Swamp Swap & Room Transfers

Swamp Swap: Swapping Rooms

Swamp Swap is currently closed and will start again for Fall 2015 on September 8, 2015

Swamp Swap is a person to person room swapping option for assigned campus residents. To swap your room with another student, log in to https://hms.housing.ufl.edu with your Gatorlink credentials and visit “Swamp Swap” under the “Contract” menu.

Follow these instructions after you have reached the Swamp Swap page:

Direct Swap (You know the person you want to swap with)
1. Enter the Gatorlink username of the person you want to swap with below and click “Go”.
2. Verify the information and click “Submit Swap Request”.
3. Your swap partner will be sent an email and will go to the Swamp Swap page to accept.
4. Once they accept, you will receive an email for you to log in and submit the final confirmation.

Random Swap
1. Change the toggle beside “Do you know the person you want to swap with?” to “No”.
2. Click on Advertise my room.
3. Click on “Swamp Swap Posting” to view the rooms of other students interested in swapping.
4. Click on “Request More Information” (this will share your name, email and phone number with the student).
5. You will receive an email when the student accepts your request.
6. To view the person’s contact information, return to the Swamp Swap page and click on the icon beside “Share Contact Info”.
7. Feel free to ask the student questions about their room and be prepared to answer questions about your room.
8. Either student may click “Initiate Swap” to start the swap process.
9. Your swap partner will be sent an email and will go to the Swamp Swap page to accept.
10. Once they accept, you will receive an email for you to log in and submit the final confirmation.

Transferring to a Vacant Room

The Transfer Wait List is currently not active and will start to be processed for Fall 2015 on September 8, 2015 – however, transfers are very unlikely during the fall semester.

To transfer to a vacant room, log in to https://hms.housing.ufl.edu with your Gatorlink credentials and visit “Room Transfer Request” under the “Contract” menu. You may select one preference to transfer. If your request becomes available, you will be notified via email to either accept or decline the transfer.

Transfers are very unlikely during the fall semester since every on campus space will be filled.

 

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