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APPLICATION/ELIGIBILITY

  1. Do I have to be a Shoreline Community College student to live on campus?
    1. No. Though our building is created with Shoreline Community College students as the primary residents, our building is open to all full-time enrolled college students wanting a college housing experience who meet our rental criteria. Contact the leasing office for more details and questions about eligibility.
  2. I receive financial aid. Can I use it to pay for part/all of my housing fees?
    1. Let the Leasing Office know when you receive your housing agreement and we will work with you to coordinate payment.
  3. I’m an international student. Can I still live on campus?
    1. Yes! We require that all International students meet the credit requirement outlined in our Rental Criteria and will still need to process an application for each applicant. We do not discriminate based on nationality.
  4. I’m under 17 years old. Can I live on campus? Does a parent need to sign the housing agreement with me?
    1. Unfortunately, students must be at least 17 years old at time of move-in to be eligible to live on campus. If a student is 16 or 17 years old at time of the agreement being signed, they will be required to sign with a guarantor (parent or guardian).
  5. Do I have to find my own roommates?
    1. We’ll help you find them! After you apply you will be sent a roommate survey that will help our staff determine whom to place you with.
  6. Can I choose to live with people I know instead of being placed with new roommates?
    1. On the roommate survey, there is an option to provide the names of other applicants that you want to live with. Please note that they must request you as well in order for you to be assigned to a room/unit together.
  7. Is it possible that I might be placed with a roommate of a different gender?
    1. Yes, it is possible. You will have the opportunity to designate on your roommate survey whether you would prefer to live with someone identifying as the same gender or someone identifying as a differing gender (we call this a gender-inclusive unit) and we will do our best to accommodate your request. However, we want to encourage residents to branch out of their comfort zone and find friends throughout the building. Choose a setting that will be most comfortable and enriching for you. Please be aware that though apartments may be gender specific, each floor will be mixed gender.
  8. Are there any vaccination requirements to live at 7000 Campus Living?
    1. Some vaccines are highly recommended but not required, please see our guidelines here for more details on vaccinations.

LEASING

  1. Can I schedule a tour of the new residence hall?
    1. Our building is not currently conducting in person tours. We encourage you to check out the virtual tour online for a glimpse into what life in one of our units will look like!
  2. How do I apply?
    1. Simple! Just click the “Apply” button on the website, read through the rental criteria and fill out your information accordingly. You will need to select your unit type by preference and then submit your application which will go straight to our Leasing Team. Agreement terms are currently being offered in 10 and 12 month lengths. The basic agreement is the 12 month length starting in September and ending as of August 31, 2021. If you opt for a 10 month agreement term ending as of June 30, 2021 then an additional $125 is charged per month.
  3. I submitted an application! What do I do now?
    1. It will take a few days for the application to be verified. In the meantime, our staff will be in touch with you to fill out the Roommate Survey that you will need to complete prior to the housing agreement being signed.
  4. Do I sign a housing agreement with all of my roommates?
    1. Once we match you with your roommates, you each will be sent individual agreements to sign electronically. Everyone will be responsible for care of the shared common area spaces, but as far as rental payments – you will only need to worry about your own.
  5. What is the application fee/deposits I need to pay when I apply?
    1. There is a $175 application fee charged when you submit your application online. This amount includes your $100 deposit which is refundable after move out assuming there are no damages or outstanding charges to the account. A $250 Non-Refundable Fee is charged when housing agreements are signed as well as a $50/quarter Activity Fee. These payments are due before move in day.
  6. What is the “Activity Fee”?
    1. Each student living on campus pays an activity fee of $50/quarter up-front before move in which covers the cost for resident events and activities coordinated by the Residential Life team. Students do not have the ability to opt out of this fee.
  7. What if my plans need and I want to defer my application to a different quarter for move in?
    1. Please contact our Leasing Team to let us know. We can defer your application to a later quarter and you will not need to reapply at that time.
  8. What if my plans change and I need to cancel my application?
    1. We’re sorry to hear it! Please let the Leasing Team know and we will cancel your application for you. Cancellations are not eligible for a refund of the $175 application fee. If your application was denied, then a partial refund is given. If you change your mind and decide to live at 7000 again, you do not need to reapply – just let us know and we can reinstate your application! Keep in mind the same unit assignment may not be available depending on availability.

BUILDING

  1. Is there overnight parking available?
    1. Overnight parking is available for residents and guests of residents at 7000. Overnight parking passes will be available at no extra cost! You will still need to purchase the quarterly student pass at the cashier office on campus. Let them know you are a resident of 7000 and once verified, they will give you an overnight parking permit for the student lot. Information on parking at Shoreline Community College can be found here.
  2. What types of floor plans are available?
    1. Our building offers the following unit types:
      • Private Studios (1 person occupancy),
      • Two bedroom, One bathroom (2 person occupancy),
      • Four bedroom, Two bathroom (4 person occupancy) with options on upper or lower floors for varying rates
      • For detailed floor plans and a virtual tour of the building, check out our website at 7000campusliving.com
  3. What common areas are available in the building?
    1. Hang out with new and old friends in the large lobby area that includes wireless internet, high-top tables and comfy lounge chairs or get some studying done in the Great Room where there is lots of open seating and table space. Better yet, on a nice day head outside and relax in the spacious courtyard!
  4. Are the apartments furnished?
    1. very student living in the building will have their own extra-long twin bed frame and mattress, end table, wardrobe closet, desk, and desk chair. Every apartment has a full kitchen including a refrigerator, range oven, and dishwasher. Studio units also have a two-person dining table set and multi-bedroom units have a common area complete with a couch, two armchairs, media credenza, and end tables. Residents will be responsible for providing their own linens, towels, shower curtains, kitchenware, microwave, and television.
  5. Where can I do my laundry?
    1. Laundry facilities are provided on the ground floor of the building for use by all residents at an additional cost.
  6. Where can I keep my bike if I live at 7000 Campus Living?
    1. There are numerous locations around campus where bikes can be locked up. We highly recommend purchasing a U Lock to do so. See here for more details on where to keep your bike on campus. Bikes are not allowed to be stored in your apartment.
  7. Where do I go for groceries?
    1. The building is located right at the front of campus directly off the bus line and adjacent to the PUB which includes the cafeteria and coffee shop. Additionally, regular shuttle trips to local grocery stores will be offered each week that will allow students to stock up on food and supplies.
  8. Do I have to set up my own internet and cable service?
    1. We know how important it is for you to stay connected. All students will have access to free wireless internet. Additionally, all units are cable ready, however students living in that space will be responsible for setting up and paying for cable service. Satellite service is not available.
  9. What utilities will I have to pay for?
    1. None! We want you to be able to focus on your studies. Water, sewage, garbage, electric, and internet service are all included in your monthly rent payment.
  10. How do I pay my housing fee?
    1. You will be able to pay for your monthly housing fee online using a bank account or credit card (a small convenience fee will be charged for both options). You will also be able to set up automatic payments through the online site. Payment via check or money order will also be accepted via the dropbox at the Leasing Office located off the lobby. Cash payments are not accepted for monthly housing fee payments.

LIVING

  1. Will there be Resident Assistants in the building 24/7?
    1. There will be staff available in the building at all times. Resident Assistants (student staff) live in the building and will promote community by organizing events and providing assistance and support to students as needed. We will have a live-in Assistant Resident Director who will oversee the Resident Assistants as a senior counselor. Professional leasing staff will also be available in the onsite office from Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  1. Can I have guests over?
    1. Yes! However, guests are limited to staying for no more than 3 consecutive nights in a row and/or 7 days in a year. Also, before inviting guests over (especially if they will be spending the night) we encourage you to talk to your roommates to make sure everyone is comfortable with the arrangements.
  2. Can I have pets?
    1. Unfortunately, this building is animal-free (with the exception of assistance/support animals that require prior approval from the college).
  3. Can I smoke?
    1. Smoking (or vaping) of any kind is not allowed within the building or on campus with the exception of designated outdoor smoking shelters. For more information on this, please click here.
  4. Can I drink alcohol at 7000 Campus Living?
    1. Shoreline Community College is a dry campus. Regardless of age, no consumption of alcoholic beverages is allowed at 7000 Campus Living.
  5. What is the Resident Handbook?
    1. The resident handbook is the resident’s guide for everything 7000 Campus Living related and is something the student agrees to when signing the housing license agreement and moving into the building. See our Resident Handbook here.