Freshman Apartment Housing

Housing Details



Housing Assignments

Apartment or suite assignments for the fall semester will be mailed in July. Names and phone numbers of roommates will be included. Assignments will not be released over the phone.

Freshmen who are admitted for summer or spring will be given their move-in date by University Village staff.

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Roommate Assignments
Roommates are assigned based on gender and space availability. All buildings are coed; individual apartments and suites are not.

Every effort is made to place students who mutually request each other in the same apartment or suite. It is recommended that students who wish to live together mail their individual applications in the same envelope.

Applicants will be given priority based on availability and according to the date the completed application and fees are postmarked.

If no roommate is requested, students will be matched based on answers to questions on their housing applications.

Assignments are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Roommate applications received on or before May 22 will receive priority.

The Residential Life Office reserves the right to make assignment changes as necessary.

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Policies for Freshman Housing

  • Any possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages at University Village must be in compliance with local, state and federal laws and in compliance with rules and regulations of UT Dallas. Alcohol is prohibited in freshman and sophomore housing areas.
  • State Fire Marshall regulations prohibit candles, incense, multiple extension cords linked together, torch lamps (halogen lamps) or any open-flamed devices in apartments.
  • The University prohibits possession or storage of any firearm, dangerous weapon, flammable liquid or explosive device in apartments, automobiles or on other University property.
  • With the exception of fish, no pets are allowed in freshman housing areas. Fish tanks must be no more than 20 gallons.
  • Waterbeds are prohibited.
  • The conduct of a resident and a resident’s guest(s) must not disturb the rights, comforts, health, safety or conveniences of other persons in the apartment community.
  • Visitation is a privilege granted to freshmen that allows them to host a guest of either gender. Residents should inform their guests of conduct rules and accompany them at all times. Residents are responsible for the consequences of their guests’ actions. Violation of this agreement is subject to University disciplinary procedures.
  • Noise at a level that disturbs others is never acceptable. Residents who fail to respond to requests by other residents or staff for lower noise levels may be subject to disciplinary action by the University.
  • The possession and/or use of any illegal substance on University property or during a University-sponsored activity are strictly prohibited.
  • UT Dallas parking decals are required at all times.
  • Refer to your housing agreement and Student Code of Conduct for additional policies.

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Rental Applications
Applications and/or guarantee agreements (if student is under 18) must be completed by all applicants and/or guarantors without omissions or falsifications.

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Guarantors
A guarantor is required for applicants under the age of 18. The guarantor must complete a guarantee agreement at time of move-in.

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Occupancy
The maximum occupancy for four-bedroom apartments is four occupants. The maximum occupancy for three-bedroom suites is three occupants.

Pets
Pets are not allowed in freshman housing areas, with the exception of fish in tanks up to 20 gallons.

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Vehicles
Parking space is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking decals are required at all times and may be purchased from the University Village Information Center or Residence Hall. Vehicles without permits will be towed at the owner’s expense. Recreational or commercial vehicles are prohibited, unless approved by management. One vehicle per resident is allowed, unless otherwise approved in writing by University Village management. University Village management reserves the right to limit or disallow cars and motorcycles and to change or amend the policies at any time.

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University Village Resident Handbook
The University Resident Handbook addresses the safety and well-being of the community.

Topics covered include:

  • Emergency Call Stations (Code Blue)
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance emergencies
  • Noise
  • Housing conduct code
  • Bicycles
  • Vending machines
  • Cleanliness, health and hygiene

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Internet Access
All apartments and suites in University Village have one hard-wired internet connection and cable outlet per bed and living area. This amenity is included in the rental rate.

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Financial Aid Deferment
University Village will defer rental payments for students who provide proof of pending financial aid disbursement. If you have not yet received your financial aid at the time rent is due, you should bring a copy of your award letter to the office and complete a financial aid agreement. Any late fees associated with rent during the period for which the agreement is entered will be waived.

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Rental Insurance
It is recommended that students obtain personal rental insurance. UT Dallas and University Village management do not assume any legal obligations for personal injury, loss or damage to personal property.

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Safety
UT Dallas police provide frequent bicycle, student and squad car patrols throughout University Village, as well as Campus Safe-Walk Escorts

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) consists of 51 active members who are ready to respond to a disaster on campus or in the community, if needed. CERT members are required to complete a disaster simulation training exercise once per year and attend training and refresher sessions to maintain their membership.

The UniTeD Against Sexual Assault project serves the UT Dallas campus community by providing comprehensive educational programs and information about the issues of violence, including but not limited to, sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking and domestic violence.

The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) provides assistance to victims of sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence and stalking.

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Updated: March 30, 2010