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.


November 2017

Master Bedroom to Rent

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.

1 BR/1B apartment available for sublease

1 Bed/1Bath apartment available for sublease from 12/01/2017 at Stoneridge Apartments (3800 SW 34th ST). Convenient location. The apt is close to UF campus and shopping (either by drive or by bus). Rent $690 plus utilities. Features: total area: 816 Sq.Ft, fully equipped kitchen, garbage disposal, wall to wall carpeting, patio and balcony, extra storage space.  

Contact: or 334-728-0624.

Cottage for Rent

2 bedrm/2 bath cottage with back porch 3 miles north of High Springs. $ 700.- month 2 people. Quiet, part of 40 acre spread.  Call: 305-301-0686

August 2017

Furninshed/unfurnished room for rent, available immediately, short or long term

Large furnished/unfurnished bedroom available in a 2/1 house with office/guest room on 1 acre lot with fenced backyard. It's like living in the woods! It's in an extremely quiet and safe neighborhood on a dead end street south of UF, a short walk from the 13 bus line and IHOP. I have two large dogs and two cats, all very friendly, available for attention/walks/snuggles at no additional charge! I am a postdoc so I appreciate quiet at home, but I have people over for dinner/movies and don't mind if you do the same. Prefer a responsible female, postdoc, resident, visiting scholar, graduate/medical/vet student, or faculty/staff. The house is furnished (possibly can make room for more), with dishes/kitchen stuff available or bring your own. The house has tile floors throughout, central AC and heat, dishwasher/fridge/microwave, and washer/dryer. No smoking in the house! Available immediately, short or long term. Rent is $500/month + half of the utilities (electric/water/garbage totals ~$120-200/month). 10gb/month high speed wifi included (TMobile hotspot). Security deposit $250. Rent and security negotiable depending on length of stay. Email for more information and pictures.

July 2017


Large furnished bedroom available for rent in quiet, clean, non-smoking house located close to the intersection between NW34th St and NW39th Ave (4 miles to UF). Owner has two indoor/outdoor dogs who are independent but will love the attention. Mature postdoc, visiting scholar, graduate or medical student/resident, or faculty/staff preferred. Rent is $500/month + half of the utilities (electric, wi-fi; total is around $100 depending on usage). Wood and tile floors, central A/C and heat. Kitchen and washer/dryer available in the house. Available beginning of August. Security Deposit $ 250.00. For more information and pictures please contact me at

June 2017


The apartment is located at NW 45th Lane 

One bedroom with its own bathroom

Available from now till 5th August, we are ready to work with your budget


Ms Vicki Vanderlaan (​)​

3 BED/1 BATH HOUSE FOR RENT (15 min bike ride to campus, on the 13 bus line).

3 bedroom house for rent in a tranquil and safe neighborhood  less than 10 minutes to campus by car. Ideal tenants are quiet faculty members, postdocs, visiting scholars, doctoral or medical students/residents. Wood floors, central A/C and heat. Wide deck overlooking a large yard. Cats OK. No smoking. Carport with space for two cars.  Available July 1, 2017. Open to semester-by-semester lease. Rent $1200 (excludes utilities). Please send email if interested to Please let me know if I can provide you any additional information!