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UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center

UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center


UF/IFAS CREC dormitory space is for University of Florida students seeking a UF degree and academic visitors. The dorms are to be used as temporary accommodation for newly arriving residents until they can get acquainted with the area and find other housing. Dorm facilities contain shared living, dining, laundry, and kitchen areas 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
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

Dorm Photo Gallery (Click Here)