Frequently asked questions

Q. What apartment types are available?

Skyler Commons has 80 Studio apartments.

Q. What is the square footage of each unit?

Each Studio is 400 square feet.

Q. What are the lease terms?

Skyler Commons offers a 12-month lease.

Q. What is the rent at Skyler Commons?

See pricing here.

Q. Is a security deposit required?

Tenant shall pay a $450 non-refundable service fee which includes application, administrative fees, maintenance fees, and other rental fees.

Q. What does all inclusive mean?

Each apartment is fully furnished with a loveseat, flat screen television, a full kitchen with stove, microwave, and refrigerator. Each bedroom is fully furnished with a queen-sized bed, dresser, desk and desk chair. All utilities: heat, central air, electricity, basic cable, high-speed internet, trash pick-up, and water are included in the rent price. You will also have full access to the fitness center, game room, aerobics studio, and basketball and volleyball courts at Copper Beech Commons. In addition, there is a weekly shuttle to Wegmans and Target.

Q. Is there laundry facilities at Skyler Commons?

There is coin-op laundry available on floors 2, 3 and 4.

Q. Who can live at Skyler Commons?

Anyone, however, Skyler Commons is designed with student’s’ needs in mind. We welcome students from Syracuse University, SUNY-ESF, LeMoyne, SUNY Upstate, Onondaga Community College, Onondaga School of Massage and students in Syracuse on exchange or from other area schools.

Q. Where is Skyler Commons located?

Skyler Commons is located at 908 Harrison Street, at the corner of University Avenue. Skyler Commons is located just a half block from the Whitman School of Management, 2 blocks from the Schine Student Center, and 3 blocks to Upstate Medical University.

Q. Where is the Leasing Office located?

The Leasing Office is located at Copper Beech Commons at 300 University Avenue, Building A. Please park in Guest Parking if visiting the office.

Q. Is parking available?

Parking passes for the year are available on a first come, first served basis and are $125/month. Residents must register their vehicle with the property management office and display the appropriate Skyler Commons’ Permit.

Q. Do I need a guarantor/co-signer?

Yes, a guarantor (parent or sponsor) is required for all leases and must be approved by the property manager. If a tenant is unable to attain a guarantor (i.e. International Students, non-traditional students), payment of the last 2-month’s rent is due upon move-in.

Skyler Commons
908 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13210