Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pay my bill with a credit card? Is there an extra charge?

Great News! Campus Gate has a great feature that lets you pay online! View your balance, submit electronic checks (no additional fee), or pay with a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover (additional convenience fee) from any computer. You can even submit maintenance requests! Contact the manager to setup access to your tenant portal.

What type of leases are available?

We offer 10 or 12 month leases.

Is the cost per person?

Yes. We offer individual leases on all apartments.

What utilities are included in my rent?

We take care of your all of your bills for you! Electric (up to $30 per month), water, trash, extended basic cable, and internet-both hard-wired and WIFI, are all included in your monthly rent installment.

Can I request an apartment or roommates?

Living with your friends is also a bonus while you are in school, and we are always willing to do the best we can to place you together! If you don’t have any roommates in mind, we offer a great roommate placement program that helps take the guess work out of finding great people to live with for the next year!

What types of apartments/rooms are available?

At Campus Gate we offer a variety of living arrangements to choose from including one, two, and three-person apartments each with their own private bathroom and full kitchens.

What size are the beds?

All of our beds are full size.

What types of leases are available?

We will open for the school year, the end of August. Our lease term will begin then, and go through either May 17, 2015 (10 month) or July 31, 2015 (12 month).

How close to campus are you?

We are across the street from the entrance to Finger Lakes Community College.

Will you have RA's/CA's?

We will have Community Assistants (CAs) to help out with noise complaints, social events, and leasing duties.

When can I move in?

We are now pre-leasing for fall. Our move in date is late August for Fall Semester and Early January for Spring Semester.

When do I put down a deposit?

We require a $250 security deposit. When you turn in your application, we require that you give us the application fee of $25 (one-time charge). The service fee of $200 (one-time fee charged upon processing lease agreement) is due along with signed lease agreement.

Are the apartments furnished?

Yes, the apartments are fully furnished and at no extra charge to you! All of our apartments come with a full size bed, dresser, computer desk, chair, and a 42″ flat screen television.

What if I don't have a roommate?

No problem! With our roommate matching service, we can easily accommodate you, even if you don’t have anyone to live with or only have one or two roommates.

Does an application guarantee a spot?

No, only a completed lease guarantees a spot, not an application.

What forms of payment do you accept?

Check, money order or online payments using VISA, MC, Discover, Electronic Check (Fees apply).

Will my financial aid cover my rent?

You should review any documentation concerning grants, loans or scholarships with your parents and the financial aid office. Most loans that would cover on-campus housing should cover or come close to completely covering Campus Gate at Finger Lakes. It is ultimately up to you to do the research.

When is rent due?

If you choose to pay by installments, the first payment is due July 15th then rent is due by the first of each month beginning September 1st until all installments are paid. If you choose to pay bi-annual, the first payment is due July 15th and the second payment is due December 15th.

Is there housekeeping?

No, you are responsible for the cleanliness of your apartment. You are also responsible for removing your trash/garbage to the area trash disposal on-site.

If one of my roommates moves out, am I responsible for their rent?

No, you are covered by our individual lease liability.

Can we bring our own furniture?

You can add to the furniture in the apartment, but you cannot take any of our furniture out of the apartment.