What types of apartments/rooms are available?
We offer 1 bedroom/1 bathroom, 2 bedroom/2 bathroom, 3 bedroom/3 bathroom, 4 bedroom/2 bathroom, and 4 bedroom/4 bathroom floor plans.
What types of leases are available?
Our standard lease is full term and expires July 31st. However, we do offer semester and academic leases for a premium of $75-$100 each month depending on Lease Terms.
How close to the campus are you?
We are located less then a mile from the USF campus. Many of our students catch the Bull Runner or ride their bike to class.
How much do the apartments cost?
Please contact the leasing office for more information on prices and specials 813-984-7222.
Can I use my financial aid to pay rent?
Please email Lori Rattray, our Resident Services and Accounting Manager for information on how to pay your rent with financial aid. His email address is: email@example.com.
When can I move in?
We have availability for immediate move-in on select floor plans. Our move-in date for Fall 2013 is August 23rd.
What if I need to cancel my lease?
We have no termination clause to our Lease Contracts. However, you may transfer your lease to a qualifying person with a $200 fee.
Can I request a specific apartment or roommate?
Absolutely! If you have roommates you would like to live with, you can request them on your application. If the room is available, we will gladly place you with them. If the apartment you want is available, it's yours!
Is parking available?
We have regular parking spaces, as well as 235 covered parking spaces on site. If you would like to add a covered parking space to your lease, please contact the office at 813.984.7222 and a leasing agent can assist you. Visitor parking spaces are marked with either the letter "V" or the word "Visitor." All visitors MUST park in designated visitor spaces.
What utilities are included in my rent?
The Pointe provides water, sewer, trash removal, gas, internet in every bedroom and in the common area, cable + HBO in every bedroom and common area, and an electricity allowance. The electricity allowance is based on apartment size.
Is there a deposit required?
With a qualified co-signer there is no deposit required. If you are unable to secure a qualified co-signer then a deposit equal to 3-months rent can be given instead. This deposit is due at the time you complete your application.
Can I pay a bill with my credit card?
Great News! The Pointe at South Florida added a new feature that lets you pay online! View your balance, submit electronic checks, or pay with a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover from any computer. Just log on to our website, click the "Pay Rent" button. This will take you to our resident rent pay portal. There is a small convenience charge for this service.
Can I purchase a meal plan?
No, we do not offer meal plans. However, we are only moments away from the grocery store and our apartments have a full kitchen!
How many people live there?
Our community consists of 1,002 bedrooms!
Will you send me a bill each month for rent?
We do not mail you an invoice or bill. Residents are responsible for paying their rent in a timely manner. Rent will be due on the first of each month.
When is my first payment due?
If you are a new resident through out the year and NOT moving in on our Fall Move In Schedule; Your first rental installment is due the day you are scheduled to move in. New Fall Move Ins; Your first rental installment for the August 2013 rent is due July 15, 2013.
What size is the bed?
The beds are a full size, extra long. If you are purchasing sheets, you may want to buy full size-extra long or queen sheets to fit the bed.
Can additional furniture be brought into the apartment?
Yes however, when bringing additional furniture into the common area we recommend that you consult your roommates first.
What do I need to hook up my computer to the internet?
Our property is Wireless! You may use an ethernet cord and ethernet card, if your computer did not come with one.
How can rent be paid after office hours or on holidays?
By utilizing the rent drop box located next to the office front door or you can pay online through our website by clicking the Pay Rent button on the home page.
What furniture is included in the common area?
Sofa, Over-Stuffed Chair, Kitchen table with 4 Chairs (2 chairs in 1bedroom/1 bathroom units), Entertainment Center, Coffee Table and End Table.
What furniture is included in the bedrooms?
Full-Size Extra Long Bed, Desk with Desk Chair and Dresser.
Are pets allowed?
We are a NO pet property. Pets are not allowed on-site, even for visiting, though fish are permitted in tanks 10 gallons or less.
Do the bedroom doors have locks on them?
Yes, each bedroom door has a deadbolt lock.
What are the office hours?
Monday-Friday 9-8 Saturday 10-5 Sunday 12-5