FAQ

common questions about The Lodges

What is The Lodges of Colorado Springs?

It’s a high-quality Colorado Springs apartment community designed especially with University of Colorado students in mind. The Lodges of Colorado Springs features a variety of spacious, furnished apartments and townhomes plus a full set of community features such as a 24-hour fitness center, luxury clubhouse and heated pool, all just minutes from campus by private shuttle bus.

Is The Lodges part of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs?

The Lodges of Colorado Springs is a privately owned and professionally managed community. Click here for more information about the management and ownership.

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.

What are per-person contracts?

Instead of requiring all roommates to sign a joint lease, each person at The Lodges of Colorado Springs has their own individual contract, with one person per bedroom. This means you are only responsible for paying for yourself — not your roommates. Even if a roommate moves out or other bedrooms in your apartment are empty, you only pay the rate for your bedroom.

What is included in the rent?

Each resident at The Lodges of Colorado Springs pays a flat rate that includes:

  • Internet
  • In-unit laundry
  • Shuttle bus service to UCCS campus
  • Community features – fitness center, pool, etc.

What size are the apartments?

The spacious accommodations at The Lodges of Colorado Springs range from 1-bedroom apartments through 5-bedroom townhomes. Every bedroom has its own private bathroom and a large closet, and the four-bedroom townhomes also have an extra half-bath.

Are the apartments furnished?

The Lodges of Colorado Springsoffers an optional furniture package for a small additional charge, which includes a full-size bed, dresser, desk and chair in each bedroom, plus a sofa, coffee table and entertainment stand in each living room. All furnished residences also include a counter stools for the kitchen island. To see a sample of the furniture and other finishes, please visit our model residences.

When do the contracts start and end?

The standard term is August 20, 2019 to July 30, 2020, with payments made in 12 equal installments. Limited alternate dates may be available; please inquire with our staff.

Can I pay by credit card?

Yes. Residents can pay online 24 hours per day, by credit card or ACH electronic checking. The Lodges of Colorado Springs also offers automatic payment by either credit card or checking account — just fill out one page, one time and payments will be made automatically. Convenience fees apply for credit card and debit card payments.

Will my financial aid cover charges at The Lodges of Colorado Springs?

Your living costs at The Lodges of Colorado Springs can be covered by financial aid, just like on-campus housing. Any available financial aid funds, after university charges are satisfied, are released to the student for non-institutional expenses, such as off-campus housing. These funds can be used to pay charges at The Lodges. Normal payment deadlines will continue to apply.

Is The Lodges open to non-students?

Nearly all the residents at The Lodges are students at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The per-person contracts are also designed with students in mind. Nonetheless, The Lodges of Colorado Springs is an Equal Opportunity housing provider and welcomes applications from non-students. Family members are welcome as well, subject to occupancy limits. Because of the need to match student roommates, non-students must apply together with enough roommates to fill the desired residence.

What kind of safety and security are provided?

The Lodges of Colorado Springs has a monitored fire sprinkler system, plus electronic locks and individually locking bedroom doors. Community courtesy patrols are provided at select times. Management staff are also on-site 24×7 and can be reached by a 24-hour phone number.

What are the policies on pets, smoking and guests?

The Lodges of Colorado Springs is pet friendly, subject to limits on animals and breeds. 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.

Can I park my vehicle at The Lodges?

The Lodges of Colorado Springs offers plenty of free parking for residents. Limited guest parking is also available at no charge.

What other transportation options will I have?

The Lodges of Colorado Springs provides a private shuttle bus to the UCCS campus (Metro Mountain bus stop) on weekdays when school is in session, during Fall and Spring semesters.

Can I see a model apartment?

Yes. Please request an appointment for a personal tour, or just stop by to see us and we’ll be happy to show you the community.