My two roommates and I have had a very poor experience. We attend UK and chose the merrick because of it's cheap and professional environment, come to find out it was a terrible choice. We constantly had to call maintenance for fixtures that they never completely fixed, not to mention severe water damage. The worst part was the terribly expressive utility bill. Before applying to the Merrick we were told utilities on average was $90. our cheapest bill has been $500 this winter, the most expensive has been $640. This is excluding TV, laundry, and using a dishwasher. We had to cancel our cable at the end of the summer because utilities were so high, we wash our clothes at our parents, and do our dishes by hand. The utilities will rip you off. The complex uses YES energy and not KU. Please look up the utility information before applying to this place, it will make you change your mind on living here.