Living on-campus means you’ll live like no one else, with conveniences and benefits you won’t find anywhere else. Learn about the amenities offered through ArgoLife below.
|Amenity||On Campus - ArgoLife||Off Campus (College Vue, Next, and Edge)|
|Able to Apply Institutional Scholarship dollars?||Yes, UWF scholarship money can be used to cover room and meals||No, UWF scholarship money cannot be used to cover off-campus rent or food.|
|Deposit||UWF Housing deposit goes towards balanced owed. No extra deposit needed.||Deposit required. Student may be held accountable for roommate’s damages to apartment.|
|Security||University Police, escort service, and 24/7 Student Desk Assistant||NONE|
|Neighbors||Only UWF students live in on-campus housing facilities||Mixture of students and non-student community members|
|Parking||Designated residential priority parking on campus||Have to purchase commuter parking pass|
|Trolley Service||Yes, from residence halls to various stops across campus||No trolley service from apartments to campus|
|Learning Communities||Living Learning and Themed Communities||NONE|
|Facility Infrastructure||All residence halls are designated as StormReady.Infrastructure of on-campus residence halls is designed to sustain inclement weather and wind mitigated.
UWF is designated as a StormReady University by the National Weather Service.
During inclement weather and hurricanes, UWF can only provide shelter for resident students
|Infrastructure is not built for hurricanes or wind mitigated.|
|Inclement Weather And Hurricanes||Quick responses to maintenance,often same day turnaround||No designation or hurricane readiness plan for residents|
|Maintenance Requests||Quick responses to maintenance,often same day turnaround||2-3 day turnaround on maintenance requests|
|Flexible Contract Terms||Flexibility with room changes
Flexibility to change housing options and consideration to get out of contract for extenuating circumstances, such as approved academic withdrawals, medical withdrawals, study abroad and academic internships
|No room changes
Bound to 12 month lease. Students have to sublease in the event of an emergency
|Programming||Variety of residential programming geared around academic student success and personal/social development||Limited programming|
|Fitness||Free access to HLS Facility, featuring an aquatic center, gym, rock climbing wall and more.||Limited equipment|
|Location||Close proximity to library and campus amenities||Further drive or walk to on-campus facilities. No public transportation or trolley service available|
|Dining Options||Dining options centralized to campus with a variety of meal plan options||No dining option on premises|