FAQ

common questions about Avenue East

What is Avenue East?

It’s a high-quality Stillwater apartment community designed especially with Oklahoma State University students in mind. Avenue East features a variety of spacious, furnished apartments plus a full set of community features such as a luxurious clubhouse, fitness center, sports courts, pool and hot tub and more. All just minutes from the OSU campus.

Is Avenue East part of Oklahoma State University?

Avenue East is a privately owned and professionally managed community. Click here for more information about the management and ownership.

Can I live with friends, or can you match me with roommates?

You can select your roommate(s), or you can apply on your own and we can match you with other students. Applicants answer a short list of lifestyle questions to help in the matching process.

What are per-person contracts?

Instead of requiring all roommates to sign a joint lease, each person at Avenue East has their own individual contract, with one person per bedroom. This means you are only responsible for paying for yourself — not your roommates. Even if a roommate moves out or other bedrooms in your apartment are empty, you only pay the rate for your bedroom.

What is included in the rate?

Each resident at Avenue East pays a flat rate that includes:

  • A full set of furniture
  • High-speed Wi-Fi Internet
  • Water/sewer, trash removal
  • Washer and dryer in each apartment
  • 24-hour on-site management
  • Community features — pool, fitness center, sports courts, etc.

What size are the apartments?

The spacious accommodations at Avenue East range from one-bedroom apartments to three-story townhomes with four bedrooms and four baths.

Are the apartments furnished?

Yes, all apartments at Avenue East include a furniture package including a full-size bed, dresser, desk and chair in each bedroom, and a sofa and lounge chair, end table, coffee table and entertainment stand in each living room. Plus, all apartments also include a dining table and chairs, or counter stools. To see a sample of the furniture and other finishes, please visit our model apartments.

When do the contracts start and end?

The standard term is August 12, 2019 to July 24, 2020, with payments made in 12 equal installments. Limited alternate dates are available; please inquire with our staff.

Can I pay by credit card?

Yes. Residents can pay online 24 hours per day, by credit card or ACH electronic checking. Avenue East also offers automatic payment by either credit card or checking account — just fill out one page, one time and payments will be made automatically. Convenience fees apply for credit card and debit card payments.

Will my financial aid cover charges at Avenue East?

Your living costs at Avenue East can be covered by financial aid, just like on-campus housing. Any available financial aid funds, after university charges are satisfied, are released to the student for non-institutional expenses, such as off-campus housing. These funds can be used to pay charges at Avenue East. Normal payment deadlines will continue to apply.

Is Avenue East open to non-students?

Nearly all the residents at Avenue East are students at Oklahoma State University, with some from Northern Oklahoma College. The per-person contracts are also designed with students in mind. Nonetheless, Avenue East is an Equal Opportunity housing provider and welcomes applications from non-students. Family members are welcome as well, subject to occupancy limits. Because of the need to match student roommates, non-students must apply together with enough roommates to fill the desired apartment.

What kind of safety and security are provided?

Avenue East has monitored fire sprinklers, electronic locks and deadbolts on each front door, plus individually locking bedroom doors. Community courtesy patrols are provided at select times. Management staff are also on-site 24×7 and can be reached by a 24-hour phone number.

What are the policies on smoking, guests and pets?

The community is smoke-free in all indoor areas. Guests are welcome at all times, subject to the consent of apartment-mates and security considerations. Overnight guests are welcome, with limits on the number of days and guests. Avenue East is pet-friendly in select buildings.

Can I park my vehicle at Avenue East?

Avenue East offers free surface parking for all residents. Limited guest parking is also available at no charge.

What other transportation options will I have?

Avenue East is served by the OSU Transit “white route” every half hour from 6:30am to 7pm, Monday through Friday during Fall and Spring semesters, and the “gray route” during semester breaks. Ride to campus in as little as 7 minutes. There’s also nearby “green route” service from 7-10pm. Or walk or bike to campus, just one mile down Hall of Fame Avenue.

Can I see a model apartment?

Yes. Please request an appointment for a personal tour, or just stop by to see us and we’ll be happy to show you the community.