Welcome current and future residents. Let us know how we can help.
We are excited to welcome international students from all over the world to Aspire at West Campus on-campus apartments! We want your rental process and transition in Iowa City to be as smooth as possible.
Follow these simple steps to submit an application to live at Aspire at Discovery Park.
Individual lease are available for all floor plans and provides each resident with their own separate lease agreement and responsibility for only his/her rental installments and parking charges. By signing an individual lease, you are only taking responsibility for your rental installments and lease terms 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.
The lease term is 12 months; the current term begins August 18 and ends July 31st. Additional lease terms are available. Please contact the Leasing Office for additional information.
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 Specials page.
If you are already a resident, you do not have to reapply. Instead, you will complete a renewal lease that will renew your contract for Fall 2020. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your spot. All leases are signed on a first-come, first-served basis which is why you should renew your lease as soon as possible.
Aspire at West Campus is an exclusive graduate and faculty community located on the University of Iowa campus. Please visit the Floor Plans page of our website and choose the floor plan that is right for you.
Aspire at West Campus is conveniently located on-campus at the University of Iowa. Walk, bike or take the Cambus to wherever you need to be.
One bedroom - one bathroom; 2 bedroom - 1 bathroom; 2 bedroom - 2 bathroom; 2 bedroom - 2 bathroom with shared bedrooms - accommodates 4 people per unit
Cable TV, internet, water, trash, sewer and a variety of great community amenities are all included. Electricity and gas are not included.
Our apartments come unfurnished and select apartments come furnished with everything you need to feel at home:
Residents will enjoy a newly renovated fitness room, mini-market (coming Fall 2020), updated study lounges, unlimited free wireless printing, bike racks, on-site Cambus bus stop, dog park, BBQ picnic areas and walking trails
Yes - we welcome up to two pets per home. Our community does not currently accept the following breeds: Akita, American Bull Dog, Chow, Doberman, Pit Bull, and Rottweiler, or any mix of the aforementioned breeds. There is a $250 non-refundable pet deposit per pet as well as a $30 monthly pet rent fee per pet.
There are several transportation options from the airport to make your trip as comfortable and convenient as possible.
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 University 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 Discovery Park. Plus, Crave Food Hall is located on-site so students always have several delicious options to choose from when they need a quick bite to eat.