Student Apartment FAQs

Get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about our apartments near UIUC. Still have more questions? Contact us today and we’ll be happy to provide you with additional information!

See what off campus housing truly has to offer at The Dean Campustown. Our student housing community offers residents the benefits of off campus living with all the perks of being conveniently close to campus. Residents can come home to spacious floor plans, including studio apartmentsone-bedroom apartmentstwo-bedroom apartments, and four-bedroom apartments, that offer a myriad of beneficial features, including an in-unit washer and dryer, premium stainless steel appliances, and much more. Residents also have access to a variety of on-site amenities, such as our ground-floor retail, including a Target and Jimmy John’s, state-of-the-art fitness center, spa with sauna, and much more. By calling our community home, residents can enjoy all these benefits while also being just minutes away from many local dining, shopping, and on-campus hotspots.

With individual housing contracts, residents are only ever responsible for their monthly installment payments. If a roommate moves out or misses a payment, the other residents in the apartment aren’t responsible in any way.

We want to make everything as easy as possible for residents. That’s why we offer individual housing contracts that span 12 months.

Residents can pay their monthly installments either online, using our easy resident portal, or drop off a check in-person at our leasing office. For ultimate convenience, residents can also set up automatic payments through our portal so they never miss a payment.

Yes! We want to make sure our residents are completely taken care of. To make their lives easier, we employ a well-qualified team of management and maintenance professionals on-site. We even have a 24/7 maintenance staff available in case of an emergency.

Yes! We offer complimentary roommate-matching services for students new to Champaign. The process is simple — residents fill out a detailed questionnaire asking about their lifestyle preferences, hobbies, and habits, and our team matches them with another resident whose answers align. Contact us for more information about our roommate-matching services or to start on your questionnaire.

Yes. All of our residents must have guarantors for their individual housing contracts in order to make sure all financial obligations can be met. Potential guarantors must meet minimum credit and income requirements, and sign the guarantor addendum to each contract. Contact our leasing office to learn more about guarantor requirements.