24-year-old mechanical engineering major Kate McPartland’s hotel bedroom is a king single that she pays $5,680 for, a price higher than any listed on-campus rate. Photo by Violet Castano

A look at life for students staying at Fairfield Inn

September 15, 2018

For the past month, more than 100 students have been living in a hotel two miles away from FAU. Why? Because Housing oversigned on contracts — whose rules may not be enforceable off campus.

The Fairfield Inn & Suites, located near FAU and Cinemark Palace 20 movie theater, will be the temporary housing for students who were told on campus housing was overbooked. Photo by Alexander Rodriguez

Over 100 FAU students will live in a hotel instead of a dorm this semester

August 16, 2018

Editor's note | August 22, 3:45 p.m. The previous version of this story incorrectly stated students haven't lived in hotels ...