Graduate Amenities

La Aldea apartments are furnished, which eases your transition to your new home. Below is a list of items included with your apartment. 

Apartment Furnishings

Furnishing and Features
  • Bedroom: full-sized bed, three-drawer dresser (dimensions: 29.5 inches wide, 18.5 inches deep, and 30 inches high), and one closet per bedroom
    • Please note: La Aldea apartments do NOT include linens such as bedding and towels. You can order linens, towels, pots/pans, rugs, shower and bath accessories, and more from our approved vendor, Our Campus Market, and have them delievered to campus (select "La Aldea" at checkout).
  • Living room: sofa, arm chair, and end table + ceiling fan with light
    • Please note: La Aldea apartments do NOT include desks and bookcases.
  • Kitchen: microwave, dishwasher, frost-free refrigerator, stove, dining table, and chairs
  • Electric air conditioning and heat controlled by a thermostat in each apartment
  • Carpet and window blinds in living room and bedrooms
  • 2- and 4-person units include a washer and dryer; residents of 1-person units can use conveniently located community laundry rooms at no charge
  • Patio/balcony in some units  
  • All utilities included in rent:
    • Electricity, including heating and cooling
    • Water
    • UA Wi-Fi throughout the complex
    • High-speed internet in each bedroom
    • Basic extended cable TV service
    • Local telephone line in living room
Community Features

La Aldea is a community for single graduate and professional students. This community of peers values a quiet atmosphere that is conducive to study. La Aldea has many other features that enhance residents’ ability to concentrate on their post-baccalaureate studies in comfort, including:

  • Gated community with sunny and shaded interior courtyards
  • On-site exercise room (or short walk to the UA Campus Recreation facility)
  • Live-in staff members to respond to after-hours emergencies
  • Accessible accommodations
  • Weekly community events
  • Large community room with large flat screen TV
  • Community study spaces
  • Laundry facilities on every floor
  • Equipment for loan in the front office, including vacuums, moving hand-trucks, etc.
  • Open year-round – including the UA winter closure and throughout the summer
  • Front Desk open outside of regular business hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Enclosed and outdoor bicycle racks (bikes cannot be stored in hallways or apartments)
  • Convenient on-line payment through your UAccess Student Center account
  • Excellent location:
    • Next to Park Student Union and Tyndall Parking Garage (parking permits are available for purchase through UA Parking & Transportation Services)
    • Near University Boulevard-area shops and restaurants
    • 10 minute walk to 4th Avenue restaurants, bars, and shopping
    • 20 minute walk or quick transportation options to downtown Tucson
    • Public transit routes just outside the gates