FAQs

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Am I eligible for accommodation at Urban Academic Village?

All students who attend Texas Southern University, University of Houston – Main Campus, UH-D, and HCC are eligible to apply for accommodation. This includes research assistants and full-time, part-time, undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Are pets allowed?

Urban Academic Village does not allow pets.

Are priorities given to particular students?

The Village hosts a diverse range of residents from all over the world and across the United States, and we see this as a true strength of our community. To ensure fairness, we don’t give preference to any group over others. Therefore we encourage all applicants to submit the relevant forms as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Are your units furnished?

Most units are furnished and are equipped with a full sized kitchen with a stove and oven, dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer with an icemaker, and garbage disposal.

Can I choose my roommates?

If you’d like to share an apartment with a friend, please specify this on yourroommate matching form or email info@urbanacademicvillage.com with the details of your request. Given our high demand, we can’t guarantee to fulfill all requests, but we’ll definitely try our best to accommodate you. The earlier you and your friend apply, the easier it is for us to assign you to the same apartment. If you know someone who might want to live at the Village, you can refer a friend here!

Can I have a vehicle?

Urban Academic Villages allows all residents to have a vehicle free of charge and institutes a parking permit system.

Can you help me find a roommate?

We do provide a roommate matching service at Urban Academic Village. Please fill out the roommate matching form and submit it to our offices in order to take advantage of this free service. Once your lease has been completed online, you also have the ability to answer some questions relating to your personality through your resident portal.

Do you provide Internet access?

An ethernet connection is available for free in each bedroom.

How close is Urban Academic Village to the University?

Urban Academic Villages is located on Rosewood, a short walk to classes on campus at Texas Southern University.

How long are your lease agreements?

We offer Full 12-month leases, Academic 9-month leases, 7-month Spring/Summer leases, and 2-month Summer leases.

What if I have a maintenance request?

As a resident, if you have a maintenance request you can log into your resident portal account at any time to complete a maintenance service request online. This will promplty be directed to our maintenance team for service. If you have a maintenance emergency, please call the office at 713.526.2232 to provide your name, unit number, request, and call back number during business hours.