Out of Stater Gator

Who We Are

The Out of Stater Gators LLC in Broward Hall is a community of Gators from outside the state of Florida, and focuses on the unique needs and interests of this population. Out of State students are paired with an in state (Florida) resident roommate.

Resident Perspective

“I LOVE living here!
– OOSG LLC Resident’ 20

Community Goals

Students who engage in this community will be able to:


    Identify three people outside of their roommate who they spend time with on their floor.

  • Connect

    Connect with at least one local organization that provides a connection to Gainesville/UF.

  • Share

    Share their unique experience transitioning to the University of Florida from Out of State.

Community Highlights

The Office of off Campus Life partners with this community and shared and highlights and host opportunities to connect in the Gainesville and Alachua County Community.

Broward Area Amenities

  • Broward Rec Room

    Broward Recreation Room: equipped with a ping-pong table and pool table. Equipment can be checked out for free at the Area Desk.

  • Gathering Spaces

    The Broward Library (first floor) and basement (ground level) are suited with furniature to accomodate, large, small, and individual study and social engagements. Check the space reservation calendars for availability.

  • Eateries Near by

    Broward Hall is co-located to several campus eateries. The Fresh Food Company by Gator Dining, a Chick-a-fila, and a POD convenient store market are all just steps away from your Broward Residence Hall and offer a variety of grab and go and freshly-made dine-in food options.

Why Join?

The Out of Stater Gator Living Learning Community aims to connect students from across the nation that find a new home at UF. The community is shaped so that students can be their own authors of their experiences while also growing through involvement in leadership positions, career exploration and preparing for internships, intentional wellness, and striving for new goals in Academic Achievement. This community also strives to help connect students to the surrounding Gainesville area.
Tina Strock
Out of Stater Gator LLC RA