Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to all the questions you may
have about life at our off-campus apartments in Athens. Don't
see your question below? The Connection's staff is always
available to chat. Contact us today!
I want to live at The
Connection. What do I need to do now?
We're so excited that you've chosen
The Connection as your home away from home. For your convenience,
you can apply and complete all your lease paperwork online from
anywhere in the world. Be sure your have a copy of your driver's
license or photo ID and payment method.
You can also complete the lease signing process with a staff member
by scheduling an appointment with our office, or visiting us during
office hours. We will then complete all the necessary
paperwork and go through the lease, which takes about 30
What does my rent installment
Your rent at The Connection
What are my lease
We offer 12-installment
Who is my electricity
provider? How do I set up my service?
Georgia Power - Electricity is not
included. Visit the Georgia
Power website to set up
your account and start service
What if I need
We offer a roommate matching service
to full-time students. Each resident completes a detailed roommate
lifestyle questionnaire. The Connection matches residents who are
most compatible based on their responses.
How do I pay the rental
installment or any other fees?
Payments can be made online with
E-check, debit cards, and credit cards (Visa, Discover,
Mastercard). We also accept checks or money orders in the
Fees may apply. We do not accept partial payments or
Do I have to pay a move-in fee
or application fee when I sign my lease?
There is a $30 application
If I am over 21, do I need to
have a guarantor?
Yes. Every resident must have a
guarantor. The guarantor must be at least 25 years old and a
resident of the United States. If you would like to self-guarantee,
give us a call to discuss your options.
Can other people take over my
Yes. There is a $500 one time lease
take-over fee. The new resident must apply, be approved by our
office, sign all lease documents, and all fees/documents must be
paid/signed in order to successfully relinquish your
What size are the
Full extra-long mattresses and bed
What should I bring on move-in
Is The Connection
Yes! We have an amazing community of
dogs and cats. If you'll be bringing a furry companion with you let
our office know so we can get your pet registered with our
community. Weight restriction is 75lbs.
- Bedding – Our mattresses are
extra-long full-size. We recommend purchasing queen size sheets to
ensure a good fit. Standard mattresses are provided on every
bed. We recommend purchasing a mattress pad or topper if you
need additional support.
- Bathroom accessories - shower
curtain, bath mat, towels, etc.
- Kitchen – pots and pans,
silverware, dishes, cups, bowls, etc
A $300 non-refundable pet fee (per pet) is due upon registration,
and pet rent is applied to your monthly rent installment:
- $25/mo for pets up to 40
- $35/mo for pets