FAQ

common questions about The Republic

What is The Republic at Raleigh?

It’s a high-quality Raleigh cottage community designed especially with North Carolina State University students in mind. The Republic at Raleigh features a variety of spacious, furnished cottage-style apartments plus a full set of community features such as a luxury clubhouse, resort-style pool, fitness center and more. All just minutes from campus.

Is The Republic at Raleigh part of NC State University?

The Republic at Raleigh 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 The Republic 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 rate?

Each resident at The Republic pays a flat rate that includes:

  • High-speed Internet
  • Water/sewer, trash removal
  • Washer and dryer in each cottage
  • 24-hour on-site management
  • Community features — pool, fitness center, sports courts, etc.

What size are the cottages?

The spacious accommodations at The Republic are in various 3 and 4 bedroom floorplans, all with private bathrooms for each resident.

Are the cottages furnished?

Yes, residents at The Republic can select an optional furniture package including a queen-size bed and frame, dresser, bedside table, desk and chair in each bedroom, plus a sofa and loveseat, end table, coffee table, TV and entertainment stand in the living room. Furnished residences also include a dining table, chairs and counter stools. 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 4, 2018 to July 20, 2019, with payments made in 12 equal installments. Other alternate dates may be 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. The Republic at Raleigh also offers automatic payment by either credit card or checking account — just fill out one page, one time and payments will be made automatically. Convenience fees apply for credit card and debit card payments.

Will my financial aid cover charges at The Republic?

Your living costs at The Republic 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 The Republic . Normal payment deadlines will continue to apply.

Is The Republic at Raleigh open to non-students?

Nearly all the residents at The Republic are students at North Carolina State University. The per-person contracts are also designed with students in mind. Nonetheless, The Republic 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?

The Republic offers a security system in each cottage (monitoring not included), with electronic locks an individually locking bedroom doors. Community courtesy patrols are provided at select times. Management staff are also 24×7 and can be reached by a 24-hour phone number.

What are the policies on pets, smoking and guests?

The Republic 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 cottage-mates and security considerations. Overnight guests are welcome, with limits on the number of days and guests.

Can I park my vehicle at The Republic at Raleigh?

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

What other transportation options will I have?

Located three miles from North Carolina State University, The Republic is minutes from campus and is served by a private shuttle bus to the NC State campus, weekdays when school is in session during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Can I see a model cottage?

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.