FAQs University Square


What are the move in/move out dates?

We have limited spaces available for immediate move ins and can work with you on a lease end date that fits your needs. Please contact the office to discuss lease terms with our staff.

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Do I have to bring any furniture?

University Square offers furnished and unfurnished options. Please contact our office regarding availability.

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What is included in the rent?

At University Square, internet, pest control and water utilities are included in your rent. Residents are required to set up electricity prior to move-in and maintain it through their lease term. Sewer and trash services are also to be paid by the resident.

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Is the community pet friendly?

University Square is pet friendly! The pet must be registered with the office to be authorized. Contact our office for detailed information on fees, restrictions and other requirements related to our pet policy.

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How close is the community to campus?

University Square is only 15 minutes from Blinn Community College, and is less than 5 minutes from the University of Texas A&M. University Square is also on the Texas A&M and Blinn College bus routes.

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Is there parking available?

Yes, we provide ample parking for residents and their guests.

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When is rent due/How do I pay rent?

Rent is due on the 1st of every month; however there is a grace period until the 3rd. On the 4th, rent is considered late and subject to a fine.

For your convenience, you can pay online via the property’s website (click on PAY RENT under the RESIDENTS section of our website) using a debit/credit card, set up an automatic withdrawal, or Echeck. We do not accept cash, physical checks or money orders.

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Do I sign my own lease or with roommates?

Each resident is only responsible for the rent on his/her bedroom – this is referred to as “by the bed” leasing rather than a “joint & several” lease. So, if one resident moves out, the remaining roommates are not responsible for that roommate's rent.

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What if my roommates don't get along or I have issues with my roommates?

Sometimes this happens. Great people sometimes can’t live together for whatever reason. We can match you up with current residents or new lease holders. You also have the opportunity to transfer apartments, dependent on availability (a transfer fee may apply).

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What if I have a maintenance issue or need in my apartment?

Non-emergency service requests (choose whichever option works best for you):

• Submit a Service Request online using Resident Portal. Follow the prompts to complete the service request.
• Call the office and speak with a University Square team member or leave a message if your call is after the office is closed.

For emergency situations (water leaks, and toilet back-up's, AC or Heating issues during weather extremes, non-functioning refrigerators, electrical outages, gas leaks and fire):

• Call the leasing office. We have someone available 24/7.

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What furniture is provided and what is included in the kitchen?

Each unit includes an appliance package consisting of an stove, dishwasher, refrigerator, and washer/dryer. University Square also offers furnished and unfurnished apartments designed to accommodate your specific needs.  Please contact a Team Member and we will gladly discuss your options with you!

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How do I receive mail and packages?

Mail - Resident mail is delivered by the US Postal Service to your assigned mailbox. At move-in, you will receive a mailbox key. When you move-out, if you want to have your mail forwarded, you will need to complete a Change of Address Form with the local US Post Office.

Packages - The property will accept packages and they can be retrieved during the property’s business hours with proper ID.

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What do I need to bring to my apartment?

We recommend that you contact your roommate(s) prior to moving in, to coordinate for many of the common area furnishings such as: television, stereos, trash cans, plates, silverware, cups, pots and pans, etc. For your own personal space, you will need to bring your own bath and grooming products as well as shower curtain and hooks, bath mat, towels, linens, pillows and whatever else makes you feel at home! Your community's team members are a great resource for planning your move; don't hesitate to call us with questions or simply to feel reassured about what you've already prepared.

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Is there insurance coverage in the event of a fire, theft, or natural causes? Does my lease provide coverage for my belongings?

Resident's or guest's personal property and vehicles are not insured under the apartment lease agreement. We do require that all residents provide proof of insurance against loss or damage due to fire, theft, vandalism, rain, water, criminal negligent acts of others or any other cause. You can purchase a Renter's Insurance policy for a modest annual fee or your parent's home-owner's policy may provide coverage. Of course, you may also obtain coverage through the property’s sponsored provider. Please ask the leasing office for more information.

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