Questions about university-owned rental housing? You've come to the right place.
We maintain an updated list of rental properties in the local area for your convenience.
The Area Housing List is provided as a courtesy and should not be considered a university endorsement of the properties or owners. Exercise discretion, as you would with any public listing.
Approved Southern students and their immediate family members may live in university housing.
No. University rentals are reserved for student families. All singles are placed by the Residential Housing Office. You may phone them at 423.236.2222 or visit the undergraduate housing website »
A $250 housing deposit is required for each student in university rental housing. For new students, your Commitment Deposit becomes your housing deposit when you move in.
A $250 Commitment Deposit is required of all students to ensure enrollment. For new students, the commitment deposit becomes the housing deposit when they move in to university rental housing.
The full semester of rent is charged on your student statement at the beginning of each semester (including the summer). Monthly payments are due each month.
Rent is prorated. The charge begins the day you pick up your key and ends the day you have your final walk-through and turn in the key.
No. Rent is prorated. The charge begins the day you pick up your key and ends the day you have your final walk-through and turn in the key.
In most cases, you must obtain a post office box at the Collegedale Post Office (near the Village Market) in Fleming Plaza. Winding Creek Apartments have mailboxes on site for each apartment.
University apartments are all-electric except Winding Creek Apartments, which have gas and electric.
Students assume full responsibility for electric and gas bills and must secure service in their own name. Deposits with respective utility companies are required.
Water is included in the rent for all student housing.
If you plan to arrive on campus on the weekend or after office hours, make prior arrangements by emailing Cindi Young or calling 423.236.2816.
No. Pets are not allowed in any student-housing units.
Parking is provided for two personal vehicles. Neither should exceed the size of a pickup truck.
All resident vehicles are required to display a parking permit. Permits may be obtained online at the Campus Safety website.
Repairing vehicles in the housing or parking areas is not permitted.