The Freshman Experience - living and learning at UNF - ensures that you get plugged in to a robust residential life, forge relationships with a diverse group of peers and build a strong academic foundation.
UNF has compiled a report of several studies that document the beneficial effects of campus living on students’ academic and social performance. Some include:
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There is a wide range of housing options to suit most students' needs. Housing plans start at about $2,250 per semester (based on fall or spring; summer rates are lower). When living in campus housing during the first year, students must also purchase an on-campus meal membership. There are several different meal memberships to choose from depending on the student's individual needs. The minimal plan provides for 10 meals per week and costs about $1,632 per semester (based on fall or spring; summer rates are lower).