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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 some of the key details about all our bus system can provide!

Our Bus Schedule

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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 students and families in the area to engage with during the cold winter months.

If you’re looking for something exciting ... Read More

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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 out in your head what you need to do before you go.

Let us help you juggle your planning, packing, ... Read More

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 reached out to Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery and spoke with employee Allison Weber for a Q&A to discuss ... Read More

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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 students will learn something new about their favorite places in Athens.

This interview revolves around Donkey Coffee, ... Read More

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, with Casa employee Grace Corbin sitting in for an insightful Q&A.

Q. What is Casa Nueva’s history? How long has ... Read More

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The 50 Best Things to Do in Athens, Ohio

Once you get settled into your University Commons apartment you’re going to want to get out and about and enjoy all Athens, Ohio has to offer.

Often named one of the best college towns in the nation, Athens features a campus intertwined with the town itself, meaning everywhere you want to go is just a short distance away. And in ... Read More

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Looking to Invest in Homes for Sale in Athens, Ohio?

Thanks to a number of key factors, buying property at University Commons is an ideal investment opportunity that will bring you the returns you want.

If you are in the market for an investment opportunity, you should certainly consider houses for sale in Athens, Ohio.

Specifically, you should look at the condominium residences at University Commons.

What Makes Our Homes ... Read More

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Invest in Athens, Ohio Real Estate

If you are interested in buying property in this amazing college town, there is no better location than University Commons.

Buying property at University Commons is an excellent investment for a number of reasons.

First, it allows the parents of students to earn extra income from a great investment opportunity, thanks in part to thousands of prospective residents each ... Read More