FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Are utilities included?
Trash is included with the monthly rent. There is a $14 per person per month water/sewer charge which can be paid at the same time as your monthly rent. Electricity will need to be set through the City of Mt Pleasant. We suggest checking out Simple Bills for an easy way to split your bills.

Is Internet included?
Yes! High-speed internet is included in each unit.

Is cable included?
Yes! A full line up of channels is provided through Time Warner Cable. One digital cable box will also be provided for the common area.

Are there washer and dryers on the property?
Every apartment comes equipped with a washer and dryer.

Are meal plans required in Copper Beech?
All apartments come with a full kitchen, which includes a dishwasher, full size refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave. So, you can prepare your own meals without the means of a meal plan. However, meal plans are offered on campus if you are interested in purchasing one.

Are pets allowed?
Yes, we do allow pets. Please contact the office for more details regarding out pet policy.

What’s the difference between Copper Beech lease-agreement and other apartment leases?
We offer individual leases per person, rather than per apartment. This means you are only responsible for your rent payment and not your roommates.

How much does it cost?
Check out the Floor Plans page of our website for current rates.

Are the apartments furnished?
At Copper Beech you have the option to choose between furnished and unfurnished units. Items provided in our furniture package include full size beds, a desk, chair, chest-of-drawers, dining set, sofa, loveseat, end table, and bar stools.

What if I need maintenance in my room?
Copper Beech has a 24 hour maintenance staff. You can request maintenance by email, phone, or in person at the Clubhouse.

Can I choose my roommates?
Yes. Along with your lease agreement, you will receive a resident profile. You can write in the name of the roommate(s) you would like to live with, and we’ll make sure you are assigned together.

Are any students given preference or priority in Copper Beech?
No. Copper Beech is leased on a first-come, first-serve basis. Therefore, it is important that you lease as soon as practical to secure an accommodation for next year.

Can I have overnight guests?
Yes. As long as you have discussed your guest’s stay with your roommates, you can have overnight guests for up to three consecutive nights. Please make sure guests park in visitor parking only.

Can I get out of my lease contract?
Copper Beech does not allow people to get out of their lease agreements. Copper Beech does allow tenants to find someone to take over their lease agreements for them. The responsibility however is that of the tenant to find a replacement. Contact Copper Beech directly to find out ways to make finding a replacement a little bit easier!

Is there parking on site? Do I have to pay to park?
Yes! There is a parking space for every resident in Copper Beech on a first-come, first-serve basis. To top it all off it is FREE!!! (Save your cash for dinner)

Is there a curfew at Copper Beech?
No. Copper Beech is an apartment facility and offers students a lot of freedom in an academic setting. However, residents are expected to behave in a mature, responsible and courteous manner while living in the community. You are living here with hundreds of other residents!

Can I request a specific room or building in Copper Beech?
Absolutely! We will try our best to accommodate all special requests. These requests can be made on the resident profile as well as the application. Keep in mind that we operate on a first-come, first-serve basis at Copper Beech, so it is not always possible to grant you all of your preferences.

Can I smoke at Copper Beech?
Smoking in the units is considered damage, which is tenant chargeable at move out.

I’m getting ready to move in, what should I bring?
Here’s a list of smart items to get you started: shower curtain, plunger, toilet paper, toilet brush, bathroom mat, toothbrush holder, bathroom towels, mop & broom, vacuum, cleaning supplies, laundry basket, laundry detergent, bedding (sheets, comforter, pillows), hangers, dish towels, sponges, dishes (plates, bowls, cups), silverware, pots & pans, pot holders, dish rack, first aid kit, trash can, coasters, alarm clock, curtains, iron & ironing board, bulletin board or dry erase board, light bulbs.