Housing & Transportation

Housing & Transportation

Atlanta is a diverse city with many historic sites, big city perks, the world's largest aquarium, wonderful restaurants and a thriving cultural scene. A city punctuated by green spaces and unique neighborhoods—including Decatur, Druid Hills, Candler Park, Kirkwood, Avondale Estates, East Lake, Midtown, Virginia Highlands, Grant Park, Inman Park, Little Five Points, Old Fourth Ward and Buckhead—Atlanta offers something for everyone. Download a map of Atlanta neighborhoods.

Emory University does not offer on-campus housing for graduate and professional students, nor does Candler School of Theology have a housing department, however there are a number of resources that graduate and professional students have found helpful in their housing search.

Apartments Near Emory

None of the listings is affiliated with Candler or Emory. They have been recommended by students based on their proximity to campus, amenities, and costs.
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Apartments, Single Rooms, and Houses to Let


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Roommate Matching Resources

  • The Emory University Graduate Senate roommate matching forum provides incoming students an opportunity to find other graduate students looking for roommates.

  • Both Campus Crossings at Briarcliff and Clairmont Reserve Apartments offer roommate matching at their complexes accessible via their application process.

  • Newly admitted Candler students can also coordinate housing options with other incoming students on the Candler Admitted Students Facebook page.


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Alternative Housing Resources

Emory is well connected to the greater Atlanta area, so there are many ways to get to and from campus.

  • The Emory Cliff Shuttle system is free for students and offers routes to and from various apartments, hospitals, shopping centers, malls, the Clairmont campus, and many other locations. See if there’s a Cliff Shuttle stop next to your home.

  • Emory’s Park-and-Ride Shuttles are also a free service to students that pick up and drop off at both North Dekalb Mall and South Dekalb Mall. You may choose to park your car at either mall, for free, and catch the shuttle to Emory.

  • Emory University works closely with Georgia Commute Options to offer programs and incentives to help make your commute easier. Visit Emory’s Transportation Service site for information on carpool, vanpool, public transportation, and the Cliff shuttle system.

  • Also check out Bike Emory for bicycling programs.

  • If you choose to drive your own car to campus, note that parking on the Emory campus is either designated for visitors or requires a valid permit. Visit Emory’s Parking Services site for information on parking registration, locations, rates, and parking rules and regulations.

  • MARTA, Atlanta’s public bus and rail service, has stops throughout the city. Check out rates and find a stop near you.

  • Finally, Emory's Transportation and Parking Services office has compiled helpful resources for the Emory community. Review a complete list of Transportation and Parking Services' frequently asked questions.

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