FREQUENTLY asked questions

What does it mean to have an individual lease?
Individual leasing means that each person is only responsible for their portion of the common areas and their bedroom. If your roommate ends up not coming back for the spring semester, you’re not responsible for their payment.

What is included in the rent?
Copper Beech Allendale rent includes: trash pickup, extended cable, Internet, washer & dryer, access to all of Copper Beech Allendale’s amenities, and a wonderful staff that is there to help you anytime you need them. Water and sewer are an additional $12 per month per resident.  Also, residents are responsible for paying their monthly electric bill.

Do you have a roommate matching system?
Yes, we offer a roommate matching system. If you don’t have anyone in mind that you would like to live with, let us match you up with someone! There is a Roommate Matching Sheet that you will fill out to let us know more about what you’re looking for in a roommate. Then, we spend weeks in the summer figuring out the best match for you based on that information.

When is my rent due?
Rent is always due the 1st of the month. You can pay up front (due August 1), in semester installments (due August 1 and January 1), or in twelve installments (due August 1 and on the first of the month for the next 11 consecutive months).

How do I pay my rent?
We accept payment via check, money order, or through the online system.

Do you allow pets?
Yes, pets are allowed at Copper Beech Allendale.

Is there insurance coverage in the event of a fire, theft or natural causes? Does my lease provide coverage for my belongings?
Copper Beech Allendale’s insurance will not cover your personal belongings. We suggest getting renter’s insurance for this reason. It is generally inexpensive and will cover your personal belongings if something were to happen.

What if I need to break my lease or don't return for the spring semester?
Copper Beech Allendale’s lease is binding and cannot be broken. If you cannot live at Copper Beech Allendale after signing your lease, you will need to re-let. Please call the leasing office for information on re-letting.

What if I need maintenance in my bedroom or apartment?
If you need maintenance, simply go to your resident portal on our website and fill out a maintenance request. You can also call or stop by the front desk. If it is an emergency, please notify the front office immediately.

What furniture is provided?
Copper Beech Allendale offers both unfurnished or fully furnished options.  Fully furnished bedrooms come with a full-sized bed, large desk and chair, nightstand, and dresser. The living area comes with a comfortable couch, chair, coffee table, and end table. All units come with a kitchen fully equipped with energy efficient appliances, a refrigerator with icemaker, dishwasher, breakfast bar stools, and a washer & dryer.

How do I receive mail and packages?
Your mail will be delivered to your apartment’s mailbox located on Copper Beech Allendale property.

What do I need to bring to my new apartment?
We suggest you bring: bedding for a full-sized bed, toiletries, dishes/cookware, decorations to make your new room feel like home!

What kinds of events do you have at Copper Beech Allendale?
Copper Beech Allendale has resident events that range from pizza parties to Taco Tuesdays. Not only is there free food at events, but it’s also a great way to meet people!