Residence Life

The Crest

Overview of the Crest Apartments

  • The Crest apartments have four private bedrooms and four private bathrooms, plus a living room, kitchen, microwave, and dishwasher. The clubhouse includes fitness room, computer lab, and kitchen/meeting room.
  • All bedrooms in the Crest will be furnished with a bed, desk, and dresser. Living room furniture must be provided by the residents.
  • The lease will run from August 1, 2013- May 31, 2014.
  • All utilities (cable, electric, internet), except local phone, are included in this rate.
  • Sophomores in expanded housing at the Crest can have a minimum of the 300 block meal plan.
  • Juniors and seniors are not required to have a meal plan but are welcome to do so.
  • Students choosing expanded housing at the Crest will keep their housing seniority and will be eligible to participate in the spring 2014 housing selection process.
  • Although living in the Crest is not the same as living in a residence hall with RA assistance, residence life will place 1-2 student staff members at the Crest. These students will act as resources and provide information/assistance as needed.


Other Information

  • The Crest is an independently owned apartment complex with which the University has leased rooms for Elon students. To facilitate the students’ experience, two Residence Life student staff members reside in The Crest to provide assistance/information as needed.
  • The Elon BioBus has a stop at the Crest during its regular campus loop.
  • Click here for information on parking, e-rides, and the tram/shuttle schedules.


What Students Can Do to Prepare for Living at the Crest

  • Review floor plan.
  • Dimensions
  • Start talking to family about how this option might work for students.
  • Consider how you will get to and from campus. While the shuttle is a good resource runs, students without cars will need to walk, cycle, or carpool at other times. Note: Students with cars are not restricted from driving to campus at any time.
  • Remember that even though the Crest is not owned by the university, students are still expected to follow all campus rules and regulations, including upholding the honor code.

For more information about the Crest, please click here