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CAMPUS LIVING

Facilities

DIVERSITY OWNERSHIP

EXCELLENCE

Intellectual & Personal Development

LEADERSHIP

Greetings from the Director Dear Wave Makers,

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he staff of the Department of Housing and Residential Life is excited that you may be joining us in the near future. Living on campus is one of the best ways to get connected and begin making waves at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). Living on campus offers numerous choices on where you will live, whether it’s a single room in a suite, or a fourbedroom apartment at Innovation Village, we definitely have a place for you to call home. The Living-Learning Communities in Heritage Park Towers are the place to be for first time freshmen students looking to have an instant connection to Florida Atlantic University! Freshmen students will also be able to make waves throughout the First Year Student Housing program, available throughout the freshmen halls including Heritage Park Towers, Glades Park Towers, Indian River Towers, and the new residence hall currently under construction. Upperclassmen and graduate students will feel at home in our newest apartments at Innovation Village, offering the comforts of home with the convenience of campus life.

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Living on campus is one of your keys to success, it’s where you live, where you learn, and where you get involved. You will be a part of our growing traditions the second you move on campus! Students who live on campus have the opportunity to make waves. Studies show students who live on campus are more likely to succeed than those that don’t, and satisfaction levels, graduation rates and grades are better for those students who choose to live on campus. Living in a residence hall provides you with a greater opportunity to become involved within your new home, to meet and develop relationships with a wider variety of people, and develop life skills that will benefit you long after you leave FAU. The Department of Housing and Residential Life is committed to providing a quality living environment that allows you to grow and develop into the person you wish to be. Start dreaming of your new home here at Florida Atlantic University.

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See you soon,

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Jill Eckardt Director of Housing

Table of Contents About the Department................................1 Housing Contracts.......................................2 Residence Hall Comparison Chart.............3 New Residence Hall.....................................4 Glades Park Towers......................................6 Heritage Park Towers..................................8 Indian River Towers...................................10 Algonquin Hall..........................................12 University Village Apartments..................14 Innovation Village Apartments North......................................................16

Innovation Village Apartments South......................................................18

Business & Professional Women’s Scholarship House ................20 Learning Communities.............................21 Resident Student Association...................22 On-Campus Dining...................................23 FAQ.............................................................24

Residence Hall Staff

All students residing in on-campus housing have access to student (Resident Assistants) and professional (Hall Coordinators and Resident Coordinators) level staff members within their residential communities. Resident Assistants are upper-division students who have been specifically selected and trained to provide assistance and maintain a supportive academic atmosphere within the community. The full-time level professionals are professionally trained and live on-campus in the housing communities they supervise.

VISION & MISSION

About the Department of Housing & Residential Life Our Vision The Department of Housing and Residential Life strives to educate our students outside of the classroom in order to provide them with a collegiate experience that better prepares them for a pluralistic society.

Our Mission Statement The Department of Housing and Residential Life creates a seamless environment of living and learning in a safe and welcoming community. Through opportunities for leadership development, civic responsibility, self-exploration, and student involvement, we assist in building a life-long connection between the student and the University.

Stay connected with FAU Housing:

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 www.fau.edu/housing or by calling the Department of Housing and Residential Life at 561.297.2880. Exemption requests must be received and approved before August 1 for Fall and December 1 for Spring. 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 50-mile radius of the Boca Raton campus. • Are married.

FAU Housing—Boca Raton

@FAUBocaHousing In your residence hall room or apartment, stay connected with others through:

Boca Raton Campus: • Wi-Fi Access on All Floors • Wired Ethernet Access Ports • Public Courtesy Phones in Public Areas Jupiter Campus: • Wi-Fi Access on All Floors • Wired Ethernet Access Ports

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CONTRACTS The Department of Housing and Residential Life does not guarantee your choice of residence hall or room preferences. Assignments are done on a first-come, first-served basis and on space availability. Follow these five easy steps, to apply for housing and complete your contract: 1) Once you’re admitted, be sure to get your FAU Student ID and Password, and have them ready.

2) Log in to myfau.fau.edu, and click on the Students tab.

HOUSING CONTRACTS

3) Navigate to the Housing and Residential Life channel, and click on Housing Online.

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4) Log in under Apply Online.

5) Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your contract, answering all questions along the way*.

*You may be required to pay a deposit. If you are, the system will forward you to the online payment site. You can pay by credit card or electronic check. Upon successful completion and submission of your on-line contract, you will see a notification on your screen saying “Thanks for submitting your contract”. A copy of this page will be sent to your FAU e-mail account. If you do not see the “Thanks for submitting your contract” page your submission failed. We will not be able to process your contract and you will have to resubmit the contract! Tips for successful contract submission:

• Please read through the entire contract before agreeing to it.

• Once completed, please print a copy to keep for your records.

Roommate requests are due by April 1 for the fall semester and Nov. 1 for the spring semester. Requests can be made online through the MyHousing tab in MyFAU.

Boca Raton Residence Halls New Residence Hall Glades Park Towers Heritage Park Towers Indian River Towers Algonquin Hall University Village Apartments Innovation Village Apartments North Innovation Village Apartments South

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RESIDENCE HALL COMPARISON CHART

Swing Set

Sand Volleyball

Pool

Barbecue Grills/Pits

Fitness Room

Retail Dining Options

Music Room

Library

Conference/Group Study Room

Classroom Space

Multipurpose Room

Convenience Store

Vending

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Study Lounge

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Elevator

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Ice Machine

Community Kitchen

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Computer Lab

Community Laundry Facilities

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Kitchen in Unit

Cable TV

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Laundry in Unit

Wired Ethernet Port

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Dishwasher in Unit

Wi-Fi Internet

Standard Full-Size Beds

Outdoor amenities

Extra-Long Twin Beds

Community amenities

Suites/Apartments Single Rooms Available

In-room/unit amenities

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NEW RESIDENCE HALL

A new 614 bed seven-story residence hall is currently under construction which will house freshman students in suite-style accommodations. This will be the first residence hall to have a Faculty-in-Residence.

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NEW RESIDENCE HALL AMENITIES*

• 614 beds, 400 singles • 24-hour desk operation • Two-story floor study lounges • Computer lab • Classroom • Conference room • Multipurpose room • Fitness room • Activity room • Library • Mail services • Laundry facilities • Basic cable • Community kitchen • Ice machine • Unlimited building-wide Wi-Fi access • Attached dining facility * Final amenities subject to change

Each student is provided with the following: • Extra-long bed (36” X 80” extra-long twin mattress) • Desk • Desk chair • Dresser • All utilities included • Shared bathroom • Programming activities & events

Suite with 4 Single Rooms and 2 Bathrooms

Room Dimensions Single – 8’9” x 10’4” Double – 11’5” x 13’0”

NEW RESIDENCE HALL

Suite with 2 Double Rooms and 2 Bathrooms

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Glades Park Towers

Glades Park Towers (GPT) is a seven-story, suite-style residence hall housing freshman students.

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GLADES PARK TOWERS AMENITIES:

• 602 beds, 96 singles • 24-hour desk operation • Floor study lounges • Computer lab • Classroom • Conference room • Outtakes convenience store • Multipurpose room with large-screen TV • Mail services • Laundry facilities • Basic cable • Community kitchen • Ice machine • Unlimited building-wide Wi-Fi access

In the First-Year Student Housing (FYSH) Program: • You will: o Develop a connection with Florida Atlantic University o Become an active participant in your floor, building and campus communities o Take part in educational, social and personal development activities

o Develop and improve leadership skills

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o Be a freshman student

o Be a resident of Glades Park Towers

o Be taking college courses for the first time

o Take SLS 1503: Learning Strategies and Human Development in the fall semester Residents can participate in the FYSHing Tournament, and earn points for attending campus and community events, maintaining a strong GPA, and participating in intramural sports. Points are tracked by Residential Life staff and FYSHing tournament winners are announced each month. Each student is provided with the following: • Extra-long bed (36” X 80” extra-long twin mattress) • Desk • Desk chair • Dresser • All utilities included • Shared bathroom • Programming activities & events

Doug Oberman Law Enforcement Major Chicago, IL

Double Room

Suite with 2 Double Rooms

Suite with 2 Single Rooms and 1 Double Room Room Dimensions Single (rooms ending in A or B) – 13’5” X 9’2” Double (rooms ending in C) – 20’2” X 10’4” Double (rooms ending in D) – 16’1” X 12’9” Double (rooms ending in R or L) – 19’8” X 10’

Glades Park Towers

Living on campus is great. My suitemates and I are like a family; my best friends live a few doors down from me, and there’s always something going on!”

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Heritage Park Towers

Heritage Park Towers (HPT) is a seven-story, suite-style residence hall housing freshman students and learning community participants.

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LEARNING Communities in Heritage Park Towers:

• Arts & Letters • Biological Sciences • Business • Communication • Criminal Justice • Education • Engineering • Explore (Undecided Majors) • Global Connections • Healthy Owls • Honors • Leadership • Nursing • Pre-Health • Psychology • Science • Welcome to Florida • Women in STEM

HERITAGE PARK TOWERS AMENITIES:

• 604 beds, 96 singles • 24-hour desk operation • Floor study lounges • Computer lab • Music practice room • Classroom • Conference room • Multipurpose room with large-screen TV • Mail services • Laundry facilities • Basic cable • Community kitchen • Ice machine • Unlimited building-wide Wi-Fi access

Each student is provided with the following:

• Extra-long bed (36” X 80” extra-long twin mattress) • Desk • Desk chair • Dresser • All utilities included • Shared bathroom • Programming activities & events

Suite with 2 Double Rooms

Living on campus provides an opportunity for individuals to build their own community away from home. Rebecca Guillaume English Major Orlando, FL

Suite with 2 Single Rooms and 1 Double Room Room Dimensions Single (rooms ending in A or B) – 13’5” X 9’2” Double (rooms ending in C) – 20’2” X 10’4” Double (rooms ending in D) – 16’1” X 12’9” Double (rooms ending in R or L) – 19’8” X 10’

Heritage Park Towers

Double Room

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INDIAN RIVER Towers

Indian River Towers (IRT) is a five-story, suite-style residence hall housing freshman students.

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INDIAN RIVER TOWERS AMENITIES:

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604 beds, 264 singles 24-hour desk operation Floor study lounges Computer lab Classroom Conference room Multipurpose room Mail services Laundry facilities Basic cable Community kitchen Ice machine Unlimited building-wide Wi-Fi access Sun Deck

Each student is provided with the following:

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Extra-long bed (36” X 80” extra-long twin mattress) Desk Desk chair Dresser All utilities included Shared bathroom Programming activities & events

Suite with 4 Single Rooms

Samantha Marvel Business Major Bradenton, FL

Suite with 2 Double Rooms

Room Dimensions Single – 13’ X 12’ Double – 11’ X 9’

INDIAN RIVER Towers

“Campus housing is great. I get to have an experience living with people I probably would not have met otherwise. I also get to learn life skills by interacting with people throughout my building.”

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ALGONQUIN HALL

Algonquin Hall is a recently renovated two-story, suite-style residence hall housing freshman and upper-class students in all single room suites.

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ALGONQUIN HALL AMENITIES: • 93 beds, all single • Study lounge • Computer lab • Multipurpose room with large-screen TV • Laundry facilities • Basic cable • Ice machine • Mail services (located in nearby Heritage Park Towers) • Unlimited building-wide Wi-Fi access Each student is provided with the following: • Extra-long bed (36” X 80” extra-long twin mattress) • Desk • Desk chair • Dresser • Shared MicroFridge® unit in each suite • All utilities included • Shared bathroom • Programming activities & events

Allison Herring English Major Jacksonville, FL

Suite with 4 Single Bedrooms

Room Dimensions Single – 13’ X 12’’

ALGONQUIN HALL

I love living in housing because it makes me feel like I’m getting the full ‘college experience’ and it connects me to all the goings on in and around campus. I’ve made the majority of my friends living in housing and we’ve come to form this tight knit family.”

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UNIVERSITY VILLAGE APARTMENTS

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University Village Apartments house upperclassmen and graduate students in studio apartments (double occupancy) and four-bedroom, two-story apartments (single rooms) complete with bathroom and kitchen facilities.

UNIVERSITY VILLAGE APARTMENTS AMENITIES:

• 528 beds, 332 singles, 196 doubles • Computer lab • Multi-purpose room with large-screen TV • Mail services • Laundry facilities • Basic cable • Kitchen within apartment • Ice machine • Unlimited building-wide Wi-Fi access

Each student is provided with the following: • Extra-long bed (36” X 80” extra-long twin mattress) • Desk • Desk chair • Dresser • Shared kitchen (including refrigerator, oven, cooktop) in each apartment • All utilities included • Shared bathroom • Programming activities & events

The staff has been nothing but welcoming and are very skillful at creating a family atmosphere. They just awaken something inside of you that makes you want to jump up and get involved. I know that by living here, I will not only become a better me, but I will remember every moment of that journey.” Casey Hulfachor Biology Major/Pre-Veteronary Coral Springs, FL

Apartments with 4 Singles

Room Dimensions Studio Double – 15’8” X 12’ Single (four-bedroom apartment) – 12’5” X 8’7”

UNIVERSITY VILLAGE APARTMENTS

Studio Apartment (Double Occupancy)

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INNOVATION VILLAGE APARTMENTS NORTH

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Innovation Village Apartments North is an eight-story high-rise apartment building housing upperclassmen and graduate students in four-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments.

INNOVATION VILLAGE APARTMENTS NORTH AMENITIES: • 611 beds, all singles in 90 four-bedroom/two bathroom apartments and 120 two-bedroom/two bathroom apartments • Conference/study rooms • Barbecue grills • Community swimming pool • Sand volleyball court • Outtakes convenience store • Multipurpose room with large-screen TV • Mailroom services • Basic expanded cable* • Unlimited building-wide Wi-Fi access • Activity room *Students living in Innovation Village Apartments have the option of upgrading their cable package by contracting with Xfinity.

Each student is provided with the following: • Standard full-size bed • Desk • Desk chair • Dresser • Shared kitchen (including refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, kitchen table and chairs) • Shared living area (including sofa, chair, TV stand, coffee table) • Shared laundry in unit (washer and dryer) • All utilities included • Programming activities & events

2 Bedroom Apartment

Jourdan Fletcher Management Information Systems Major Fort Lauderdale, FL

4 Bedroom Apartment Room Dimensions Single (in four-bedroom apartment) – 9’3” X 11’9” Single (in two-bedroom apartment) – 9’3” X 11’5”

INNOVATION VILLAGE APARTMENTS NORTH

Living on campus provides a valuable experience; you learn about yourself and you grow more as a person. It prepares you to live in the real world."

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INNOVATION VILLAGE APARTMENTS SOUTH

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Innovation Village Apartments South is a seven-story high-rise apartment building housing upperclassmen and graduate students in four-bedroom/two-bath apartments.

INNOVATION VILLAGE APARTMENTS SOUTH AMENITIES: • 605 beds, all singles in four-bedroom/two bathroom apartments • Shared kitchen in each apartment • Barbecue grills • Sand volleyball court • Community swimming pool • Multipurpose room with large-screen TV • Mailroom services • Basic expanded cable* • Unlimited building-wide Wi-Fi access • Community style laundry facility • Activity room • Fitness room *Students living in Innovation Village Apartments have the option of upgrading their cable package by contracting with Xfinity.

Each student is provided with the following: • Standard full-size bed • Desk • Desk chair • Dresser • Shared kitchen (including refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, kitchen table and chairs) • Shared living area (including sofa, chair, TV stand, coffee table) • All utilities included • Programming activities & events • Free laundry in community style facility

Jami Branham Criminal Justice Major Palm Harbor, FL

4 Bedroom Apartment

Room Dimensions Single (in four-bedroom apartment) – 9’3” X 11’5”

INNOVATION VILLAGE APARTMENTS SOUTH

I enjoy living on campus because I feel like I’m a part of something. I always know what is going on around campus and how to participate!”

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Business & Professional Women’s Scholarship House

Business & Professional Women’s Scholarship House (BPWSH)

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The FAU Business Professional Women’s Scholarship House is a cooperative Living/Learning facility housing 16 women who participate in leadership experiences, develop life skills, and share community responsibilities (preparing cooperative meals, etc). To be eligible for the program, an applicant must: • Be a female student. Be enrolled as a full-time, degree-seeking current or transfer undergraduate or graduate student.* • Demonstrate significant financial need in order to attend college (a minimum of $1,500 of unmet need as determined by the applicant’s FAU Student Financial Aid Award Letter or Student Aid Report). • Have a high school, college/university or FAU cumulative GPA of 3.0 and semester GPA of 2.75. • Demonstrate high academic promise and achievement in high school and/or college. • Demonstrate a strong desire to work for a college education. • Show willingness to participate in a cooperative woman’s scholarship environment. Each student is provided with the following: • Double occupancy bedroom • Shared bathroom • Extra-long bed • Dresser • Desk • Desk chair • Closet • Shared kitchen (including refrigerator, freezer, stove, microwave, dishwasher, kitchen table and chairs) • Shared living area (including sofa, chair, TV, coffee table) • All utilities included *BPWSH residents may be required to withdraw from the BPWSH program if enrolled credit hours drop below full-time status or fail to meet eligibility requirements. To learn more about the BPWSH program, visit: www.fau.edu/housing/Our_Residence_Halls_and_Apartments/BPW

Learning Communities

2013 Learning Communities

LEARNING COMMUNITY FEATURES:

MAKE YOUR FAU LIVING EXPERIENCE UNIQUE...

• Shared course schedules for the fall semester

• Common living environments

Studies show that students who participate in a Learning Community are more likely than traditional residence hall students to:

• Excellent faculty/instructor interactions

• Great study group opportunities

• Supplemental Instruction and Tutoring Sessions for students

• LC specific events, trips, programs, and guest speakers LCs are open to all incoming FAU freshmen — but spots are filled early, so apply now! You can learn more about the LC program and apply at www.fau.edu/LearningCommunity.

• Experience an easy academic and social transition to college

• Show a strong sense of belonging to the University

• Feel comfortable with their classroom environments

• Hold leadership positions

• Participate in community service

• Earn higher grades and complete more hours per semester

• Make lifelong friends

• Arts & Letters • Biological Sciences • Business • Communication • Criminal Justice • Education • Engineering • Explore (Undecided Majors) • Global Connections • Healthy Owls • Honors • Leadership • Nursing • Pre-Health • Psychology • Science • Welcome to Florida • Women in STEM Only 300 Learning Community students have the option to live together in HPT. Space is limited!

So apply today!

Learning Communities

The Learning Community program at FAU offers incoming freshmen the unique and engaging opportunity to live in Heritage Park Towers with other freshmen students with similar academic goals and interests.

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Resident Student Association

Resident Student Association and Community Council

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Living on campus provides you with more than just a place to live. We invite you to take advantage of the many opportunities to get involved in the housing and campus communities. There are always programs and activities to attend— most of which are student planned, coordinated, and driven. Resident Student Association (RSA) is open to all residents and gives students the chance to organize, support and participate in Housing and campus activities. RSA provides you the opportunity to become involved in planning events for students and providing input on decisions made by University Housing. RSA is a campus-wide organization and participates in some of FAU’s larger events, such as Homecoming and Clubfest. RSA is the parent organization for eight Community Councils (CC) held within each of the residence halls:

Resident Student Association New Residence Hall Community Council

Glades Park Community Council (GCC)

Heritage Park Community Council (HPCC)

Indian River Towers Community Council (TCC)

Algonquin Hall Community Council (AHCC)

University Village Apartments Community Council (ACC)

Innovation North Community Council (INCC)

Innovation South Community Council (ISCC)

These Community Councils serve as liaisons between the residence hall buildings and RSA. Together RSA and the CCs put on both educational and social programs, and hold meetings as an open forum for residents of that CC to voice their opinions and concerns with their building. RSA provides opportunities for students to not only become an involved student leader in University Housing, but also with other FAU clubs and organizations. RSA looks forward to hearing your input, and getting to know you!

RESIDENCE HALL MEAL PLAN REQUIREMENT

RESIDENCE HALL MEAL PLAN INFORMATION

All students living in University residence halls are required to select a Campus Meal Plan. Residents need to complete a Campus Meal Plan contract in addition to their housing contract because the residence halls do not offer adequate cooking facilities for individual and regular food preparation. For more information on specific meal plans, and to complete your contract, please visit the Dining Services website at: http:// www.fau.edu/dining. If a meal plan is not selected by the deadline, students will be automatically placed on a plan and the charges billed to the university account.

Each Campus Meal Plan comes with a number of meals per week. Some plans also include “Flex Bucks” which can be used at any of our campus retail dining locations and convenience stores. For more information on specific meal plans, and to complete your contract, please visit the Dining Services website at: www.dineoncampus.com/fau.

THE CENTRE MARKETPLACE

NEED MORE INFORMATION? Meal plans, prices and the Campus Meal Plan contract can be found at www.dineoncampus.com/fau.

At the Centre Marketplace you can:

• Order a charbroiled burger hot off the grill

• Munch on a hearty sandwich from Bocadillos

• Go healthy with a freshly made salad from Wild Greens

•  Savor home-style baked goods, espresso, fragrant coffees and teas from Pastelitos Café

• Enjoy the vegetarian life at Terre Ve, which serves up a wide selection of menu items that follow strict vegetarian guidelines

• Be amazed with sizzling fajitas, omelets or other made to order items from the Menutainment station

• And much much more

NEW RETAIL DINING FACILITY Located in the New Residence Hall will be a new Retail Dining Facility. This space will feature a Red Mango—a fresh idea that blends nature’s best with all the rest...endless options allow customers to create their own mix, taking frozen yogurt to the next level. In addition to Red Mango this unique space will also feature Simply Puur. Simply Puur will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving freshly prepared omelets, stir fry, salad bar, soups and so much more. Students may use Flex Dollars (on their meal plans), OWL Bucks, credit cards or cash to pay for purchases. Hours of operation for Red Mango and Simply Puur have not yet been determined.

If you have questions about the meal plan options or other dining questions, contact FAU Business Services at 561.297.2041 or e-mail bizservices@fau.edu

On-campus Dining

The Centre Marketplace is an all-you-can-eat dining center. The Centre Marketplace is open for meals from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Monday-Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on weekends. (Hours of operation are subject to change.)

Reasonable accommodations will be made if you require assistance meeting nutritional, medical or religious needs.

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Frequently asked questions

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I HAVE THE FLORIDA PRE-PAID “DORMITORY PLAN.” WHAT DOES THIS MEAN AT FAU?

WHAT TYPE OF FURNITURE IS PROVIDED BY THE SCHOOL?

When you request a residence hall, you will be given a priority assignment, provided the completed Housing Contract is returned by May 1. The “Dormitory Plan” portion of the Florida Pre-Paid College Program covers only the rate for our least expensive double room in Glades Park Towers or Heritage Park Towers. You may “upgrade” your requested preferences, but are responsible for paying any additional costs. You must indicate on your Housing Contract that you are a participant in this plan to get a priority assignment. The “Dormitory Plan” will not cover the $200 deposit.

Every room on-campus is provided with a bed (extra-long twin 36” X 80” in all buildings except Innovation Village North and South which come with standard full-size beds), desk, desk chair, and dresser in every student room. Indian River Towers, University Village Apartments, and Innovation Village Apartments also have furnishings provided in the common areas.

I HAVE A HEALTH AND/OR MEDICAL CONDITION AND NEED TO MAKE A SPECIAL REQUEST. WHAT SHOULD I DO? Students who have a health and/or medical condition that requires special accommodation or consideration in the room assignment process must contact and register with the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD). The specific nature of your health and/or medical condition must be identified so we can work with you to meet your needs and make your assignment. Specific written documentation will be requested from you and your physician or diagnostician to support the request; that documentation will be evaluated by the OSD staff and recommendations to the Housing Office will be made regarding appropriate modifications/assignments required to accommodate your specific needs. The process of review does take some time. The Department of Housing and Residential Life is not able to honor requests for special accommodations without an evaluation from the OSD staff, and you need to complete the Housing Contract and OSD paperwork prior to May 1 for fall or November 1 for spring.

IS INTERNET PROVIDED? Yes, all residence hall rooms and apartments come with internet service, known as ResNet. ResNet is the high-speed computer network for the FAU residential student community. It is a shared resource, available in all on-campus housing locations. Since the campus network is a shared resource actual transmission speed from a given workstation will vary depending upon network traffic load. You are provided with your own data port, and in most places within the residence halls, you will be able to access the network wirelessly. AM I ALLOWED TO BRING PETS TO MY ROOM? The only pets allowed are fish kept in tanks which are no larger than 10 gallons. All other pets are prohibited. You are responsible for maintaining the tanks and are responsible for any and all damages caused by the keeping of fish or any unauthorized pets. Any cost associated with the possession of an unauthorized pet will be charged to the responsible resident(s) or to all residents of the room/apartment, (damaged furniture, cleaning, pest control, etc.).

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No, the painting of resident rooms, suite areas, or common areas is not allowed. CAN I STAY IN THE RESIDENCE HALL DURING VACATIONS AND BREAKS? Yes, you are permitted to remain during Thanksgiving break, semester break and spring break. Staff coverage may be limited during these periods. ARE MY PERSONAL BELONGINGS INSURED BY THE UNIVERSITY? The University is not responsible for the loss of or damage caused to personal belongings of residents living in the residence halls or on-campus apartments. It is strongly suggested that residents check their parent’s homeowners’ insurance policy for coverage,

or purchase renters insurance. Two companies that specialize in renters insurance for college students are: GradGuard Renters Insurance (www.gradguard.com/renters) or National Student Services Incorporated (www.nssinc.com). MAY RESIDENTS HAVE GUESTS IN THEIR ROOMS, AND CAN THEY STAY OVERNIGHT? Residents may have guests in their room only with prior approval from their roommate/suitemate(s). All overnight guests (any guests present between 2:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.) must be registered with the Area Office or RA on Duty by 10:00 p.m. Hosts may have overnight guests for up to 15 nights per semester with prior approval of roommate/suitemate(s). Hosts may have a maximum of 2 overnight guests at any one time, and guests can stay for a maximum of 3 consecutive nights. Hosts are responsible for the behavior of their guests at all times.

Frequently asked questions

AM I ALLOWED TO PAINT MY ROOM?

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Residence Hall 1 & Residence Hall 2 are three-story suite-style residence halls that house freshmen and upper-class students in single rooms.

JUPITER HOUSING FEATURES: • Shared courtyard featuring outdoor seating and a barbecue grill • Located adjacent to the campus recreation field • Located adjacent to campus dining facilities • On-campus 18 hole disk golf course

JUPITER

JUPITER HOUSING AMENITIES:

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• 282 beds, 282 singles • Multi-purpose room with 50-inch plasma TV and Gaming System • Mail service • Laundry facilities • Basic cable in each room • Unlimited building-wide Wi-Fi access

Each student is provided with the following: • Extra-long bed (36” X 80” extra-long twin mattress) • Desk • Desk chair • Dresser • All utilities included • Shared bathroom • Programming activities & events • Wired Ethernet port

Living on campus means you’re constantly surrounded by friends, study buddies, and a family environment. It’s more than just an ease of access to everything on campus, but it’s a tight-knit community that supports and looks out for each other. The small population of Jupiter Housing means everyone knows each other; it’s impossible to walk across campus without seeing someone you know.”

Suite with 4 single rooms Room Dimensions Single (rooms ending in A or D) – 12’x 9’ Single (rooms ending in B or C) – 10’6” x 10’6

JUPITER

Melissa Stiksma Psychology Major Vancouver, Canada

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MacARTHUR Resident Student Association

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MacArthur Resident Student Association is an organization made up of students who live in the residence halls on the Jupiter campus. Any student who lives on campus is eligible to be a member of MacRSA. All residents are welcome to attend MacRSA meetings, and each floor has a representative that votes in the best interest of the floor they represent. For more information, see your Resident Assistant!

Are you a spirited person? Do you want to get involved? MacRSA wants you! By being INVOLVED you can: • Help plan events for Jupiter Campus residents • Voice your opinion about issues for on-campus students • Meet new people • Get involved with campus life • Help other people to get out of their room and involved on campus

How can I get involved with MacRSA? • Speak to your RA • Ask questions of any Executive Board Officer • Call 561.799.8828 for specific information • Stop by the Housing Office in the lobby of Residence Hall 1

Hours of Operation (subject to change): Monday through Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Students can:

• Order a charbroiled burger • Get a hot sandwich • Have an omelet prepared for them • Munch on home-style baked goods • Chow down on freshly made pasta or pizza • Make your own fresh salad • Try out the vegetarian kiosk • Travel around the world with your taste buds

Reasonable accommodations will be met if students require assistance meeting nutritional, medical or religious needs. Please contact diningservices@fau.edu if accommodations are necessary.

RESIDENCE HALL MEAL PLAN REQUIREMENTS AND CONTRACT Each meal plan includes a certain number of meals per week. For specific information about each of our meal plans, please visit www.dineoncampus.com/ faujupiter for more information. Residents living in oncampus housing on the Jupiter campus are required to complete a meal plan contract in addition to their housing contract. Contracts can be completed or printed online www.dineoncampus.com/faujupiter, or you may obtain a paper copy by calling 561.297.2041.

If you have questions about the meal plan options or other dining questions, please contact Business Services at 561.297.2041.

JUPITER On-campus Dining

Enjoy meals in the Centre Marketplace North, located next to the residence halls. Centre Marketplace North features restaurant-style concepts where food is prepared right in front of you all day long.

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Department of Housing and Residential Life Florida Atlantic University 777 Glades Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33431 Phone: 561.297.2880 Fax: 561.297.2881 E-mail: housing@fau.edu • www.fau.edu/housing Facebook: www.facebook.com/FauBocaHousing Twitter: www.twitter.com/FAUBocaHousing Department of Housing and Residential Life Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter Campus 5353 Parkside Dr., Jupiter, FL 33458 Phone: 561.799.8828 Fax: 561.799.8826 E-mail: JupiterHousing@fau.edu • www.fau.edu/housing/Jupiter Facebook: www.facebook.com/JupiterHousing Twitter: www.twitter.com/FAUJupHousing


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