4 Reasons To Live In A Dorm

Dec 17th, 2019 in College Students, Gainesville, & On Campus

Dorm living is a staple college — living with roommates, meeting new people, and learning to live on your own. It teaches students responsibilities and allows them to ...

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10 Reasons To Live Off Campus

Nov 28th, 2018 in College Students, Gainesville, Gainesville Apartments, How To's, On Campus, & Your Apartment

In years past, affordable college housing was limited to plain old dorm rooms. But things have changed. Innovations in housing design, pricing, and features ...

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Tips for Living Near UF

Jul 11th, 2018 in College Students, Gainesville, Gainesville Apartments, & On Campus

Often for UF students, the best college experiences include time spent exploring the vibrant culture and attractions of the city of Gainesville. From a dorm-room on campus, things outside ...

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One Bedroom vs. Studio Apartments: What's the Difference?

Mar 13th, 2018 in College Students, Gainesville, Gainesville Apartments, Home & Decor, On Campus, & Orlando

Choosing the perfect apartment is a process that involves a bounty of decisions, from the cost of rent to the location of the community. But something else ...

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5 Apartment Must-Haves for Every Florida Gator

Feb 13th, 2018 in College Students, Gainesville, Gainesville Apartments, Home & Decor, On Campus, & Your Apartment

The University of Florida is bolstered by a great community of Gator fans who support both the school as well as one another. One way to proclaim membership ...

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Get to Know Gainesville: A Guide to Local Neighborhoods

Jul 12th, 2017 in College Students, Gainesville, Gainesville Apartments, On Campus, & Your Apartment

Moving to a new area can be both exciting and stressful. There are so many living options available, each with their own benefits. That said, with so many options, choosing a place to live can be overwhelming. You want to make sure you are living...

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Retro Florida v.s. Georgia Posters

Nov 1st, 2013 in On Campus, & Weekend

In anticipation for this weekend's Florida v. s. Georgia game we wanted to share these retro prints from the 1950s. Maybe this will give the team a little motivation. Staying in? Try some of our Game Day Recipes for your tailgate and ind out where you can watch UFvsUGA here.

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Five Easy Tailgate Dishes to Try

Sep 20th, 2013 in Eats, How To's, Local Events, On Campus, & Weekend

Happy Friday folks! On the eve of the Florida v. s. Tennessee game we've racked up some of the easiest (but impressive) tailgate recipes. Why not give them a try? See these and other ideas on our Game Day Eats board on Pinterest and download our free tailgate checklist here.

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Football for Dummies: Sound like a Pro

Sep 5th, 2013 in On Campus, & Weekend

Obviously it’s possible to enjoy football without knowing much about the game itself (Hello tailgating!) But just think of all the fun − and informed conversations − you can have if you actually understand what the heck is going on.

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A Florida Five: things on our radar for this weekend's home game

Aug 29th, 2013 in Gainesville, Local Events, On Campus, & Weekend

This weekend marks the start of Gator Football season - on Saturday Florida takes on Toledo in the Swamp. And other than crushing the opponent winning here are a few things on our radar. See these and other goodies on our Orange & Blue Anything board on Pinterest.

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Florida Instagrammers Roundup

Aug 12th, 2013 in Gainesville, Local Events, & On Campus

Sometimes we see something sooo good on Instagram we just have to share it. This week we're loving these photos from around Gainesville Florida - each showing a little something special (and different) about our town. Take a look at these users' interesting lens on our city.

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The Top Trends for College Apartments

Jul 24th, 2013 in Home & Decor, How To's, On Campus, & Your Apartment

Today's guest blogger is Jorie Walton of Dormify. Jorie is a Dormify Style Advisor and trendsetter when it comes to decorating college apartments and maximising space in a way that you (and maybe your roommate) can enjoy.

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5 Events you can't miss in Gainesville

Jul 2nd, 2013 in Gainesville, Local Events, On Campus, & Weekend

Here's a few upcoming events in our area to pencil in your calendar. Show us your stars and stripes with hashtag #CMCfourth on Instgram or Twitter - and keep up with all the goodness of Summer with our Summer Lovin' board on Pinterest. 1.

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Breaking Down March Madness

Mar 18th, 2013 in Gainesville, On Campus, & Orlando

Let me preface this post with saying that I'm the 2012 Bracket Winner of our office. BOOM! (but honestly I think it was sheer luck... or fluke). I got a fever and the only prescription is more March Madness.

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Team CMC tags Gainesville #AsSeenInGNV

Mar 14th, 2013 in Gainesville, Local Events, & On Campus

This week we tabled on campus at the UF Off Campus Housing Fair - we all agree it was the best one yet.

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Calling all Gators! Always Orange, Forever Blue: UF's Family Weekend Spring 2013

Feb 12th, 2013 in Gainesville, Local Events, On Campus, & Weekend

Calling all Gators. Next weekend the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Florida is hosting the first-ever Family Weekend "Always Orange Forever Blue" on February 22nd through 24th.

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How CMC does Homecoming

Nov 9th, 2012 in Gainesville, & On Campus

If you're a Gainesville native you know UF Homecoming is sort of like our personal self-appointed public holiday.

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{What I'd Wear} :: To the FL-GA Game

Oct 24th, 2012 in Gainesville, Local Events, & On Campus

What's on everyone's minds this weekend? The Florida | Georgia game of course! We gathered some style savvy CMC ladies [Natalia Crystal Meghann and me!] to come up with easy-to-create looks for gameday style.

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Our challenge to you: Try not to have a good time at Peanuts Naturally

Oct 15th, 2012 in Gainesville, Local Events, & On Campus

Lucy Van Pelt once said: Try not to have a good time... This is supposed to be educational But I dare you I double dog dare you NOT to have a great time at the exhibit Peanuts... Naturally: Charlie Brown and Friends Explore Nature.

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Join the staff team for Gator Growl 2012

Oct 8th, 2012 in Local Events, & On Campus

Interested in working on Gator Growl? In it's 89th year University of Florida Gator Growl the nation's largest student run pep rally would like to extend an invitation for YOU to become a part of this tradition.

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Get the CMC Discount at Dormify

Sep 18th, 2012 in Gainesville, Home & Decor, On Campus, & Orlando

We're in love with Dormify - the latest buzz on our radar for trendy furnishings and home decor that caters to students and anyone fun-loving. Dormify is great because as you guessed it it's all about dorms and student-style housing.

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Video of Gator Marching Band in London

Aug 8th, 2012 in Gainesville, On Campus, & Orlando

We couldn't be prouder of our University of Florida Gator Marching Band. They are the first-ever non-British marching band to perform at The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace and the only American band in attendance at the Olympic games.

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Architecture and Fine Arts Library

Aug 6th, 2012 in Gainesville, & On Campus

Interesting study areas inspiring volumes and a hideaway location. The Architecture and Fine Arts Library (also known as AFA) at the University of Florida is a great hideaway for higher learning.

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CMC Spotlight: She's Silly4Lilly, Pulitzer that is

Jul 27th, 2012 in How To's, & On Campus

When we heard one of our employees was creating custom hand-painted orders we had to do a CMC Employee Spotlight (plus it's been a while since our last one). If you're looking for cute items with a splash of Lilly then you want to check out Meghann Misiak of Silly4Lilly.

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Review: 101 Cantina - Gainesville's Modern Mexican

Jul 17th, 2012 in Eats, Gainesville, & On Campus

If you didn't frequent Midtown then 101 Cantina will make you want to go. This restaurant sits between Buckman Drive/ 17th Street and University Avenue across from the UF campus in the heart of Midtown WITH a parking lot - and good thing too because the place can get packed.

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UF Law Library Review

Jul 16th, 2012 in On Campus

Summer classes are underway and that means it's time to hit the books again. These days studying in your Gainesville apartment room doesn't cut it. Personally I find the need to be surrounded by studious people to stay motivated. Luckily it's not hard finding a place to study.

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Welcome to UF Class of 2016 - a Freshie's look at UF Preview

Jul 11th, 2012 in Gainesville, & On Campus

Summer B has begun and both Santa Fe College and University of Florida campuses are finally looking lively.

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Nap Time on Campus

Jul 9th, 2012 in Gainesville, How To's, & On Campus

Class can be exhausting and staying on campus is sometimes a necessity! That said we made a list of places to take a rest when it all becomes too much. Pillows not required oversized book bags to lean on encouraged.

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UF Education Library Review in Gainesville, FL

Jun 25th, 2012 in Gainesville, & On Campus

Though your Gainesville apartment may be quiet and cozy for study time there are some awesome advantages to getting work done on campus. The University of Florida Education Library located at 1500 Norman Hall offers so much more than just books and journals.

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Awesome Life starts at CMC : Our day at the 2012 UF Off Campus Housing Fair

Mar 29th, 2012 in Gainesville, Local Events, & On Campus

We ended the month of March at the University of Florida's 2012 Spring Housing Fair. Armed with our AwesomeLife swag #MadeinGNV hashtag and a bunch of mustaches; we unloaded at the Reitz Union ready for the swarm of students.

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Fun with Full Sail University

Mar 8th, 2012 in Local Events, On Campus, & Orlando

This week our team at Hunter's Ridge Apartments got to hang out with friends from Full Sail University just before they hosted their monthly behind-the-scenes campus tour for incoming students.

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NAA Student Housing Conference - Team CMC in Las Vegas

Mar 5th, 2012 in Eats, Local Events, & On Campus

We're back in one piece after four very bumpy flights to and from Las Vegas this week. On the plus side we flew over the Grand Canyon! Some of our corporate members headed west for the annual 2012 NAA Student Housing Conference at the Wynn Hotel and Conference center.

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CMC Apartments at UF Graduate Students Orientation

Aug 15th, 2011 in Gainesville, Local Events, & On Campus

This month we were thrilled to be invited to the University of Florida New Graduate Student Orientation expo. Our booth was included along with other great student organizations and members of the business community. It was really nice seeing the greater Gator Nation at this event.

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FREE GameDay Tees ON US!!!

Mar 17th, 2011 in Gainesville, Gainesville Apartments, Local Events, & On Campus

We're ponying up for the UF Housing Fair being held on Wednesday March 23rd at the Reitz Union on the University of Florida campus. Swag is being delivered to our office by the truckload! Here's a sneak peak.

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President Obama at your High School Commencement

Mar 2nd, 2011 in Gainesville, Local Events, On Campus, & Orlando

Sounds unbelievable right? Wrong. It could actually happen with a little help from one of my favorite recording artists John Legend .

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CMC at the UCF Housing Fair

Feb 25th, 2011 in Local Events, On Campus, & Orlando

Hey Orlando! If you missed out on all the fun on campus – here is the recap! This week CMC’s Orlando and Winter Park apartment teams spent the day at UCF housing fair.

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TEDxUF Talk at the University of Florida

Feb 18th, 2011 in Gainesville, On Campus, & Weekend

I’ll start by saying TEDxUF is an invitation-only event held annually at the University of Florida – but oh so worth it! We hope you’ve heard of the TED Talks – a collection of speakers performers and demos that cover anything inspiring creative entrepreneurial technologically groundbreaking fascinatingly strange incredulous discoveries…

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You can wear orange for anything!

Oct 26th, 2010 in Gainesville, & On Campus

Well in this case Halloween and the Florida football so we're getting into the spirit at the office! You know in Gainesville we take any opportunity we get to celebrate something that's orange or blue and we wanted to share these two goodies.

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Freshman 15 Burger at The Swamp

Oct 21st, 2010 in Eats, Gainesville, & On Campus

After an awesome dinner last night at The Swamp with some colleagues from INsite magazine neutral7 Roombug and University House we were totally compelled to write this post.

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College Colors Day 2010

Sep 1st, 2010 in Gainesville, & On Campus

So who's ready for school spirit? This Friday Sept 3rd is College Colors Day a national movement to get everyone in their alumni best. We'd love to see some pics if you participate! Post them on our Facebook Page. From CMC Blog Posts

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RTS plans route to SFC and GRA this fall!

Jul 16th, 2010 in Gainesville, Gainesville Apartments, & On Campus

For those not too familiar with the acronyms we mean Gainesville Regional Transport Service is creating a route to Santa Fe College and Gainesville Regional Airport this fall. We think it's great news and a much needed service.

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Finally! Flights from GNV to Mia

Jun 29th, 2010 in Gainesville, & On Campus

Well it took  a little while to get back here but it was a pleasant surprise to open this morning's Gainesville Sun and read their headline about American Airlines picking up service from Gainesville Regional Airport to Miami International.

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Census & Students - does this include me?

Apr 14th, 2010 in Gainesville, Gainesville Apartments, & On Campus

We sensed some unrest with the 2010 Census and wanted to share some information with you. You may think you don't need to complete and return a census form because you only "rent" in Gainesville but here's the scoop.

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