Common questions about Capstone Cottages of Lubbock
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.
Instead of requiring all roommates to sign a joint lease, each person at Capstone Cottages 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 cottage are empty, you only pay the rate for your bedroom.
Each resident at Capstone Cottages pays a flat rate that includes:
- High-speed Internet
- Natural gas
- In-unit washer and dryer
- Community features – pool, fitness center, study lounge, etc.
Capstone Cottages are generally unfurnished, with residents able to select an optional pre-installed furniture package for a small additional charge.
The standard term is August 21, 2020 to August 1, 2021, with payments made in 12 equal installments.
Yes. Residents can pay online 24 hours per day, by credit card or ACH electronic checking. Capstone Cottages 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.
Your living costs at Capstone Cottages 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 Capstone Cottages. Normal payment deadlines will continue to apply.
Nearly all the residents at Capstone Cottages are students at Texas Tech. The per-person contracts are also designed with students in mind. Nonetheless, Capstone Cottages 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.
Capstone Cottages provides electronic locks plus individually locking bedroom doors. Community courtesy patrols are provided at select times. Management staff are also on-site 24×7 and can be reached by a 24-hour phone number.
Yes, residents get free parking; reserved covered parking is also available for a small additional charge. Limited guest parking is also available.
Capstone Cottages are just minutes west of the Texas Tech campus, with shuttle bus service to campus 7am to 7pm on weekdays during the Fall and Spring semesters, when class is in session.