Postdoc Housing

This page is for posting housing availability in the Gainesville area for UF postdocs.  Please email your submissions for posting to Lily Lewis (, with a brief description of the housing as well as your contact information.  

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.


August 2021

3/2 Single family home with large fenced yard, close to campus

Single family home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (1,550sqft house on 0.5 acres of fenced yard) in golf course community. House has an open floor plan, renovated bathrooms and bedrooms, tons of natural light. Extended french doors leads to a huge covered screened porch (with a grill) and additional patio overlooking large yard, fire pit, and koi pond. Yard also has a grapefruit, lemon and orange tree. Great location near main roads, easy access to hospitals, UF, the highway, and shopping areas. Kitchen with breakfast bar, farm sink, stainless steel appliances. 2 car garage and utility room/storage with washer/dryer. Office is set up and ready for people who want to work from home. We can switch the second bedroom futon with a queen bed. Master bedroom has a king tempurpedic mattress. Pictures:

Monthly lease is $2,300 and includes all furnishings, linens, utilities, internet, and yard keeping. Dogs/cats allowed.

Available mid December 2021-mid July 2021 (dates are somewhat flexible). This home is perfect for visiting scholars, those on sabbatical, or those just moving to Gainesville. Short term rentals may be a possibility.

Please contact Muna Oli for further questions/photos/inquiries:

Home Share available August 1 through December 31, 2021

Fully renovated 1800 sf mid century modern residence. Three bedrooms, two baths.

Owner/architect is interested in sharing home in quiet residential neighborhood close to UF and downtown.
New wood floors throughout living area and upgraded kitchen area to be shared. Owner lives in St Augustine and will only make part time use of the residence.

Large master suite with private bathroom is available for rent. Plenty of parking, Bicycle storage and laundry is also available.

Owner is seeking responsible and clean grad student/postdoc, faculty/staff or professional.
$800.00 month + half utilities. Find more information and photos

Interview required, please contact Craig at 904-377-4623.

June 2021

Large Master Suite with Private Bathroom Available

$600/month includes utilities, wifi, laundry & kitchen facilities

Large Private Master Suite (2 rooms combined-fully 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 & 24th Boulevard, easily accessible to buses (#8 and 39) and UF. Owner has a cat, and is open to pets with additional deposit.  Owner is UF faculty. Details:  6 miles to Shands Hospital, 5 Miles to UF Main Campus, 5 miles to down town Gainesville. View Photos

Included Amenities:

  • Tennis  & Racquet Ball courts
  • Pool
  • Nice walking/biking trails/paths/parks
  • 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 352-316-7080 (call or text). 

February 2021

Housemate needed for 3bed/2 bath house - I am a PhD student in my last year, graduating this summer.  I am looking for someone to share a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house, available immediately.  Pictures available here The monthly rent is $520 plus half of the utilities and the lease lasts until June 30, with the option to renew.  The house is approx. 1 mile away from the southwest side of campus and is walking distance to a grocery store and many shops and restaurants.  It also has a large backyard and deck that is open for gardening.  There is a washer and dryer, dishwasher, central heat/AC, and off-street parking.  I have a small, old dog, but no other pets are allowed (sorry).  There is a bed and dresser available for use, if needed. Please contact Nicole if interested

Lease Takeover – Immediately until July 31st. It is possible to renew at the same price until July 2022. Apartment 1 BD/1BA at Continuum. 10 min/walk from Campus. 1130$ (plus a discount) with all utilities and furniture included (plus Parking + Internet + TV). Continuum is a nice community for graduates with a Pool, a Gym, a Dog Park and a Recreational Room. Contact Joao Pedro Ferreira,