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Summer 2014 Orientation: Living on Campus at UNF

February 22, 2013

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In conjunction with other University entities, the Department of Housing and Residence Life works to provide a living-learning environment that assists students to be successful at UNF and beyond.
Where will I live
Osprey Cove (T,U,V) &
Osprey Landing (X)

150 residents/building (co-ed)
Double & Triple rooms (385 square feet)
In-room bathroom and vanity sink
Moveable furnishings
Laundry rooms
Tutoring available in your home!
Your Room
Osprey Cove & Landing
385 square feet
Every resident receives...
1 twin extra long bed

1 desk & desk chair


Closet space
(Osprey Hall has wardrobe)

High-speed wired & wireless
internet access

Digital Satellite TV, including some HD channels


Laundry rooms,
study lounges,
and kitchens per building

Mailbox on campus
Our Staff are Here For You
Residence Life Coordinators
Professional full-time staff who have a master's degree in student affairs, higher education, college student development or counseling
Manage a community of 450-500 students
Directly supervise 8-11 RAs for their respective areas
Professional staff first-responder for emergencies and crisis situations
Adviser to their respective area council
Conduct Hearing Officer
Resident Assistants
Full-time, upper-class student staff members
Each RA works with about 50 students
Assist with safety and security
Serve as a resource
Provide programs for their students
Develop the residential community
Enforce policies as necessary
Why Living On is Great!
24-hour Staff Assistance
500 events offered
each semester
Leadership Opportunities
Area Council
Residence Hall Association
Become an RA
Living-Learning Communities

“I hear and I forget,
I see and I remember,
I do and I understand.”
- Confucius, 551 B. C.
Why live in an LLC?
Easier transition into college
Maintain higher GPAs
Make friends quicker with people who share common interests and goals
Develop a support network with other students, university staff and professors
Interact with professors and staff outside the classroom
Increase critical thinking, self-awareness and interpersonal communication skills
Make meaningful connection with Jacksonville through community-based projects.
Exposure to leadership opportunities
2014-2015 Theme Housing
Themed Living Communities Available
Coggin College of Business
Healthy Osprey
How Do I Sign Up?
Complete the Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Housing Contract.
Tell your ACE advisor to register for the right courses
Explore the available LLCs at http://www.unf.edu/housing , including the expectations and commitments
Complete the LLC application - also on the website at http://www.unf.edu/housing/llc/
Resources/Services Provided
May 16 Housing Summer B invoice sent
June 9-13 Housing First-Year online room
selection for fall
June 13 Housing Summer B bill due
June 22 Housing Summer B move in
August 1 Housing Summer B move out

Important Dates
LOCATION, location, location!
Parking on campus!
Why Be in an LLC?
Benefits :
Exclusive programming designed specially with the needs of students focused around the community theme
Staff focused on serving students interested in the theme Great faculty and staff teams
Access to mentors
Strong connection with the associated college/program/department
Live alongside fellow students with similar interests/goals
What to Bring
Refrigerator </= 4.5 cubic feet
Microwave </= 1200 watts
Digital-ready TV with QAM tuner
Coax cable cord
Alarm Clock
Mobile Phone
Computer / Printer
Bed and Bath Linens
Laundry detergent
Cleaning supplies
Shower Curtain & Rings
Toilet paper
3M command strips
Tips for Moving In
Arrive during your requested time or later
Student and photo ID required
Dress appropriately
Keep hydrated
Be patient
Follow parking guidelines
Bring a dollie/cart
Check-in Process
Summer B 2014
June 22 - Move in to Cove

check out our website after June 1 for details
*you can arrive later, just not earlier
Students who live on campus perform better academically and are more connected with the university.
~ Dr. Tom Serwatka, UNF VP & Chief of Staff
Chartwells Dining Options
Dining Availability
Osprey Cafe hours
are generally
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Weekdays
10:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Weekends

Meal Periods
Period A 7:00 a.m. - 10:44 a.m.
Period B 10:45 a.m. - 3:44 p.m.
Period C 3:45 p.m. - 7:59 p.m.
Period D 8:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Balanced U
Commitment to support students seeking a healthy lifestyle

Focus on moderation, variety and education to help promote wise food choices

Personalized online nutritional reports
Location - Building 16 Osprey Commons, 2nd floor
Hours of Operation - M-F 9am - 4pm
Download application at apponcampus.com/unf
Paying for Dining
For specific plans go to
Minimum of 10 meals/week, includes dining dollars
Financial aid available WITH $50 prepayment
Payment plans are available (includes $50 admin. charge)
Pre-payments and balances MUST be paid to Chartwells directly
Payment Options
Paying for Housing
$300 pre-payment required with Cashier's office
$100 administrative
$200 applied to housing rent
Payment with credit card or E-Check through student's MyWings
Florida Pre-Paid Housing
Financial Aid with pending worksheet submission
Residential Alternative Payment Program (RAPP)
For Both Dining and Housing
The dining and housing contracts, and pre-payment MUST be complete prior to course registration tomorrow!

Contract sign up available on each website
Halls are open during Thanksgiving and Spring Break!
14 Dining locations
on campus!
*Gluten free items are made without gluten.
Additional dates available on our website http://www.unf.edu/housing/Important_Dates.aspx
Location - Building 14B
Phone - (904) 620-HOME (4663)
Email - housing@unf.edu
What NOT to Bring
Candles or other flammable items
Alcohol, Drugs, or Drug Paraphernalia
Large personal furniture
Parents/Significant Others Overnight...
Residence Hall Linens
Final Exam and Special Event packages
Osprey Clubhouse - open May 2014
Living with a Roommate(s)
Communicate, Communicate, Communicate
Common disagreements
Visiting hours
Cleaning standards
Different values
Room temperature
Roommate Agreements available
RAs, RLC, and other staff can help
Communicate, Communicate, Communicate
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