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.

March 2018

Summer (+ June-July-August +)

Room with private bathroom for rent in quiet, clean, non-smoking house in the NW corner of town (close to the intersection between NW39th Ave and NW43rd St). I will be gone June 18 - August 19 but there is an extra room in the house, in case you need to be there earlier or/and later. I do have a roommate who will be in the house through the summer. He is quiet and respectful.

There is a bus (#43) close by that will take you directly to the UF campus.

I do have an indoor/outdoor cat who is independent but will love the attention if you care to give it to her. 

Rent is $500/month + utilities (around $100 depending on usage).

Contact Christine at

February 2018

Recently remodeled 3BD/2BA home for rent. 

Updated kitchen, refinished hardwood floors and fresh paint.
2 blocks from campus (near the law school) and close to mid-town amenities.
Great open layout, roomy and spacious. 
Most appliances new and new kitchen countertop, big backyard, fans in most rooms with extra a/c unit, and garage.

Lease Terms: 
Available April 2018 (negotiable March move-in)
1 Year or 15 Month lease (but may consider shorter lease period)

Rent: $1550 per month 
Security Deposit: $2000

No Pets please

See photos at:

Please contact Matt at <​>

December 2017

Self-Contained Second Floor Guest Suite

NW 39th Ave and NW 34th ST. Nice large self-contained second floor guest suite, with private full bath and breakfast nook, private entrance--on your own floor. Guest suite is the only part of the house upstairs. Suite is spacious and separate from the rest of the house. Access is private and with keyless entry. Come and go in private, without disturbing anyone. Furnished with new queen bed and double futon, new fridge, microwave, Keurig. Room has a new beautiful Thomasville queen bedroom set, table/work space, Wifi, flat screen TV with cable. The suite is not equipped for formal cooking, but it has a brand new fridge, microwave, and Keurig. Perfect for visiting scholar.

$600 a month including all utilities, negotiable for visiting scholars who are planning not to be in Gainesville fulltime.

House owner is UF faculty. Contact


November 2017

Large Master Suite with Private Bathroom Available 3/1/18

$550/month includes utilities and wifi

Large Private Master Suite (2 rooms combined-partially furnished) w/ private bath in large spacious townhouse condominium available for short-term or long-term rental. The condo is located in Forest of the Unicorn in NW Gainesville off NW 39th Avenue, easily accessible to buses (#8 and 39) and UF. Owner has 2 cats, and is open to pets with additional deposit.  Owner is UF faculty.

Included Amenities:  

  • Tennis  & Racquet Ball courts
  • Pool
  • Nice walking/biking trails/paths
  • Easy parking
  • Lovely outside garden area

Responsible and clean grad student/postdoc, faculty/staff or professional preferred.  Security deposit and 1st month’s rent due up front. Interview required.

Please contact Paige at   352-316-5474.  

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.

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