one of our RIT townhomes or any one of our other options, we’re sure you’ll appreciate the carefully selected features that have been included here for you.

We fill up fast – reserve your RIT off campus housing today!

Home Interiors

  • Full-Size Washers and Dryers in Unit*
  • Private Bedrooms
  • Private Bathrooms
  • Patios
  • Full-Size Kitchens
  • Pet Friendly
  • Modern Lighting
  • Functional Modern Furniture Included

Property Life

  • Up to 1-Gig Internet - "The Big Gig"
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pool/Hot Tub
  • 24 Hour Computer Lab
  • Study Lounge
  • Patios
  • 24 Hour Package Pick Up
  • Monthly Social Events for Residents
  • 24 Hour Fitness Complex
  • Roommate Matching Available

Pet Policy

Yes bring Fido! We are a pet-friendly community. Contact us for more info about size requirements, fees, etc.


  • 24/7 service requests online. At The Lodge, we are dedicated to providing the best customer service. We offer online request for any maintenance needs. We also do follow-up surveys on how satisfied you are with your service.

  • 24/7 access to our state of the art cardio/fitness center. At the Lodge, we have the latest fitness equipment for when you want to engage in a little stress relief.

  • Study pods- At the Lodge, take advantage of our amazing clubhouse and private study areas. Utilize our brand new computer lab with wireless printing when you need to study and stay in.

your neighborhood unique rural community

We know that convenience is golden when it comes to apartments near RIT, so when we say that The Lodge is conveniently located, we mean it! Our cottage style community is not only just about a mile from campus, but it’s also situated within easy distance of all the best shops, coffee houses, restaurants, venues, and parks in the area!

Some of the places that are just a quick commute away include ROCfish, Regal Cinemas Henrietta 18, Lasertron, Plato’s Closet, The Marketplace Mall, Tokyo Japanese Restaurant, MicGinny’s Restaurant & Sports Pub, and many others. Our community is also an easy drive from Rochester NY International Airport, and offers easy access to public transportation and major roads, highways, and interstates.

Whatever the day calls for, you’re never far away when you make The Lodge your home!

The college lifestyle does not have normal operating hours. We know it's important for you to stay connected and in touch 24 hours a day. Use the online portal system for all your needs as a resident.

Student Housing – Resident Services

Pay Rent

We've set up a quick and easy way for you to pay your rent online so you can focus on the more important and fun things in life. Visit our Resident Portal and pay rent with a simple click of the button.

Service Request

We strive to make your experience at The Lodge effortless and worry free. Should there be any concerns about your home, please fill out your resident service request and one of our team will contact you within 24 hours.

Resident Network

Login to our Resident Portal and stay connected to everything that’s happening at your community. Check the local live events calendar, get exclusive access to discounts and premium offers, peruse neighbor recommendations, plus get online package tracking and messaging.

parents All you need to know About Our RIT Rochester Student Housing


The Lodge leases by the bed. You are only responsible for the resident you are co-signing for. Each person signs their own lease and is responsible for his/her rent portion, unlike conventional housing with joint leases.


No worries. The majority of our residents are new to the area and don’t know anyone either. We offer a customized roommate service to match the resident with the best possible match. We take study habits, area of study, age range and living habits along with an in depth questionnaire every applicant fills out on their application.


Each apartment is furnished with bedroom, living room and dining room furniture. All kitchen appliances such as refrigerator, built in microwave, dishwasher, ice maker and full oven range are included in every unit. There is also a washer and dryer* provided. Linens, shower curtains, decorations and cleaning supplies are NOT included. We suggest communicating with your roommates (once assigned) to discuss who is bringing what.


The rent includes a furnished private bedroom and private bathroom, hi-Speed internet, trash, water, gas and electric allowance, sewer, trash removal and standard pest control. As well as the enjoyment of the extensive 24 hour property amenities. Proof of renter’s insurance is required at move in. We are not liable for any of the resident’s belongings or their personal property. Renter’s insurance runs around $8-$13 per month. Please check local agencies, your home owner’s policy or contact the office for a preferred vendor. Reservation fees: There is an application fee of $75, Administrative fee of $150 and refundable security deposit of $150. This is due at time of lease signing. Your apartment is not reserved until ALL fees have been submitted.

Electricity  and Gas cap

Electricity and Gas Cap (per bed space) 1x1 - $70 2x2 - $45 4x4 - $35 5x5 - $30

University Student Living is always looking for full or part time leasing specialist. Be sure to stop by the office and fill out an application and be a part of the USL family.


For USL Scholarship information. Please click here!


What Residents are saying

I am extremely pleased with The Lodge and all that is has to offer. The amenities are great!

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Saturday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm

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