Frequently Asked Questions

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​With an individual housing contract, also called the bedroom lease, you are responsible for your own monthly rent and the regular upkeep of your part of the apartment. Unlike conventional joint housing contracts, you are not responsible for any delinquent amounts owed by your roommates. This means if a roommate moves out early or misses a payment, all other residents are not responsible for making up the difference.

​The rental installment is your monthly payment for rent. We do not prorate rent, rather you are charged a total rent amount for the lease term divided into equal installments. Rent is due on the 1st of each month.

​Your rental installment includes furniture, water, sewer, trash, and high-speed internet. Any other fees such as parking, pet fees, or electricity, will be a separate charge.

​Your utilities, electricity, and water/sewer, will be set up and ready to go the day you move in. Each apartment will be metered for your actual usage and we’ll divide the bills up for each roommate.

​We accept checks, cashier’s checks, and money orders in our leasing office, made payable to Latitude Apartments. All payments received in the leasing office will be electronically processed. For your convenience, we will also offer an online payment option. We are unable to accept cash.

​Unless your income is greater than 3 times the rental installment, you will need a guarantor or qualify with our Leap program. A guarantor must meet the income requirements 3.5 times the rental installment and credit qualifications. The guarantor is financially responsible and liable for the terms of the lease and rental installments. Other deposit options may be available as well – please see leasing office for more details.

​Yes, we do. Part of the application packet is a Roommate Matching Form that you will be required to complete. This form will ask you questions about your social habits, study habits, and per preferences to help us match you with residents that indicate similar preferences. Please be honest on your Roommate Matching Form.

​Yes, you can list your preferred roommates on the Roommate Matching Form with your application. All roommates must list each other for us to confirm that all requests are mutual. You can list your floorplan preference on your application and we will do our best to place you in a floor plan that meets your requests. All requests are taken in order by the date your lease was signed and are based on availability.

​We have an on-site maintenance team during office hours. Maintenance requests can be entered online on our resident portal 24 hours a day and requests can also be made during business hours over the phone or in person. For after-hours, non-life threatening emergencies (such as no heat, no water, refrigerator not working) the maintenance team is on call 24/7.

​Yes, assigned parking in the parking garage or in one of our 4 outdoor parking lots is offered for an additional monthly fee. Bike racks are also available in the parking garage.

Yes. We allow up to two pets per apartment so bring your furry friends! We have a pet wash station plus 2 outdoor dog play parks. There is a One-Time non-refundable Pet Assessment of $350, and a Monthly Pet rent of $50.

​We are located just steps from the Engineering Quad at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. We are conveniently located on University Avenue, just a short walk from Downtown Champaign and Green St.

​Leasing decisions are offered within 24 to 48 hours of all document submittals.

Shopping is located within walking distance or a short bus ride of the community.

Student Quarters is proud to be an initial member of the College Student Mental Wellness Advocacy Coalition. In partnership with the Hi, How Are you Project, the coalition recently conducted a College Student Mental Wellness Survey to better understand the student experience. With accurate and actionable data in hand, the Hi, How Are You Project and Coalition members will co-create industry wide training programs, connect residents to campus resources for mental health and wellness, and promote ways to manage stress and anxiety in college. If you or someone you know needs help, please reach out. You can find the University of Illinois (Urbana/Champaign) resources here.