Frequently Asked Questions
What types of units are available at Summerfield Square?
We offer a one-bedroom, one bath unit. We also offer two-bedroom, two bathroom units available in two different floor plans. We allow a student to lease the two-bedroom privately or the option to live with a roommate which allows for separate license agreements.
What comes in the units?
All of our units come with a refrigerator, oven/stove, and washer and dryer. Dishwasher available in some units. Each unit has hardwood floors in the kitchen, living room and hallways and carpet in the bedroom(s). Studio units feature hardwood floors throughout the living room/bedroom space.
What does my housing fee cover?
The housing fee covers water, baseline electricity, sewer, trash and 24-hour maintenance.
Will Summerfield Square help me find a roommate?
We do offer a roommate matching service. If you are interested in this service, please let management know. We can direct you to our online survey that will ask lifestyle questions and provide you with possible matches.
Do I have to sign a lease?
We use the term license agreement, and we do require that all students sign a license to live with us.
What are the license terms?
All of our license agreements are for 12 months. We do not offer any short term agreements.
Who can live at Summerfield Square?
We are the exclusive provider for on-campus housing for ACOM. We offer accommodations to students and their spouse, domestic partner or dependent.
Does Summerfield Square allow pets?
We have a limited number of pet-friendly units that are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. All pet units are also subject to a pet fee and management approval.
Can I use my financial aid to pay my housing fee?
We do offer a deferment plan. However, this plan must be pre-arranged with management prior to your first month’s housing fee becoming due.
When is move-in day?
Move-in day for the Fall of 2015 will be sometime in mid-July 2015. Management will announce the specific date and details as the summer approaches.
Can I bring a car?
Of course you can! We offer ample amounts of parking space for our residents. However, we ask that you do not bring any boats, trailers, etc.
Do you have storage?
We do not offer any additional storage units. However, the units are extremely spacious and offer several large closets for extra storage.
Can I paint my unit?
Although, we want your apartment to feel like home we do ask that you do not paint the walls of your unit.
Can I hang pictures on my wall?
Absolutely, again we want this to be your home for at least the next two years. We just ask that you use the “rule of thumb.” Any holes made in the wall that are bigger than the size of your thumb will result in a fee at move-out.
What are the rules for alcohol and tobacco on property?
ACOM is a tobacco free campus and therefore not allowed at Summerfield Square. We also do not allow alcohol in any of the common areas including the clubhouse, pool, grill, or fire pit areas. You can have alcohol in your unit pending you are of age and comply with all local, state, and federal ordinances.
What are the pool and gym hours?
We know that students stay extremely busy and we try to do everything possible to accommodate this lifestyle. In order to do so, the pool and gym are open 24-hours for our residents. However, key card access is required.
Do I have to pay during the summer months; even I don’t plan on staying in the apartment?
Yes, all of our license agreements are for 12 months. Payments are required all 12 months, regardless of occupancy in the unit.
What if something breaks in my apartment?
We offer on-site professional management and maintenance. We will be happy to help you with anything that isn’t working properly in your unit. Work orders can be submitted in person, via email to the manager, or directly through your resident portal. We also offer after-hours maintenance service for any emergencies that may arise.
Does Summerfield Square offer security?
ACOM security personnel conduct daily and nightly patrols of the property.
Are plans being made to add additional housing?
Yes, we are excited to announce the plans for Phase II of Summerfield Square set to open July 2015.
How can I apply for Phase II?
We are currently only accepting names for the waitlist. Please click on the contact form and fill out the necessary information. By doing so your name will be added to our waitlist and you will contacted when further application information becomes available.