Spring/Summer Term: Innovation Academy

Congratulations on choosing to live in the heart of the Gator Nation for the

The Spring/Summer semester is reserved for our Innovation Academy students. The University of Florida Department of Housing and Residence Education is proud to hold selective campus housing for Innovation Academy members. There is limited space in Beaty Towers for Innovation Academy students (300 spaces). UF students are not guaranteed housing upon admission to the University of Florida, so it is important for students interested in campus housing to apply for campus housing as soon as possible.

Innovation Academy Housing Fast Facts:

  • All students seeking campus housing must apply
  • Contract Period: Spring/Summer
  • Innovation Academy Residence Hall: Beaty Towers (East/West)
  • Innovation Academy Housing Questions: (352) 392-2171
  • Innovation Academy Office: (352) 294-1785
  • Florida Pre Paid Housing and Innovation Academy  http://www.housing.ufl.edu/undergrad/payments/florida-prepaid/

Congratulations on choosing to live in the heart of the Gator Nation for the SPRING/SUMMER TERM. The information below is exclusively for the 2015 Innovation Academy. Please click on the links below for instructions.

1. Apply

Sept 4, 2013 2015 Spring IA Housing Applications Accepted

Submit a housing application and $25 non-refundable fee as soon as possible. We use your Housing Application Date to put you in line to select your room later. Apply as soon as you’ve applied to UF – do not wait until you’re accepted to UF.
*An application is not a guarantee that you will be offered housing if admitted to UF.

2. Contract

Feb 17, 2014 2015 Spring IA Housing Contract offers start

Submit your contract and $175 pre-rent payment by your due date to guarantee a housing space. If under 18, parents MUST sign Residence Hall Contract(s).

3. Room Sign Up

Aug 2014 2015 Spring IA Room Selection Starts
Jan 2, 2015 2015 Spring IA Room Assignments Completed

Innovation Academy students will live with together in Beaty Towers and can choose their roommates with our Facebook RoomSync tab (based on room availability). A room will be manually assigned if availability becomes limited or you choose not to select a room.

4. Pay your Rent

Oct 2014 Spring 2015 Rent Billed (for students with assigned rooms)
Dec 3, 2014 Spring 2015 Rent Due (for billed students)
February 4, 2015 Spring 2015 Rent Due (for approved deferred students)

Rent is due in full prior to the beginning of each semester. You must apply for a housing deferment to use financial aid funds towards your billed rent.

5. Move In

Jan 4, 2015 Spring 2015 Halls Open
Jan 6, 2015 Spring 2015 Classes Start

Spring 2016 Dates

August 2014 Housing Applications Accepted for Spring 2015
February 2015 Housing Contracts offers start for Spring 2015 (Incoming Freshman)
August 2014 Housing Room Selection starts for Spring 2015 *admitted students
October 2014 Rent Billed (for students with assigned rooms)
Rent Deferment Applications Due
Rent Due (for billed students)
January 1, 2016 Halls Open
January 5, 2016 Classes Start
Spring Break
April 29, 2016 Classes/Exams End
April 30, 2016 Halls Close