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The Panther's Guide to Living Off Campus

» Being a Good Neighbor in Your Community

Living off campus offers both rewards and new experiences. While leading a more independent lifestyle, you may also be challenged by landlord-tenant relationships, interacting with your new neighbors, having roommates, commuting, household budgeting, and staying involved on campus.

Here you will find a number of tips, programs, and services for students living off campus that can help you develop life skills, independence, balance, and good neighbor practices. Below are a few links to help you get to know the City of Orange.

Important Contacts


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Police and Public Safety

  • Emergencies - 911
  • Orange Police Department (non-emergency) - (714) 744-7444
  • Orange Fire Department (non-emergency) - (714) 633-1313
  • Chapman University Public Safety - (714) 997-6763
  • Chapman University Fire & Life Safety - (714) 744-7875
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