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. After matriculation to UNF, students, will continue to be defined as first-year students until they have completed two terms: Fall and Spring or Spring and Fall terms.
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 Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 all residential first-year students will reside in the four first-year housing areas: Osprey Hall, Osprey Landing, Osprey Cove and Osprey Crossings.
All First Year Housing Students need to fill out
the Housing Preference Form.
Osprey Hall residents 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. Visit http://www.unf.edu/housing/halls/Home.aspx for information regarding Osprey Hall, including room layouts and rental rates.
Osprey Landing and Osprey Cove residents will reside with same gender roommates within a triple occupancy room. Double and private rooms will only be utilized to accommodate medical and disability needs as determined by the UNF Disability Resource Center. Visit http://www.unf.edu/housing/ospreylanding/ and/or http://www.unf.edu/housing/ospreycove/ for information regarding Osprey Landing and Osprey Cove, including room layouts and rental rates
Osprey Crossings residents 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. Osprey Crossings will be home to several first-year Living-Learning Community opportunities. Visit http://www.unf.edu/housing/llc/ for information regarding Living-Learning Community opportunities. Visit http://www.unf.edu/housing/ospreycrossings/ for information regarding Osprey Crossings, including room layouts and rental rates.
If you have been admitted to UNF for Fall 2015/Spring 2016 and need to submit a Housing Contract, please follow these steps:
Residents will be able to utilize the Roommate Search System as a tool to find a compatible roommate. The Roommate Search System is currently down, but will be available shortly. The use of the Roommate Search System is optional and does not impact your assignment or your priority date. Once the Roommate Search System is up there will be an active link on this page as well as a button on the Housing and Residence Life homepage that will link you directly to the log-in page for the Roommate Search System. The log-on credentials are the same as your myWings credentials.
Complete your First-year Housing Preference Form.
Please note, assignments are made on an on-going basis in order of priority date. The priority date is determined by the day in which we have a completed contract on-file. A contract is considered complete when the online contract has been submitted, the $300 prepayment has been made and we have received a completed First-Year Preference Form. Being proactive to complete all of these items in a timely manner will assist in securing a higher priority date. If no preferences are submitted, assignments will be made solely based on space availability at the time of priority date.
Where every reasonable effort is made to accommodate student preferences in consideration to priority date and space availability at that time; it is important to note NO assignment is guaranteed. This includes specific rooms, housing areas, LLC placement, room types, roommate(s), etc. Housing and Residence Life reserves the right to reassign a student at any time during the contract period for any reason, including but not limited to space availability.
Housing Invoices and Roommate Information will be mailed the week of July 1, 2015.
Those students who submit a Fall 2015/Spring 2016 Housing Contract will be able to utilize the Roommate Search System as a tool to find a compatible roommate. The use of the Roommate Search System is optional and does not impact your assignment or your priority date. The log-on credentials are the same as your myWings credentials.
The Roommate Search System will be available now until June 19, 2015.
**Please note: The Roommate Search System is a tool to assist with finding a roommate. Housing and Residence Life does NOT look at the system to make assignments. You and your desired roommate will need to request one another on your preference form. There is NO need for a password as all assignments will be manual.
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