Apartments Near Santa Fe College in Gainesville
Most Gainesville student apartments cater to both UF and Santa Fe College students. However, options within 5 miles of Santa Fe College are very limited. If you're looking for an within apartment walking distance to SFC, you will want to check out The Crossing at Santa Fe. This student housing community is the only by-the-bed student living community directly across the street from the college. With individually leased 3 and 4 bedroom options that include furniture and a private bathroom in every bedroom, this community is the ideal option for SFC students.
All-Inclusive Options Close to Santa Fe College Campus
Gainesville is a college town, which means all-inclusive living is a common feature of many nearby apartment communities. If you'd like to bundle your rent payment with all or partial utilities, as well as extras such as Internet and/or cable TV, this type of leasing agreement will work best for you. Keep in mind that many all-inclusive communities will rent each room separately in the unit, rather than leasing the entire place. You will typically have one or more roommates, so this can be a convenient way to make friends with other students. You can also find apartments that are already furnished with necessities such as living room and bedroom furniture. Our website will give you a clear and detailed overview of each community so you can make an informed decision before moving in.
Living in Northwest Gainesville
Santa Fe College, located in the Northwest section of Gainesville, is surrounded by several unique opportunities for shopping, dining and outdoor recreation. Just a few miles away, Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park is a gorgeous national landmark with a miniature rain forest, streams and an impressive sinkhole. The school itself has an exciting teaching zoo that offers scheduled group tours, as well as the Kika Silva Planetarium with captivating shows throughout the year. While this area will give you plenty to do, you can always hop on I-75 and easily commute to other interesting areas in Gainesville, like Kanapaha Botanical Gardens or the Oaks Mall.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Santa Fe College (SFC) have dorms or apartments on campus?
While dorms and on-campus apartments are not available at Santa Fe College, you'll have no trouble finding a place to rent just a few moments away. You might want to check out the student apartments on SW 20th Ave., as this area is close to SFC campus with great bus routes.
Do apartments near Santa Fe College offer roommate matching?
They sure do! There are a variety of apartments that offer roommate matching programs to help set you up with great apartment companions if you don't already have a someone, or someones, in mine to share an apartment with. Typically, you'll take a survey that identifies your interests, schedule, etc., and you'll be matched up with roomies that share a similar profile.
Do I have to move from my apartment near Santa Fe College if I transfer to UF?
Probably not! While there could certainly be apartment homes that are closer to UF campus, if you live in an apartment near Santa Fe College and transfer to UF, you probably won't have to move! That's the great part about Gainesville. We're a small enough town that you can still conveniently commute to a new campus by using the local bus system or by car. This could save you a headache in the future!