Off Campus Housing
Housing Exemption Application Process:
Off Campus Behavior Policy:
Washington College students can contribute greatly to the Chestertown community when engaged in positive activities and respectful relationships with neighbors.
As members of the Chestertown community, Washington College students are expected to comply with all town, state and federal laws and local ordinances. Students are also expected to demonstrate responsible citizenship off campus and behave in a manner that is considerate of their neighbors. Neighbors have a right to the peaceful enjoyment of their property and to protect their property investment. Any student who engages in disruptive, disorderly or destructive behavior off campus will be held accountable by Washington College.
If a citation is issued or a nuisance call/complaint is made regarding an off campus house owned, rented or leased by Washington College students, the tenants of the residence will be held accountable by the Washington College Honor Code in addition to the civic authority.
All tenants, whether present or not at the incident resulting in a police, Public Safety response or neighbor complaint, are responsible for behavior that takes place at their dwelling. Repeated violations of the Off Campus Behavior Policy and/or town ordinances can results in the immediate revocation of approval to live off campus and a requirement to move onto campus with all costs associated the student’s responsibility.
Details of the current Off Campus policy are located in the Student Handbook.
Helpful Information for Off Campus Students
Tenant Rights Quick Info
Maryland Tenant Rights Q&A
Off campus residents can find information on the Chestertown website.
Trash Pick-up Information
Regular trash is either Monday and Thursday or Sunday and Wednesday pick-up based on where you live. Please refer to the map in the above link to know your schedule.
Brush, grass and yard waste can be picked up every Monday & Friday - contact the town, pick-up is free.
Bulk trash can be picked up every Monday & Friday - contact the town, pick-up comes with a small charge.
Recycling (paper, aluminum, glass, and plastic bottles) is picked up each Friday.
Chestertown Police Department
Call 410-778-1800 or, if there is no answer, call 778-1241 Kent County Communications.
Chestertown Constant Contact
Chestertown offers an email service that will let you know any alerts that you should be aware of in your residential area. Click on the link for more information.