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FAQs for Coyote Village

Q:  When is a good time to take a housing tour?

A:  Office staff or RAs (Resident Assistants) are available to give a tour of the premises and the model room during office hours.

  • Fall / Spring Hours: Monday – Thursday / 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                                      Friday / 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Summer Hours: Monday – Thursday / 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

You can also call our office at 817-598-8876 to make sure that someone is available.

Q:  Do I have to be enrolled in classes to live in Coyote Village?

A:  Yes. This housing is for current students only. You need to be enrolled full time, 12 or more hours.

Q:  Will I get my $250 deposit back?

A:  The $250 deposit is required to guarantee a spot and is kept on file through the length of the contract. It will not be applied to the amount due for room/board charges. The deposit will be refunded to the student when the housing lease requirement has been fullfilled. Depositis will also be refunded in full if the student cncels the lease, in writing, before the first official move in day. All other deposits will be retained for administrative purposes.

Q:  What is a Guarantor and do I have to have one?

A:  A guarantor is like a co-signer; someone who will guarantee payment if you don’t pay. Every applicant, regardless of age, is required to have a Guarantor. The Guaranty Agreement is defined in the lease.

Q:  What is included within an apartment?

A:  Coyote Village apartments are fully furnished with the following:

  • Living Room: Couch, Chair, Entertainment Center, Coffee Table, End Table
  • Bedroom: Full Size Bed, Desk, Chair, Dresser, Window
  • Kitchenette: Mini Fridge, Microwave
  • Bathroom: Individual Sink Areas, Full Tub/Shower

Q:  Is Wi-Fi available?

A:  Wi-Fi is available in the community center and other buildings on campus. Wi-Fi access does not extend to the apartments, so they are hard-wired, which means the student is responsible for bringing an Ethernet cord for internet access. You may also bring a router to create your own Wi-Fi.

Q:  How are roommates selected?

A:  The application has a place to list specific roommate requests, if you have friends that are also attending WC. Please be aware that requested roommates must be mutual for placement. Other secondary placement criteria is based on a student's major and/or academic goals.

Q:  When will I find out who my roommates are?

A:  Due to cancellations and last minute adjustments, you will find out who your roommates are when you move in. We do not give out the assignment of building, floor, room, or roommate names until you move in.

Q:  Do I have to have a meal plan to stay at Coyote Village?

A:  Yes, a meal plan is required. There are two meal plan options: 10 meals or 19 meals, and that’s meals per week. Meal plans are not available in the summer.

Q:  How long is my lease?

A:  A  Fall/Spring contract, signed in the fall, is binding for the entire academic year (August – May). If we have openings for spring, the Fall/Spring contract is binding for the entire spring semester. Summer leases are binding for each session selected, not necessarily the entire summer.

Q:  Can financial aid cover my housing costs?

A:  Financial aid can cover room/board charges, however, it must cover tuition, fees, and bookstore charges first.

Q:  Is family housing available at Coyote Village?

A:  No. Prospective residents that have a family should look at other off-campus locations for housing arrangements.

Q:  Are there specific policies regarding Coyote Village?

A:  Yes, they can be found in the Community Living Guide