Aspire at West Campus is excited to
welcome international students from all over the world to on campus
housing at University of Iowa.
We want your rental process and transition to the Iowa City to be
as smooth as possible. Please let us know how we can help!
- Please visit the Floor
Plans page of our website and choose the floor plan that is
right for you.
- Once you have selected your floor plan, click on
the "Apply" button. You will need to register an
account to continue.
- Fill out the entire application. If you choose a
Guarantor, they will also need to fill out an application. A
guarantor must earn four times the monthly rent installment and
have established credit. If you choose to apply by yourself, you
must earn two times the monthly rent installment and have
established credit. You can also use your I-20 for income
- After you submit your application, you and your
Guarantor (if applicable) will go through a credit and background
screening. Once completed, a leasing agent will contact you with
- Once your application is approved, you and your
Guarantor (if applicable) will be sent a lease to sign online. The
Guarantor must also sign the lease for you to secure your
What is Aspire at West
Aspire at West Campus is an on
campus student apartment community located at the University of
Iowa. Please visit the Floor Plans page of our website and choose the floor plan
that is right for you.
How close is Aspire at West Campus
Aspire at West Campus is
conveniently located on-campus - walk, bike or take the Cambus bus
to wherever you need to be!
Move in will be August 10,
What floorplans are
1 bedroom - 1 bath, 2 bedroom - 1
bath and 2 bedrooms - 2 bath apartments.
When should I lease?
Spaces are filling up - some
floorplans have limited or no availability. Sign your lease to
reserve your space!
What is included in
Cable TV, internet, water, trash,
sewer, parking and a variety of great community amenities are all
included. Electricity and gas are not included.
Is the apartment
Our apartments come unfurnished and
select apartments come furnished with everything you need to feel
What amenities can be found at
Aspire at West Campus?
Residents will enjoy a fitness room,
study lounges, unlimited free wireless printing, laundry
facilities, bike racks, on-site Cambus bus stop, dog park, BBQ
picnic areas, walking trails and free parking.
What is an individual
- Bedroom: queen size bed, dresser
- Living Room: couch, coffee table,
2 side tables, chair
- Kitchen: Appliances, bar
- Washer/dryer - residents can
choose whether they would like a washer/dryer in their
Individual leases are available
for our 2 bed, 2 bath floor plans and provides each resident with
their own separate lease agreement and responsibility for only
their rental installments. By signing an individual lease, you are
only taking responsibility for your rental installments and lease
term and will not be held liable for any delinquent amounts owed by
your roommate(s). The individual lease agreements protects you in
the event your roommates cannot make their payments, or if they
leave their lease agreement early
How long is a lease
The lease term is 12 months. The term begins on August 10, 2019 and
ends July 31, 2020.
Do I have to pay a security
Yes, a security deposit of $250 is required per the lease agreement
upon approved credit. The security deposit is fully refundable upon
move out unless damage to the apartment has occurred. We
periodically run specials including $0 signing fees, so be sure to
check our website to take advantage of all our specials!
Are you pet friendly?
Yes - we welcome up to two pets per home. Our community does not
currently accept the following breeds: Akita Chow, Doberman, Pit
Bill, Rottweiler, American Bull Dog. For more information, please
contact the leasing office.
How does the roommate matching program work?
If you are applying to one of our floor plans that contains more
than one bedroom, the application offers an exclusive
roommate-matching service. If you would like to participate, you
can complete the roommate matching form built into your
application. The form allows you to make notes of any friends
applying that you would like to live with. The form also asks you
to input your hobbies, interests, sleep routines, pet preferences
and study habits. Inputting this information will help the system
make the best possible recommendations for someone who may have
similar interests and that you will be most compatible to live with
throughout your lease term.
You can exchange and setup a bank
account with one of the local banks in Iowa City. See below a few
The University of Iowa Student
Health Center is just a short walk, bike or bus ride away.
Enrollment in student insurance is a requirement for international
students. For more information on insurance, please visit the
of Iowa website.
For emergencies, students can dial
911 on their phone for immediate assistance.
There are convenient local
retailers and grocery stores to make living at Aspire at West