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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW DO I APPLY?

Complete your application and lease online by visiting the Floor Plans page, selecting your unit, and clicking the, “Lease Now” button.

CAN GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS, STUDENT LOANS, OR FINANCIAL AID BE APPLIED TOWARDS RENT?

Yes. You may use financial aid proceeds to pay for off campus housing. Typically, financial aid proceeds are dispersed directly to the student who in turn can then use those proceeds to pay for housing. For your convenience, Advantage Point offers payment plans to match when your financial aid is dispersed. Contact the office today for more details.

DO YOU HAVE ANY APARTMENTS AVAILABLE?

Please complete a guest card online (by clicking “Contact Us”) or contact the leasing office today! Based on our limited availability and high demand, it is a good idea to contact us as soon as possible. To start the process, you’ll need to apply online and sign your lease agreement. All applications and leases are reviewed in the order they are received.

WHAT BACKGROUND INFORMATION IS VERIFIED THROUGH THE APPLICATION PROCESS?

A background check is run on the applicant and a credit check will be performed on the guarantor.

HOW ARE UNITS RENTED?

We offer both private bedroom options. You will be assigned to an applicable space based on the preferences you provided during your leasing process.

DO I NEED TO HAVE ROOMMATES PICKED IN ADVANCE TO APPLY?

You are not required to have roommates in order to sign a lease. If you do not request a roommate, management will complete the assignment process based on information you provided. However, you are able to provide roommate requests and management will attempt to place you with your requested roommate.

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE PERMITTED TO LIVE IN ONE BEDROOM?

All of our bedrooms are private single occupancy accommodations.

ARE THE APARTMENTS CO-ED?

The units may be occupied co-ed if you select your own roommates and fill each bedroom accommodation in the apartment. Should you apply individually, we will place you with residents of the same gender.

MAY I HAVE A GUEST(S) STAY IN MY UNIT?

Yes, you are permitted to have guests stay overnight. See your lease and community guidelines for the guest policies.

WHAT IS THE UTILITY ALLOWANCE?

All utilities other than electricity are included in your monthly installments. Included in the monthly installment is an allotment of $25.00 per month per bed space for electricity. Residents will be responsible for any amounts greater than $25.00 per bed space.

WHAT DOES MY RENT INCLUDE?

Our pricing includes a fully furnished apartment, cable TV package at the common area, High Speed internet service, WIFI through-out, individually controlled heating and air conditioning in most bedrooms, and a utility allowance. Additionally, your monthly installment includes use of 24-hour fitness center, coffee lounge with Starbucks coffee machine, and other common amenities.

WHAT TYPE OF FURNITURE IS INCLUDED?

The living room includes a sofa, love seat, coffee table, end tables, and a flat screen TV. Inside of the kitchen, in addition to the appliances, we include a dining room table and chairs. For your bedroom, we include a full-size bed frame and mattress, dresser-like drawers, night stand, as well as a desk and chair.

ARE THERE COMMUNITY ASSISTANTS?

There are Community Assistant staff members who work with the management team to provide you with the best living experience possible.

WILL I HAVE A PRIVATE BATHROOM?

We offer both private and shared bathroom options. You will be assigned to an applicable space based on the preferences you provided during your leasing process.

WHAT KITCHEN APPLIANCES ARE INCLUDED?

Each kitchen has a stainless steel refrigerator with top freezer and automatic icemaker, glass top electric range with oven, microwave, and dishwasher. You will need to supply your own small appliances such as toaster, coffee maker, and dishware

IS THERE SHUTTLE ACCESS TO CAMPUS?

Advantage Point is the only off-campus housing community with a pedestrian trail that connects to campus. Once on campus, students may use the on-campus shuttle to travel the campus.

WHEN DO I MOVE IN?

While typical move-ins occur in mid to late August, we are able to provide immediate move-ins as well! Whether you are looking to move in now or at a later time, contact our office and our leasing staff will be able to assist you.

DO I HAVE TO LEAVE MY APARTMENT DURING ANY SCHOOL RECESSES?

No, units are open for your use during your entire lease period.

IS THERE A FEE FOR PARKING?

At this time, there is no fee for parking.

MAY I PAINT THE WALLS INSIDE OF MY APARTMENT?

Painting is not permitted. When decorating, please note that at the end of the lease, you are responsible for any holes or marks on the wall.

DO I NEED TO BRING MY OWN BEDDING OR WINDOW TREATMENTS?

We provide a full bed frame and full mattress. Examples of items that you may choose to bring include a mattress pad, sheets, blankets, comforters, pillows and bed spread. Every unit will include mini-blinds on each window and you may add window treatments if you desire, but the blinds must stay in place.

WHAT IF I NEED TO BREAK THE LEASE AGREEMENT?

Advantage Point offers residents the ability to release their apartment to a replacement resident. The current resident is responsible for locating a replacement and paying a replacement fee. For more details regarding our policy and fees due, please contact our management office.

WHAT HAPPENS IF SOMETHING IS STOLEN OR DAMAGED IN THE UNIT?

While Advantage Point does not require proof of resident insurance, we highly recommend all residents obtain renter's insurance to cover all property and personal belongings.

WILL THERE BE FUNCTIONS AND EVENTS AT ADVANTAGE POINT? IS IT EASY TO MEET PEOPLE IN THE BUILDING?

Yes! Advantage Point has full time Community Assistants (CAs) who work and live on site. Our CAs plan and host events offered to all residents. Our programs include social events, physical fitness programs, personal awareness, outside the classroom assistance, and much more! Keep an eye on our Event page for more information.

ARE LEASES FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AVAILABLE?

Yes. The property’s policy is included here for family occupants with a child(ren) under the age of eighteen (18) who is domiciled with (i) at least one parent, legal guardian, or another person having legal custody of the child under the age of eighteen, or (ii) the designee of such parent or other person having such custody, with written permission of such parent or other person. For family households with children, all household members age eighteen (18) or older must: (A) complete an application, and (B) sign the lease as a Resident. For family households with children under the age of eighteen (18), at least two (2) people will be permitted to occupy a single bedroom. If a family household with children under the age of eighteen (18) requires additional occupancy per bedroom, additional occupants may be allowed on a case-by-case basis based on factors including, but not limited to, the size of the bedroom(s) and unit, age of the children, configuration of the unit, any physical limitations of the property, and local occupancy codes. If the child occupant reaches eighteen (18) years of age during the term of the lease, the lease will be allowed to complete its term, but renewal will only be offered in compliance with the occupancy policy as stated. Child occupants who are under twenty-four (24) months at the time the lease is signed will not be counted under the occupancy policy for purposes of maximum occupancy but will be counted for subsequent leases if they reach the age of twenty-four (24) months during the term of the lease. The Landlord has the right to lease any empty bedroom(s). Families should contact the office directly regarding the application for family households, as this process varies from individual leasing and the required forms are not all available electronically.

WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE A GUARANTOR?

No Guarantor? No Problem, Advantage Point offers Leap as an option! Leap is a quick and easy process that fills in for a guarantor or parent co-signer. Leap's application is free online and takes around 5 minutes to complete. You will get a conditional decision within 30 minutes during normal business hours. Click here to apply or contact the office for more information.

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