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Welcome to the Department of Housing and Residential Life at Florida Atlantic University. Our main office is located on the Boca Raton campus off of Dade Ave. Our department operates residence halls and apartment complexes for Florida Atlantic University students on both the Boca Raton and Jupiter campuses.

Please check back regularly for updates and important information regarding Housing and Residential Life at FAU.

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.




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Freshman Residency Requirement

All full-time freshmen are required to reside in University Housing. Any freshman who wishes to receive an exemption must complete a Housing Exemption Request Form. This form is available at or by calling the Department of Housing and Residential Life at (561) 297-2880. Exemption requests must be received and approved before August 1. Freshman student residency will be verified for compliance at the start of each semester. 

Exemptions from this policy are made for students who: 

  • Are 21 or older by the first day of class
  • Reside with parent(s) or legal guardian(s) within a 30-mile radius of the Boca Raton campus
  • Are married
Quick Links & Important Documents:
Housing Magazine
Life on Campus
Hurricane Guide
2014 Move in Information
Second Year Experience Brochure
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 Last Modified 10/30/14