1. What is a redecoration fee? Why do I pay this?
The redecoration fee
is intended to cover the costs associated with returning your
apartment to “like new” condition, keeping normal wear and tear in
mind, although you will be responsible for general cleaning of your
apartment prior to vacating.
2. How does roommate matching work?
will try our best to help you with a roommate(s) that meets your
needs. In order for us to find the most suitable roommate(s)
available in our network, we ask that you contact the leasing
office and request a roommate matching form. Once complete, a
leasing specialist will review your answers and place you with the
most suitable roommates based upon your selected profile. Our
social media is another excellent way to meet possible
3. What happens if I don’t like my roommate?
have signed an individual term lease we can indeed help match you
with a roommate. However, Collegiate Communities can’t guarantee
that all preferences can be met. If a conflict does arise please
contact the leasing office and we will see if we can do anything
for you. However, Collegiate Communities is not responsible or
liable for any claims, damages, or actions of any nature whatsoever
relating to, arising out of or connected with disputes between
potential or selected roommates.
4. What is an individual term lease?
Individual leasing means peace of mind for both parents and
students. An individual lease means you are only responsible for
your student’s space, not the full apartment as a typical joint
lease would be structured. Common areas are shared responsibility
among all roommates (ie, living room, kitchen, etc.).
Our term lease structure is a lease that begins on a specified
date and ends on a specified date, for one fee. This fee is
conveniently administered in 12 installments (similar to a monthly
5. How do I qualify for a lease at The Collegiate?
order to finalize your lease documents you must qualify to reside
with us. There are four ways to qualify:
- Parental Sponsor Guaranty
- I-20 with qualifications
- Financial Aid with qualifications
- Income with qualifications
contact our leasing office to discuss the various options for
qualifying to reside at The Collegiate.
6. Can I bring my own furniture?
You may bring
whatever furniture you wish with you. Only In our apartments we
provide bedroom furniture (a full twin-size bed set and dresser).
You have the option of utilizing this furniture when you sign your
lease, or you can choose to not receive it. You will need to
provide all of your own furniture in the common areas in the
apartments. House residents are expected to provide and use their
7. Do you have maintenance service?
requests for maintenance can be submitted via our website at any
given time and will be handled by the management staff as soon as
possible. Our average turnaround time for maintenance requests is
within 24-hours during the work week. 24-hour emergency maintenance
is provided by calling the office number. After hours you will be
prompted to leave a message, following the automated instructions
on the office number. Your message will be responded to by our
on-call service technician. It is our express goal to respond to
any general service need within 24 hours.
8. Will I be charged for maintenance repairs?
You will not be
charged for standard maintenance repairs. Charges would only be
issued for repairs due to negligence.
9. Can I install a satellite dish?
If you would like to
upgrade your cable service you are more than welcome to, but the
property does have a few restrictions when it comes to securing a
satellite dish to our building structure. Please contact the office
for more details.
10. Do you allow pets?
Only our houses are
pet friendly, our apartments are not. Please check with the leasing
office on pet restrictions.