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Lakeview Village

Lakeview Village, one of our newest residencies, includes fully-furnished rooms, wi-fi, cable, HBO, and a private pool. It is steps away from our two-story recreation and fitness center. Lakeview is located next to FIU Stadium, where our football team plays, and nearby is also the U.S. Century Bank Arena, where our basketball and indoor volleyball teams play.

The Lakeview community is home to 800 residents and 20 Resident Assistants. There are two Living & Learning Communities where students are brought together to share the experience and help each other succeed.

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Lakeview residents enjoy:

  • Fully furnished rooms and a 24-hour front desk
  • Multiple common study areas & free tutoring
  • 24-hour campus police patrols
  • Unlimited breakfast, lunch and dinner at The Fresh Food Company
  • Recreation Center
  • Wi-fi and Cable (HBO included)
  • Pool and sand volleyball courts

 

  • Breezeway Café (convenience store) open daily until 2 a.m.
  • Walking distance to all home sporting events (attendance is free for students)
  • Walking distance to medical and wellness screenings (free for students) and the pharmacy at the Student Health Complex

 

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Download the Housing Agreement

Instructions: Print and fill out the housing agreement and mail or drop off a copy along with your $100 processing fee to the FIU Housing Office.

Please note that payment must be made via check, money order or traveler’s check and must be drawn on a U.S. bank.

FIU Housing Office
University Towers 121
Miami, Florida, 33199

Tel: 305-348-4190
Fax: 305-348-4295
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

We asked our residents to tell us why they love living on campus.
Here are 8 reasons, in no particular order:

“…spending $80 on gas for the whole semester.” Whether you’re coming from another country or you live down the street, everyone can relate to the high cost of gas and transportation. Make sure to factor in the money you’ll save living on campus when comparing expenses between on-campus and off-campus living.

“Rolling out of bed and walking to class was pretty cool.” “…super convenient, fun and got to meet my great roommates.” We’ve combined a couple of comments here, but you get the drift. Convenience and fun are a huge part of living on campus.

“Working on projects together, playing board games ‘til very late…” Work hard. Play hard. At the end of a long day, it’s great to have some fun with your friends. A convenience store on the property is open until 2 a.m. and makes killer chocolate chip cookies (just sayin’).

“The resort-like setting of the campus…” Our campuses are drop dead gorgeous. The Modesto A. Maidique Campus, where Lakeview Hall is located, has one of the largest sculpture parks of any university in the country, and the tropical climate means the campus is a lush jungle year ‘round.

“I learned to do laundry.” It’s not glamorous, but, hey, you have to learn to take care of yourself sometime. Why not do it with your peers?

“Library access at all crazy hours.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Residents really take advantage of the long hours when it’s time for midterms or final exams.

“You really become part of a community.” Whether it’s meeting at the library to study, heading to an on-campus sporting event (you can choose from football, baseball, soccer, softball and volleyball) or just chill-laxin’ at Starbucks, you’ll be part of a tight-knit community.

“It’s the full college experience.” This is a big one. You can keep your head down and focus solely on your classes – keep calm and carry on and all that – and we’re sure you’ll graduate and experience success. We’re not knocking it. But life on campus is about making connections and living an experience you’ll never have again for the rest of your life. Seize the moment!

“Lived, worked, played and studied with lots of international students.” Miami is an incredibly diverse city, attracting people from around the globe. So is FIU. If you want to be a citizen of the world, start by living on campus at FIU.

Unlimited Dining

Residents of Lakeview Hall will have unlimited access to The Fresh Food Company, our new completely renovated state-of-the-art dining hall. Every freshman can choose between a 7-day or 5-day a week plan. There’s no worries about getting nutritious food, that meets their needs, when they want it. The Fresh Food Company provides an all-you-care to eat dining experience that includes stations like: Charbroil Grill, Mongolian Grill, Pizza, Pasta, Home Cooking, Breakfast, Omelet, Bakery and Dessert, Salad and Fresh Fruit, Sandwich Deli and more. The Fresh Food Company is open 7 days a week for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Night service.

VIP 5 - Unlimited visits to The Fresh Food Company any 5 days of the week and $325 in dining dollars for other locations on campus.

VIP 7 - Unlimited visits to The Fresh Food Company 7 days a week and $125 in dining dollars for other locations on campus.

Also included with this dining plan are Dining Dollars. Dining Dollars can be used at the 27 retail food service venues on FIU’s campuses including Starbucks, Moe’s Southwestern Grill, Subway, Salad Creations, Chick Fil A, Pollo Tropical, Chili’s Too, Sushi Maki, Papa Johns, Jamba Juice, Einstein Bros., The Breezeway Café, and many more.

 

Living & Learning Communities at Lakeview

Living Learning Communities offer the instant benefit of living with others who share your interests or major. The communities are designed with you in mind – they’re a great way for you to make friends and can help you excel academically.

First Year Residents Succeeding Together (FYRST)

FYRST helps students acclimate to FIU in a fun and supportive environment. Participants can also take the required Freshmen Experience class right in the residence hall and have easy access to student and faculty mentors. Community service opportunities and a variety of programs and workshops enable students to meet one another, get involved in the university community, and gain important skills in and out of the classroom.

Architecture + The Arts Community

Students from the College of Architecture + The Arts are encouraged to live in the Architecture and Arts Community in Lakeview Hall South, where FIU faculty and Residential Life staff work together to provide students with special programming, events and the convenience of living in close proximity with other students who share the same major and interests. Students benefit from living and studying with their peers and faculty and being more involved in their college.