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At The Rixey, green living has never been so extraordinary! Our LEED® Gold certified housing community located on the Marymount University campus, features modern apartment living spaces with private bedrooms and bathrooms features low-flow plumbing fixtures, an energy efficient heating and cooling system, an EcoRoof, and on-site recycling center.

You'll love the stay-fit amenities including a state-of-the art fitness center, fully loaded recreation center, rooftop lounges and private cabanas. All this, AND we make sure you have the resources you need to succeed.

Floor plans designed with you in mind.

The perfect space to entertain and socialize when you want — and plenty of privacy when you don't.

Studio, 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments

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Fit, healthy and happy.
  • Amenities for fitness and fun

    • State-of-the-art fitness center with strength equipment, cardio machines and free weights
    • Lounge with coffee bar
    • Yoga classes available
    • 15th floor rooftop featuring a clubroom with views of the DC skyline
    • Rooftop plunge spa and sun deck
    • Open-air courtyard
    • Rooftop lounge with outdoor kitchenette with professional BBQ grills
    • Pet Friendly (See the FAQ section for more details.)
The lifestyle you want.
  • Modern apartments

    • Oversized balconies available
    • Private bedrooms and bathrooms
    • Hardwood-style flooring
    • Walk-in closets
    • 15 foot ceilings in select floor plans
    • Fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances
    • On-site storage units available for rent
Prepare to succeed.
  • Focused one-of-a-kind environment

    • Business Center
    • Wi-Fi throughout the community
  • Peace-of-mind amenities

    • 24-hour, on-call staff
    • Professional, on-site management and maintenance
    • Bike repair station
    • Community Assistant staff
    • On-site parking available
    • Individual liability leases
    • Roommate matching available
Where you want to be.
  • Convenient location

    • Marymount Shuttle to main campus
    • Shuttle to Ballston-MU Metro Station
    • Short walk to the Ballston-MU Metro Station
    • Access to major roadways in Arlington, Interstate 66 ART & MetroBus routes
    • Orange/Silver Lines at the Ballston Metro station just four blocks away
    • Custis and W&OD bike trails
    • Minutes away from downtown Washington D.C. or to the Tysons Corner corridor
FAQ
  • MU Students

    How do I arrange for a tour?

    The Office of Campus and Residential Services offers tours on a regular basis. Call the office at 703.284.1608 to inquire about upcoming tours and open house events. You can also visit the Rixey on your own and ask for an individual tour during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Saturdays noon to 4:00 pm).

    How do I apply for an apartment at The Rixey?

    Marymount University students apply for Rixey apartments via the Housing Portal here.

    Can I fill out an application online?

    MU Students can apply via the Housing portal on your myMarymount.

    Can I apply for housing for only one semester?

    From time to time we are able to accommodate students interested in living at the Rixey for only one semester. For this special arrangement, you should speak directly with a representative in the Office of Campus and Residential Services at 703.284.1608.

    Can I print an application from the website?

    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.

    How can I make a payment?

    We accept Checks, money orders and cashier’s checks in the leasing office made payable to the Rixey. As an Alternative payment option we also accept credit card, debit card payments online at Https://connect.studenthousing.com for your convenience. We are unable to accept cash.

    What is an installment

    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.

    When are the installments due?

    Installments are due on the 1st of every month per the payment schedule outlined in the lease agreement.

    Can I be my own Guarantor?

    You are not required to have a guarantor.

    What is a guarantor?

    To mitigate the risk of delinquent or defaulting residents, we require applicants to provide someone to guarantee their housing contract.

    Am I allowed to request a specific unit?

    The housing selection process allows you to identify your priority unit type (1 bedroom vs. 2 bedroom; private room vs. shared room, etc.). You may also indicate your preferred roommate via the Marymount on-line housing selection system.

    Do you have a Roommate Matching Service?

    Yes. The Marymount on-line housing selection system contains a questionnaire that helps to identify and match you with a roommate whose study and social habits as well as hobbies are closely aligned with yours.

    Does your community allow pets?

    Yes, the Rixey is a pet friendly building. Marymount students interested in having their pet at the Rixey make arrangements to do so directly with the company that manages The Rixey property. Please contact 571.267.2879 or TheRixey@AmericanCampus.com for details regarding breed/size requirements.

    What is the cost to have a pet?

    Pet fees are as follow:

    • $250 pet deposit(per pet)
    • $50 pet rent(per month/per pet) 

    How many pets can live in an apartment?

    Up to 2 pets are allowed per unit.

    Where can I park my car?

    The Rixey has a garage. Parking is limited and is first come first serve. 

    What is the cost to park in the garage?

    A garage parking pass costs $100 per month, per vehicle. 

    Are utilities included?

    Yes. All utilities including Wi-Fi are included in the housing costs. Residents who want cable television need to make their own arrangements for this service which is not included in the utilities bundle.

    Are Marymount meal plans available to students who live at The Rixey?

    Yes, the Rixey is part of the Marymount Housing Inventory and as such all Rixey residents are eligible to select from any available meal plan. Meal plan selections can be made during the housing selection process via the Marymount on-line housing selection system. Students can also call the Office of Campus and Residential Services at 703.284.1608.

    What is the difference between a private and shared room?

    A private room is a bedroom that you have to yourself. Private bedrooms are furnished with full size beds. A shared room is a bedroom that you share with one other person. Shared bedrooms are furnished with twin size beds.

    Are the apartments furnished?

    Yes. Apartments are fully furnished.

    I know the apartment is furnished, but are there items I need to bring with me?

    Yes. You will need to provide your own linens and towels, bathroom and kitchen supplies. Click here for a full list of recommended items.

    Do the apartments have washers and dryers?

    Yes. All units have full-size washers and dryers.

    When is move-in and move-out?

    Move-in for Marymount students for the Fall 2019 semester is Sunday, August 18, 2019. Move-out for Marymount students for the Spring 2020 semester is July 15, 2020.

    Do I need property insurance for my personal belongings?

    Students’ personal property brought to the University is not covered for damage or loss by the University’s insurance. Marymount has identified additional sources that provide insurance coverage for residential students. We typically mail this material to you over the summer. While we cannot endorse these companies, we do recommend you review all the options and obtain coverage in case your property is damaged or lost.

    Are residents permitted to stay on campus during breaks?

    Yes. One of the advantages of living at the Rixey is that students are allowed to stay in their apartments even when the University is closed for holidays and breaks.

  • Faculty and Staff

    How do I arrange for a tour?

    The Rixey leasing office staff conduct individual tours upon request. If you’d like an individual tour during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Saturdays noon to 4:00 pm), feel free to come by the leasing office on the first floor of the building and someone will be happy to show you around.

    How do I apply for an apartment at The Rixey?

    Marymount University faculty and staff members interested in living at the Rixey should contact the leasing office directly at 571.267.2879 or TheRixey@AmericanCampus.com.

    Can I fill out an application online?

    You can contact The Rixey directly for assistance.

    What is the cost to apply?

    Applicants are asked to submit a $35 non-refundable fee to process their application as well as provide a $250 refundable security deposit.
    Applicants who choose not to live at the Rixey are returned the $250 security deposit.

    Can I print an application from the website?

    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.

    How can I make a payment?

    We accept Checks, money orders and cashier’s checks in the leasing office made payable to the Rixey. As an Alternative payment option we also accept credit card, debit card payments online at Https://connect.studenthousing.com for your convenience. We are unable to accept cash.

    What is an installment

    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.

    When are the installments due?

    Installments are due on the 1st of every month per the payment schedule outlined in the lease agreement.

    Can I be my own Guarantor?

    You are required to have a guarantor on file in order to house at The Rixey.

    What is a guarantor?

    To mitigate the risk of delinquent or defaulting residents, we require applicants to provide someone to guarantee their housing contract.

    What paperwork is required with a Guarantor?

    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.

    Am I allowed to request a specific unit?

    Marymount has limited units dedicated to faculty and staff. With this in mind, applicants can list unit preferences on the profile card and housing application; however, we may not be able to meet your exact request given the current inventory.  All requests are served on a first-come, first-served basis and are assigned in order of signed lease date.

    Does your community allow pets?

    Yes, the Rixey is a pet friendly building. Rixey residents interested in having their pet at the Rixey make arrangements to do so directly with the Rixey leasing office. Please contact the leasing office at 571.267.2879 or TheRixey@AmericanCampus.com for details regarding breed/size requirements.

    What is the cost to have a pet?

    Pet fees are as follow:

    • $250 pet deposit(per pet)
    • $50 pet rent(per month/per pet) 

    How many pets can live in an apartment?

    Up to 2 pets are allowed per unit.

    Where can I park my car?

    The Rixey has a garage. Parking is limited and is first come first serve. 

    What is the cost to park in the garage?

    A garage parking pass costs $100 per month, per vehicle. 

    Are utilities included?

    Yes. All utilities including Wi-Fi are included in the housing costs. Residents who want cable television need to make their own arrangements for this service which is not included in the utilities bundle.

    Are the apartments furnished?

    Student housing units are furnished; however, faculty and staff units are not.  

    Do the apartments have washers and dryers?

    Yes. All units have full-size washer and dryers.

    Do I need property insurance for my personal belongings?

    Personal property brought to the Rixey is not covered for damage or loss by the University. For this reason, we strongly encourage residents to obtain coverage in case your property is damaged or lost.

  • Other College Scholars

    How do I arrange for a tour?

    The Rixey leasing office staff conduct individual tours upon request. If you’d like an individual tour during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Saturdays noon to 4:00 pm), feel free to come by the leasing office on the first floor of the building and someone will be happy to show you around.

    How do I apply for an apartment at The Rixey?

    Any college student interested in living at the Rixey should contact the leasing office directly at 571.267.2879 or TheRixey@AmericanCampus.com.

    Can I fill out an application online?

    You can contact The Rixey directly for assistance.

    Can I apply for housing for only one semester?

    From time to time we are able to accommodate students interested in living at the Rixey for only one semester. For this special arrangement, you should speak directly with a leasing office representative. Please call 571.267.2879.  

    What is the cost to apply?

    There is a $250 security deposit as well as a $35 application fee.

    Can I print an application from the website?

    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.

    How can I make a payment?

    We accept Checks, money orders and cashier’s checks in the leasing office made payable to the Rixey. As an Alternative payment option we also accept credit card, debit card payments online at Https://connect.studenthousing.com for your convenience. We are unable to accept cash.

    What is an installment

    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.

    When are the installments due?

    Installments are due on the 1st of every month per the payment schedule outlined in the lease agreement.

    Can I be my own Guarantor?

    You are required to have a guarantor on file in order to house with The Rixey.

    What is a guarantor?

    To mitigate the risk of delinquent or defaulting residents, we require applicants to provide someone to guarantee their housing contract.

    What paperwork is required with a Guarantor?

    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.

    Am I allowed to request a specific unit?

    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 lease was received.

    Do you have a Roommate Matching Service?

    Yes. Applicants are given a profile card when completing the lease contract. This card asks questions to helps us identify and match applicants with a roommate whose study and social habits as well as hobbies are closely aligned with theirs.

    Does your community allow pets?

    Yes, we allow pets at this community. 

    What is the cost to have a pet?

    Pet fees are as follow:

    • $250 pet deposit(per pet)
    • $50 pet rent(per month/per pet) 

    How many pets can live in an apartment?

    Up to 2 pets are allowed per unit.

    Where can I park my car?

    The Rixey has a garage. Parking is limited and is first come first serve. 

    What is the cost to park in the garage?

    A garage parking pass costs $100 per month, per vehicle. 

    Are utilities included?

    Yes. All utilities including Wi-Fi are included in the housing costs. Residents who want cable television need to make their own arrangements for this service which is not included in the utilities bundle.

    Are Marymount meal plans available to students who live at The Rixey?

    Yes, the Rixey is part of the Marymount Housing Inventory and as such all Rixey residents are eligible to select from any available meal plan – regardless of where you go to college. Meal plan selections for other college scholars can be arranged through the Marymount University Office of Campus and Residential Services at 703.284.1608.

    What is the difference between a private and shared room?

    A private room is a bedroom that you have to yourself. Private bedrooms are furnished with full size beds. A shared room is a bedroom that you share with one other person. Shared bedrooms are furnished with twin size beds.

    Are the apartments furnished?

    Yes. Apartments are fully furnished.

    I know the apartment is furnished, but are there items I need to bring with me?

    Yes. You will need to provide your own linens and towels, bathroom and kitchen supplies. Click here for a full list of recommended items.

    Do the apartments have washers and dryers?

    Yes. All units have full-size washers and dryers.

    When is move-in and move-out?

    Move-in and move-out coordination for other college scholars living at the Rixey are arranged directly with the Rixey leasing office.
     

    Do I need property insurance for my personal belongings?

    Students’ personal property brought to the Rixey is not covered for damage or loss by the Rixey’s insurance. For this reason we strongly encourage students to obtain coverage in case your property is damaged or lost.

    Are residents permitted to stay on campus during breaks?

    Yes. One of the advantages of living at the Rixey is that students are allowed to stay in their apartments even when the University is closed for holidays and breaks.

1008 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22201
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571.267.2879
TheRixey@AmericanCampus.com

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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  • Short walk to the Ballston-MU Metro Station
  • Access to major roadways in Arlington, Interstate 66 ART & MetroBus routes
  • Orange/Silver Lines at the Ballston Metro station just four blocks away
  • Minutes from downtown Washington D.C. or to the Tysons Corner corridor
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