First-year students are defined as students who have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent, and have earned less than 12 semester hours of transferable college credit after high school graduation. This excludes college credits earned during high school completion through accelerated mechanisms such as IB, AICE, AP and dual enrollment classes.
The University of North Florida is committed to ensuring the academic and personal success of its students. In working to fulfill this commitment, over the past several years, we have learned that living in on-campus housing can make a world of difference in what our students take away from their college experience and in their success rates. The benefits of living on campus are especially significant for students who have just graduated from high school and are attending their first year of college. Research tells us that those students who live on campus during their first year:
Visit http://www.unf.edu/president/Freshman_Housing_Requirement.aspx for the full requirement details, including information regarding requesting an exemption.
For Summer 2014 first-year students will be residing in Osprey Cove. Visit the Osprey Cove webpage for information including room layouts and rental rates. The majority of first-year students will reside with a same gender roommate within a double occupancy room. Depending upon occupancy levels triple rooms may be utilized. Private rooms will only be utilized to accommodate medical and disability needs as determined by the UNF Disability Resource Center.
Please note, first-year students are not required to live on campus for Summer 2014 but if a first-year student chooses to reside on campus they are required to purchase a meal plan. There are several different meal plans to choose from depending on the student’s individual needs. The minimal plan provides for 10 meals per week. Information on the different meal plans can be found at the Dining Services website or by calling (904) 620-2543.
For Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 all residential first-year students will reside in the four first-year housing areas – Osprey Hall, Osprey Landing, Osprey Cove and Osprey Crossings.
The majority of first-year students will reside with a same gender roommate within a double occupancy room. Private rooms will only be utilized to accommodate medical and disability needs as determined by the UNF Disability Resource Center.
Please Note: Due to anticipated high occupancy in all first-year housing areas, some triple rooms will be utilized in Osprey Landing, Osprey Cove and Osprey Crossings. For more information, view the Frequently Asked Questions about Triple Rooms.
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A double room in Osprey Hall:
A double room in Osprey Landing, Osprey Cove, and Osprey Crossings:
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