The Edge Frequently Asked Questions
What are your COVID-19 protocols?
The health and wellness of our residents is our top priority, please see below for more information.
Are there individual leases?
Yes! Each applicant completes their own application and lease and is responsible for his/her own rental installments. We offer individual liability leases.
Do you allow pets?
Yes! Your furry friend is welcomed at The Edge. Please click the Pet Policy button in the utility bar at the top to see our Pet Policy.
Do you allow service animals?
We sure do, please contact the on-site team for more information about registering your animal.
How long are the leases?
We have Year-round leases as well as Academic leases for students who return home for the Summer. There are also special Summer lease terms that are great for students that come to Philadelphia for internships. We can find a lease term that meets your needs!
Do you provide roommate matching?
Come to us with friends in mind or allow us to match you up-- your choice! We give the power to choose your unit and roommates in your application. We can also match you up with a compatible roommate based on the profile you complete in the application process. *unit and roommates subject to change without notice
Are the apartments furnished?
Our furnished apartments come with a twin XL or queen size bed with storage underneath. There is a desk and chair for studying as well.The Junior Suite option includes a common area separate from the bedrooms with a sofa and table.
Are utilities included?
Yes! There are no utility bills at The Edge. We have new upgraded Wifi that can reach speeds up to 1 gig. Your Wi-Fi, water, and electricity are included in your rent.
Is there onsite Maintenance?
Yes, we have a great maintenance team to address your needs. Have an issue after-hours, we have a on call team ready to assist.
Where do Temple grad students live?
Temple grad students love living at the Edge for its fast Wi-fi, convenient access to campus, and transit! We are just a few subway stops from the City Center.
Does Temple have a live-on requirement?
No! Temple University does have residence halls available during the Spring and Fall Semester. Students living on campus are required to purchase meal plans that can cost up to $2187 per semester on top of the rent. Students who choose the Edge have no meal plan requirement which adds up to a huge savings and food freedom.
Are only Temple students allowed to live at the Edge?
The Edge is a great home away from home for students from many universities around Philadelphia; including Drexel, Penn, Thomas Jefferson, UArts and more.
Are freshmen guaranteed housing at Temple?
Freshman housing is not guaranteed at Temple. Don't be left high and dry. The Edge is a great place to live during Freshman year. RAs are accessible and friendly. Controlled access doors and on-site security make parents feel better about sending their young scholars out of the nest. The Edge is as close to campus as some Temple housing.