• 6 Essential Things to Know When Finding Off-Campus Housing

    No matter how far into your college years you are, it’s important as an Ohio University to do your research when it comes to off-campus housing. Undergraduate students, and those in graduate programs, should look into the great potential for […]

  • Stay Safe (and Warm!) with Our Exclusive, Private Bus System

    Looking for a safe way to make it around campus this winter and one that will keep you toasty to boot? Try out the University Commons exclusive, private bus system, available to all of our residents. Keep reading to learn […]

  • Start 2018 Off Right at the Following Winter Events in Athens

    If you’re a student at Ohio University, you may be looking for things to do this winter, both on and off campus. Thankfully, the town of Athens fosters a real sense of community and offers a variety of activities for […]

  • 8 Things to Do in Your Apartment Before Going Home for the Holidays: A Checklist

    During this time of year, many Ohio University students may opt to leave Athens for an extended period for winter break. If you choose to vacate your University Commons apartment during either of these times, you might find yourself planning […]

  • A Look at Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery

    A Look at Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery

    We at University Commons believe Athens, Ohio is a special place to call home, and part of what makes the area so worthwhile is the variety of local businesses who contribute to our unique community. With that in mind, we […]

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    Q&A with Angie Pyle, Co-Owner of Donkey Coffee

    As a premier apartment complex in Athens, we’re dedicated to making students’ time at Ohio University as fulfilling as possible. One way in which this dedication shows is through our local business spotlights. By interviewing local businesses, we hope our […]

  • Casa Nueva Spotlight

    Casa Nueva Spotlight

    At University Commons, we’re dedicated to making students’ time in Athens as fulfilling as possible. Part of that dedication includes spotlighting local businesses we’re sure our residents will love. In this post we’ll focus on restaurant and bar Casa Nueva, […]

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  • How to Pay Your Rent Online

    How to Pay Your Rent Online

    Step by Step directions to set up a resident account for online payments. 1. Go to www.oucommons.com. In the top right corner, click pay online. 2. Under New Users Registration; fill in your personal information. For the property drop down […]

  • Athens Fun in the Sun!

    Athens Fun in the Sun!

    Looking for something to do?  Although summer classes are in session, there are still fun things to do in Athens. -Have a picnic or BBQ with friends here at the Commons -Enjoy a nice relaxing swim in the pool -Visit […]