UCF Housing is open to students this fall, and all residents were required to sign a housing agreement addendum acknowledging the risks associated with COVID-19.
Has UCF Housing implemented any changes because of COVID-19?
Yes, UCF Housing implemented the following changes this fall because of COVID-19.
Based on guidance from public health officials, UCF Housing moved to reduced occupancy for 2020-2021. The Towers at Knights Plaza, NorthView, Rosen Apartments, and UnionWest remained at regular occupancy. Four hundred fifty shared bedrooms in suites in the Nike, Hercules and Libra communities have been converted to single rooms for reduced occupancy.
Space and Amenity Restrictions
UCF may restrict the full use of spaces and amenities within the residential community including, but not limited to:
- No guests or visitors, at any time, including overnight, are permitted.
- Access to residential spaces is restricted to residential students, UCF staff and approved vendors.
- Residents may only enter the residential building to which they are assigned unless otherwise posted (i.e., to access services such as mailroom, laundry, or staff offices).
- Residents may only have one other building resident as a guest in their assigned room.
- Access to and use of community amenities/space may be restricted or limited in capacity (community space, offices, lounges, kitchen, laundry rooms, elevators, etc.).
Will I be permitted to stay in UCF Housing if I fall ill?
Students should have a plan for the possibility they may test positive for COVID-19. Residents will be required to isolate up to 14 days or until they receive medical clearance to return to their housing assignment.
All residents must disclose to Student Health Services immediately upon notification of positive COVID-19 test status or contact from Florida Department of Health about exposure and instruction to isolate.
UCF Housing and Residence Life has designated a limited number of spaces in Academic Year communities, Towers at Knights Plaza, NorthView, UnionWest and Rosen for UCF Housing residents who fall ill and are unable to travel to their permanent residence to isolate.