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Housing Options – South Village

 
 

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  • General Information
  • Amenities
  • Floor Plans
  • Maps
  • Costs

FGCU offers many great housing options for first-year students. South Village (SoVi) is reserved for freshman and offers suite-style living.  Everglades Hall, Biscayne Hall and Palmetto Hall are all part of the first phase of the South Village residential community.  These 5-story, 124,000 square-foot residence halls each house 406 first-year students.  Most units within this halls are two-bedroom single suites.  Each suite has two furnished single bedrooms that share a split-style bathroom.  There are also a very limited number of rooms that offer a private bedroom and bath.  Osprey Hall and Eagle Hall are other great housing options. These 6-story residence halls offer three-bedroom single suites that include a kitchenette, a common living area and a shared bathroom.

The South Village residence halls are all home to the First Year Residential Experience (FYRE) Program, designed for first-time in college students who are motivated to have a successful transition to college life living.  The FYRE Program offers an ideal environment to begin building a network of lasting friendships. Living in this residence hall affords first-year students the opportunity to become part of a special community while encouraging them to succeed academically and to get involved in the life of the campus and the greater community.

View costs for each room type here.

Housing - Everglads Hall

Suites (Biscayne, Everglades & Palmetto Halls) include:

  • 2 single bedrooms with a height adjustable bed (extra long twin), dresser, desk, and desk chair
  • Most bedrooms are 10' x 10', windows are 42” x 60”
  • Split-style bathroom - one side has sink and toilet, other side has sink and shower
  • Mini blinds on all windows
  • High-speed Internet for each resident
  • Basic cable television
  • All utilities

Suites (Osprey & Eagle Halls) include:

  • 3 single bedrooms with a height adjustable bed (extra long twin), dresser, desk, and desk chair
  • Most bedrooms are 9’7" x 12’10”, windows are approx. 66” x 60”
  • 2 sink vanity area, full bathroom with shower
  • kitchenette with a full size refrigerator, microwave and sink
  • living area with a 3 piece sectional sofa, entertainment center with a pull-out end table
  • Mini blinds on all windows
  • High-speed Internet for each resident
  • Basic cable television
  • All utilities

Other amenities include:

  • 7 lounges 
  • study rooms
  • multi-purpose rooms
  • game room
  • computer lab
  • fitness room
  • community kitchen 
  • laundry facility
  • Live-in professional and student staff are available to answer questions, advising, counseling, and mediating roommate conflicts; in addition to providing educational and social programs
  • Parking
  • Access to University Fitness Center & Aquatics Center
  • Bulletin boards throughout the residence hall with information about campus events, deadlines, and activities
  • Eagle Express student shuttle operates throughout the school year from seven in the morning till midnight
  • Housing payments may be paid in 4 equal installments. 

Eagle Dining offers a variety in dining locations throughout campus. The dining locations on the FGCU carry a convenient selection of food options and meal plans for students. For more information on meal plans go to Eagle Dining.
 

There are three floor plans in Everglades, Biscayne and Osprey Halls, four floor plans for Palmetto Hall and 3 floor plans in Eagle (open Fall 2014). View costs for each room type here.

2 Bedroom single (Biscayne, Everglades, Palmetto Halls)
Room dimensions – 10’ x 12’6”
Window dimension - 42” x 60”
Closet dimensions – 4’10” x 2’
Foyer dimension - 7’ x 6’

3 Bedroom single (Osprey, Eagle Halls)
Bedroom - 9’-7” x 12’-10”
Window – 3’-6” x 5’6” or 5’-0” x 5’-0”
Closet – 5’-0” x 2’-0”
Living area/kitchen – 8’-6” x 23’-8”
Bathroom/vanity area - 6’-0” x 2’-8”
Bathroom – 8’-4” x 5’6” (including the shower)

Limited number of the following:
1 Bedroom studio (Biscayne, Everglades, Palmetto Halls)
1 Bedroom private (Biscayne, Everglades, Palmetto Halls)
2 Bedroom single (Osprey, Eagle Halls)
3 Bedroom single (Palmetto Hall)

  • Scroll down to see all 3D floor plans.

2 Bedroom single (Biscayne, Everglades, Palmetto Halls)

Osprey and Eagle Hall 3 Bedroom-Single with kitchen and living room

 

1 Bedroom Studio

1 Bedroom Private

3 Bedroom Single

 

Map of South Village (.pdf - 2.54MB)
SoVi Map 

Housing Costs

Living on campus at FGCU is very affordable compared to other Universities within the State of Florida as well as off-campus options. Housing fees include:

  • all utilities
  • cable television
  • high-speed internet access
  • furniture
  • maintenance services
  • social and academic programs

Fees can be paid all at once or in four equal installments over the course of the semester. Fall and Spring rental fees are posted to Gulfline in July and December respectively. Rental fees are broken into 4 installments. Fall installments are due 8/1, 9/1, 10/1 and 11/1. Spring installments are due 1/1, 2/1, 3/1 and 4/1. Students have the option of paying in full or in accordance with the installment due date schedule. Please note, each late installment payment is subject to a $25.00 late fee. Furthermore, a $100.00 late fee will be assessed to all students whose rental fees are not paid in full by the final installment due date.

Financial aid and Florida Pre-Paid funds can be applied to on-campus housing.

All rates subject to change.
 

North Lake Village and South Village

Costs are per person, per semester. Resident agrees to both Fall and Spring semesters.
 
Room Type Room
Style
Location Fall 2014/
Fall 2015
Spring 2015/
Spring 2016
2 Bedroom
Quad
Apt. North Lake $2410 $2410
4 Bedroom
Single
Apt. North Lake $2948 $2948
3 Bedroom
Single
Suite Palmetto Hall $3078 $3078
2 Bedroom
Single
Suite

Everglades Hall
Biscayne Hall
Palmetto Hall

$3180 $3180
3 Bedroom
Single

Suite w/
kitchen &
living room

Osprey Hall
Eagle Hall

$3180 $3180
Studio Suite Everglades Hall
Biscayne Hall
$3290 $3290
2 Bedroom
Single

Suite w/
kitchen &
living room

Osprey Hall
Eagle Hall
$3290 $3290
1 Bedroom
Private
Suite

Everglades Hall
Biscayne Hall
Palmetto Hall

$3398 $3398

West Lake Village

Costs are per person. Resident agrees to Fall, Spring, Summer A and Summer B semesters.

Fees can be paid all at once or in four equal installments over the course of the semester. Fall and Spring rental fees are posted to Gulfline in July and December respectively. Rental fees are broken into 4 installments. Fall installments are due 8/1, 9/1, 10/1 and 11/1. Spring installments are due 1/1, 2/1, 3/1 and 4/1. Summer installments are broken in two installments which are due 5/1 and 6/1. Please note, each late installment payment is subject to a $25.00 late fee. Furthermore, a $100.00 late fee will be assessed to all students whose rental fees are not paid in full by the final installment due date.

*Note: West Lake Village will close for the Summer of 2016. The 2015/2016 Agreement is an Academic Year Agreement. The 10-month agreement will return for the 2016/2017 year.*

Room Type

Room Style Total Agreement Fall 2014/
Fall 2015
Spring 2015/
Spring/2016
Summer A&B 2015
3 Bedroom Single Apt. $7470 $2815 $2815 $1840
4 Bedroom Single Apt. $7230 $2715 $2715 $1800

Summer 2015 Housing Costs (All rates subject to change)

Room Type Room Style Summer A Costs Due Date Summer B Costs Due Date Summer C Costs Due Date

NLV 4 Bedroom
Single

Apt. $1100.00 5/1 $1100 6/1 $1835.00 In full on 5/1 or
5/1 $917.50
6/1 $917.50
SoVi 2 Bedroom
Single
Suite N/A N/A $1100 6/1 N/A N/A
SoVi Studio Suite N/A N/A $1150 6/1 N/A N/A
SoVi 1 Bedroom
Private
Suite N/A N/A $1200 6/1 N/A N/A

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please be aware we do not send bills, invoices or statements.

How much do you owe?

Students can check the status of what they owe the University at any time from the financial information under Account Summary on Gulfline. For details and instructions, visit the FGCU Office of the Bursar Web site.