FAQs

What is the application process?

If interested in joining our beautiful community, we ask that you fill out the application and return it to the Schuyler Commons Management Office located in the clubhouse at 1776 Independence Square, Utica, NY 13502. A $500 Security Deposit and a $25 Application Fee are required when the application is submitted. The security deposit is kept in an interest-bearing account on your behalf.

Are the apartments for rent or lease?

The Schuyler Commons community offers 1-year leases on all of our spacious apartments.

Do you allow pets?

Both dogs and cats are permitted in the Schuyler Commons community with the following restrictions:

  • A non-refundable pet fee of $500 is due upon move-in date. This covers up to 2 pets for the entire time the apartment is rented.
  • Dogs shall weigh no more than 40 pounds at the time of maturity.
  • Cats and dogs must be on a leash when outside of the apartment and the owner is responsible for disposing of waste.
  • Pet owners must provide proof of vaccination and registration for pets.

How soon can I move in?

We always do our best to accommodate the timing needs for new members of our community. Move ins are based on availability of your preferred apartment style.

Are the apartments furnished?

Each apartment is equipped with a dishwasher, refrigerator, electric range with a self-cleaning oven, garbage disposal, built-in microwave, and full-size washer and dryer. You will need to provide your own furniture and décor.

How do I start the downsizing process?

At Schuyler Commons, we have a Senior Transitioning Program. This program is designed to make the downsizing process less stressful. Our list of resources includes preferred realtors, movers, financial advisors, etc. Please call the Management Office at (866) 471-0234 for more details on this program.

Are activities and amenities included or are they extra?

Residents have full use of the community clubhouse and full calendar of activities at no additional charge. The clubhouse features an indoor pool, fitness center, craft room, billiards room, and community room. It is accompanied by a full calendar of activities including fitness classes, bus trips, informational seminars, live entertainment, community parties, etc. You can find our current calendar of activities on our events calendar.