Ashland has several major supermarkets scattered around town. The Ashland Food Co-op is located within 6 blocks of the school. Between March and November, the Rogue Valley Growers Market sells fresh, locally grown produce every Tuesday about one mile from UBI.
Ashland is known for its eateries. Most of Ashland's 80 or so restaurants are within walking distance of UBI.
There is a laundry facility at Ashland Commons and there are a couple public laundromats in town.