General Information

All apartments contain features such as air conditioning, wall-to-wall carpet, electric heat, fully electric kitchen, refrigerator, and stove. Cable television is available by arrangement with our Cable TV vendor. Local area telephone service is also provided to University Manor tenants. There is no charge for on-campus telephone service or local telephone service.

With the exception of the four-bedroom, all University Manor apartments are unfurnished. However, all apartments have been provided with draperies or miniblinds at all bedroom windows and dacron sheers in the living room; traverse rods for draperies are also provided in the living room.

The four-bedroom apartments are furnished with the following:

  • Bedrooms – window drapes, wooden bed with bookshelf headboard, mattress, four drawer chest, wooden desk with chair, desk lamp, and telephone. Every bedroom has connections for television.
  • Living Room – a three-cushion sofa, two matching sofa chairs, coffee table, two end tables with lamps, and sheer drapes.
  • Dining Room – table with four matching chairs.
  • Kitchen – refrigerator, range, garbage disposal unit, and microwave.

Mail in University Manor East (UME) and University Manor West (UMW) will be delivered to a centralized “Mail Hub” located on the Southeast side of UME and in front of the Laundry building in UMW.

The Hershey branch of the United States Postal Service provides all mail service for University Manor Apartments and occupants. The Hershey Post Office is located at 50 North Linden Road, Hershey and their telephone number is 533-3356.


UPS: When you receive notice that a UPS package has been left at the Housing Office, please pick-up the package within one week or the package will be returned to sender.

FedEx, Airborne, Etc.: The Housing Office will not accept any packages from Federal Express, Airborne, etc. for tenants as these packages are most frequently time-sensitive.

United States Postal Service: Tenants receiving over-sized packages from the Postal Service MUST pick them up at the Hershey Post Office. The Housing Office will not accept packages from the United States Postal Service for tenants.

Change of Address

Change of Address forms may be picked up at the Housing Office, located in University Manor West, or requested from the Hershey Post Office (717-533-3356).

Please note that it is the TENANT’S RESPONSIBILITY to ensure that the Post Office has their proper mailing address upon moving to and/or from University Manor. Housing staff will not assume the responsibility of forwarding your mail to you and all mail not forwarded will be returned to sender.

All garbage, refuse and rubbish shall be placed in the designated trash and recyclable receptacles supplied by, and located in, University Manor.

Recyclable items are grouped into two categories, based on their means of disposal:

  • Commingled (These items can be mixed together)
  • Newspapers (These items should be disposed of separate from the commingled items)

Recycling Guidelines at University Manor

Never mix or lay loose newspapers with commingled items. Never mix plastic bags with commingled items or newspapers. Always place recyclable material in the appropriate recycle bin.

  • Commingled
    • Aluminum, steel, and bimetal cans (i.e. soup, vegetable, soda cans, etc.)
    • Glass bottles and jars (i.e. mayonnaise, canning, soda bottles, etc.)
    • Plastic containers/bottles #1 and #2 only (i.e. 2 liter soda bottles, milk, water jugs and plastic containers with #1 or #2 in the recycle triangle on the container.)
  • Newspapers
    • Newspapers without glossy inserts

Items NOT Considered Appropriate for Recycling

These items should be disposed of as trash in the appropriate containers.

  • Window glass or drinking glasses
  • Magazines, books or junk mail
  • Plastic bags
  • Plastic deli-type containers
  • Aluminum foil pans
  • Styrofoam
  • Metal clothes hangers, etc.

If a tenant locks themselves out of their apartment between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, they can come to the Housing Office to sign out a key at no cost to them. The key must be returned within 24 hours. If the key is not returned within this time limit, the Housing Department will replace the entry door lock core. The tenant who lost their keys will be charged $70 to cover the cost of this replacement.

After 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday and weekends and holidays, tenants must contact Security at 531-8711 to gain access to their apartment.

A $15.00 service fee will be charged per event to tenants requiring Security to provide after-hours access to their apartment.

Only tenants whose names appear on the apartment lease will be granted access to by Housing and Security staff to Manor East and West apartments.

The Housing Office has vacuums available for tenant use. Tenants may borrow a vacuum for twenty-four hours without charge; however, there is a $2 late fee for every additional day the vacuum is not returned.