How do I reserve housing at Central Plaza? First you must complete an online application and pay the $50 application fee. The application will take 24-48 hours to process. Once completed you will receive an email notification letting you know the outcome of the application. If approved you will need to pay first month's rent, $150 deposit and complete and return the lease agreement. Once these steps are completed you will have a room guaranteed and reserved for you at Central Plaza.
When do I need to apply for student housing? We accept applications year round. Rooms will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. We suggest submitting your application once you are accepted at any college, university, or vo-tech.
Is a lease required? Yes, each resident is required to sign a lease. The Lease Agreement is between you and Central Plaza Student Housing. The lease that your roommate signs does not affect your lease.
What if I move out before my lease expires? If a Student willfully moves out in the middle of the Lease Term, the Student and/or parent must pay the remaining balance of the Lease payments.
How do I reserve a room with my friend? The Application has a “Roommate Information” section that you will need to fill out. Roommates must select each other on their respective applications. Roommate requests can also be made by calling 405-513-5166 or by emailing bizdev@CentralPlazaStudentHousing.com.
What if I don’t have someone to be my roommate? Central Plaza staff will assign you a roommate based on the information you provide in the Roommate Section of the housing application. When completing this section, it is important to be as detailed as possible about your preference for a roommate. Please include your “likes and dislikes”, hobbies, interests, sleep pattern, study habits, and any other pertinent information that will help the staff assign a roommate. The more information you provide, the better.
What is the policy on room changes? Students may apply for a room change by completing a “Room Change Request Form” available at the front desk. Unless there are circumstances warranting a room change (as determined by the Central Plaza staff), students will be charged a $100 room change fee if a room change is granted.
What if I have problems with my roommate? The relationship between roommates often impacts one’s satisfaction with college life. Students are expected to take primary responsibility for ensuring the development and maintenance of a positive roommate relationship. Students are strongly encouraged to invest themselves fully in working together to resolve differences by speaking directly to roommates, sharing concerns, expressing feelings in an honest manner, and jointly resolving conflict. In some cases a roommate may be unresponsive or difficult to approach. In either situation, the student should seek help from his/her Resident Assistant. The Central Plaza office staff can further assist students in negotiating a living agreement. If a room change is granted, the student will be charged a $100.00 room change fee if applicable.
What furnishings are available in the resident room? Included in the lease you will be furnished 1 queen sized bed, 1 desk, 1 chair, 1 nightstand, 1 closet and 1 lamp.
Are utilities included in the room rates? Absolutely! All utilities (gas, water, electric) are included in the room rates.
Where can I do my laundry? Washers and dryers are provided on site and available free of charge for residents.
Is there internet access? Yes! Wireless internet service is included in your room rates.
Is cable TV provided? Cable TV is available in common areas.Cable TV is not provided in the resident rooms.
Where can I pick up my mail? The U. S. Postal Service, FedEx, UPS and other carriers deliver mail to the front desk. Central Plaza staff will notify you when you receive mail, and you can pick up your mail at the front desk.
What is my mailing address at Central Plaza? Your Name 930 E 2nd Street, Room # ______ Edmond, OK 73034
Can I use my UCO meal plan at Eddie’s Grill, located in the Central Plaza building? Eddie’s Grill is not a participating restaurant with the UCO meal plan.
What type of security and safety measures are in place at Central Plaza? Security cameras, fire alarms, smoke detectors, and sprinkler systems are installed throughout Central Plaza Student Housing and are monitored 24/7. Each resident room is equipped with a sprinkler system. Each resident is issued a fob to access entry to the outside doors from 7 p.m.-8 a.m. and to gain access to the elevators. Each resident is issued a key card to gain access to their room. In addition, Central plaza staff members are trained to deal effectively with emergency situations. Can I tour Central Plaza and see a model room? Yes! Tours are given weekdays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. or anytime by appointment, by calling 405-513-5166. If you’re unable to visit in person, the website has pictures of the model rooms and common areas.
To maintain a wholesome environment for the enjoyment of all residents, the use of tobacco products, alcohol, and drugs is prohibited inside Central Plaza Student Housing.
The staff at Central Plaza would love to hear from you. Contact us by phone, email, or come in for a tour. The staff and resident assistants are always happy to help!