The app is called Shellter, and it's set to launch in August.
The council discussed making a recommendation to the county in favor of a school facilities waiver for a student housing development.
The College Park City Council approved further development projects in the city during a meeting last month.
Current plans propose a nine-story building with a “clubhouse” on the top floor.
The project will include 343 multifamily units and span more than 1.65 acres.
The project includes 393 housing units and more than 60,000 square feet of retail space.
The Wawa would be constructed on a parking lot near the city's Ikea.
Developers were awarded a $4 million tax break for the construction in 2018.
The complex will include retail and residential space.
City officials anticipate moving in August 2021.