One student in the residence hall should have a vacuum which is easy to store in limited space
Refer to the residence hall checklist on the Bed Bath &
Beyond website, www.bedbathandbeyond.com
Location of nearest Wal-mart, Target & Publix
Wal-Mart (5.0 miles)
13490 Beach Blvd.
miles) 4775 Town Center Parkway 904-596-0020
Publix –Town Center (1.8 miles) 4413
Town Center Parkway 904-564-3632
Kernan Square (3.4 miles)
Which businesses give discounts to
UNF students with I.D. (to be added)
Specify what students are permitted
to hang on the walls:
Checkout the information on the Housing
Website under Future Residents – What to Bring and What not to
Bring and the Housing Handbook under Resources before purchasing anything
to decorate the room.
What not to bring: Nails and Hooks; No Paint; Drapes and
Tapestries (Fire Code); Electric Signs; Dart Boards; Doubled-sided Tape; Light
Boxes; Posters (promoting Alcohol and/or Drug related); fabric, metal, paper or
other wall hangings that cover over 30% of any wall.
Recommend over the door hangers to expand closet space and towel storage.
type and size storage containers fit with dorm furniture:
are discouraged from bringing in additional furnishings due to space limitations
and safety reasons. Housing and Residence Life staff reserve the right to
have students remove personal furnishings from a room or limit the size allowed
if those furnishings are believed to pose a safety risk, create roommate conflicts,
impede movement within the room, or pose a fire hazard.
Lofts are not permitted in any room or apartment in the
residential area. Residents are not permitted to elevate furniture by use of
wood, cinder blocks, bed risers or any other
Moving anything in through first floor windows is a violation of safety
though security is lax during move-in, anyone caught doing this can face a fine
as well as their student getting cited.
you leave the window open during move-in and leave the room empty,
personal items may be taken by others sneaking into the rooms in
all the confusion.
Advise parents to ask their students about contacting future roommates
prior to move-in. Students can figure out what the other has and what
doesn't need to be brought.
Freshman parents know that there will be various clubs at the residence halls to assist
Don’t try rooming with someone who was your good
friend in high school unless you have lived with him or her previously.
Sometimes, the two best friends have difficulties living together
and it causes problems in the relationship. They continue to be good
friends when they experience college life as friends and not as
Living with someone will be much different than being “best friends”.
Arguments happen, and at times a neutral person, such as the Resident
Assistant (RA), might be needed. Set up lines
of communication with your RA and accept differences in others. Always
communicate. Always leave the door open for communication. Living with
others is never easy. Compromise is the only way.
Clinic (6.3 miles)
4500 San Pablo Road
St. Vincent’s Medical Center –
Southside (7.1 miles) 4201 Belfort
Walgreens Drug Store (2.8 miles)
CVS Pharmacy (3.0
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