Residential Options

College Owned Apartments

Apartment-style housing is also available at Florida Southern. Living arrangements consist of one- or two-bedroom units, with living rooms and kitchens, and are generally reserved for our more mature students looking for a more independent lifestyle.

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Colony Arms

These apartments located on Success Avenue, one of Lakeland’s loveliest streets, offer independent living moments from campus. Each of these spacious units offer ample living space, nice size kitchens, and plenty of parking.

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Lake Hollingsworth Apartments

Conveniently located on the corner of Lake Hollingsworth Drive and Crystal Lake Drive, the Lake Hollingsworth Apartment Complex boasts spacious one- and two-bedroom apartment options for qualified upper class students and is just a short walk or drive away from campus.

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Garden Apartments

Located in Lakeland’s Garden District, the design combines historic Florida bungalow style with traditional structures that recall Ivy League campuses. On premises washer and dryer units, meeting rooms, and shared unit kitchens.

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Lake Morton Apartments

A short walk to campus, these high-style “villas” offer modern convenience coupled with independent living. This complex, which overlooks lovely Lake Morton, is comprised of 77 units each outfitted with ceiling fans, walk-in closets, dishwashers, and sleek IKEA furnishings.

Upperclassmen Options

As an upper-class student, you’ll have a wide variety of residence halls from which to choose.

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Hollis Hall

Hollis Hall is located on the east side of campus across the street from the Publix Commons. Hollis is part of a three-building upper class student residential community that includes Miller Hall and Dell Hall. It is a traditional style residence hall offering spacious double rooms for residents.

Gender: Co-ed (by floor)

Room Type: Doubles

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Miller Hall

Completed in January 2004, Miller Hall connects Hollis Hall and Dell Hall to form a larger living community. You can choose between single- and double-occupancy rooms with a shared bath. Miller Hall houses male and female students on separate floors.

Gender: Co-ed (by floor)

Room Type: Singles & Doubles

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Greek Village

A grouping of four residence halls, Greek Village consist of Jenkins Hall and the three buildings that comprise the Publix Commons. Jenkins Hall, located on the corner of Duke Place and Harvard Road, offers double-occupancy rooms and floor bathrooms. Publix Commons is conveniently located on the corner of McDonald Street and Ingraham Avenue, close to just about everything on campus. All three buildings offer suite-style living in which six students reside in single-occupancy or double-occupancy rooms and share a living area and bathroom, Publix 62 and 63 are for female students and also serve as the home for the FSC sororities and females who choose to live independently. Jenkins Hall and Publix 61 are male residence halls and home to FSC fraternities and independent men.

Gender: Co-ed (by building)

Room Type: Singles & Doubles

First-Year Halls

Your first year on campus is likely to be a bit overwhelming as you become acclimated to your new home. At FSC, we’ll help ease your transition with living environments dedicated specifically to first-year students.

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Joseph-Reynolds Hall

Affectionately known as “JR,” one of the four original buildings on campus, it combines everything you’d want in a residence hall: history, personality, and functionality. Community life is big here—the women of JR form groups within the building as a whole and also within the “wings” and smaller hallways.

Gender: Female

Room Type: Singles, Doubles, Triples, and Quads

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Allan Spivey Hall

Also one of four original buildings on campus, “Spivey,” as it’s called, offers a relatively traditional hall setting. A four-story building, Spivey stands adjacent to Joseph-Reynolds Hall in the center of campus and is conveniently located between Edge Hall and the Ordway Building.

Gender: Male

Room Type: Singles, Doubles, Triples, and Quads

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Dell Hall

Dell Hall is a traditional residence hall housing both male and female students consisting of double-occupancy rooms with furnishings built into the design of the facility. Dell is home to many first-year students.

Gender: Co-ed (by floor)

Room Type: Doubles

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Barnett Residential Life Complex

The gift of alumni Carol ’79 and Barney Barnett ’65, Wesley Hall & Nicholas Hall, named in honor of their sons, are the two buildings that compose the architecturally revolutionary Barnett Residential Life Center, designed by world-renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern. These stunning, four-story masterpieces house first-year student with rooms notable for their views of magnificent Lake Hollingsworth. Each building boasts four student lounges and a large student kitchen.

Gender: Co-ed (by floor)

Room Type: Singles & Doubles