About Us

The Department of Housing & Residence Education is responsible for maintaining facilities and programming that enhance the university’s academic mission for 7,600+ residence hall students and 1,900+ Graduate and Family Housing village residents. We are a full service operation, including financial, IT, maintenance, building services, residence life and education, Student Learning and Engagement, Administrative Services, Graduate and Family Housing departments.

Mission
To provide well-maintained, community-oriented facilities where residents and staff are empowered to learn, innovate, and succeed.

Guiding Principles

  • An environment for academic success
  • Residentially-based academic communities
  • Technologies that enhance learning
  • A diverse environment
  • Educational and social programming
  • Demand for residence hall and Graduate & Family Housing space
  • Assessment, evaluation, and benchmarking
  • Supportive and friendly service
  • Value-added facilities to support varying budgets and lifestyles
  • Leadership opportunities

University of Florida Department of Housing and Residence Education History

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