Roomate Relations: A How-To Guide

College is one of the life's most exciting experiences. It is a time to be free, live among peers and find ourselves. But the liberating living situations we encounter can teach us a lot about ourselves and how other people live--and that sharing space is no walk in the park. This site is a guide to navigating roommate issues, from choosing who to live with to setting boundaries to coping with problems.

University of Florida student Megan Budd has had her share of roommate foibles with strangers and best friends alike, and she shares her personal experiences and opinions on the issue. Housing expert Maikel Alendy, a Community Resource Assistant for the UF Department of Housing also shares his professional expertise.