Student Housing Near Utah Valley University
Orem, UT 84058
University Towers offers the best student housing apartments at Utah Valley University!
University Towers student apartments provides an awesome social experience with resident events, movies, social gatherings and more! Check your mail, park in covered underground parking, walk 40 yards to campus, stay safe in our secure building and live life to the fullest while enjoying your stay here at University Towers. Utah Valley University is just next door for quick and easy access to campus.
Utah Valley University Off-Campus Housing
Raise Your Standard of Living
University Towers is one of the newest and best located complexes for students attending UVU. It is one of the few residences that can offer dorm style living.
This property was revamped with the Freshman Housing Experience in mind adding new carpet, paint, 50” flat screen TVs, and is the only place that offers pillow top mattresses. Being completely enclosed, University Towers is the only property adjacent to campus that can offer the ideal freshman living experience often found at other major universities.
- Fully Furnished
- 50″ Flat Screen TV’s
- Free Hi-Speed Wi-Fi
- 1 GIG INTERNET. Is this fast? No, it’s REAL FAST!
- Large Apartments (over 2,000 square feet)
- 9 Foot Ceilings
- New Carpet
- Newly Painted
- Pillow Top Mattresses
- Washer & Dryers in Select Units
- Underground Parking
- Free Hi-Speed Wi-Fi
- Elevator Service
- Easy Freeway Access
- Movie Room
- Yoga Room
- Weight Room
Our Floor Plans
Each floor plan has three private rooms and one shared room. With private and shared rooms, the balance between privacy and friendship is outstanding. Enjoy brand new renovated units for total relaxation and comfort. Enjoy your stay!
5 BD + 3 BA
This student apartment upgrade is worth every penny. You’ll have access to everything everybody else has, plus you have the upgraded unit that is nicer than the standard unit. Enjoy the three shared rooms, two private rooms and three bathrooms. The bedrooms are spacious and you have your own closet space with plenty of room. The bathroom area has four sinks, two private showers and a private tub for ultimate relaxation.
6 BD + 3 BA
The Deluxe floor plan comes with a washer and a dryer, awesome balcony, four large private rooms and two shared rooms. Enjoy the spacious bathroom area with four sinks, two private showers and a private tub for soothing relaxation. You really can’t go wrong with the deluxe floor plan.
6 BD + 3 BA
This is the elite floor plan here at University Towers. With the ideal setup of all private rooms for increased security and privacy, you can also enjoy a washer and dryer in the unit. This floor plan sells out quickly so don’t wait too long to make your choice! Enjoy the benefits of having a balcony and breathe in some fresh air.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Nelson Partners is a National Student Housing Management Company. Our leadership team has been working in student living property management for more than two decades and currently manages 5,200+ beds across the country.
We are staffed with an on-site professional staff including on-site management team. No more absentee landlords or substandard maintenance programs.
Nelson Partners Properties offers all-inclusive living – most utilities are included and all apartments are fully furnished with modern, stylish furniture. No need to rent a U-Haul or borrow a friend’s truck, furniture is INCLUDED in the rent, saving you additional money. All your student will need to bring are personal items (television, computer, stereo…) and decorations to create their own unique space.
Welcome to the Freshman Living Program!
This is where it all begins!
The Freshman Living Program is a brand new exclusive program designed specifically for freshmen attending Utah Valley University. Our purpose is to help first year residents build a solid personal and academic foundation within the context of a Living Learning Community that supports the successful transition of new students. The program teaches residents to understand their own personal identity and how to engage in their new community, taking advantage of all the resources available to them. These are cornerstones for success while attending any major university.
First-year success is critical at any college, but especially at a major university. Living on your own for the first time is challenging and brings new responsibilities. Nationally, one out of five college freshmen drop out during the first year. The freshman living program addresses this problem by providing a network of support systems, personal guidance as needed, onsite academic tutoring, and most importantly, you are surrounded by peers who are in similar circumstances as you. The program was created to directly impact the likelihood of achieving academic and personal success.
While the freshman living program is designed to provide you with a foundation of support, it does not restrict your personal growth. You will be recognized for the adult you are, and you will be respected and encouraged. The program’s resources are there for you when you need them, but will not interfere in your student life when you don’t. For more information visit www.freshmanliving.com.
Components of the Freshman Living Program
Living with Freshmen
Since many freshmen are brand new and take a similar course load during the first year, you are living with people who are going through similar experiences as you. Your peers are one of your biggest support networks at UVU. Freshman experience participants live together with only freshmen except for their RAs. Our RAs are carefully chosen leaders (mostly sophomores) who will introduce you to the campus living and its resources. That way, you avoid living with a hodge-podge assortment of roommates who may distract you from getting on the right path at such a critical time. Your freshman year friendships are those that will last for years to come.
The freshman experience program is located in residences on both the north and south sides of campus within 50 yards of campus.
Make Upper-Class Connections
You’ve heard of RAs. Well, the freshman experience program has peer leaders who live on the floor along with the freshmen (RAs). These RAs are upperclassmen (mostly sophomores) who share their experiences with you as well as introduce you to the campus and its resources. Our RAs are carefully chosen leaders who can get you going in the right direction. Additionally, peer leaders do a check-up with residents three times a year to see how students are doing academically and socially.
Your RA will plan activities for the section and the floor. Some planned activities include UVU sports, outdoor movies, community service, intramural teams, dances, and spontaneous festivities that make your college years so memorable. Even though all activities are optional, this is a great way to meet others get started at UVU.
Peer leaders can also help you answer questions such as:
- When is drop day?
- How do I register for classes for spring semester?
- When are fees due?
- Who is my academic advisor?
- How do I change my major?
There is one peer leader for approximately every 20-30 freshmen.
Utilizing Academic Resources
Your RAs will help guide you through available resources at UVU, including where you can find help for tutoring, counselors, academic assistance, and many of the other available resources available to you from UVU.
Developing Best Practices for Success
The freshman experience program is designed to greatly enhance your ever important first year away from home. Programs and services will help you develop skills for success at UVU. Students can attend programs on time management, discuss a study plan with their residence director or guidance counselor at UVU,and develop habits and use of resources they otherwise may never know about.
Being away from home the very first time is a great opportunity for growth, yet it can pose some immediate concerns and challenges especially for freshmen. Our program has eliminated many of the hassles and distractions that are usually associated with off-campus housing. This allows you to focus on what’s important, adjusting to college life, keeping your grades up, and, of course, making new friends and participating in all that college has to offer. This can be a lot to handle for your first year, so we make it as safe and easy as possible.
Our properties offer two of the best locations possible. Since you are so close to campus, you don’t need a car! That means you save time, money, and hassle not having to deal with car insurance, parking passes, costs of gas, wear and tear, or scraping icy windows on cold days. Did we mention the hours each week you’ll save in not having to commute or searching for parking spots in the overcrowded campus lots? When you don’t feel like walking, the free UVU student shuttles stop right across from our residences and provide quick transportation all around campus every few minutes. In addition, the new UTA and Front-Runner terminals will have an new shuttle stop adjacent to University Gateway that can connect any student to all the venues along the Wasatch Front and Salt Lake City.
Now, let’s talk about safety. Our RAs on each floor will conduct nightly checks and a building walk-through. The entrances at University Towers will be locked to outsiders after 10:00pm on weekdays and 11:00pm on weekends. Students can still come and go with their key fobs, but non-residents won’t be able to get in without a resident.
This is what a freshman experience should offer. We can help you eliminate so many of the distractions of off-campus living so you can focus on the important things and set yourself up for the best chance to succeed.
So How Can I Sign Up?
Complete your online housing application form and select the freshman living program. The program has an extremely limited number of spaces, so be sure to apply early. Applying for the program does not guarantee a space. If you have additional questions, the office.
P: (801) 227-7373
For Parents: Help Students Help Themselves
Remember, as young adults, students have to begin learning to be their own best advocates. Often, parents want to jump in and solve basic problems for their child. We recommend giving advice, but allowing the student to work out a solution first. He or she must develop these coping and problem solving skills to master the tech environment. When you get the inevitable call or email, please remember to direct your student to the resources available the PL or RA on their floor, the dean of students, the Student Health Center, or other agency. Teaching the difference between a problem and an emergency will serve him or her better than calling the office yourself.
Suggested items to bring when living in the freshman housing program
What’s in your room?
Each resident will have a furnished room consisting of a bed, dresser, and wardrobe. Rooms do not have desk space; however, study rooms are available in both the north and south towers and are available for students to use as needed. Rooms are also equipped with a network (Ethernet) jack. All these furnishings must stay in your room all year. You may not remove them for any reason.
Packing for your move: Most students bring too much stuff! Please pack light for your first trip to campus. Call your roommate before you come, to coordinate who will bring the largest and heaviest items. Remember that we have stores close to campus, so if you forget something, you can get it here! Finally, storage in your room is limited to your wardrobe and under your bed. There are no storage rooms in any of our halls.
Once signed up, we’ll mail you a welcome package!
Freshman Living Program Office Contact Information
The Freshman Living Program Office is located on the ground floor of the University Towers just 50 yards north of campus.
- University Towers
630 S. 1200 W. Orem, UT 84058
All apartments at Nelson Partners are leased by-the-bed or individually, meaning you are only responsible for the lease of your student and not their roommates. You have no liability to pay the rent of any other resident or roommate, which is a huge advantage over most apartments and rental properties. If your student’s roommate transfers or graduates, you have one less thing to worry about.
Nelson Partners works to make your student’s transition from home to apartment life a snap. We think of everything—privacy, comfortable amenities, and social and academic goals.
The Nelson Partners Community Lifestyle Program is all about your student’s success—as a student, friend and neighbor. You’ll find our on-site staff has thought of everything—all of the resources and activities to keep your student connected to campus and one another.
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