Decide on housing and roommates as early as possible. Most apartments require a lease for a minimum of 6 months. After you find a place to live, apply for a phone. Married couples may secure lodging in any of several moderately priced private apartments which are conveniently located near the Health Sciences Center. Information regarding apartments may be obtained through the Lubbock Online Internet site at: www.apartmentguide.com or at www.lubbockapartments.com.