Congratulations, you have been accepted to the University of Florida, you are now a Gator! Now, it's time to find an apartment in Gainesville. This page is specifically devoted to international student housing at the University of Florida. The good news is that International students looking for an apartment in Gainesville have plenty of options for housing!
We have done our best to fill these pages with everything related to off campus housing for international students new to Gainesville. We strongly recommend you read all of the articles posted on our Resources for Renting Apartments in Gainesville page as this information pertains to international students in Gainesville just like everyone else.
Below you will a brief description of the resources here specific to housing for International Students in Gainesville. Click on the link inside each paragraph to get more detail and best of luck on your new journey.
University of Florida International Student Off-Campus Housing Guide:
Start your apartment research on our apartment search page! You can search by number of bedrooms, monthly budget, furnished, and more. Lease, amenities, deposit, guarantor - we made a list apartment vocabulary words you will need to know when renting an apartment in Gainesville as an international student. Our team has over 20 years of combined experience working with Gainesville student housing. This is our best advice for UF international students. As an international student, you may not have a Social Security Number (SSN). Use this list of other documents so you can lease an apartment. We have assembled a list of some common Rules and Fees that many international students are not aware of when first arriving in Gainesville, FL. A lease is a legal commitment between you and the apartment community. Make sure you understand everything before you sign and check this list of things you need to know. If you want to stay in your same apartment for another year, you will need to sign a renewal contract. Try this article for some tips.
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