Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I use financial aid to pay for the rent of my apartment? +

    Yes! You get to determine how your financial aid dollars are allocated for your housing. And, you can choose to use those dollars to pay for your rent at The Scene.
  • What’s included with rent? +

    Rent for each apartment unit includes high-speed internet, electricity ($25 monthly cap), water ($10 monthly cap), trash, and shared coin laundry rooms on each floor.
  • The cost is more expensive than the dorm fee I pay now? +

    We have kept our fees budget-friendly – just for college students. The average cost of a dorm room at Albany State University with similar accommodations is $832.25 per student. The Scene rental is just $850. For just a few dollars more, you are gaining luxury living with freedom, privacy and amenities … did we mention a pool!
  • When is move in? +

    Early August before the start of fall 2020 semester.
  • Can I pick my apartment location? +

    Absolutely! After making your $75 room reservation, provide the name of your roommate(s) and ask them to do the same.
  • When will I hear from leasing office? +

    Once you make your reservation online you will hear from the leasing company within 5 business days or before.
  • Is it $850 per person? +

    Yes! The $850 is per bedroom. The average cost of a dorm room at Albany State University with similar accommodations is $832.25 per student.
  • What happens during the summer or if I graduate early? +

    Unfortunately, we cannot change the leasing terms based on the university calendar. But you can sublet if you are not here during the summer or if your graduate early.
  • Can I sublet? +

    Yes, you can sublet. You will be responsible for securing a sublet and collecting the money from the sub tenant. Leasing office will not get involved in sub leasing. In the end, you will be responsible for payment since your name is the original on the lease.
  • Can I have pets? +

    No, we do not allow pets.
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