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Jacksonville University Florida

JU combines the advantages of a liberal arts college with the strengths of an urban comprehensive university. Its academic programs and resources prepare students for success in their chosen careers and for advanced study at the graduate level. Connections with area businesses and civic organizations provide meaningful internships and educational opportunities outside of the classroom.


Living at JU

Jacksonville University is committed to providing students with the best in campus residential living. New apartments have been built and revisions made to existing facilities which offer students more choices, amenities and experiences than ever before.

Student residence facilities include residence halls with single and double rooms and four-person suites; an eight-building Student Residential Village featuring four-bedroom, independent living apartments; a fitness center featuring exercise machines, free weights, and an aerobics studio; a Cybercafe; JU's student-operated FM radio station, WFIN; and student organization offices. Resident students participate in the University meal plan, which has several options.

All residential facilities include computer network connections for Internet, intranet, and e-mail access. Included in all housing fees, students receive in-room, high-speed data access to the JU intranet and the Internet, all utilities, telephone services (including AT&T long distance calling program), and basic cable with more than 100 channels. For a complete list of Housing FAQ's, click here .

Recreation and Wellness Fitness Center

There is no better way to stay fit than in JU's Fitness Center located in Botts Hall next to the Cyber café With Treadmills, exercise bikes, free weights, a new universal station, aerobics room, and much more, there is something for everyone.  It is open to all students, staff, and faculty of JU.  If you would like to teach a fitness class or become a fitness center monitor, please contact the Residential Life Office at 256-7538


If you are looking for a new place to study, the JU pool may be just the place.  Whether you want to catch some Florida sun or work as a lifeguard, the pool has something for everyone.  There are recreational areas as well as lap swimming.  For employment information, please contact Campus Activities at 256-7520.

About Jacksonville and Northeast Florida

Jacksonville offers JU students distinct advantages. With an area population of over one million, the city has numerous public parks hosting organized recreational programs, a major national jazz festival, a professional symphony orchestra, art museums, a science and history museum, and a zoo.

The Jacksonville Landing riverfront festival marketplace and two major shopping malls are within a short drive of the campus. A major convention center and center for the performing arts offer programs year-round, while riverfront reclamation projects have created popular riverwalks on both the north and south banks of the St. Johns River.

For sports enthusiasts, the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars play home games just across the river from the JU campus. Other spectator sports opportunities include minor league baseball, basketball and ice hockey as well as a professional soccer franchise. The Players Championship, a premier event on the PGA tour, the Bausch and Lomb women's Tennis Association tournament and Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) events are held nearby. The World Golf Hall of Fame is less than a half-hour from campus.

Northeast Florida is steeped in history. St. Augustine, founded by Spanish explorers in the 1500's, is the nation's oldest city and is 40 miles south of Jacksonville. Near the campus is Fort Caroline, an ill-fated French Huguenot settlement on the St. Johns River.

For weekends and holidays, Walt Disney World, Seaworld and Universal Studios, located near Orlando, are only a two-and-a-half hour drive away. Space shuttle launches and landings at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are two hours away. And for those who simply want to enjoy Florida's surf and sand, Atlantic Ocean beaches are less than 20 minutes away from the JU campus.

For more information on travel, lodging, dining and attractions in Jacksonville, please visit http://www.visitjacksonville. com .

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Office of Admissions

Jacksonville University

2800 University Blvd North

Jacksonville, FL 32211

Tel: (904)256-7000 or (800)225-2027



Website: www.jacksonville.edu


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