VIDEO: Students sign up for Greyhound Village

A line of students ringed the Schwitzer Student Center atrium Monday to stake out their space at Greyhound Village, a new kind of apartment living for upperclassmen that opens next year at the University of Indianapolis.

Future roommates Patrick Magee, Reece McColly-Fleener and Matt Scheumann joined President Robert Manuel in signing a ceremonial 2016-2017 lease to kick off the process. Click the video above to see the signing and learn why students are excited about the new housing option.

Opening in August 2016 for juniors, seniors and graduate students, Greyhound Village will offer furnished 1- to 4-bedroom apartments in a variety of floor plans that combine the best of on-campus and off-campus living. Features include private bathrooms, in-unit kitchen and laundry, balconies and patios, a fitness center, cable TV and Internet access and indoor and outdoor social spaces, including a clubhouse and volleyball court.

Prospective tenants can sign leases during daily business hours at the Residence Life office in Schwitzer 209. Floor plans, rates and other information are available at greyhoundvillage.com, and 360-degree virtual tours are available here. Students also can get a taste for the décor at the Greyhound Village model apartment, located behind The Hub information desk in Schwitzer.