All freshmen , first time in college students, (FTIC) and /or students with fewer than thirty (30) semester credit hours graduating from a high school in excess of thirty-five (35) miles of the University’s Tallahassee campus are required to live in University owned or operated residential facilities.
Housing agreements are accepted until available space is depleted. Refer to University Regulation 2.001 (Housing).
A FTIC student is defined as a student under the age of 21 prior to the first day of classes with fewer than 30 semester hours recognized by Florida A&M University and has resided in University Housing for less than two semesters.
All student athletes and full University scholarship recipients that receive the Life Get Better Scholarship, Distinguished Scholars Award, and Adopted High School Scholarship must reside on campus during the first two academic years of enrollment. Access Summer Bridge Program and CeDAR ART Program participants shall live in on-campus housing for the first two (2) academic years of enrollment.
A student that cannot document eligibility for an exemption from the On-Campus Residency Requirement and resides off campus without an approved exemption will be assessed two semesters rent at the lowest facility rate during the fall and spring semesters of the current academic year.The following are current on-campus residential facilities: FAMU Village, Gibbs Hall,Paddyfote Complex, Palmetto South, Palmetto Phase 3, Sampson Hall, Truth Hall, and Young Hall.
To request an exempton of residence, please click here to access the form
Forms should be submitted via fax, mail or in person to the Office of University Housing.
Office of University Housing
1596 Gibbs Hall Trail
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 561-2620 (Fax)
To be sure you submit your exemption form on time, check out our Housing Application Timeline below.
All dates are subject to change by the Office of University Housing.
| November 19, 2018|| Online Housing Portal opens for current residents|
| November 12, 2018||Holiday - University closed in observance of Veterans Day|
| November 22-23, 2018||Holiday - University closed in observance of Thanksgiving|
| December 7, 2018||Application deadline for Spring 2019|
| December 16, 2018|| Residence Halls open at 9 A.M.|
| January 3, 2019|| First day of classes|
| January 21, 2019||Non- Registered letters are sent out.|
| TBA||Spring Room Change Day|
| April 12, 2019|
Last day for priority residents to confirm Summer Housing contracts online to prevent cancellation for their assignment.
Deadline to request Spring to Summer Housing live-through housing.
| April 19, 2019|| Assignments available on a first-come, first served basis for all Summer Session A&C Housing applicants throughout the summer.|
| May 5, 2019||Residence Halls close at 9 A.M.|
| May 12, 2019|| First day of Summer Housing check-in|
| May 13, 2019|| Summer Session classes begin|
| June 1, 2019|| Priority application deadline for new applicants|
| June 3, 2019|| Online Assignments available on a first-come, first-serve basis for all Summer Session "B" Housing applicants throughout the summer.|
| June 22, 2019|| Fall Cancellation Fee $200|
| July 25, 2019||Fall Cancellation Fee $300|
| August 16, 2019|| Fall Cancellation Fee $350|
| August 26, 2019||Fall Cancellation Fee $500|
| August 27, 2019|| Fall Cancellation Fee is an entire semester's rents|
| September 9, 2019|| Non-registered letters are distributed|
| September 19, 2019|| Fall 2019 Room Change Day|