American Campus Communities is the nation's largest developer, owner and manager of high-quality student housing communities. Our mission is to deliver the best possible experience for students - at every price point. And, our commitment to great communities extends to the greater good through the active support of local charities that promote the education, shelter and wellbeing of those in need and the integration of sustainable building practices in our new-construction developments.
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We have the answer! Check out the list of frequently asked questions we have put together below to help you find your place to love.
An individual lease provides each resident with their own separate lease agreement and responsibility for his/her rental installments and applicable utility and parking charges. By signing an individual lease, you are only taking responsibility for your rental installments and lease terms and will not be held liable for any delinquent amounts owned by your roommate(s).
The typical lease term is approximately 11.5 months of occupancy which coincides with the university's academic calendar. The resident is charged a total rent amount for the contracted occupancy period. The lease agreement will reflect the total rent amount typically divided into 12 equal installments due August 1 - July 1. These installments do not represent a monthly rent amount and are not prorated.
Installments are due on the 1st of every month per the payment schedule outlined in the lease agreement.
We accept checks, money orders and cashier’s checks in our office made payable to the community name. As an alternative payment option we also accept credit card, debit cards and ACH payments online at https://connect.studenthousing.com for your convenience. We are unable to accept cash.
No, bills are not sent to residents each month, but you may see payment reminders posted around the property.
All residents require a guarantor to complete the guaranty agreement.
A resident can act as their own guarantor if they can show documentation as outlined in the lease agreement that they have income greater than three times the rental installment.
The guarantor will need to sign the guaranty agreement. If the resident is not of legal age to execute a contract, the guarantor will be required to sign both the lease and guaranty agreement.
You can access the online application by clicking the “Apply Online” link at the top of every page.
You can access the printable PDF version of the application by clicking the “APPLY ONLINE!” link at the top of each page then selecting "Apply by mail" at the top of the page.
Yes, you will be given a profile card when completing your lease contract that will inquire as to your study habits, social habits, and hobbies to help us match you with residents that have similar preferences in your floor plan.
Yes, you can list the roommates you have chosen on your profile card when completing your lease. It is important that all roommates list each other and that all requests are mutual.
You can list your preferences on your profile card and housing application and we will do our best to place you in the unit that fits those requests. All requests are served on a first-come, first-served basis and are taken in order based on the date your application was received.
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We believe every student should love where they live. That’s why our number one priority is delivering the best possible experience for students — at every price point. It’s the goal we continually strive for, and the mantra that shapes our values as an organization.
In 1984 our CEO, Bill Bayless, began his career as a resident assistant and found his passion in life: helping students succeed. He turned that passion for student success into the company he runs today. It’s a passion we all share. In fact, most of the management team first joined the company as students working at ACC communities.
Then do we have a place for you! Join the ACC team in your area as a Community Assistant and help us create the best living experience for our residents. Not only will you gain valuable work experience, but you can reduce your living expenses with our Community Assistant employment program.
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Our commitment to promoting from within and our dedication to creating a motivating, rewarding environment means ACC is a great place to get your start and grow! It’s a career that will bring a smile to your face and propel your future forward.
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