Any student will be accommodated at College Station and The Nittany. If you already have other students that you know you would like to live with, you will be placed with them, within the same apartment. If you are looking by yourself, you will be put on our “Roommate Needed List” and matched with other single tenants of the same gender using our Roommate Matching System. The roommate matching questionnaire is part of your initial application that you fill out prior to signing a lease to live at College Station or The Nittany. We use your answers to this questionnaire and compare them with other residents’ answers and match everyone accordingly.
College Station: Yes, ALL units are completely furnished. Check specific unit style for exact furnishings. Furnishings include: Leather couches, Coffee table, Kitchen table with 4 bistro style chairs, Full sized bed with hypoallergenic mattress, Desk with locking drawer, Desk chair, 5 Drawer dresser, Full Sized Closet, and a 55” Flat Screen TV in every Apartment.
The Nittany: Yes, ALL units are furnished. Furnishings include: leather or microfiber couches, Coffee table, Kitchen table with 4 bistro style chairs, Twin XL sized bed with hypoallergenic mattress, Desk with drawer, Desk chair, Full Sized Closet, and a 55” Flat Screen TV in every Apartment.
College Station: All kitchens are supplied with a Full Sized Refrigerator, a Range/Stove, Ventilation Hood, and Garbage disposal.
The Nittany: All kitchens are supplied with a Full Sized Refrigerator, a Range/Stove, Ventilation Hood (select units), and Dishwasher.
College Station: ALL utilities are included in your rent.
The Nittany: 100mbps High Speed Password Protected WiFi for every apartment, electric heating and A/C, water, sewer and trash.
Your Rental Payment includes: access to the entire facility for the complete duration of your lease term, access to the café-style vending machine room/student lounge, a Fully Furnished apartment, ALL utilities included, 100mbps High Speed Password Protected WiFi for every apartment, a 55” HD Flat Screen TV in every living room, FREE onsite parking, FREE laundry facility on each floor, Secure Package receiving and mailroom at our Leasing Office, an live-in Onsite Director and After Hours 3rd Party security/concierge staff (7 days a week).
Yes. There is a $250 Security Deposit for every tenant at College Station. There is a $500 Security Deposit for every tenant at The Nittany. The balance will be returned to each tenant, within 4 weeks after the end date of their lease agreement, less any damage charges or outstanding balances that may have been incurred at that point.
Onsite parking is available for tenants at NO additional charge. Every tenant MUST obtain a Parking Permit Sticker from the Leasing Office in order to be permitted to park in the onsite parking lot. Any vehicle parked in the College Station or The Nittany parking lot without a parking sticker will be given a one-time warning or towed upon discovery, depending on the circumstance. These actions are taken to preserve safe and well-lit parking for our residents who are paying for this amenity. Guests of College Station may park in the Giant grocery store parking lot located adjacent to the right, rear corner of College Station. Guests of The Nittany must locate street parking near the facility.
Leasing Office: Located at 501 York Road (Inside Main Entrance) Willow Grove PA, our fully staffed leasing office is open from 10am-5pm Mon-Friday. Saturdays 10am-3pm.
After Hours: There is an after-hours, 3rd Party, Security company that monitors both properties 7 days per week . All residents are to call the office phone number 484-431-5812 for any after-hours issues or concerns. Security is there to assist residents with any potential lock outs or if a resident is returning home late at night and would like their presence to escort them into the building, or to contact them if they accidentally burn something on the stove. College Town Communities 24 hour maintenance personnel are available by calling this same number.
Keys and Locks: All apartment entry doors and bedroom doors at College Station are equipped with a Schlage “Key Fob” lock system. Each of these locks are deadbolt locks, installed on solid core doors, which allow for maximum safety. Both the keys and the locks allow management to track activity and potential misuse of any area by their individual coding. These keys are not reproducible by the resident and can be taken offline immediately in the event that a resident’s key is ever lost or stolen. All exterior building doors lock every time they close, so non-residents are unable to enter without the assistance of a resident. If these doors are “propped open” or held open an alarm will sound after 30 seconds alerting staff and residents that the door is not closed properly
Parking Passes: Each resident that is interested in keeping a vehicle on property must register the vehicle through the Leasing Office. Each resident is assigned a numbered parking pass that is then tracked through our software management system and monitored by BOTH or on-site staff and contracted towing service. Any vehicle found to be parking on property without a Resident Parking Pass or Registered Guest Parking Pass will be towed upon discovery.
Lighting: Both parking lot and building entry lighting are set to be on from Dusk ‘til Dawn every day, any time of year.
Security Cameras: There are also over 80 security cameras located around the facilities covering all entrances, outdoor and indoor common areas, as well as parking areas. Security cameras cannot stop something from happening, but they are an excellent deterrent against wrong doing.
Fire Protection: Both College Station and The Nittany are equipped with full building sprinkler systems. BOTH College Station and The Nittany are also equipped with a fully addressable and monitored, interconnected fire protection system. This means that all smoke detectors within the apartment unit are individually identifiable, which sends an alert to management and their after-hours security/ on-call staff to alert them every time a smoke alarm goes off. All smoke alerts that are received are checked, in person, by staff. Common area hallway smoke detectors and pull stations are connected to a Central Station, 3rd party, alarm monitoring company that immediately calls the police and fire department if those alarms are ever triggered. Every apartment unit is also provided a fire extinguisher, either under the kitchen sink or adjacent to the kitchen hanging on the wall. All extinguishers are inspected annually by a 3rd party fire protection company to make sure that they are in working order.
College Station: ALL tenants will have their own bedrooms.
The Nittany: No. There are only double occupancy bedrooms available.
College Station: There are 2 full bathrooms provided for each Four Person apartment. (Individual sink and vanity area per person as well.)
The Nittany: No. Each bathroom is shared by 2 tenants.
College Station: College Station is less than 3 miles from the Penn State Abington Campus next to the 24 hour Giant Grocery store and the Willow Grove Train Station. Walk to the Willow Grove Mall or Thunderbird Lanes or Wawa Convenience store or Grub Burger Bar. College Station is at the center of it all.
The Nittany: The Nittany is less than 1 mile from the Penn State Abington Campus next to McDonald’s and Dunkin Donuts. There are also many other eating establishments within walking distance.
We do require every tenant to carry renters insurance. Tenants may procure their own renter’s insurance policy and show College Town Communities management proof of that insurance and list College Town Communities as “Additional Insured” on that policy or tenants can work along with management to secure their Renter’s Insurance at move in by going with a third party insurance company at that time. This is done in our Leasing Office and often represents the most inexpensive costs for the most comprehensive coverages.