Postdoc Housing

This page is for posting housing availability in Gainesville for or from UF postdocs or UF postdoc alumni.  Please email your submissions for posting to Cheryl Gater (, with a brief description of the housing that is available as well as your contact information, including title (e.g., Postdoctoral Associate in Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine).  To keep this listings page current, please provide a date for when the listing should be removed.

UF’s Off Campus Life (OCL) Office provides the following resources to students that Postdocs may also find helpful in their housing searches:

Housing Locator: This website service allows you to search for housing off campus including apartments, houses and condos for rent or sublease in Gainesville.  The housing locator also allows you to search for roommates and post subleases for rent.

Gator Guide: The is OCL’s annual publication and provides everything you need to know about living off-campus in the Gainesville community.  Gator Guide content is available through the OCL website     

Individual Appointments: OCL staff provide one on one appointments to help assist you with your off-campus housing search or with any issues or questions you might have while living in the Gainesville community. To set up an appointment complete the online appointment request form and an OCL staff member will contact you to set up an appointment. The OCL office is located in 311 Peabody Hall.

May 2017


Nice 2 bedroom home in the Duckpond neighborhood, walking and biking distance from UF and downtown Gainesville.  2 bedrooms, 2 baths, separate office.  CHAC, Washer and Dryer.  Fenced yard.  Pets negotiable.  The house will be available from June 3 until August 11 (or August 1).

Great for someone wanting to take time to look for a more permanent place for August.

$300/mo for each bedroom.  Open to either one person/one bedroom or two people/two bedrooms.  + utilities

Please contact or 352-672-5193

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Large 1 bed/1 bath apartment attached to private home with private entrance and separate driveway. Safe, quiet community. Washer and dryer included. Sliding glass doors open to fenced-in backyard and private pool. 900 square feet! Available in July. No pets (fish, turtle, etc. are ok). No smoking. Short drive or bike to UF, Santa Fe, Hospitals, Shopping, Starbucks.

Perfect for a professional student or trainee; or a dedicated student needing a quiet place away from on-campus distractions.

$795/mo + $150 ALL utilities (utilities included gas, water, electric, high speed internet, cable & trash). 1-month rent as security deposit required.

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Call or email for more information: 724-699-7635 or 330-819-8662 or  


This is a MASTER BEDROOM TO RENT.  Located in a quiet NW Area & quiet environment home to a Responsible Non-Smoking Female.  Rent $550.00 will include utilities, cable, Wi-Fi.  kitchen, and washer/dryer available. No pets. Security Deposit $ 550.00.  Bus #8 will take you to UF Shands Hospital. Approximately 6 miles to UF campus.  Street Parking front of house, this a dead end street very quiet. Email me if you have questions.  Available.

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2 BR, 1 B, living room/kitchenette in NW with private entrance. All new appliances. Lots of windows with view to large wooded lot. Walking and biking distance to UF. Quiet, safe neighborhood. $900/mo + utilities (approx. $100). Internet included. Call 352-275-1995

April 2017


The tentative dates are May 15 - August 5.  (may have some flexibility).  Located at Weston Square Apts. which is right across from Publix, PDQ, MiApa.

Rent is $600 for the whole place or $300 for one bedroom. No pets.  There is free parking and pool. Fitness center is being remodeled and should be open soon.

Bus routes 5, 34, 40, 43.  Feel free to contact me at or (321)-352-2708 if you have any questions or would like to see the place.  Photos available HERE.


Large bedroom with private bathroom available for short-term or long-term rental. The room is located in separate wing of residential home in the Kirkwood area, easily accessible via bus no. 13. Owner is dog-lover but dog keeps to other half of the house. Free parking available. Mature postdoc or faculty/staff preferred. Please contact Susan at . Rent negotiable depending on length of stay. Owner is also UF preferred vendor and payment arrangements can be made between UF dept and owner directly.


Located in the beautiful downtown Bed&Breakfast district, the apartment is self-contained as part of a historic house with a separate entrance, facing beautiful vegetable and flower gardens. It has separated kitchen, living room, bedroom, walk-in closet and washroom, as well as your own modern energy-saving washer and dryer (no coin needed). Bus #25 is right outside the house, buses #1,46,5,15 are only 7-min walk away at the Arlington Apartments stop. You can bike to campus entirely on bike lane on 2nd Ave. in 12 minutes. Generous driveway and parking space included. Premium location, with 10 mins walk you can reach downtown restaurants (Dragonfly, the Top, etc), Wednesday's Farmer's Market, Duckpond and Depot Park. Bike 13 mins to the Hawthorn State Trail. Rent is $625/month, utilities (GRU, COX) not included. Move-in is available (as sublease) after May 20. New lease is available from August 1st, renewed annually. Best landlord ever included. Preferably no indoor pet (there are 4 adorable outdoor cats already).  Additional information and photos available here.

 Please contact: to set up viewing times.

February 2017


We are looking for a replacement of our current lease on a 3 bedroom/ 3 bath condo unit at the Cricket Club II located at 7171 SW 4th Road, Gainesville FL 32607.

We just moved in to the unit and for a personal reason need to move out immediately. Monthly rent is $ 1,200 with a $ 600 security deposit. We'll pay the first month rent if you are willing to replace our current lease.  The application fee is $50 per adult.

This is a top (third) floor condo with about 1,440 Sq. Ft and has a nice view. It has a split floor plan and each room has its own bath. The apartment comes with upgraded kitchen appliances, cherry cabinets, granite counter tops in kitchen and bathrooms, tile flooring in kitchen and bathrooms, crown molding, large screened in balcony, full size washer and dryer, built in microwave, dishwasher and more.

Community features a swimming pool, fully equipped fitness center and business center. It's a pet friendly community.

The apartment complex is centrally located: ~ 5 miles from UF/Shands and Santa Fe College, as well as shopping, dining and entertaining. A short drive to the Oaks Mall and to the Buttler Plaza. There is a RTS bus stop in front of the complex as well.

Please email me, if you would like to see the unit.  Click here for Photos!


Spacious 950 sq ft 1bedroom 1 bathroom located on 2 acres overlooking a private lake in Hawthorne (about 30 minutes east of Gainesville). The property includes a boathouse and dock, and has 30 undeveloped acres next door. In addition to a large bedroom and full bathroom, the apartment has an open floor plan which includes a full kitchen, living area, and guest room or study area. The living/kitchen area opens onto a large screened porch which has an excellent view of the lake. The apartment has two separate entrances and is downstairs from a quiet professional couple who are looking for a quiet, non-smoking tenant.

For more details and photographs:

Rent: $550/month including utilities (to move in: first month + Deposit = Total $1100 / rented on semester-to-semester basis)

Contact: F. Glynn Hayes, Ph.D. -

January 2017


Looking for a mature, female roommate for a 2/1. Well-maintained house in quiet, residential neighborhood 2 mi from central campus. Monthly expenses are about $550 for rent+GRU+internet. Tile floors, central air, washer/dryer in garage, yard. Non-smoking. Prefer dinner parties to house parties.

Prefer someone with no pets, but could negotiate a cat or smaller dog (I already have two cats) Could move in as early as summer, but more likely August. I work on campus as a communications employee.

Contact: for details​


I have a MASTER BEDROOM TO RENT. Located in a quiet NW Area & quiet environment home to a Responsible Non-Smoking Female.  Rent $550.00 will include utilities, cable, Wi-Fi.  kitchen, and washer/dryer available. No pets. Security Deposit $ 500.00.  Bus #8 will take you to UF Shands Hospital. Approximately 6 miles to UF campus.  Street Parking front of house, this a dead end street very quiet. Email me if you have questions.  Available beginning of June.

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