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Hey there and welcome home.

To show you how glad we are that you’ll be joining us, we’ve compiled a list of all the most essential need-to-knows for your upcoming move. Keep this information handy. It’ll help you make the most of your experience.

And if you have any questions or just want to chat, drop us an e-mail. Old-fashioned phone calls work too.

COVID-19 UPDATE

Yes, we will remain open regardless of the format of online or in-person classes, or whether campus is fully open. Our mission is to provide a home for our residents. All of our apartments are equipped with their own kitchen, living room and bathrooms. Like other apartment communities, we expect to stay open at all times.

Will move-in be delayed due to COVID-19?
Our move-in date remains the same, although we will have expanded appointment times and other processes to help with social distancing. Our team looks forward to welcoming you home. We will send more information via e-mail in the weeks leading up to move-in. Click here to learn more about The Scion Group’s response to COVID-19.

What should I expect on move-in day?

  • Please limit the number of people you bring on move-in day to two guests per resident.
  • The CDC recommends that face coverings are worn in public areas. Please be sure to have on a face covering on move-in day.
  • There will be occupancy limit signs posted around the community.
  • Let us know if you are not feeling well and need to delay your move-in. Your health and safety, and that of all our residents are our priorities.
MOVE-IN AND FIRST PAYMENT

You’ve probably already marked it in your calendar, but if you haven’t, grab a pen and jot this down. Move-in begins at 9:00am on August 15, 2020. When you arrive at Alight West Tenn for move-in, please follow the signs to check-in and pick up the keys to your new home.

If you want to avoid late charges (and who doesn’t?), you’ll want to make sure that your first installment is paid by August 1, 2020. Late charges will apply unless we have received the first installment payment within the two-day grace period (by August 3, 2020). Checks or money orders should be made payable to Alight West Tenn and can be mailed or brought directly to our office.

You can also pay online through the resident portal using a debit card, credit card or electronic checking transfer, or by automatic recurring charge to your debit card, credit card or bank account. You can save money on convenience fees by paying with a bank account as well.

GUARANTOR FORM OR PRE-PAYMENT

We know missing paperwork isn’t ideal for a quick move-in (especially on a hot August day). So if you haven’t already done so, please submit your guarantor form. We’ll need to approve this before you’re able to move in. Alternately, you will be required to prepay the final two installments in advance in order to move in, as described in your Housing Agreement.

UTILITIES

Lucky for you, electricity, water and Internet are included for a flat fee with your rental installment so don’t sweat, we’ll make sure the lights are on.

RENTER’S LIABILITY INSURANCE

It’s probably not something you normally think about, but you are required to have at least $100,000 of liability protection by the time you move in, and throughout your stay with us. This doesn’t cost much, and is designed to protect you if you accidentally cause a fire or flood. As unlikely as that sounds, if something happens, you’ll be very glad to have it. How easy have we made it to take care of this requirement? You don’t have to do anything at all; we’ll automatically charge your account $11 per installment, waive the requirement to provide separate insurance, and buy our own insurance to cover the same risks. If you have your own liability insurance and don’t want to be charged for this, please upload your insurance certificate and we’ll let you know right away if it meets the requirements. We also recommend insuring your personal property—click here for an easy option for this optional coverage.

EXPRESS CHECK-IN

Moving can be stressful. Checking in shouldn’t have to be. If you want to get a jumpstart on the day, click here for the resident portal link and register online. From here, you’ll want to make sure you can answer yes to each of the questions below:

  • Did you make your first installment payment?
  • Did you enter your vehicle information (if applicable)?
  • Did you sign any pending documents?

If you answered yes to all of the above, you’re one step closer to your new home. Besides that, all you need to bring with you is a valid photo ID (and an appetite: we may have snacks waiting for you). Please click here to sign up for a move-in time on your desired move-in date. Contact us if you have any questions.

Bringing a four-legged friend? Please be sure to let us know by clicking here so all of your documents are fully signed before move-in. We will need to know the type of animal, breed, and weight in order to send you the pet addendum. In order for your fur fam to officially join our community, we require a signed pet addendum and consent from roommates (if applicable).”

PACKING LIST

Worried about what to pack? Don’t. We’ve put together a master packing list for you. Quite simply, you’ll find everything you need. And nothing you don’t.

Living room

  • Lamps
  • Decorations
  • Window covering for patio/balcony door

Bedroom

  • Lamps
  • Bedding – beds are full XL size
  • Towels and additional linens
  • Laundry basket
  • Alarm clock (or maybe just your phone)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Trash bin

Kitchen

  • Cookware and dishes (pots, pans, glasses, silverware)
  • Cooking utensils (tongs, spatulas, etc.)
  • Trash bin and garbage bags

Those things you need, but you’re really not sure what category they fall in

  • Shower curtain(s)
  • Bathroom rug(s)
  • Plunger, toilet brush
  • Broom
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Trash bin for bathroom(s)
COMMUNITY POLICIES

Since we know you’ll want to spend some time getting familiar with our Community Policies, we’ve provided you with the link here. And if you want a hard copy, we can share that with you too.

Noticing a pattern here? That’s on purpose. At Alight West Tenn, our goal is that you’ll always find what you need when you need it.

Apply free

Apply now to secure your preferred placement, and we’ll waive the deposit and application.

New applicants only; limit one resident per bedroom on available spaces. Housing Agreement must be fully signed while this limited-time promotion is in effect. The first regular rent installment and annual administrative fee are at signing. Approved guarantor or alternate partial prepayment required. All agreements are subject to management approval under regular application policies. May not be combined with any other special offer.