Answers to all the questions you may
have about life at our off-campus apartments in Tallahassee. Don’t
see your question on the list? Our friendly staff at The Commons at
Tallahassee would be happy to answer any and all of your questions.
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I want to live at The Commons at
Tallahassee. What do I need to do now? First off, we are so excited that you
have chosen The Commons as your home away from home. Securing your
spot with us is as easy as pushing a button. Apply, pay your
application fee, and sign your lease, all online from anywhere in
the world! Be sure you have a copy of your driver's license or
photo ID and payment method to complete your
What does my rent installment
include? The rent installment includes:
Internet, water, and trash
What are my lease
options? We offer 10, 12, and 14-installment
What if I need
roommates? We offer a roommate matching service.
Each resident will complete a detailed roommate profile
questionnaire. The Commons will then match roommates who are most
compatible based on the responses regarding their
How do I pay the rental installment or any other
fees? We accept checks and money orders in
the office. Payments can also be made online with E-check, debit
cards, and credit cards (Visa, Discover, Mastercard).
Do I have to pay a move-in fee or application fee
when I sign my lease? Yes, there is a $40 application fee
and no Activity or Service Fee.
If I am over 21, do I need to have a
guarantor? Yes. Every resident must have a
guarantor. The guarantor must be at least 25 years old and a
resident of the United States. If a resident does not have a
guarantor, he or she must pay the last one and a half installments
of his or her lease prior to move in. This payment will go toward
the final two installments of the resident's lease.
Can other people take over my
lease? Yes, someone can take over your lease.
The new resident must come in and fill out the paperwork and be
approved my management to successfully take over your
lease. There is a one-time $500 lease takeover fee.
What kind of cable package comes with my
apartment? Extended cable with HBO is included in
each apartment. If you would like to upgrade your cable or add DVR,
you can do so by contacting the cable company and following their
hassle-free and quick instructions.
What should I bring?
Bedding – Extra-long full-size
Bathroom Accessories - Shower
Curtain, Towels, etc.
Kitchen Utensils – Pots and Pans,
Silverware, Dishes, Cups, Bowls, etc.
What brand are the kitchen appliances and
washer and dryer? All the appliances are Whirlpool and
full-size including a washer and dryer, refrigerator, oven,
microwave and stove-top.
What size are the
beds? Your bed at The Commons is an
extra-long full-size. We recommend purchasing queen size sheets, to
ensure your sheets will fit your bed.
What type of Internet is
included? The Commons offers wireless Internet
throughout the complex as well as an Ethernet outlet in each
What do I need to hook up my computer to
the Internet? All you need is an Ethernet cable,
which can be purchased at an inexpensive price at any electronic
store. To connect to the wireless you will need a wireless card.
Most computers today come with a wireless card built in.
What are the hours of the fitness
center? Our fitness center is open 24 hours a
day, 7 days a week. Residents can access the fitness center at any
time using their key card.
available? Yes, we provide one free parking
permit per resident.
What if I have a problem with an appliance
or an emergency maintenance problem? The Commons has 24-hour emergency
maintenance. We will repair all broken appliances and provide
replacements if necessary.