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About Us

As parents we know how difficult it is to find subletters for apartments when college students study abroad. Many parents, including us, are left spending thousands of dollars on unused bedrooms in beautiful rental apartments. Students heading off to Europe, Asia, Central and South America for their life changing semesters need help finding subletters.

We realized these stressful and financial burdens are on the minds of many parents and students and we created this platform for you.

Nancy Schwartz (Founder)

After a successful career as Director of Advertising for a Fortune 50 firm in NYC, Nancy and her husband moved to Boston where they have raised their family which includes graduates from the University of Maryland, Indiana University, the University of Pennsylvania and the State University of New York at Albany. Nancy founded The JJA Group, a rental housing business providing off campus housing for State University of New York @ Albany and College of St. Rose students in Albany, New York. Managing their rental property on Cape Cod has also provided Nancy with knowledge regarding short term rental needs. Solving the problem of looking for and finding the perfect “One Semester” apartment has been an idea percolating for over 8 years and we are happy to welcome you to Semester Sublet, the ONLY “One Semester” platform in the US!

Jodi Greene (Co-Founder)

Jodi Greene VP, Sales & Business Development at Semester Sublet, is based out of NYC.

Jodi is a graduate from the University of Buffalo with a BA in Communications. Upon graduation, Jodi embarked on a long and successful career in the highly intense garment industry in New York City. From a humble beginning as a Sales Assistant, Jodi invested the time and energy needed to become National Sales Manager over the years. Her positive and friendly personality led her to develop business relationships with top executives in the fashion industry. Taking a break to raise her three children in Bedford, New York, Jodi turned her interest to the high stakes world of Westchester County real estate. She obtained her real estate license and was the driving force behind numerous transactions. Using her entrepreneurial skills Jodi also created a unique online clothing assignment marketplace for gently used children’s camp and school clothes.

Jodi is passionate about connecting people and creating mutually beneficial relationships both professionally and personally.
In her spare time, Jodi enjoys taking long walks with her dog, yoga, cooking and most of all, spending time with her family. Her children are graduates from the University of Chicago, Skidmore College, and New York University.

Ambassador Program

We are interested in mentoring students. Our Founder, Nancy Schwartz, is a past Coach & Mentor for the Babson University Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program (CLTP) and plans to bring that experience to our Ambassador Program. Boost your resume with top tier business experience in a collaborative start-up environment! Some fun times too!

Seeking:

Responsibilities include:

Paid "Senior Ambassador" role:

Seeking:

Responsibilities include:

We help put $$$ back in your pocket and connect students to great apartments

Parents looking to recoup rental expenses when their students are studying abroad.

Students studying abroad and needing an apartment when they return to school.

Students living in uncomfortable housing situations.

Students needing to move into or out of Fraternity or Sorority houses.

“Super Seniors” who need to attend college for just one more semester to graduate.

Summer School students.

LEAF

International students & Graduate students.

Students working, interning, volunteering or teaching.

Hear What Our Satisfied Customers Have to Say!

Pat D.
Really solved my problem for finding affordable housing for my daughter.
Ahmad J.
Great platform for parents.

Debbie K.
Made an extra $800 renting my apartment for the summer session.
Zoe B.
As a transfer student, we weren't sure how our son was going to find an apartment in the middle of the school year. Very happy users!
Mike H.
My son made great friends in his new apartment. Thanks Semester Sublet!


Jeffrey J.
My daughter just got a summer internship in NYC. Love this site!


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In The News

March 1, 2024 Written by David Wright

Resolve Your One Semester Housing Dilemma with Semester Sublet

Prior to Study Abroad semesters it is difficult to find subletters for apartments. Oftentimes, parents are left spending thousands of dollars on unused bedrooms in rental apartments and off campus houses. Realizing these stressful and financial burdens are on many parent’s and student’s minds, a solution was created Read More . . .

Semester Sublet Dance Marathon Sponsorships

Semester Sublet has sponsored Dance Marathons at the following Universities, encouraging & financially supporting over 10,000 student dancers & volunteers as they raise money for the hospitals of the Children’s Miracle Network

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For Subletters

When doing a search, Subletters first select their University, then semester they need housing for and finally the type of room or housing they are seeking. Using these criteria, our search algorithm will return a list of available properties which meet those needs. Subletters can view the results in a list or on a Google map of the area around that University.

Once you find a sublet you are interested in, you can phone or email the renter. The sublet market is volatile and we encourage you to act fast once you find a listing you like!

Renters Are Responsible for Their Own Listings


The information found on a rental/ sublet property listing has been provided by the renter. Semester Sublet is not responsible for the accuracy of the content provided. If, however, you notice a discrepancy, please notify us so that we can investigate and require that the lister rectify the situation. We strongly suggest asking A LOT of questions, touring the apartment and re-confirming in writing, what you have agreed upon.

  • We are proud of our past users’ positive experiences…Check out their testimonials.
  • With listings for over 35 Colleges & Universities, we are THE largest platform for college subletting. We know this market extensively and want to make your subletting experience the best it can be!
  • Our listings are varied and we have options for everyone, with every type of budget.
  • Our individualized customer service enables us to get to know many renters & subletters personally and maintain pleasant working relationships with them throughout the subletting process.
  • We genuinely care about your subletting experience and are available for assistance 7 days a week.

You can feel comfortable and confident when searching Semester Sublet listings because:

  • We only accept apartment listings in and around college campuses for the college student market.
  • We provide personal, top quality customer service to all our customers, including renters, subletters, parents, private homeowners and residential housing managers.

For Renters

As soon as you know your plan. It’s never too early or too late!
Yes, you can log into your account and make any changes at any time.
Use descriptive words relating to your space, the building, the amenities & location. Try to think about what will appeal to a subletter. You can also ask us to help you at any time.
You may upload new or replacement photos at any time through “Edit Listing,” which is a section within your Profile. You may also rearrange the order of your photos or edit their captions.

Subletters will contact you by email, phone or your Instagram account if you listed it with us. Our system passes on to you all of the information that the subletter has provided, including their phone number if they choose to include it.


For your protection, your email address and phone number are never made public on your listing. Of course, you are welcome to share any of your contact information with prospective subletters when you respond to their inquiries.

The quickest, easiest, and best way is to reply the way you would to any email, by hitting “Reply.” Speed is the need here. The volatile world of subletting can make you dizzy! Respond quickly.
Like most platforms, we do not allow links to personal websites on our site.
To change your contact information, go to your profile section on the Register page. Select the edit contact info option and make your changes. Be sure to scroll to the bottom and click “Submit Change” to save all changes