CWU Apartment Guide 2020

ANTENNAS Outside antennae, cable, aerials, or satellite dishes are not allowed without the expressed written permission of Housing Services. CHARGES AND FINES (examples of some fines assessed) Carpet damage Cost to repair General resident damage Cost to repair Failure to leave apartment adequately clean $45 per hour

properly addressed. The following are the approved addresses for the university apartment complexes: Anderson 1301 N. Chestnut St. # Ellensburg, WA 98926 Brooklane Village 1900 N. Brooklane St. #____ Ellensburg, WA 98926-2270 Getz-Short 702 N. Ruby St. #____ Ellensburg, WA 98926-2981 Student Village 1501 N. Alder St.#____ Ellensburg, WA 98926-2673 Wahle 1601 N. Walnut St.#____ Ellensburg, WA 98926-2559 Remember, before vacating, submit a change-of-address form to the United States Postal Service. POLICE SERVICES The Department of Public Safety and Police Services is responsible for reporting crime statistics in compliance with the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.” Central’s annual security report is available at . It contains information regarding crime prevention programs, the law enforcement authority of the University Police, policies concerning the reporting of crime, crime statistics for the most recent three-year period, and other information about security that is required by law. A paper copy of the information is also available upon request by writing to: Central Washington University Police, 400 E University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7527. APARTMENT GROUNDS, MAINTENANCE, AND SAFETY AIR CONDITIONING UNITS Resident(s) living in university-owned apartments may purchase a portable free-standing air conditioning unit for their apartment, provided the unit meets the specifications required by the university and is approved by Housing and Residence Life. Housing and Residence Life has a list of those specifications for your review. University maintenance staff must professionally install all air-conditioning units and a $100 installation fee will be assessed to the student’s account. There is also a $60 flat rate charged per year for utilities (no partial years). Only one air conditioning unit is allowed in each apartment and no air conditioning units can be installed in bedroom windows. If a resident moves to a different apartment, an additional installation fee will be imposed when the student requests to move the air conditioner. All students in the apartment must complete an air conditioning request form with Housing and Residence Life before being approved. The installation and utility fees will be charged to the student’s account. Housing and Residence Life reserves the right to deny installation of units that are considered unsafe. Residents should not purchase units that do not meet the required specifications. Call Housing and Residence Life at 509- 963-1831 to make an appointment for installation. ASBESTOS INFORMATION Textured ceilings contain a small amount of asbestos material. The ceiling materials have been thoroughly and effectively encapsulated by application of paint. If it is disturbed (scratched or gouged) the fibers can be released and may become hazardous. It is important that you do not damage or disturb the ceiling. Failure to adhere to this policy could result in lease termination.

Damage caused by freezing due to heat being shut off or turned down during the winter Moving non-portable furniture Tampering with fire alarms, smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, or evacuation/exit signs Failure to utilize proper check-out procedure

Cost to repair $50 or all costs $100 or all costs


COLD WEATHER PROCEDURE When outside temperatures are 30 degrees or lower, set the heat at a comfortable temperature and open the bathroom and kitchen sink cabinets. During severe cold weather (below five degrees) allow the cold-water faucet to drip slightly throughout the day and night. If you plan to be gone during the winter months, leave your heat at a comfortable setting (65 to 70 degrees) and leave the cupboard doors, beneath the kitchen and bathroom sinks, open to allow sufficient warm-air circulation. The cost to repair frozen pipes is the resident’s responsibility. COMMUNITY CENTER/MULTI PURPOSE ROOM The Brooklane Village Community Center (BLV #I-7) and the Student Village multi-purpose room are available for use on a reservation basis with the apartment complex coordinator. This resource is available free of charge! The space is great for birthday parties, study groups, club meetings, and movie nights. No over- night use is available. Residents are responsible for the condition of the Community Center after use. No alcohol consumption is allowed in this space. All university polices are enforced when using this facility. ENERGY CONSERVATION • Control the level of electrical heat. Do not increase the heat and then open windows! • Do not leave windows open in units with steam or hot-water heat; the units may freeze. Repair costs are high and will be billed to the lessee. • Keep unnecessary lights turned off. • Use the suggested size light bulb or smaller (60 watts or less). • Turn off the television and other appliances when not in use. • Do not use the oven as a space heater. • Conserve hot-water use. The hot water tank temperature is preset at 120 degrees. • Keep all heating units free of dust and debris to keep them operating effectively and economically. ENTRY OFAPARTMENTS BY UNIVERSITY The university reserves the right to have authorized personnel enter any unit for the purpose of inspection, repairs, and/or other official business. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: • Suspicion of harm to self or others • Maintenance, custodial inspections, fire life safety inspections, or emergencies (occupants will be informed that facilities maintenance staff has been present) • Routine or requested maintenance by resident or Housing and Residence Life staff (occupants will be informed that facilities maintenance staff has been present) • Search or arrest warrants (University Police only) • Protection of life, property, or evidence of a crime (University Police only)


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