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We want your college student to be successful and happy throughout their career at UNLV. Allow them to enjoy the perks and convenience of living on the UNLV campus as you reside at The Degree – an official university affiliated housing partner. This brand new apartment-style community is located at the north end of campus and is UNLV’s only on-campus apartment style living for non-freshmen students. We provide the best living and learning environment for your student to have the best college experience. Our study aiding amenities include team collaboration rooms, individual study cubes, and lounges in our clubhouse. Our social amenities include a Vegas resort style pool with sun decks, outdoor cabanas, an outdoor fire pit and BBQ lounge, and outdoor gaming areas as well as media rooms in our clubhouse. Want a break from the sun? Exercise in our on-site fitness center complete with weight and cardio equipment. Your options are limitless at The Degree.
Individual leasing means peace of mind for you. Your financial responsibility is only for your student’s space unlike many apartments or rental houses where a joint lease is signed. If a roommate transfers to another school or moves out of The Degree for any reason, you do not have to worry about having to cover their portion of rent. This is just another reason why The Degree is UNLV student’s best new housing option!
On-site Professional Staff
Our maintenance staff will respond to your student’s maintenance issues quickly and professionally. The Degree offers 24-hour emergency maintenance as well so that your student’s comfort is not affected.
Affordable Floor Plans
The Degree has four spacious floorplans so your student will easily be able to find one to suit their needs. We have two-bedroom and four-bedroom options as well as a double occupancy option. Each Bedroom includes a private bathroom. Your student’s rent includes modern furniture, internet, 48-inch flat screen with a robust cable package, access to The Degree amenities, and so much more!
The Degree is a fully-furnished community, saving you money! Each student will have a full-sized bed, large desk and chair, dresser, closet, and private bathroom. Individually occupied bedrooms also come with an end table. The living area comes with a comfortable couch, chair, end table, TV stand with a 48” flat screen. The kitchen comes fully equipped with quartz countertops and island with barstools, energy efficient appliances, full size refrigerator with icemaker, dishwasher, and washer & dryer.
If your student does not have a roommate in mind, we can find them one! Each roommate will fill out a Roommate Matching form so that we know what they are looking for in a roommate. During the summer, we spend weeks looking at these preferences and matching them up with the best person we can find!
Resident Events to Keep Students Involved
While the main focus of your student’s college career will be about graduating and getting a fulfilling job, they also need to have fun along the way. At The Degree, your student will create life-long relationships and connections that will make them even more successful. Our great staff plans monthly resident events to get them involved. These events range from pizza parties to movie nights, from resume building classes to gaming tournaments. Annually, The Degree will have events such as a Welcome Back Party at the beginning of the fall semester, a Casino Night at the beginning of the spring semester, and many other events throughout the year. We will also keep our residents connected to events going on at UNLV as well as events happening around town so they don’t miss anything! We want your student to succeed, and that’s why we thought of them while designing The Degree to be in the center of it all!
Limited Access Building
Limited Access means your student has a fob to get into the building at all times and that the doors are locked. Individuals who do not live in the building will need to be accompanied by a resident at all times. Our limited access building ensures the best monitoring for your student.
Meal Plan Options
The Degree has partnered with UNLV to provide exclusive meal plan options to our residents. Please click HERE to see options or contact dining services today.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does it mean to have an individual lease?
Individual leasing means that each person is only responsible for their portion of the common areas and their bedroom. If your roommate ends up not coming back for the spring semester, you’re not responsible for their payment.
What is included in the rent?
The Degree’s rent makes life easy. Your rent includes: a robust cable package and Wireless Internet, washer & dryer, access to all of The The Degree’s amenities, and a wonderful staff that is there to help you anytime you need them.
Do you have a roommate matching system?
Yes, we offer a roommate matching system. If you don’t have anyone in mind that you would like to live with, let us match you up with someone! There is a Roommate Matching Sheet that you will fill out to let us know more about what you’re looking for in a roommate. Then, we spend weeks in the summer figuring out the best match for you based on that information.
When is my rent due?
You have three installment payment options to pay the entire amount due under the lease – one installment, two installments, or twelve installments. If you choose to pay a single installment for the entire amount, that single installment is due August 1. If you choose to pay in two semester installments, those installments are due August 1 and January 1. If you choose to pay in twelve installments, the first installment is due on August 1 and the remaining eleven installments are due on the 1st of the next eleven months. Please note that these are all installment payment options and not monthly rent.
How do I pay my rent?
Pay with a personal check, money order, or cashier’s check.
Pay with a credit card online through the The Degree Resident Portal. Service fee may apply.*
Have your financial institution automatically deduct rent from your bank account each month to send in payment.
Pay with check online using your resident portal free of charge!
Do you allow pets?
Pets are not allowed at The Degree.
Is there insurance coverage in the event of a fire, theft or natural causes? Does my lease provide coverage for my belongings?
The Degree’s insurance will not cover your personal belongings. We suggest getting renter’s insurance for this reason. It is generally inexpensive and will cover your personal belongings if something were to happen.
What if I need to break my lease or don't return for the spring semester?
The Degree’s lease is binding and cannot be broken. If you cannot live at The Degree after signing your lease, you will need to re-let, or find a replacement for your space. Please call the leasing office for information on re-letting.
What if I need maintenance in my bedroom or apartment?
If you need maintenance, simply go to your resident portal on our website and fill out a maintenance request. You can also call or stop by the front desk. If it is an emergency, please notify the front office immediately.
What furniture is provided?
The Degree is fully furnished Each student will have a full-sized bed, large desk and chair, dresser, closet, and private bathroom. The living area comes with a comfortable couch, chair, end table, TV stand with a 48” flat screen and barstools. The kitchen comes fully equipped with quartz countertops, energy efficient appliances, full size refrigerator with icemaker, dishwasher, and washer & dryer.
How do I receive mail and packages?
Your mail will be delivered to your apartment’s mailbox located on The Degree’s property. If you receive a package that doesn’t fit in the mailbox, you will receive a key in your mailbox with instructions to pick up from the onsite office. Other carriers may deliver to your apartment door.
How close are you to campus?
The Degree is located at the north end of campus and is UNLV’s only on-campus apartment style living.
What type of parking is available at your community?
Parking is available at The Degree! The Degree offers covered and controlled access parking, Flex Car options, and bicycle storage options. Please contact the office for further details.
What do I need to bring to my new apartment?
We suggest that you bring:
Bedding for a full-sized bed.
Decorations to make your new room feel like home!
What kinds of events do you have at The Degree?
The Degree has resident events that range from pizza parties to Taco Tuesdays. Not only is there free food at events, but it’s also a great way to meet people!
Are leases for families with children available?
Yes. The property’s policy is included here for family occupants with a child(ren) under the age of eighteen (18) who is domiciled with (i) at least one parent, legal guardian, or another person having legal custody of the child under the age of eighteen, or (ii) the designee of such parent or other person having such custody, with written permission of such parent or other person. For family households with children, all household members age eighteen (18) or older must: (A) complete an application, and (B) sign the lease as a Resident. For family households with children under the age of eighteen (18), at least two (2) people will be permitted to occupy a single bedroom. If a family household with children under the age of eighteen (18) requires additional occupancy per bedroom, additional occupants may be allowed on a case-by-case basis based on factors including, but not limited to, the size of the bedroom(s) and unit, age of the children, configuration of the unit, any physical limitations of the property, and local occupancy codes. If the child occupant reaches eighteen (18) years of age during the term of the lease, the lease will be allowed to complete its term, but renewal will only be offered in compliance with the occupancy policy as stated. Child occupants who are under twenty-four (24) months at the time the lease is signed will not be counted under the occupancy policy for purposes of maximum occupancy but will be counted for subsequent leases if they reach the age of twenty-four (24) months during the term of the lease. The Landlord has the right to lease any empty bedroom(s). Families should contact the office directly regarding the application for family households, as this process varies from individual leasing and the required forms are not all available electronically.
What if I don't have a Guarantor?
No Guarantor? No Problem, The Degree offers Leap as an option! Leap is a quick and easy process that fills in for a guarantor or parent co-signer. Leap's application is free online and takes around 5 minutes to complete. You will get a conditional decision within 30 minutes during normal business hours. Click here to apply or contact the office for more information.
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