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Gateway Loft Apartments

Gateway Loft Apartments

Gateway Loft Apartments is a housing complex on South Main Street near UNCSA, which has one- and two-bedroom apartments. This building will be used by UNCSA for university student housing while a new residence hall is constructed at the former Bailey Street Apartments location.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Information about Gateway Loft Apartments:

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Do students have to pay more for alternative living arrangements?

No. Students pay a reduced rate for double occupancy and the same rate for single occupancy. Utilities are included in the rent: cable, internet, electricity, water and sewer service.

What are the safety features of the apartment location?

UNCSA Police have extended their jurisdiction to include the new residence location. They patrol the area as part of their regular responsibilities. Additionally, the property is equipped with security cameras and bright LED parking lot lighting. On-site security will be on the property and conduct rounds every night.

What furniture is provided?

The school provides:

  • Bedroom furniture: Twin XL beds with mattresses, dressers, desks and chairs;
  • Living Room furniture: sofa, chair, coffee table, and end table;
  • Dining room furniture: table and chairs.

How can students travel to and from the apartments?

The Gateway Loft Apartments is less than a five-minute walk from the UNCSA campus. The Gateway Loft Apartments shuttle service runs daily to and from campus.

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What are the amenities?

  • Washer & Dryer in every unit
  • Bathroom in every bedroom
  • Patio in every unit
  • Elevator
  • Kitchen appliances: microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, stove and oven range
  • Parking on site
  • Bike racks
  • Trash dumpster (Use the green dumpster.)

Is the apartment building staffed by Residence Life?

Yes, Residence Life staff live on site. They include:

  • Assistant Director for Student Development
  • Three Resident Assistants

Visit the on-site office in Room 103 or in Hanes Student Commons Room 334.

How do apartment students make a maintenance request?

The process is the same for all student housing. Submit a maintenance request through the student housing portal's Maintenance tab.

student housing portal

For emergency requests, contact your RA.

What are parking options both at the apartments and on-campus?

The new living facility has ample parking for all residents.

Gateway Loft Apartments residents wanting to park on campus while living at the Loft, can swap their Resident Decal for a Commuter Decal by bringing the removed the old one from their vehicle. Students who did not purchase a decal, will need to purchase a Commuter Decal.

Next year students can plan for a "Gateway Commuter Permit" if desired. There are plenty of spaces at the Loft for the residents.

What is the animal policy at the apartments?

Students with the need for emotional support animals should make Residence Life aware of their needs and they will accommodate them.

Is the facility accessible for students with disabilities?

Two apartments are ADA compliant and will be prioritized for students with disabilities. There is elevator-access for all floors of the new facility.

Is the new facility be co-ed?

Apartments will continue to be single sex occupancy.


Bailey Street Apartments Relocation Information

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How were students' requests for single bedrooms  determined?

Consideration was given in the following order:

  1. Students with currently-approved, disability-related accommodations from Learning Resources
  2. International students
  3. First-year students (freshmen/C1)
  4. Second-year students (sophomore/C2)
  5. Third-year students (juniors/C3)
  6. Fourth-year students (seniors/C4)

Will students affected by the move have an option to downgrade their meal plan purchase?

Yes. Students will have the option to downgrade their meal plan for spring semester by Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.

Will financial aid be impacted?

No. Financial aid will not be affected.

What will the housing options be for next fall?

Students will have the option to reserve space in the Gateway Loft Apartments next fall. Based on student feedback, we will assess the need for single occupancy spaces in the summer and make needed adjustments before opening housing options for fall 2020.

How will communications be delivered?

Residence Life will continue to update students that live in Gateway Loft Apartments by email and through in-person meetings. Check back on this webpage for updated information. Questions and answers submitted via the form below will be added to these lists.  



If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact Ramona Richmond or complete this form.

Ask a question or raise a concern form

Primary Contact: Ramona Richmond
Senior Associate Director for Residential Life
Phone: 336-770-3279

Tracey Ford, Ed.D.
Interim Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Phone: 336-770-3274

Steve Gallagher
Director of Student Affairs Administration
Phone: 336-631-1217

Take a look inside

Sample one-bedroom + one-bathroom apartment unit.Sample two-bedroom + two-bathroom apartment unit.Sample kitchen & finish package. (Gateway Loft Apartments will be brand new.)Additional sample kitchen & finish package.Sample living room with open-floor plan and porches.Sample bathroom layout & finish package.Sample bedroom image. (Gateway Loft Apartments will be brand new.)All units have walk-in closets and their own washer and dryers.