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Emerald Hill

Family and Non-Traditional Housing

Emerald Hill offers family and non-traditional housing for students.  We have one, two and three bedroom apartments available. 

Please call the Housing office at (931) 221-7444 or email us at if you are interested. 

CLICK HERE for the Emerald Hill Apartments' Application.

Emerald Hill apartments offer one, two, and three bedroom apartments. Apartments (Virtual Room Tour) are furnished with kitchen appliances. Cable and telephone jacks are available in each apartment. Water and electrical service is provided by the Housing/Residence Life & Dining Services Office. Occupancy cannot exceed two people for a one-bedroom or four people for a two-bedroom. One bedroom apartments for non-traditional housing are available for single students 21 years of age and above, as well as graduate students. This living area has 93 unfurnished apartments with option of one, two, or three bedrooms.

The Emerald Hill Apartments provides two laundry rooms, playground and central office area.

Frequently Asked Questions



Will my financial aid or scholarship cover my $95 housing deposit?

No.  A housing deposit must accompany your application/rental agreement for Emerald Hill Apartments and cannot be taken from financial aid or scholarship awards.

When can I move into my apartment?

Information will be sent to you to arrange your move-in date.

Am I required to give a 30-day notice to vacate?

Yes. If notice is not given, you will forfeit your deposit.

What if I plan to enroll at the Austin Peay Center @ Fort Campbell?

You may live in Emerald Hill Apartments.

May I stay in my apartment during the holidays?


During the summer, may I stay in my apartment and not enroll for summer classes?

Yes, but conditionally.  You must preregister as a student for the upcoming fall semester or submit a letter of intent to the Emerald Hill Apartments. 

May I move in during the summer?

Yes, as long as you are enrolled in summer classes.

Do I have to buy a University meal plan?

No.  Residents at Emerald Hill are not required to purchase a meal plan.

May I remain in my apartment if I withdraw from school?

No.  To stay in University housing, you must be enrolled in classes with the main campus or the APSU center on Fort Campbell.  If you are not, you must vacate your apartment within 24 hours, unless an extension is granted by the associate director of the Office of Housing/Residence Life.

If I should change my address, whom do I need to notify?

Always be sure to update address changes online using the Banner System.

May I install an additional air conditioner?

No.  This appliance is not allowed in the apartment due to the potential for overload of the electrical system and the potential for fire.  Fans, however, are permitted if they plug directly into the wall outlet.

May I have overnight guests in my room?

Yes.  Guests must register with the Emerald Hill office staff.  You are responsible for the actions of your guests at all times, and guests are to respect the needs and rights of all Emerald Hill residents.  Guests are allowed to stay two consecutive nights a week.  Special guest registrations will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Are my personal belongings insured by the University?

No.  The University does not assume responsibility at any time for the private property of its students and is not liable for the loss or damage of any article of personal property anywhere on the premises.  You or your parents are encouraged to carry appropriate insurance to cover your personal belongings.

Am I allowed to personalize my apartment?

Yes.  Personalization should occur after you have moved into your apartment and within the guidelines set by the Office of Housing/Residence Life. Please refer to the "Notes for Living" for more details.

Where do I pay my rent?

Your rent is to be paid at one of the cashier’s windows located on the first floor of the Browning Administration Building.

Will I receive a bill for my rent?

No.  Resident is responsible for paying his/her monthly rent without receiving a bill. 

What is my status on the application/waiting list?

We do not publish the status of the waiting list.  You will be notified as soon as your name comes up and an apartment is available.