FAQ

common questions about Copper Beech

What is Copper Beech Townhomes?

Copper Beech Baywater and Copper Beech Klondike are two high-quality West Lafayette communities designed especially with Purdue University students in mind. Copper Beech features a variety of exceptionally large townhomes and apartments, with available furniture packages, in a genuine neighborhood setting just a short shuttle bus ride from the Purdue campus.

Is Copper Beech part of Purdue University?

Copper Beech is a privately owned and professionally managed community. Click here for more information about the management and ownership.

Can I live with friends, or can you match me with roommates?

You can select your roommate(s), or you can apply on your own and we can match you with other students. Applicants answer a short list of lifestyle questions to help in the matching process.

What are per-person contracts?

Instead of requiring all roommates to sign a joint lease, each person at Copper Beech has their own individual contract, with one person per bedroom. This means you are only responsible for paying for yourself — not your roommates. Even if a roommate moves out or other bedrooms in your apartment are empty, you only pay the rate for your bedroom.

What is included in the rent?

Each resident at Copper Beech pays a flat rate that includes:

  • Cable TV and High-speed Internet
  • Trash removal
  • Furnishings (optional)
  • 24-hour on-site management
  • Community features – basketball court, shuttle bus, etc.

What size are the apartments?

The spacious accommodations at Copper Beech are among the largest in West Lafayette, ranging from 1-bedroom flats to 4-bedroom, two-story townhomes up to 2,000 square feet, all with a private bathroom for each bedroom and many with an extra half-bath.

Are the apartments furnished?

Copper Beech offers an optional furniture package at a small extra charge, which includes a full-size bed and end table in each bedroom, a couch, chair, coffee table, end table and entertainment stand in each living room. All residences include a full kitchen and laundry appliance package. To see a sample of the furniture and other finishes, please visit our model residences.

When do the contracts start and end?

The standard term is August 15, 2018 to July 31, 2019, with payments made in 12 equal installments. Other alternate dates are available; please inquire with our staff.

Can I pay by credit card?

Yes. Residents can pay online 24 hours per day, by credit card or ACH electronic checking. Copper Beech also offers automatic payment by either credit card or checking account — just fill out one page, one time and payments will be made automatically. There is a convenience fee for one-time online payments, but automatic recurring payments are always free.

Will my financial aid cover charges at Copper Beech?

Your living costs at Copper Beech can be covered by financial aid, just like on-campus housing. Any available financial aid funds, after university charges are satisfied, are released to the student for non-institutional expenses, such as off-campus housing. These funds can be used to pay charges at Copper Beech. Normal payment deadlines will continue to apply.

Is Copper Beech open to non-students?

Nearly all the residents at Copper Beech are students at Purdue University. The per-person contracts are also designed with students in mind. Nonetheless, Copper Beech is an Equal Opportunity housing provider and welcomes applications from non-students. Family members are welcome as well, subject to occupancy limits. Because of the need to match student roommates, non-students must apply together with enough roommates to fill the desired residence.

What kind of safety and security are provided?

Community courtesy patrols are provided at select times. Copper Beech offers individually locking bedroom doors. Management staff are also on-site 24×7 and can be reached by a 24-hour phone number.

What are the policies on pets, smoking and guests?

Copper Beech is pet-friendly, subject to limits on animals and breed. The community is smoke-free in all indoor areas. Guests are welcome at all times, subject to the consent of roommates and security considerations. Overnight guests are welcome, with limits on the number of days and guests.

Can I park my vehicle at Copper Beech?

Copper Beech offers free surface parking for all residents. Limited guest parking is also available at no charge.

What other transportation options will I have?

Copper Beech offers a private shuttle bus that runs to and from campus every 45 minutes starting as early as 6:45am, on weekdays when class is in session during the Purdue Fall and Spring semesters. The bus picks up at the entrance to the community and stops at the Purdue Union, Beering Hall and the Physics Building.

Can I see a model apartment?

Yes. Please request an appointment for a personal tour, or just stop by to see us and we’ll be happy to show you the community.