student housing faq


what is the cost of a student apartment?

Cost for Nexus Properties student housing is per student and per semester; this information can be found in our license agreement, on Rowan's Housing page.

ARE THE BUILDINGS AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS?

Yes, Nexus student apartments are available for Juniors and Seniors and Graduate Students can apply to live in the student apartments as long as they are enrolled in Rowan University and with Rowan's Housing Department.

CAN I LIVE IN NEXUS STUDENT APARTMENTS PER SEMESTER OR DOES IT HAVE TO BE A FULL YEAR?

Students sign a full academic year license agreement when they select any Nexus student apartments as their housing option. We do not offer partial year assignments.

HOW DO I ACCESS MY APARTMENT SUITE? MY FLOOR?

Accessibility to apartment suites & floors is provided through an electronic FOB system. You will need your FOB to gain access to each of the student elevators, stairways, and to your apartment suite. Gaining access to each individual bedroom is by key.

WHAT IF I LOOSE MY FOB OR BEDROOM KEY?

Contact the Leasing Office for a replacement immediately. Loss of a FOB or key will result in a charge of $75 for the FOB and $25 for the key and must be paid prior to receiving a new FOB or key.

CAN I SHARE OR GIVE MY FOB TO MY FRIENDS?

If someone other than yourself is in possession of your FOB, you are at risk of loosing building/apartment access privileges.

what are the other fees aside from semester charges?

Other than the security deposit, there are none. Cable, internet, utilities, and trash removal are included in your semester rate. Students can upgrade the apartment’s cable and internet services directly with the provider for an additional monthly cost to Verizon FiOS.

is there a charge for parking?

Yes, parking permits in the Rowan Blvd Parking Garage and Mick Drive Garage can be purchased from the University on a first-come, first-serve basis.

what is the cancellation policy?

The cancellation policy mirrors Rowan University’s cancellation policy, maintaining the same deadlines and costs. Specific information can be found in your license agreement through Rowan's page.

what if i WITHDRAW from rowan university, can i still live in the building?

If you withdraw from the University, you are no longer eligible to live in student housing. You may be eligible to apply for Luxury Apartment living, providing you meet the income requirements and application criteria.

how are maintenance and repairs handled?

The building will be managed by the owner. Maintenance emergencies such as electrical and water issues should be handled by calling the emergency maintenance number. All other requests for maintenance will be handled through a request form on the website: nexusglassboro.com/request-maintenance

are the units furnished?

Yes, the units are fully furnished. Amenities specific to each Nexus student building can be found in the amenities section for that building.

what appliances are in the kitchen?

Kitchens include a stainless steel refrigerator, microwave, oven, dishwasher.

are pets allowed in the buildings?

No, pets are not allowed in the buildings. Service pets/emotional support animals are permitted in the buildings but must be registered through the university prior to entering the building.

are handicapped rooms available?

Yes, there are ADA compliant student rooms in the building.

is smoking permitted in the building? in the room?

220 Rowan Blvd, 230 Victoria Street, 223 High Street, the suite and the student unit are smoke free. Student and guests shall not, at any time, light, use or smoke cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipes or other tobacco products anywhere in or about the buildings, including, without limitation, the building, suite, student unit, parking areas, entrances, passages, walkways, lobbies, courts, elevators, vestibules, stairways, corridors and halls. This non-smoking policy may lead to the termination of this agreement. Student understands, acknowledges and accepts this non-smoking policy. 

when should i receive my deposit back?

All housing deposits are returned when the final checklist is completed & reviewed after your move-out. They are mailed by check to the Home Address you provided at move out.

AM I ELIGIBLE TO LIVE IN nexus student apartments IF I RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID OR A SCHOLARSHIP?

Yes, through a collaboration agreement with Rowan University. Rowan will bill students for housing and Nexus Properties will then collect the payment from Rowan University.

IS THERE A SECURITY DEPOSIT?

Yes, $500 (plus applicable convenience fees) is required per student and is payable through the Nexus Glassboro website. This is due once placed in any Nexus student apartment and by the assigned deadline.

IS THE SECURITY DEPOSIT REFUNDABLE?

At the end of the student's stay, the apartment will be inspected. Based on this inspection, as long as there are no charges, the student will receive their deposit back.

WHAT ARE THE TERMS OF THE LENGTH OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT?

A student license agreement follows the academic year. It’s possible to stay in your apartment suite during University breaks, including summer, if you meet all criteria. Graduating students must vacate upon graduation.

IS WIFI AVAILABLE IN THE BUILDING?

Wi-Fi is accessible in lounge areas, study rooms, building lobby, and through your apartment's wireless router.

IS THERE CABLE/INTERNET IN THE APARTMENT?

We have a bulk package agreement with Verizon FiOS. Each student apartment includes the following at no additional cost:

  • 1 living room cable box
  • 1 internet router per apartment
  • Basic cable (about 200 channels)
  • Basic internet (current speed for 2016-2017 year is 50/50 Mbps)

If you wish to upgrade (channels, internet speed, more cable boxes, etc.) there will be an additional charge to the account holder.

All bedrooms contain a cable jack that provides 60 local channels if you do not wish to rent a Verizon Fios cable box.

is the available internet, rowan's internet?

No, it is not the University network, however the high speed internet is provided in the building by a contracted ISP.

are the study rooms and lounge areas AVAILABLE by reservation?

Lounge areas and study rooms are open to all students in the building. We do not have a reservation system.

is there an OVERNIGHT guest policy?

Yes, Nexus student apartments mirror Rowan University's guest policy allowing for no more than an allotted number of consecutive nights and at the discretion of all roommates in the apartment. Guests are the responsibility of the resident of the building that they are visiting and will need to be escorted throughout and into the building at all times.

how will room change requests be handled?

All room requests must be discussed with the Housing Department at Rowan University.

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are juniors allowed to stay in the building senior year?

Yes, Juniors would need to indicate that they wish to stay in their same bedroom during the Housing application process. By doing so, and by remaining in your same bedroom, you will be approved to leave items in the bedroom over the summer break.

do i need to bring blinds or curtains?

Each room or apartment is furnished with window blinds. We do not recommend that you bring your own window treatments.   

am i allowed to bring an air-conditioner, air purifier or a dehumidifier? 

Air conditioners and dehumidifiers are not permitted in Nexus apartments. Air purifiers are permitted in the building.  

what is the size of the bed?

Single room bedsare double size or 53” x 78”.

Double room beds are Twin XL size or 80" L x 39" W x 21" H

WHAT WILL MY MAILING ADDRESS BE?

YOUR NAME

220 Rowan Blvd

Apartment # w/letter(A,B,C,D)

Glassboro, NJ 08028

* Mailing addresses for 230 Victoria Steet and 223 High Street are not available at this time.

ARE THERE ANY ITEMS I AM NOT ALLOWED TO BRING?

Students are not allowed to bring weapons of any kind, string lights, octopus lamps, candles, halogen lamps, neon signs, electric/space heaters, extension cords, curtains, un-approved pets, and/or mini fridges.