Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Wait list for the 2019/2020 School Year


We are now taking names for our wait list for the 2019/2020 University of Nevada school year. We begin signing leases on March 5th. Don't delay. We usually sell out by the middle of March.

The College Courtyard Apartments are the best value and location for University of Nevada, Reno students.



The College Courtyard Apartments are the best choice for student living. Located one short block from the University of Nevada, Reno on the quiet west side, we offer the best in student living. One block from the University of Nevada at 1150 Seminary Avenue. Amenities include:

-Save gas...5 minute walk to UNR
-Free gated garage or on-street parking.......Why pay UNR $570 for Silver permit parking?
-Free DSL/Wi-Fi (A $360 value)
-Fully furnished
-Private bedrooms with individual lock
-Microwave ovens
-Individual sink and vanity in each bedroom
-Individual leases for each bedroom - These leases protect our residents
-Gated for security with 24 hour video surveillance at all entrances
-Free computer lab
-On-site laundry
-Dishwashers
-Cable TV available in each bedroom
-Air-conditioning
-Well insulated units and double pane windows keeps power bills low
-Fire sprinklers and 24 hour monitoring
-A courtyard with a barbecue, tables, chairs and umbrellas
-The Wiegand Fitness Center is just a short walk away and is available to all students
-We accept Visa and Mastercard for payments (fees do apply)
-Friendly staff
-Owned by University of Nevada graduates. Go Wolf Pack!

Compare us to the dorms or other rental choices. Our prices and amenities can't be beat. From $645 a month. Phone us at 775-786-1150 or e-mail to: collegecourtyard@hotmail.com.. The College Courtyard Apartments are located one block west of the University of Nevada campus at 1150 Seminary Avenue (one block off Sierra Street at 11th). Call us at 775-786-1150 for more information or to reserve your spot. Don't delay...we fill up fast. For more information go to collegecourtyard.com. 

Our living rooms include a futon, end tables, coffee table, TV stand and lamp.


Our kitchens include range and oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and pantry. Our kitchens also have a table and four chairs.


Each bedroom is furnished with a bed, dresser, desk and chair. Each bedroom has a full closet. Each bedroom is wired for cable TV and telephone. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the building.


There is a sink and vanity in each bedroom. This is a great amenity. Take time getting ready each day with no roommate pounding on the door.


The new Wiegand Fitness Center is a short walk from the College Courtyard Apartments.



The E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center is a vibrant hub of campus fitness and recreation, offering a gymnasium with three courts for intramural basketball and other court sports, areas for weightlifting, cardio training and a multitude of fitness classes and activities. Additionally, it has an indoor, 1/8th mile running track and stadium stairs for training. Finally, there are lockers and changing rooms and administrative office spaces. The E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center is available to students, faculty and staff.

We have both garage and street parking available (your choice). The garage is gated. No stacked/tandem parking. Parking is Free!


The College Courtyard Apartments are one short block from the center of campus. No waiting for a shuttle (that never comes when you need it) or paying for expensive parking permits where the parking is still miles from your class.

No Stacked/Tandem Parking at the College Courtyard Apartments. It's FREE!

Some of our neighboring apartment complexes (to the east and north - OK, College Terrace) have stacked/tandem parking. One car is parked in front of the other. Can you imagine needing to go somewhere and the owner of the car behind you is nowhere to be found? That won't happen at the College Courtyard. All of our residents have single garage or permit street parking. In the garage or on the street...it's the student's choice.

Security is Important at the College Courtyard Apartments.




Security at the College Courtyard Apartments is a priority. All of our entrances are under 24 hour video surveillance. Recently we installed additional gates and barriers to make the complex even more secure. At night the College Courtyard Apartments are very well lit and there are no dark corners. We encourage our residents to monitor carefully who is buzzed into the courtyard. We are a friendly place to live with just 60 students. Unlike the 700 student party complexes on the far east side of the University, we offer a great environment for the serious student seeking a safe and secure place to live. Google some of the party apartment complexes in the area and see the police calls. Would you want your son or daughter living in that environment (at night?)? We don't think so.

Why the College Courtyard Apartments are a better choice.


The College Courtyard Apartments are the best for University of Nevada student living. Here's a few reasons why: 

•We are on a quiet side street on the West side (the best side) of the University of Nevada. Seminary Avenue is quiet with little traffic (unlike very busy and noisy Sierra Street). 


•You don't need to worry or pay for shuttle service. The shuttles to some apartment complexes are expensive and only come infrequently.


•No stacked/tandem parking. Each resident of the College Courtyard has an assigned parking space or open street side parking (Your choice). Our neighboring apartment complex (College Terrace) has stacked parking - one car behind the other. Very inconvenient. Our parking is FREE!

•Each bedroom has a sink and vanity. No waiting for your roommate to get ready.

•Free DSL/WiFi.

•We have very well insulated apartments with double pane windows. This keeps the power bill low both in the summer and the winter. 

•We pride ourselves in keeping the building in great condition. 

•We are locally owned and operated by University of Nevada graduates - not some faceless corporation or out of the area owner.

There's a reason the College Courtyard Apartments are always full. We have great students as residents. Google our competitors. One was ordered by the City of Reno to hire security guards as there were so many unruly parties. Ask to walk around the complex of our neighbors without being escorted. Sure the model rooms look good.....check out where you really will live. Some don't even shampoo the carpets before you move in. Yes, you get what you pay for. There is a reason we are considered the favorite off campus place for University of Nevada students. We offer the best value, location and amenities for the student dollar. And we are nice people too. We appreciate our residents and want them to truly enjoy their college experience.

College Courtyard Apartments - January 2019 Newsletter


Happy New Year!

The New Year has arrived and we are looking forward to a happy and prosperous 2019 for everyone. As you settle into the spring semester, remember to be considerate of the other residents and keep noise to a minimum. We know that all of you hope to benefit greatly from your college education and to do that it is important to have a pleasant and peaceful study environment. We wish all of you the best for the coming year. Study hard and bring home those A’s.

Nevada Men’s Basketball Schedule

New Mexico                  January 5
San Jose State             January 9
Fresno State                 January 12
Boise State                   January 16
Air Force                      January 19
Colorado State             January 23
UNLV                            January 30

Nevada Women’s Basketball Schedule

Utah State                     January 2
New Mexico                  January 5
San Jose State             January 9
Fresno State                 January 12
Boise State                   January 16
Air Force                       January 19
Colorado State              January 23
UNLV                           January 30

(Home games in bold)

Interesting Fact: The average person laughs 10 times a day!
  
Your Free Parking Is a $540 Value

Parking at the University of Nevada is expensive. Silver permit parking is real expensive. The annual fee to park in a silver permit lot is $400. The parking lot at the southwest corner of Sierra and 11th is silver permit parking. Right across the street is the College Courtyard Apartments. Our residents enjoy the value of silver permit parking for free. Go to unr.edu and find the parking permit and fee map to compare.

Watch Your Step

During the winter months we make every effort to keep the sidewalks and stairs free of snow and ice. Never the less, please use caution after a storm. Use the handrails on the stairs and step carefully when on the sidewalk to the north of the building as it is steep and gets little sun.

Interesting Fact: You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

Please Don’t Drink and Drive

Your safety is important to us. Please don’t drink and drive. If you drink alcohol (please be 21 years of age and older) get a designated driver or walk home. Don’t ruin your life with a DUI or worse, death of yourself or others. It’s not worth it.

No Hover Boards

Until a safe hover board is manufactured, they are banned from the College Courtyard Apartments. These devices have proved to be dangerous——especially when being charged.

Interesting Fact: A single cloud can weight more than 1 million pounds.

.Laundry Rooms Don’t Like Cold Weather

During the cold winter months it is important that the windows in the laundry rooms remain closed. Open windows may cause the pipes to freeze and cause considerable damage. This will force us to close the laundry rooms until they are repaired. None of us want that to happen so please be careful.

Interesting Fact: Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt once ditched a White House dinner party to go on a joyride flight to Baltimore.

Need More Storage Space?

The College Courtyard has storage lockers available for rent for only $30 per month. The 4’ by 5’ lockers are located on the second and third floors. These storage lockers are a great place to store skis, bicycles, or camping equipment. See Phyllis for more information.

Free Wi-Fi is a $360 Value

In this economy, every dollar saved can help pay for books and tuition. That’s why living at the College Courtyard Apartments is the best value for University of Nevada students. We offer free DSL to every bedroom. That free DSL would cost you $360 per year at other apartment complexes or rental houses. 

No Parking

The area in front of the dumpster is a no parking zone. Cars parked in the area in front of the dumpster are subject to towing. In addition, Reno Disposal writes down the license plate number of cars that block the dumpster and violators may have to pay for additional garbage pickups.

Interesting Fact: The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

 Minimum Temp

Per your lease, the minimum temperature in your apartment is 60 degrees. This insures that the pipes do not freeze in extreme cold weather. You will be liable for damage if this temperature minimum is not maintained.

Interesting Fact: The voice of Mickey Mouse and the voice of Minnie Mouse got married in real life!

2019/2020 School Year

Residents wishing to stay at the College Courtyard after their current lease expires must inform Phyllis by March 1, 2019.  If notice is not received by March 1st we will assume that you intend to vacate your apartment when your lease expires and we will begin the process of leasing it to new students. Thank you for choosing us as your home.

Interesting Fact: Polar bears are left-handed.

Watch the Gate

Please be very careful when driving through the garage gate. If the gate is going down, DO NOT try to slip under the gate. Once the gate begins to go down it will not stop if you press the button on the garage gate opener. It will only stop when it hits something and it could do considerable damage to both your car and the gate if this occurs. The gate is set to stay up an adequate amount of time for one car. You will be held responsible for any damage if the camera shows that you tried to slip through the gate inappropriately

Interesting Fact: There is an island in the Bahamas that's inhabited only by swimming pigs.

Interesting Fact: Butterflies taste with their feet.

Sleep In, We’re a 5 Minute Walk to Class

The location of the College Courtyard Apartments is the best for students. We are on a quiet side street, just one block west of the University of Nevada campus.