Q. What is University View?
It’s a high-quality College Park apartment community designed especially with the University of Maryland students in mind. U\View features a variety of spacious apartments plus a full set of community features such as two recently upgraded 24-hour fitness centers, yoga studio and indoor/outdoor circuit fitness, pool and sun deck, study rooms and game pods, all right next to the UMD campus with added shuttle bus service.
Q. Is University View part of the University of Maryland?
U\View is a privately owned and professionally managed community. Click here for more information about management and ownership.
Q. 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.
Q. What are per-person contracts?
What is included in the rate?
Each resident at University View pays a flat rate that includes:
Allowance toward electricity ($15), water and gas
Community features — fitness center, pool, shuttle, etc.
Q. What size are the apartments?
The spacious accommodations at University View range from a studio (509 square feet) through 2-bedroom (700 to 1,100 square feet) and 4-bedroom (1,125 to 1,425 square feet) floorplans, with both private bathrooms and walk-in closets available.
Q. Are the apartments furnished?
Yes. The furniture package at U\View includes a full-size bed, dresser, desk, and chair in each bedroom, plus a sofa, coffee table, end table, 50″ HDTV and entertainment stand in each living room. The kitchen is also furnished with a dining table and chairs. To see a sample of the furniture and other finishes, please visit our model residences.
Q. What kind of safety and security are provided?
University View has electronic locks and individually locking bedroom doors. Community courtesy patrol officers are on-site as well. The management staff can be reached by a 24-hour phone number.
Q. What are the policies on pets, smoking, and guests?
University View is a no-pets community. The community is smoke-free in all indoor areas. Guests are welcome at all times, subject to the consent of roommates and security considerations. Overnight guests are welcome, with limits on the number of days and guests.
Q. What other transportation options will I have?
University View is connected directly to the University of Maryland campus by the footbridge and is a short walk to Engineering, Computer Science and Environmental Science buildings. The community is also served by UMD shuttle buses, seven days a week during the Fall and Spring semesters. Shuttles stop right outside the front door, running to various campus stops every 10 minutes from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm weekdays, and from 10 am to 5 pm on weekends. Night shuttle service continues through 9:50 pm Sunday through Thursday, and 2:30 am Friday and Saturday nights. Also, U\View offers on-site ZipCars which are available for rent at any time.