Office of University Housing


If you would like to place your name on the Waiting List, please complete the form below. Please be aware that you must still apply for housing via our online portal in order to secure a bedspace for the 2020-2021 Academic School Year. Signing up for the wait list does NOT mean you will get a bedspace in this residence hall. If you have more questions please contact our office at (850) 599-3651.

As of November 8, 2019, FAMU Village East & West will be dedicated and named after FAMU Alumnus and Tuskegee Airman Lt. James R. Polkinghorne Jr. The facility's official name will be
 Lt. James R. Polkinghorne, Jr. Village.

Lt. James R. Polkinghorne, Jr. Village East & West Rental Rates
Room Type
Fall 2019/Spring 2020
Per Semester
Summer 2020
C Term

Summer 2020
A or B Term


Ready for the Suite-Style living? Lt. James R. Polkinghorne, Jr. Village East & West offers:

  • Diverse and an eclectic array of programming for students including Rattlers Recycle, Book Bash, Spring Egg Hunt, and Consent is Sexy.
  • Healthy and friendly competitive environment through Battle of the Floors, a building-wide competition where residents join together within their communities and each floor competes for the title of "Best Floor" in the residence hall.
  • Ten (10) Living and Learning Communities, allowing students to live with someone who they share the same interests and academic majors with.
  • Encourages leadership opportunities as well as engage with residents in a FAMUly environment in the Game Day Lounge area.
Want to know more? Check out the facility's amenities:
  • Surveillance Cameras
  • 24/7 front desk staff
  • Fully Furnished
  • Computer Labs
  • Two smart multipurpose rooms
  • Game Day Lounge room
  • Laundry rooms
  • Community/Study rooms
  • Wired and wireless internet connection in all rooms
  • Electronic key access to building entry
  • Utilities included in rent (electricity, cable, A/C & heating, internet)
  • Elevators
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Bike racks

Contact Info

1596 Gibbs Hall Trail
Lower Level of Gibbs Hall
Tallahassee, FL 32307

P: 850.599.3651
F: 850.561.2620