The Verge Orlando welcomes you! Our goal is to give you an amazing experience that you would recommend to anyone. We know you have enough going on in your life. Your living experience doesn’t need to be complicated. We’re here to make your experience simple and easy from the day you sign your lease to the day you move out. Here’s our monthly newsletter to keep you up to date on everything going on here at The Verge. From our monthly events to some helpful maintenance tips, we’ve got everything you need right here. Check it out, and feel free to contact the leasing office if you have any questions.

 

Special Highlight

Electronic Keys: When using your electronic keys, you must wait for the lock to blink green before turning your key.

  • Front door key replacement: $50
  • Bedroom key replacement: $5
  • Mail key replacement: $5

Pest Control: Pest control comes every Friday. Do not put in work orders regarding pests. All requests can be made through the leasing office up until Friday mornings.

Tips:

  • Always look into garbage disposal before you turn the switch on; things fall or get washed into it.
  • Never pour grease or rice down any drain. Grease will congeal and clog the plumbing. When water is added, rice will expand and clog the drain.
  • You should run your dishwasher at least once or twice a month. There is water in the dishwasher hose and drain, and stagnant water gives off odors, which in turn attracts bugs.
  • When placing a work order for your blinds, note which room they are for so maintenance knows what size to bring.
  • Smoke detectors must be connected at all times.
  • Set your A/C to auto and cool, or auto and heat, to avoid the A/C running continuously.
  • Do not place anything with aluminum in your microwave.
  • Each appliance that uses water (sinks and toilets) has a shut-off valve. If a flood occurs, use the shut-off valve to stop the flow of water.
  • Do not overly pack your freezer; this prevents air flow and may cause the appliance to work harder.

 

 

Reminders & Updates

Rent is due on or before the 4th of the month. Paying online is easy and convenient! We also accept checks and money orders made out to The Verge.

Gate Rules and Parking:

  • Your front door key grants you access through our gates. All cars must stop at the call box to put in their key and get access.
  • It’s one way in and one way out. Do NOT enter through the exit gate or exit through the entrance gate. You will be fined.
  • All guests must look up residents in the call box directory. It will call the resident’s cell phone. Hold down or press 9 to grant access to guests. It is the resident’s responsibility to let their guests in.
  • You need your key to get through the pedestrian gates and into all amenities.

Work orders can be put in directly from your resident portal or by calling the leasing office at (407) 382-4114.

Mail:

  • Please include your first and last name and apartment number on all letter mail and packages. All mail and packages with any other name will be returned to sender.
  • In the event that someone has to pick up your package for you, they must be added to your account as an agent and present their ID upon retrieval.
  • Packages will not be given out to anyone other than you or your agent.

 

Tips on Living with Roommates!

Perhaps one of the greatest advantages of living in a Campus Advantage community is the opportunity to live and work closely with all types of people. We know that living with roommates isn’t always easy, whether you moved in with friends or were matched up with new people. Either way, it’s perfectly normal to have the occasional roommate conflict, and there’s actually a lot to be gained from handling a difficult situation maturely and respectfully.

We want to make sure you have the tools to handle these situations should they arise, so check out the tips below to ensure you and your roommates have the best living experience possible this year:

  • Schedule a roommate meeting: Set up a time for all roommates to get together and have a proactive conversation about each person’s preferences and expectations when it comes to cleanliness, guests, sleeping/study times, the use of others belongings or food, etc.
  • Be open minded: You and your roommates may be very different, and that’s OK! Stay open minded and positive about your roommates’ views and experiences, and you may end up learning a lot about them and yourself in the process.
  • Give each other space: Even though your apartment is made for multiple people, everyone appreciates having space to themselves once in a while. Make sure you’re sharing time in common areas and respecting each other’s privacy.
  • When in doubt, talk it out: Most problems can be solved by just talking through the issue before it gets out of hand. If something is seriously bugging you about one of your roommates, bring it to them in a mature one-on-one conversation before bringing in other roommates or escalating the situation. Passive-aggressive behaviors won’t help.
  • Divide responsibilities: While every roommate should commit to cleaning up after themselves, determine the best way to divide other responsibilities, such as taking out the trash, vacuuming, cleaning the kitchen, etc., to ensure everyone plays their part.
  • Use conflict resolution backup: While talking can usually fix an issue in its early stages, sometimes a more structured approach is necessary. If you’ve tried and feel your efforts aren’t helping resolve an issue between roommates, reach out to your Community Assistant or the management team to help you brainstorm options. The management team is trained and willing to help conduct a roommate mediation process if necessary, but is also happy to provide you with tips and tools to handle it yourself.

We want you to have a successful living experience while at our community, but we know that living with roommates can mean an occasional difference of opinion. When roommates decide to communicate their expectations, listen and try to understand each other, and care about each other’s well-being, the many great memories you make will outweigh any small conflict you may have.

 

Community Events  

Grab-n-Go Smoothies — September 5 @ noon — Stop by the front office for some quick smoothies and fruit cups on your way to class!

DIY School Supplies — September 7 @ 6 p.m. — Start your fall classes off right! Come to the clubhouse to decorate your school supplies.

DIY Sugar Scrubs — September 8 @ 5 p.m. — De-stress from fall classes at the clubhouse with DIY face and lip sugar scrubs!

Waffle Bar — September 11 @ 10:30 a.m. — Don’t have enough time to make breakfast? Stop by the front office and grab a waffle to go!

Dive-in Movie — September 13 @ 6:30 p.m. — Come out to the pool and enjoy a dive-in movie! A projector will be set up and playing a hit summer movie. Feel free to bring your floaties and friends! 

DIY Ice Cream Sandwich — September 15 @ 3 p.m. — Need something to cool you down during these hot summer days? Come out to the clubhouse and choose from a variety of ice cream and cookie flavors to create your own ice cream cookie sandwiches!

DIY Cake Jars — September 18 @ 1 p.m. — What’s better than a slice of cake? A cake in a jar! Come make your own cake jars at the office with a variety of flavors and toppings.

Mug Decorating — September 19 @ 2 p.m. — Start your mornings off right with a personally decorated mug! Create your own mugs and coasters at the office. Drinks will be provided!

Painting with Savanah — September 22 @ 6:30 p.m. — Come to the clubhouse to share a mocktail and learn how to paint with Savanah from Painting with a Twist!

September Birthdays — September 25, All Day — Are you a September baby? Stop by the leasing office any time starting at 9:30 a.m. and pick up a cupcake in celebration of your special day!

The Verge Refreshed Party — September 27 — Don’t miss out on the party of the season as we celebrate our new community upgrades. Come down to our resort-style pool to enjoy fresh mocktails, colorful popsicles, and a chance to win a giveaway!

Grocery Bingo — September 28 @ 2 p.m. — Come out to the hammock park in Phase 2 and test your luck at our Grocery Bingo for a chance to win a grocery basket!