Office of University Housing

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, 2018Holiday - University closed in observance of Veterans Day
 November 22-23, 2018Holiday - University closed in observance of Thanksgiving
 December 7, 2018Application deadline for Spring 2019
 December 16, 2018 Residence Halls open at 9 A.M.
 January 3, 2019 First day of classes
 January 21, 2019Non- Registered letters are sent out.
 TBASpring 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, 2019Residence 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, 2019Fall Cancellation Fee $300
 August 16, 2019 Fall Cancellation Fee $350
 August 26, 2019Fall 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


Contact Info

1596 Gibbs Hall Trail
Lower Level of Gibbs Hall
Tallahassee, FL 32307

P: 850.599.3651
F: 850.561.2620