Congratulations on your summer internship! As an intern in beautiful East Orlando, the University of Central Florida is an ideal location for your stay. In contrast to hotels or typical apartments, intern housing provided on the UCF campus offers the opportunity to save money while staying in a convenient location with no long-term commitment. This academically-focused environment fosters community and supports success.
The beautiful Lake Claire Apartments is the ideal community for summer interns. Each apartment has four single bedrooms, with shared living space. Each bedroom is keyed independently. The apartments include basic furniture: stove, refrigerator, table, four chairs, love seat, coffee table, extra-long twin beds, dresser, and a desk. Utilities, TV cable and internet access are included as well. For a closer look, click here to view a brief video of the Lake Claire Apartments.
Dates of availability:
May 13 - August 3, 2018
Interns must agree to follow and abide by all rules and regulations as set forth in the agreement. Interns must further agree to abide by: all local, state and federal laws, the UCF "Golden Rule", and the UCF Community Standards Guide as well as any other rules which may be implemented.
Agreements must be mailed back to:
Housing Conference Services-Intern Program
PO Box 26000
Orlando, FL 32816
- Interns must be 18 years of age or older upon signing the agreement. Proof of DOB is required (copy of driver's license).
- Interns must be college students and able to provide proof of enrollment. Proof must be an official transcript.
- Validation of internship/work program is also required. This should be in the form of a letter from intern's supervisor or human resources department.
The above items can be emailed, faxed or mailed to the:
UCF Housing Conference Services Office
FAX 407 823-0193
UCF Housing Conference Services, PO Box 26000, Orlando FL 32816
Please note that all apartments are non-smoking units.
Checks-ins are done at each respective community office. The office is available for check-in Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The apartments bedrooms are rented on a weekly basis with a two week minimum stay.
Plan 1 $231 per person
Linen Package $20.00 - one-time flat rate
Intern Housing includes furnishings, but does not include linens, unless a linen package is purchased.
Linen Package Two (2) sheets, one (1) pillow, one (1) pillowcase, one (1) blanket, two (2) bath towels, two (2) washcloths. The guest is responsible for laundering during their stay. Linen must be returned at the end of the stay.
Interns will be required to make a two week pre-payment at the time of submitting their agreement in order to secure their space. Payment will go towards rent due. The pre-payment is non-refundable.
Refunds for late arrivals or early departures will not be given.
If the intern is bringing a car they will be required to purchase a parking decal at the UCF Parking and Transportation Office. Please note that interns will not be able to apply for a decal on-line as they are not a UCF student. They will want to fill out the attached Parking Permit Application and take to the Parking Services Office once on campus.
An on-campus Recreation and Wellness pass is available at the Rec and Wellness Center for a fee (main campus).
Corporate requests can be made for groups of interns, however each intern must complete an individual application.
Additional charges may apply following check out. Interns and/or their companies will be charged accordingly for any necessary cleaning, damages or other appropriate charges.
- Intern completes online application/agreement
- Intern submits pre-payment with proof of collegiate enrollment, verification of internship, and copy of driver's license
- Email sent by UCF-Housing Conference Services confirming lodging assignment, requesting remainder of rent payment and detailing check-in procedures
- Remainder of rent paid prior to check in
- Intern checks in and receives apartment keys, internet log-in information, intern welcome information, UCF Community Living Guide, and room inventory sheet. Intern will visit the appropriate parking office (if bringing a car to campus)
- Intern will receive check out information from their Conference Ambassador
- Intern cleans apartment, checks out, returns keys back to the specific community Area Office and completes evaluation form
- Additional charges are billed (if applicable)
Intern Housing FAQ
For postal information please visit mailing addresses page.
Interns must purchase a parking permit if they will be bringing a car to campus. To purchase a UCF parking permit for the on campus apartments, go to Parking Services, located in the Northeast corner of the 'B' parking garage. Interns much have a valid driver's license and vehicle registration. They must inform the attendant what community they are residing in and that they are part of the Housing Summer Internship program. For any additional information, contact UCF Parking Services at 407 823-5812.
All apartment communities have laundry facilities. There is nominal fee to use these.
All rooms are equipped with a 'live' cable TV connection. Interns will need to bring their own TV as well as cable connector.
Interns will want to bring their own linens for the extra-long twin beds, or purchase a linen package mentioned above.
The UCF apartments have wi-fi and ethernet connections.
Community Living Standards
Interns can view the community living standards here.
At Your Service 24 Hours A Day
Over the summer, UCF Housing Facilities have Conference Ambassadors (CAs) who reside in the buildings. The CAs share on-call responsibilities with our Residence Hall and Apartment Patrol, ensuring that there is always a member of UCF Housing to assist you 24 hours a day.
Lake Claire Office, 407 882-5000
The Recreation and Wellness Center
The main UCF campus has a state of the art recreational facility. To obtain usage call 407 823-5446, identify yourself as a summer intern living at the Lake Claire Apartments. You will also need a photo ID. There is a fee for use, during your stay.
Maintenance and Custodial Issues
The Housekeeping staff will enter the apartments on a weekly or bi-weekly basis to clean the bathrooms. If you come across any issues in your room that require special attention from our Physical Plant-Maintenance and Custodial Staff, first jot it down on your inventory. Then, call your request in to the office. A representative should be by your room sometime within 48 hours of the call. If you are not home, don't worry... the representative will leave you a note regarding the status of the request. You may also put in your request on the web at: www.fo.ucf.edu. Click on the "Submit Online Request" button and fill out the form.
Please remember that the consumption of alcohol is only permitted in the rooms of those that are of legal drinking age. Alcohol is not permitted in the hallways or common areas. (Refer to the UCF- Community Standards Guide for more information).
Suggested Intern Packing List
- Sheets: x-long twin 80"
- Pillowcases & pillow(s)
- Blanket & comforter
- Mattress pad
- Towels & washcloths
- Alarm clock
- Wastebasket & plastic liners
- Television (cable ready with cable cord)
- Stereo (with headphones)
- Power Strip *(120 volt U.L. approved/built in manual reset 15 amp circuit breaker/Maximum length cord six (6) feet/maximum six (6) outlets at end of cord
- Laundry bag and laundry supplies
- Microwave (no more than 1000 watts)
- Pots & pans
- Cooking utensils
- Eating utensils
Items to Leave at Home
- Pets (other than fish in a 10 gallon or smaller tank)
- Bed lofts or risers
- Firearms or explosives
- Any type of gun/weapon (toy: bb guns, airsoft guns, pellet guns, bow and arrow etc.)
- Illegal drugs
- Broiler/Toaster ovens, heaters, hot plates and other "open element" appliances (George Foreman grills)
- Devices using an open flame, such as: candles, portable gas stoves, grills, fondue pots, gas burner hot plates, or gas lanterns
For additional information visit: www.housing.ucf.edu/movein
If a hurricane was ever to target the Orlando area, you need to know what will be expected of you, and what you can expect from the University.
Q: Where will I go during a hurricane?
A: If a hurricane was expected to hit the University area, UCF would be closed, and you will be encouraged to go home. However, if you are unable to go home, or if you believe that you will be in more danger by doing so, you may remain at UCF and go to the university designated shelter. However, You must contact the duty station to inform the staff that you are staying.
Q: Will I be allowed to remain in the residence halls?
A: NO. No one will be allowed to remain in the residence halls if UCF decides to open a shelter on campus. Your CA will be informed that a shelter has been opened. At that time, the CA will evacuate everyone from the buildings to the shelter, where you will have to remain until it is safe to return to the halls.
Q: What should I bring with me if I have to go to the shelter?
A: You should bring the following items with you to the shelter: Three days' worth of clothes, a sleeping bag or blanket, a pad to sleep on, toiletries, any prescription medication, important papers, snacks to eat, a small radio with batteries, a flashlight, portable cell phone charger and small games. Things that will not be allowed in the shelter: pets, alcohol, tobacco products or weapons.
If you have any other questions about what to expect during a hurricane, go to: http://www.emergency.ucf.edu/hurricanes.html
Use the following tips to stay safe:
KEEP DOORS LOCKED at all times, even if you are inside the room, or leaving for only a few seconds. Lock the windows, as well.
NEVER PROP DOORS OPEN because anyone could walk in for any reason.
USE THE PEEPHOLE to see who is at the door. Ask for a picture ID before letting a staff member enter. Never let strangers into your room or building.
REPORT BROKEN LOCKS, doors, windows, and lights to the the Lake Claire Apartments Office (407-882-5000).
DO NOT LEAVE YOUR KEY UNATTENDED. Never loan your keys or ID to anyone, even friends.
DRAW CURTAINS AND BLINDS at night, whether you are home or not. It keeps thieves from seeing into your room.
KEEP MONEY AND JEWELRY locked in a safe place. Always keep all of your valuables out of sight.
REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY to the Police.