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Oakland Apartments

Oakland Apartments offers first-time freshmen an opportunity to live in an supportive environment of a residence hall with the amenities of apartment living. 

Oakland Apartments at University Park offers upscale, apartment-style living for first-time freshmen. Located next door to the Oakland Hall residential community, Oakland Apartments offers private bedrooms and semi-private baths in four-bedroom apartments. Students who choose this option will get the Oakland Hall experience while living at University Park Apartments.

To reserve a space in Oakland Apartments for fall 2022, please contact the University Park Management office at 304.293.3950 or at WVUupark@mail.wvu.edu.

COMMUNITIES

Below is a break-down to what each community offers.
Oakland Hall
Oakland Apartments
University Park Apartments
Double Room Occupancy
Four bedroom apartment
One, two or four bedroom apartments
Community spa/pod style bathrooms
Semi-private bathroom
Private or semi-private bathrooms
Dining Plan required   Dining Plan required
Dining Plan not required
On-site dining available at Park Place in Oakland Hall
Fully-equipped kitchen and access to on-site dining at Park Place in Oakland Hall
Fully-equipped kitchen and access to on-site dining at Park Place in Oakland Hall
Community lounges + study rooms
Private living rooms and private bedrooms, along with access to community lounges and study rooms
Private living rooms and private bedrooms, along with access to community lounges and study rooms
Twin-sized beds   Full sized, extra long beds
Full sized, extra long beds
Students must leave their residence hall during all university breaks
Students may stay in their apartment during all university breaks
Students may stay in their apartment during all university breaks
Support and programming provided by Residence Life
Support and programming provided by Residence Life, as well as leasing office and community assistant support. In addition, a cleaning service once every 3 weeks. Support provided by leasing office and community assistants.
Contract runs through academic year, typically mid-August through early May
Contract runs August 1-July 15
Lease runs August 1-July 15

OAKLAND APARTMENT AMENITIES

  • Fully-furnished four-bedroom apartment
  • All utilities included in contracted rate
  • Individually locking bedroom and bathroom doors
  • Full-sized, extra long beds
  • Fully-equipped kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances which include refrigerator, microwave, oven/range, dishwasher, garbage disposal and ice maker in every apartment
  • Countertop eat-in bar in every apartment
  • Each apartment has a private balcony
  • Three laundry facilities on-site
  • All bathrooms have separate and private vanities
  • Secured card-controlled access into buildings and apartments.
Visit our University Park page for a full list of apartment and community amenities available to those living in Oakland Apartments.

four bedroom

RATES

The contract length for Oakland Apartments is longer than for residence halls, lasting through July 15, 2023.

Four bedroom, per bedroom  Charge per billing cycle
Fall 2022
$5,024
Spring 2023
$5,024
Summer 2023
$2,473

Note:  Fall 2022 housing rates are subject to Board of Governors' approval.

  • Rates include housing for fall, spring and summer terms; rates do not include a dining plan. 
  • Housing charges will be applied to student account in fall, spring and summer. 
  • Students are required to purchase one of  WVU Dining's meal plans.
  • Students will sign a contract for a space in Oakland Apartments for fall, spring and summer (August 1, 2022 through July 15, 2023). Any student with a signed housing contract for 2022-2023 will be required to sign an addendum to secure a space in Oakland Apartments. 
  • Residents may stay in their apartment during all university breaks, including Thanksgiving, winter and spring at no additional charge.
  • A cleaning service is included once every three weeks which includes cleaning all open surfaces in the kitchen and common areas, sweep and mop floors in the kitchen/living room/bathroom, provide light dusting throughout, and clean bathrooms. (toilet paper will be provided in bathrooms.)
  • Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. 
  • Residents will have support and programming provided by Residence Life assigned to the Oakland Apartments community. Each resident will be expected to abide by the  Community Standards of Conduct.