Freshmen Student Housing

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Close To Campus

Time is a valuable resource for university students. With close proximity to campus, residents can make it to class, on-campus activities, and social events in record time.

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Roommate-Matching Services

Whether you’re new to Orlando or already have a few roommates in mind, residents can utilize our comprehensive roommate-matching services to find that ideal group of roommates.

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Student-Focused Living

Designed with students in mind, our community hosts a comprehensive array of amenities. Whether it’s a long study session or a relaxing post-finals weekend, our community is the perfect place to be.


Friendly Staff

Our professional on-site management team, maintenance staff, and team members work diligently to ensure any questions or concerns residents may have are swiftly addressed.

The Premier Choice For Off Campus Living

Lavish amenities perfect for a well-balanced student lifestyle!

There’s no better introduction to student housing than The Retreat East. With a premier location just across the street from the University of Central Florida campus, our community provides residents with the freedom of off campus living while still offering the convenience of a short commute to class. Student life isn’t all about coursework, though, which is why our apartments by UCF offer a myriad of lavish amenities to help students lead a well-balanced lifestyle. Students can spend their free time relaxing on our poolside terrace near our resort-style pool or mingling with fellow residents in our 9,000+ square-foot clubhouse. When game day comes around, our outdoor gaming lawn, JumboTron screen, and hammocks, and cabanas are the perfect place to cheer on the Knights with fellow students. When it’s time to get back to the grind, residents can achieve their fitness goals at our two-story fitness center or hit the books in one of our study lounges or at our 24-hour computer lab.

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Modern, Furnished Apartments

Explore spacious, contemporary apartments with updated furniture packages and designer features.

Our off campus housing near UCF has been designed from the ground up to accommodate the needs and wants of students. Inside each of our apartments, residents can find hardwood-style flooring, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, an updated furniture package, and premier high-end finishes throughout. Spacious, private bedrooms offer residents plenty of room to make their own and come with a memory foam mattress set, desk and chair, nightstand, dresser, large closet, and an en-suite bathroom. With living rooms perfect for downtime and socializing with friends and private, spacious floor plans ideal for unwinding, students can live in comfort and style when they call The Retreat East home.

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Live In The Perfect Location Between UCF, Valencia East, And Waterford Shopping Center

Our community is located less than 2 miles from UCF and less than 5 miles from Valencia College East Campus. Residents of our student housing community can easily take our shuttle to UCF or enjoy a short bike ride or drive to get to class. Located within proximity to many restaurants and local hotspots, The Retreat East is the premier place to be for easy access to all your favorite places in Orlando.

  • Recreation and Wellness Center
  • Publix
  • Student Union
  • Target
  • College of Nursing
  • Addition Arena
  • Kobe Japanese Steakhouse
  • Best Buy
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Chili’s
  • Fresh Kitchen
  • Twistee Treat UCF
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Take Our Shuttle To Campus

Since our community offers a shuttle straight to campus, residents can easily get to campus without having to spend the extra time finding on-campus parking. Avoid long commutes with campus shuttles and take advantage of everything The Retreat East has to offer!

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Close To Shopping

Whether you’re looking for the perfect accessory for an outfit or need to gather ingredients for a roommate dinner party, there are plenty of options near The Retreat East. The University Palms Shopping Center is less than half a mile away!

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Nearby Dining Options

Discover all the trendiest eateries Orlando has to offer and satisfy those unique meal cravings without having to travel far. There are a plethora of dining options readily available nearby our community!

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