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UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center

UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center

Student Health Resources


CREC dormitory space is for UF students seeking a UF degree, postdocs, and academic visitors (student or faculty). The dorms are to be used as a temporary accommodation for newly arriving residents until they can get acquainted with the area and find other housing. One room will be reserved for visiting scientists. Dorm facilities contain shared living, dining, laundry, and kitchen area with 8 private rooms and 4 shared bathrooms. Each bathroom is shared by 2 residents. The residents are responsible for cleaning of shared and private spaces, however, biweekly professional cleaning is provided to clean the common spaces.

Leasing Information
Maximum stay is 6 months. The current monthly cost is $250. To apply for housing, please complete the Housing Application Form.

Dorm Guidelines
Click here for Dorm Guidelines
Biweekly inspections
No pets
No smoking
No overnight guests

Transportation Options
Citrus Connection 

Restaurants in Lake Alfred
Dunkin Donuts
Lavender 'N Lace Tea Room
Lake Alfred Diner
Lake Alfred Station
Las Comadres Taqueria y Mariscos
Luigi’s Italian Restaurant
Lang's Taste of Florida Café
Plan B Bar & Grill
The Back Porch

Grocery Stores in the Surrounding Area
Dollar General
Dollar Tree
Family Dollar
Heavenly Honey Amish Warehouse

For more information, email Resident Coordinator Sarah McCoy at with your starting date and faculty advisor's name.

Dorm Photo Gallery (Click Here)

Health Resources

UF Counseling and Wellness Center

Before going to a medical facility, please check your insurance policy.

Local Medical Facilities