Trustees OK financing for new U of Florida dorm

Thursday, September 12, 2013

A new dormitory designed with special features to accommodate students with "multiple handicap challenges" is one step closer to becoming a reality at the University of Florida.

The UF board of trustees Tuesday unanimously authorized a $25 million finance plan for the 82,000-square-foot, 255-bed dormitory to be built adjacent to Disability Resource Center in the Yulee housing complex along Southwest 13th Street. It must go to the Florida Board of Governors for final approval.

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