Purchasing a Florida Prepaid College Plan is a great way to cover Tuition and most fees, but what about housing costs? That’s where the University Dormitory Plan comes in. If you purchase a 2 + 2 Florida Plan, 1-Year Florida University Plan or 4-Year Florida University Plan, the University Dormitory Plan is available for up to two years (with a 2 + 2 Florida Plan), one year (with a 1-Year Florida University Plan) or up to four years (with a 4- Year Florida University Plan). And just like with other Prepaid Plans, you have the option to pay in a lump sum, over a 55-month term, or monthly until the child enters college.
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The University Dormitory Plan is available in 1-year increments and covers the cost of a standard, double-occupancy dormitory room at any of Florida’s 12 State Universities. Dormitory options and availability vary from school to school, and the plan does not guarantee placement in a dormitory room. The amount covered by this plan can also be used at some fraternity or sorority houses (if those houses are overseen by the State University) or dormitory housing costs at other colleges nationwide.
The University Dormitory Plan is only available with the purchase of a 2 + 2 Florida Plan, 1-Year Florida University Plan or 4-Year Florida University Plan; it cannot be purchased separately. You can go ahead and complete an online application to add the University Dormitory Plan to your Florida Prepaid College Plan now, and we’ll notify you of the new plan prices when Open Enrollment starts again.
The University Dormitory Plan is designed to be used at a State University, but the amount covered by this plan can also be applied for dormitory housing costs nationwide. Also, other important flexibility considerations include:
The University Dormitory Plan is designed to be used at approved standard double-occupancy dormitory rooms at State Universities in Florida; however, all university-held* housing options are eligible for payment from Florida Prepaid. Additionally, the University Dormitory Plan can be applied to dormitory rooms at some private or out-of-state** colleges.
Below is a list of residence halls (and/or types of residence hall) by State University that are currently approved. This list is subject to change without notice.
Florida A & M University – Gibbs Hall, Palmetto Phase III, Palmetto Street South, Sampson Hall, Truth Hall, Young Hall
Florida Atlantic University – Glade Park Towers, Heritage Park Towers, Indian River Towers, Parliament Hall
Florida Gulf Coast University – North Lake Village
Florida International University – Fiji House, Lakeview Hall, Panther Hall, Pi Kapp, University Apartments
Florida State University – McCollum, Rogers, Salley, Broward, Bryan, Cawthon, DeGraff, Deviney, Dorman, Gilchrist, Jennie Murphree, Landis, Reynolds, Wildwood
New College of Florida – Bates Hall, Michaelson Hall, Rothenberg Hall
University of Central Florida – Brevard Hall, Citrus Hall, Flagler Hall, Hercules Community (Bldg. 108/109/110), Lake Hall, Nike Community (Bldg. 101/102/103), Orange Hall, Osceola Hall, Polk Hall, Seminole Hall, Sumter Hall, Volusia Hall
University of Florida – Broward Hall, Buckman Hall, Cypress Hall, East Hall, Fletcher Hall, Graham Hall, Hume Hall, Infinity Hall, Jennings Hall, Mallory Hall, Murphree Hall, North Hall, Rawlings Hall, Reid Hall, Riker Hall, Simpson Hall, Sledd Hall, Springs Complex, Thomas Hall, Tolbert Hall, Trusler Hall, Weaver Hall, Yulee Hall
University of North Florida – Osprey Cove, Osprey Crossings, Osprey Fountains, Osprey Hall, Osprey Landing, Osprey Village
University of South Florida – Beta Hall, Castor Hall, Cypress Hall, Epsilon Hall, Iota Hall, Juniper Hall, Kappa Hall, Kosove Apartments, Lambda Hall, Maple Hall, Mu Hall, Poplar Hall, Theta Hall
University of South Florida St. Petersburg – Residence Hall One, University Student Center, Residence Hall Hilton
University of West Florida – Argo Hall, Halls 14/15/16/23/24/25/27/28, Heritage Hall, Martin Hall, Pace Hall, Presidents Hall
Florida Polytechnic University – Vestcor Phase 2
For more information, contact the housing office at the selected university.
*Non-approved university-held housing – In addition to the approved dormitories listed above, the University Dormitory Plan may be used for any university-held housing. If the non-approved housing cost is greater than that of the approved standard double-occupancy dormitory room, the student is responsible for the additional cost.
**Private and out-of-state college housing – Students attending a private or out-of-state college can use their Prepaid dormitory plan benefits. The amount covered by the plan may be applied to dormitory housing costs nationwide. The student is responsible for housing costs that exceed the current average rate payable to a State University in Florida.