Tag Archives: housing
Average rental rate increased 3 percent
Florida’s first gender-neutral dorms will open spring 2012 at USF
Where does UNF stand on housing LGBT students in their own dormitories?
Student’s who live off campus are sometimes required by their landlords to purchase renter’s insurance, but is it worth it?
During a series of meetings throughout the Fall 2008 and Spring 2009 semesters, the UNF Parking Services Council decided to make two changes to parking services: a night-time premium permit option and a chance for students working on campus to upgrade their discount permit to premium. “The core of campus is moving north as the [...]
Feb. 9 – Information (Building 45) – Eight black, white and blue photo prints were taken from a wall in the entrance hallway to the Print Lab. Students had displayed the photos, which had no monetary value. Feb. 12 – Criminal Mischief (Housing mailboxes) – Goose eggs were thrown against the rear side of the [...]
Dear Editor, When people feel the need to complain about Parking Services, they should delve deep and recall the beginning of each fall semester. There is a reprieve for each new semester when the parking staff does not ticket students. Cars park in the street and block traffic. They park in the grass and destroy [...]
Dear Editor, While I appreciate the Spinnaker’s article Jan. 29 entitled “Fountains expensive but worth it for students,” I’d like to clarify a couple of points from the editorial that ran that same week. A commonly unrecognized fact regarding UNF housing rates compared to area properties is that student residents pay an all-inclusive amount for [...]
Anna Renfroe’s day begins at 6:30 a.m. Living with three girls with disabilities, everyday she helps them wake up for school, fix breakfast and walk them to the bus stop. Afterward, Renfroe has a full load of classes and helps the girls plan dinner when the day is done. On other days, she takes the girls grocery shopping, bowling and out to dinner.
This is Renfroe’s life as an On Campus Transition Program mentor and housing assistant.
“I figured [working with the On Campus Transition program] would be a good opportunity to really learn about people with disabilities and get hands-on experience,” said Renfroe, a senior elementary education major.
In August 2007, The Arc Jacksonville and UNF partnered to begin the On Campus Transition program at UNF. It is run by volunteers of UNF peers.