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About University Housing

Welcome from University Housing

Photo of students in front of a residency hall Welcome to the University Housing website! Here you should be able to find all the information about the multiple on-campus housing options available to students at Florida State University. While there is no residency requirement, those of us who work with college students firmly believe that living on campus has a positive effect on students' academic success and successful transition to college. There is longstanding research which shows that students who live in a residence hall for at least one year do better academically, are more likely to graduate on time, and look back on their total experience more favorably than those who never lived on campus.

Those admitted students who apply earliest will have the most flexibility in their choice of housing options. With an enrollment of over 40,000 students, we cannot house all who request housing. So apply for housing as soon as you are admitted to ensure a place on campus. If you search the website and have questions that remain unanswered by the information provided, please contact our office for assistance. We look forward to serving you through your on-campus experience.

Our Mission

University Housing - Providing exceptional living opportunities for students to succeed academically.

Our Core Values

  • Support of the University's academic mission.
  • Student centered, inclusive environment.
  • Stewardship of fiscal, facility, and human resources.
  • Systematic assessment for quality enhancement.
  • Student development oriented service.

Our Staff


Shannon Staten

Shannon Staten Executive Director
Tel: (850) 644-3818
Fax: (850) 644-7997
sstaten@fsu.edu

Chandra Myrick

Chandra Myrick Director, Residential Student Experience
Tel: (850) 644-3818
Fax: (850) 644-7997
cmyrick@fsu.edu

Kendra Bumpus

Kendra Bumpus Assistant Director, Administration & Operations (Cawthon, Jennie/Reynolds/Bryan, Broward/Landis/Gilchrist)
Tel: (850) 645-2290
Fax: (850) 645-2344
kbumpus@fsu.edu

Jami Kerkstra

Jami Kerkstra Assistant Director, Contracts & Assignments
Tel: (850) 644-2860
Fax: (850) 644-7997
jkerkstra@fsu.edu

Steven Kleuver

Steven Kleuver Assistant Director, Conduct & Assessment (Dorman/Deviney, Azalea/Magnolia)
Tel: (850) 644–2863
Fax: (850) 644-7997
skleuver@admin.fsu.edu

TBD

Assistant Director, Staff Recruitment & Training (Wildwood)
Tel: (850) 645-7310
Fax: (850) 645-7751

Mandy Martin

Mandy Martin Associate Director, Occupancy Management
Tel: (850) 644-2860
Fax: (850) 645-7751
msmartin@fsu.edu

Denise Mercier

Denise Mercier Coordinator, Living Learning Communities 
Tel: (850) 644-2860
Fax: (850) 645-7751
dmercier@fsu.edu

LaFarin Meriwether

LaFarin Meriwether Assistant Director, Learning & Engagement (DeGraff, Rogers/McCollum, Salley, Wildwood, Ragans/Traditions)
Tel: (850) 645-7311
Fax: (850) 645-7751
lmeriwether@fsu.edu

David Sagaser

David Sagaser Director, Facility Services
Tel: (850) 644-1871
Fax: (850) 645-4858
dsagaser@fsu.edu

Tiffany Karnisky

Tiffany Karnisky Associate Director, FSU Childcare & Early Learning Programs
Tel: (850) 644-5664
Fax: (850) 644-8565
tkarnisky@admin.fsu.edu

Stacie Kurlick

Stacie Kurlick Assistant Director, Training and Conference Services
Tel: (850) 644-7993
Fax: (850) 645-4858
skurlick@admin.fsu.edu

Daniel Sheets

Daniel Sheets Assistant Director, Housing Maintenance Services
Tel: (850) 644-1871
Fax: (850) 645-4858
dsheets@fsu.edu

William Langley

No Photo Assistant Director, Housing Custodial Services
Tel: (850) 644–1871
Fax: 850) 645–4858
wlangley@fsu.edu

Maclain Benton

Maclain Benton Associate Director of Budget & Finance
Tel: (850) 644-2860
Fax: (850) 644-7997
mbenton2@fsu.edu

Jason Lammert

Jason Lammert IT Business Analyst
Tel: (850) 644-2860
Fax: (850) 644-7997
jlammert@fsu.edu

Helen Miller

Helen Miller Business Manager
Tel: (850) 644-7991
Fax: (850) 644-7997
hmiller2@fsu.edu

Contact Us

Contact University Housing Office

(850) 644-2860

(850) 644-7997


Visit Us

109 Askew Student Life Building


Mail to University Housing

Via U.S. Mail, FedEx / UPS / DHL:
University Housing
942 Learning Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4174


Contact Our Residence Halls

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Broward Hall

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Bryan Hall

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Cawthon Hall

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Degraff Hall

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Deviney Hall

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Dorman Hall

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Gilchrist Hall

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Jennie Murphree Hall

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Landis Hall

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McCollum Hall

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Ragans Hall

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Reynolds Hall

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Rogers Hall

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Salley Hall

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Traditions Hall

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Wildwood Hall

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News & Announcements

Live on Campus? Vote for Hall Council NOW!

Have a say in who advocates for you during the academic year. Voting is open from Wednesday, September 14th at 10am to Thursday, September 15th at noon.

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Campus hours update & resources available for students

For FSU students looking for a place to cool off, relax, or charge your phone, the following locations will be open on campus

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University to close at noon September 1, 2016 due to approaching Tropical Storm Hermine

Based on the latest storm prediction information, the Florida State University main campus will close at noon today, September 1, 2016. Classes are canceled for this afternoon and Friday

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Housing Move-In Made Easier With New Seminole Safe App

New for 2016, the FSU Police Department has released the new SeminoleSAFE app for iOS and Android. In it, you will find the Housing Move–In Guide which provides you: Direct turn–by–turn directions to your designated unloading zone

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Move-in Begins – Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 9am

This is the earliest you can move into the residence halls. Once the residence halls open, you may check in and pick up your key at any time afterwards. When you arrive to your residence hall, you must have a picture ID (FSUCard or Driver’s License) available. You must be present to sign for and receive your room key. Find your assignment on the myHousing portal. Don’t forget classes begin on Monday, August 29th.

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RSO Lounge Request

The RSO Lounge Request form must be submited at least 10 days in advance of your event. A hall representative will contact you to inform you if space has been made available for your organization. We strongly recommend that no publicity be issued with the requested venue mentioned until a representative has contacted your organization. All hall government and staff functions are given priority for common area usage.

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Policy & Guidelines for Advertising within University Residence Halls

The following guidelines contain FSU Residential Student Experience’s policy on distribution of promotional fliers and the solicitation to students in the residence halls. Upon approval, these fliers will be placed in common areas of residence halls by University Housing staff. Commercial solicitation, sale of goods, sale of services, or any material that can be considered promotion of a commercial business is prohibited by Residential Student Experience.

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