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Housing will be provided for in on-campus housing. These apartments are within walking distance of all the buildings that will house the REU.

The apartment consists two different types of apartments: 3 bedrooms with 1 bathroom, or 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. Each bedroom is equipped with a single bed, desk, chair, small dresser, and closet. Please notice that a mattress and a mattress pad are provided, but no linens. The living/dinning room contains a couch, one chair, and two barstools, and a full kitchen in every apartment. However, no silverware is provided.

Cable TV

Students living on campus will enjoy cable TV service at no additional charge. Campus residents have access to 53 channels, including MTV, ESPN, the major networks, a residence hall movie channel, and the Residence Services Network-a video bulletin board which keeps students up to date on campus events. Be aware that no TV set is provided.

Computer Labs

A computer lab for all resident students, complete with word processing, spreadsheet, and Internet browser software will be located in the Complex.

Computer Connections

Ethernet connections for access to the Internet and University computing services are provided in all student rooms.  Using the Ethernet connection requires specialized hardware and software for your computer. Your computer must be IBM compatible, Pentium class or higher, with 16k memory, and run Windows 95/98/ME or NT 4. You will also need to have an Ethernet card (provided by the resident) installed on you computer. Macintosh users will need to provide appropriate hardware and software for Ethernet connections. In any room, student who wish to do so may also access the Internet and University computing services via modem (provided by the resident). There is no additional charge for the Ethernet/Internet access.


Local phone service is provided in each bedroom at no additional charge. Students provide their own telephones; information about long distance calling services is provided in the room assignment package.


Mail is delivered to each resident's mail box in each of the three complexes Monday through Saturday with the exception of holidays. Each student or family will have their own mailbox. The mail format is as follows:
(Student Name)
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave., MAH# (box number)
Tampa, FL 33620


A Laundry room will be located in the apartment building which will include coin operated washers and dryers, ironing board, and folding tables.

On-campus Parking

Parking is conveniently located across the street from the apartment complex. All students who wish to have a car must register their vehicle with Parking Services and purchase a parking decal. Parking will not be provided by the REU Program.

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