Ascent at Union Square Apartments in Provo, Utah

One and Two Bedroom Apartments Near BYU

Provo Apartment Living 101: Everything You Need To Know About Renting an Apartment

Are you looking for an apartment near BYU, or just looking for a one or two-bedroom apartment in Provo? Our team at Ascent at Union Square is here to help you in the process.

Discover affordable apartments at Ascent at Union Square, situated just a few blocks south of BYU at 424 N 300 E. Our prime location not only offers cost-effective housing options but also grants easy access to the university. Being located next to local parks provides residents with an opportunity to engage in sponsored activities, fostering the development of new hobbies and facilitating connections with neighbors.

Use our guide to learn everything you need to know before and after renting an apartment in Provo, Utah.


The location of your apartment plays a pivotal role in many aspects of your daily life. Factors such as accessibility, safety, commute, and even cost are significantly influenced by the area you choose to call home. Here are a few factors to consider!

Proximity to Schools

Whether you have school-aged children or are looking to further your education, living close to good schools shortens your daily commute and provides many opportunities.

Ascent at Union Square is part of the Provo School District. Ascent is less than a mile from Provo Peaks Elementary, 8 minutes from Centennial Middle School, and a 10-minute drive to Timpview High School. If you’re looking for apartments close to campus, Ascent is less than a mile away from BYU!


Living near public transportation can enhance your daily life by providing convenient cost-effective transportation and expanding your mobility options.

Ascent is half a mile from the bus stop on Freedom Blvd. and 1.5 miles or a 5-minute drive from the Provo FrontRunner station giving you easy access to Provo and the whole county!


Proximity to Schools

Choosing an apartment in Provo that fits your lifestyle really comes down to living near the things that make you happy and make your life easier. Whether you prefer living near stores and restaurants or quiet parks, there is something for everyone in Provo. 

Living at Ascent at Union Square places you just minutes from the Provo Historic Center Street where you can visit local shops and restaurants. Nearby you can also find the Riverwoods Mall or the University Place Mall. If you’re looking to spend some time outside, Provo Canyon is just a 15-minute drive away!

Picking the Right Apartment

Aside from location, there are many other aspects of an apartment that you need to consider when researching an apartment in Provo that fits your lifestyle.

Furnished or Unfurnished

Furnished apartments save you the hassle of transporting all your belongings across the country or purchasing new furniture, but it's important to weigh the pros and cons. While furnished apartments provide convenience, they typically come with a higher price tag. Additionally, keep in mind that personalizing your living space might be limited compared to an unfurnished 1 bedroom apartment where you have more freedom to add your personal touch.

Ascent at Union Square does not offer furnished apartments, allowing our residents to customize their apartments to their specific needs and style.

Apartment Amenities

Amenities are one of the biggest things that differentiate one apartment complex from another. You’ll want to consider if they have an in-unit washer and dryer or if you have to go to the laundromat. You’ll want to know what appliances are provided and any additional features of your home. 

Ascent at Union features newly renovated apartments with new appliances, large sinks, and plenty of storage space.

Pet Policy

Whether or not you have pets it's important to know if pets are allowed in the community you are living in. Some properties only allow certain breeds and sizes of pets, some require pet rent or a pet deposit, and some do not allow pets at all.

Give us a call to discuss the pet policy at Ascent at Union Square!


Community Amenities

When it comes to hunting for apartments in Provo, amenities can make a world of difference in finding the perfect home sweet home! Not all apartments have the same amenities, and usually the nicer the amenities the higher the rent.

Heated Pool

The perfect place to cool off in the hot summer months, or take a refreshing swim when the sun starts to come out. 

Two Story Fitness Center

Your fitness goals won’t be far from reach when you live at Ascent at Union Square!

BBQ Picnic Area

Grill up some delicious food and enjoy it with your loved ones in our picnic area. 


Lease Terms

Lease terms are an important part of the rental agreement between tenants and landlords. They outline the specifics of the agreement such as the length of the lease, the amount of rent, and any pet policies, security deposits, or other details. Lease terms can vary considerably between different rental agreements, so it is essential that tenants read their lease carefully before signing. They should make sure they are comfortable with all of the terms and conditions before committing to the agreement.

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How do I pay rent? 
Please log in to your resident portal and click on the payments icon in the top navigation bar.

How do I submit a service request? 
Log in to your resident portal and scroll down from the resident dashboard to the service request section to submit your maintenance request ticket.

When is rent due? 
Rent is due on the 1st of each month.

How do I schedule a tour?
Please give us a call or fill out a contact form to schedule a tour with one of our leasing agents!