Frequently Asked Questions

Can I reserve a room?

No. Unfortunately, we are not able to make room reservations. Room assignments are first-come, first-serve. A room is reserved once you have completed the online application and contract.

Can additional furniture be brought into the apartment?

No, additional furniture may not be placed anywhere in the apartment without the written approval of Reinhard Villages' Management. Also, you can not remove the existing furniture. What you get when you move in, must stay there.

Can I switch rooms?

No. You are assigned a certain bedroom in your apartment. Please be sure that you are in your assigned bedroom because you are responsible for any damages that happen to that particular room.

Can I switch bedrooms or apartments?

Usually no, however there is a process for circumstances that are irresolvable. The first step in this process is to contact your CA. Please be aware that there is a $150 transfer fee.

When is the Leasing Office open?

The Leasing Office hours during the school year are Monday through Friday 9am to 8pm. Saturday hours are 10am to 4pm. Sunday hours are 2pm to 6pm.

Do I have to pay for parking at Reinhard?

No. The cost for your Reinhard parking pass is included in your rate.

Can I have guests?

This depends on your apartment-mates and the apartment agreement form. For information on completing an apartment agreement form, please contact your CA.

How do I pay my rent if the Leasing Office is closed?

There is a rent drop box located in the Community Center for your convenience. Please be sure to include your name and apartment number on your check. You may also submit a payment online from the 'Pay Rent' icon.

Do I have to pay for trash removal?

Trash fines are distributed only if your trash does not make it INSIDE the dumpster. You will be charged for any trash that does not make it INSIDE the dumpsters.

Does the Clarion Area Transit run through Reinhard?

Yes, Reinhard is a stop on the Clarion Area Transit. There are three bus shelters in the Villages for your convenience.

Is it a safe area?

Clarion University's Department of Public Safety patrols Reinhard Villages 24/7, and is available to assist residents. As always, we encourage residents to exercise good judgment and to report any suspicious behavior and/or policy violations to Reinhard Villages Staff or Public Safety.

Is there fire safety equipment in the apartment?

Yes. Each apartment not only has a full sprinkler and fire alarm system, but there is also a fire extinguisher in each kitchen. There are also pull stations on the exterior of each building.

What types of leases are available?

Reinhard has an Academic Year Lease from August to May. There is a Summer Extension Option that current Reinhard residents may submit an addendum to extend their lease from May to July.

What types of apartments/rooms are available?

We have four different unit types. The first unit type is a four bedroom, two bathroom flat (which means the apartment is on one floor). The second unit type is a four bedroom, two bathroom loft (which means there are two floors). The third type is a four bedroom, four bathroom. The last unit type is a two bedroom, two bathroom. Please call the Leasing Office for availability.

How close to campus are you?

Reinhard Villages is located 3/10 of a mile from campus on Greenville Avenue.

What is the cost?

The cost is dependent upon the unit type and the lease term. Please refer to the Floor Plans and Rates tab for a complete list of rates.

What if I need to cancel my lease?

Leases are legal binding documents and are usually not terminated. However, you may submit a contract release form and it will be reviewed. Forms are available online under the "Forms and Info" tab of our website or in the Leasing Office. Please refer to your lease for more information.

When can I move in?

Move In Day for Spring 2014 semester is January 15, 2014.

Can I request an apartment or roommates?

No. However, you may select the apartment and bedroom of your choice if it is available. The best way to ensure that you live with the roommates of your choice will be to have everyone complete the online application, select the apartment and bedroom that you would like, and complete the online lease at the same time.

What utilities are included in my rent?

We have a one price-covers-all policy that bundles rent and utilities together for maximum convenience. Imagine being able to pay all your bills with one check! Your all-inclusive utilities include: cable connection in the living room and each bedroom, internet connection in each bedroom, and an electric cap*. *Please call the Leasing Office for details.

When is my first payment due?

Your first installment is due July 15. Regular monthly installments begin September 1st.

If I pay in full, do I get a discount?

No. You may pay by the year or installments. There are no discounts or charges for the different payment plans.

If I am over 21, do I need to have a guarantor?

Yes. Residents that are over 25 do not need to have a guarantor. A guarantor is much like a co-signer; they would be financially responsible if you default on your lease.

Will you send me a bill each month for rent?

Unfortunately, no. As with any other type of apartment, payment arrangements are outlined in the lease. Reminders, bills or invoices are not sent on a monthly basis.

How many people live there?

Reinhard has 656 beds for Clarion University students.

How do our rates compare to on-campus housing rates?

When comparing our rates to on-campus rates you must take into consideration many variables, including floor plan layout, square footage, furniture, utilities, and community amenities. Our leasing staff is available to discuss with you how our rates compare to other housing options and validate that our community offers you the best value for your money, as well as a great location and incredible amenities. You may also check out our price comparison sheet under the tab, "Forms," for additional information.

Do I have to have a meal plan?

No. Reinhard residents are not required to purchase a meal plan since you have your own full size modern kitchen.

When do I put down a deposit?

Reinhard does not have deposits. There is a $200 non-refundable housing fee when you submit your application.

Can I pay my bill with a credit card? Is there an extra charge?

There is no extra charge for paying with either Visa or MasterCard. You can submit a payment online from the Pay Rent link on the main page of our website.

Is parking available?

Parking is not a problem! Reinhard parking permits are available in the Leasing Office. Please bring your driver's license, registration and insurance cards with you in order to fill out the necessary paperwork.

What size are the beds?

The beds are full size, extra long. Don't worry, regular full size sheets DO WORK! The 'extra long' just means two more inches.

What do I need to hook up my computer to the internet?

Each bedroom at Reinhard Villages has a high-speed Ethernet connection. You will need an Ethernet (CAT5) cable in order to hook up your computer.

Can I use my financial aid?

Yes! You must elect 'Yes' on the Student Financial Aid Release, which would allow the University to post your rent from your student account once a semester, as long as there are excess funds available after tuition and fees are charged. If there are no excess funds available, you will be responsible to pay your rent as outlined in your lease.

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