What does "All-Inclusive"
Mean? All-inclusive rent means you pay one bill that
covers your rent, as well as most of your utilities. At Smallwood,
internet, cable, water, trash, and sewer are included in each
rental installment. You're only responsible for your electric bill.
Let Smallwood take care of the rest!
Is there transportation to
campus? Smallwood is located just steps from
campus, and we're also on the campus bus route. We're so close, in
fact, that many residents ride their bike or walk to
How long are your leases? Are short-term
leases available? We offer 12-installment leases which
run from 08/15/2019 to 07/31/2020. We do not currently offer
short-term leases; however, if you're unable to stay through the
end of your lease agreement you have the option to find a
responsible individual to take over the remainder of your
What is a Guarantor? Is there additional
paperwork required? A guarantor (also referred to as a
Co-Signer) is someone responsible for paying your rent if you
cannot. To qualify, your guarantor must be at least 25 years old
and a U.S. resident.
guarantor will simply need to fill out a one-page form which we
will notarize in our office.
Do I have to pay a security
deposit? Good news! We no longer charge a
What is Roommate
Matching? Smallwood offers a program called
Roommate Matching for anyone who does not sign with roommates. Each
resident is asked to complete a matching card to better assist us
in the process. The cards ask about specific study habits, sleep
habits, hobbies, location preference, and many other
What is an Individual Lease? How is that
different from a traditional lease? An individual lease means you're only
responsible for your rent and bedroom, with shared responsibility
for common areas. This means that if your roommate transfers to a
different unit or moves out unexpectedly you don't have to worry
about a thing! Your rent will never go up and you will never be
liable for your roommate's share of the rent. You can rest easy at
Where are the closest shops/grocery
stores/restaurants? Smallwood on College is only blocks
away from Kroger, CVS, and other grocery stores. We're located in
the heart of downtown, so restaurants, shopping, and entertainment
are always at your fingertips.
recommend the Gourmet Cafe to start your day, The Owlery for a
healthy lunch, and Bub's Burgers and Ice Cream to finish off your
day the right way. All walking distance to
Do you allow pets? Unfortunately Smallwood is not pet
Is smoking allowed in the
apartments? Smoking is not permitted in your
apartment, hallways, or common spaces inside the building, or
within 20 feet of any entrance to our community.
Can financial aid cover
rent? Unfortunately we do not defer rent
because of financial aid. The first installment of rent is due
September 1. You can pay rent in advance at any time if you use
financial aid to avoid accruing late fees.
When is rent due? Do you send me a bill?
How can I pay? Rent is due on the 1st of every month.
We do not send a bill to remind you prior to the first; however we
make it easy to pay your rent on time via your resident portal by
credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover) or e-check. You can also
pay rent in person with check or money order.
Can I apply and sign my lease
online? Yes! You can apply, sign your lease,
and pay any fees all online from anywhere in the world!Apply nowand see how easy easy it is to join Smallwood's
prefer a more personal touch, visit us in the office anytime and
one of our stellar leasing professionals will take you through the
lease-signing process in person from start to finish. It takes
approximately 30-45 minutes.