Life at Dartmouth

Finding Housing in the Upper Valley

Like any college/university town, rental housing in the Hanover area can be hard to find. There is limited graduate student housing, so you must apply early in order to obtain a residence. Visit the "Housing" section of our website for a detailed list of housing options.

Working as a MALS Student

Many MALS students work part-time while they are taking their classes or writing their theses. There are several employment opportunities on campus and in the towns of Hanover and Lebanon. To our comprehensive list of employment options, visit the "Employment" section of our website.

Area Transportation

Advance Transit Dartmouth:

Thanks to an innovative parternship in the Upper Valley, rides on all Advance Transit bus routes in Vermont and New Hampshire are FREE. Commuters, sjopper, and anyone else who wants to ride can board Advance Transit buses without paying a fare. System-wide free service has been made possible be special increased contributions from Upper Valley towns, Dartmouth College, and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Dartmouth Campus Connector Bus Shuttles:

For detailed list of schedules for all campus shuttles, please visit:

Dartmouth Coach:

The Dartmouth Coach is a private bus company that offers daily direct service to/from Boston South Station, Logan Airport, and New York City from the Upper Valley.

Greyhound Bus Station - White River Junction, Vermont:

The Greyhound bus service provides travel to popular destinations such as Portland ME, Boston MA, New York City NY, Burlinton VT, and Montreal Canada. Website:

Amtrak Station - White River Junction, Vermont:

White River Junction station is a passenger train station in White River Junction, Vermont, served by Amtrak's Vermonter. It is also used by the Green Mountain Railroad for passenger excursion trains to Thetford and the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont. Website link: