Ice House Studio Apartment

Move In Day!

Pick your keys up at 238 East Water St.

Ice House Bathroom

Move in day is probably the most stressful day of your housing experience and we want to make sure it goes as smoothly as possible! Please be sure to do the following BEFORE coming to pick up your keys.





Your lease does not begin until 12:00 noon. We work up until the day you move in to make sure everything looks great. Therefor, keys can not be issued early. Please plan accordingly. Pick your keys up at the leasing office at 238 E Water Street.


We strongly encourage everyone to be on an individual lease. If you are a student, this usually means having a guarantor. You and your roommates need to have returned this form to be on an individual lease.

 Return theGuaranty of Lease






If your balance is not paid in full, we can not issue your keys. If you are on a joint lease, everyone in the unit must have their balance paid in full in order for us to issue keys to anyone, another great reason to be on an individual lease.

 Pay YourBalance



Utilities can sometimes take a couple days to turn on. Plan ahead and contact Harrisonburg Electric ahead of time. If you are a JMU student, contact JMU's Utility Deposit Assistance Program before contacting the utility companies.

 Turn OnUtilities



Things You Will Need In Your New Apartment


Ice House Apartments come mostly unfurnished, however, all units include a mirrored cabinet. Most units include a chopping block island with a floating pot rack.

  • If you are renting a studio apartment with a Murphy’s bed, you will want to bring a Queen sized mattress only.  The bed DOES NOT need a box spring.
  • When buying a shower curtain for your apartment, you may want to wait until you move in so you can measure the distance from the rod to the floor and then ADD a couple of inches.  Remember that this length will be the length of your shower curtain plus the length of your hooks.


Is this your first apartment? My First Apartment created this great checklist of things to bring to when moving into your first place.


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