There are so many factors to take into consideration when you’re searching for a new college apartment. Do you want to live with roommates? What kind of amenities are important to you? What’s your budget?

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all of the possibilities, especially when you have finals to worry about. At Philadelphia Square, we make apartment shopping less scary, by making the process easy for IUP students and their families.

Below are our top five tips for finding your next home away from home!

1. Pick a Location

We offer seven apartment buildings within walking distance to Indiana University of Pennsylvania. All of our IUP off campus housing includes premium furniture, full beds versus the traditional twin, fiber optic internet, and satellite TV. At most locations affordable on-site parking is also available.

2. Talk to your Roommates

Having seven locations give us the ability to offer a variety of apartment sizes and layouts. We have one, two, three, and four bedroom units available. Student who enjoys living with friends or just want to save some money, are invited to check out our two – four bedroom options.

We also have spacious one-bedrooms! Live by yourself or with a significant other in our large one-bedroom apartments.

3. Ask Questions

Our staff is friendly and helpful! Members of our team are here to answer any additional questions you may have. Once you sign a lease, maintenance staff is on-call to assure hassle-free living. Feel free to contact us any time, we’re happy to help.

4. Read our Lease

We have sample leases for IUP students to review ahead of time. Reading over the lease is a great way to make sure everyone is on the same page, especially if you plan to live with roommates. Knowing what to expect in advance can help reduce stress when you’re settling in to your new place.

5. Schedule a Tour

The best way to make sure you’ve found the right place to live while you get your degree, is to take a tour. We have flexible hours and are able to provide tours safely through virtual or in-person appointments. What are you waiting for? Schedule a tour with Philadelphia Square today.