Student faqs

What is individual leasing?

The Grande leases by the Bed. This means that You will sign your own individual lease and only responsible for your portion of rent, unlike conventional housing.

What if I don’t have roommates?

No roommates? No worries! We offer Roommate Matching! You will complete a Roommate Matching profile online and we will match you with the best possible match to fit with current or incoming residents with similar needs and lifestyle.

What does fully furnished mean?

We have provided a complete furniture package for all our apartments which include bedroom, living room and dining room furniture PLUS a TV and tv stand in living room! Also, kitchen appliances such as refrigerator with ice maker, built in microwave, dishwasher, full oven range are also included, along with a full-size washer and dryer in unit! You will need to bring your own linens, shower curtain and any decorations as these are not provided.

What does the rent include? What is a Cap?

Rent will include power, water, cable, and internet. Standard pest control included, and NO utility deposits as required by conventional housing! You will have your own Private bedroom and Private bath, sharing the common areas with roommates.  What is a Cap? Cap is an allotted amount University Grande will provide towards electric in each unit, per person, $40 per person cap, any electric overages will be divided between you and your roommates and can be paid with rent each month.

Renter’s Insurance

Renters Insurance will cover your personal belongings and is required at move in. We require a liability coverage in the amount $100,000 public liability and $5,000 property damage.  If you are covered under your Parent Home Owners policy, a current copy of Parents policy will be accepted, or you can obtain insurance from any company of your choice.

How much are Application fees & Deposits?

 Application fee is $50, Non-refundable Administrative fee is $100 and Security Deposit of $500* or Conditional Approval, with security deposit equivalent to two months rent.

Resident Events- We offer monthly community Resident events to keep you engaged, with college lifestyle in mind, yet offering you the freedom of off campus living!

Security Features- You will have Electronic Key entry for your unit door and your private bedroom. Community also has Camera Surveillance system.

Is The Grande owned and operated by Southeastern Louisiana University?  NO; The Grande is NOT owned and operated by Southeastern Louisiana University.