Category: Campus Community

Resources available to help those in need following Tropical Storm Elsa


We hope you and your loved ones were safe throughout Tropical Storm Elsa. If you are in need of assistance, please keep in mind the following resources available to help: UF’s Aid-a-Gator program can provide limited assistance — up to $1,500 per calendar year — to faculty and staff who have experienced a temporary hardship […]

UF Gainesville campus and areas throughout the state close in anticipation of Tropical Storm Elsa


As announced earlier today, due to Tropical Storm Elsa, the university campus in Gainesville will close tomorrow, July 7, and other UF areas throughout the state will have similar closures. UF/IFAS personnel outside of Gainesville should adhere to their county government guidelines on closing. UF Health clinical and core service personnel as well as employees […]

Views from a pandemic

In the Summer 2021 issue of the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions News magazine, some of the college’s faculty, staff and students shared the struggles, surprises and silver linings in an unforgettable year. While there are many universalities in the COVID-19 experience, the article notes, it has affected everyone differently. “I’ve worked […]

UF International Center celebrates 30th anniversary

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The UF International Center (UFIC) is celebrating 30 years. Visit the UFIC website to find out more about the history of the center and its accomplishments, watch interviews with previous directors, view a photo gallery and learn about upcoming events. Discover

UF celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month

As the nation recognizes LGBTQ+ Pride Month, UF is honored to celebrate through the sharing of articles, events and resources. Read about the work alumni are doing in their communities, explore book recommendations and learn about Ally-Gators, the first Gay-Straight Alliance at any dental school in the state of Florida. Visit the website for updates. […]

City of Gainesville and UF partner to introduce electric scooter rentals


On June 7, the City of Gainesville, in collaboration with UF, launched its new Micromobility Pilot Program, enabling three vendors to deploy a small fleet of electric scooters for rent throughout the city and on UF’s campus. E-scooters are available for rent from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, providing a sustainable option for short-distance […]

University to stabilize and expand Baby Gator Child Development Centers

Last week, the UF Board of Trustees approved a plan to stabilize and expand Baby Gator Child Development Centers in an effort to meet some of the program’s most pressing needs and to lay the groundwork for even more expansion and elevation of the program in the years to come. Vice President for Human Resources […]

How are you reconnecting and recharging this summer? Share your summer photos!

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As more people get vaccinated and slowly return to normal life, and with summer finally here, we hope you are finding opportunities to recharge and reconnect with loved ones. In that spirit, we’re inviting you to share your favorite summer photographs now through Aug. 17 for a chance to win one of several UF giveaways. […]

UF partners with city, state to improve pedestrian safety

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The University of Florida, the city of Gainesville and the Florida Department of Transportation continue to create a safer pedestrian and traffic environment on and around campus. In addition to those already completed, projects will continue through the summer and into the fall. The improvements are part of a larger goal referred to as “complete […]

University Press of Florida spring sale


Stock up on summer reading with the University Press of Florida Spring Book Sale. From new releases to bestselling classics, all books are available with discounts and free shipping through June 30. Browse books on the UF Press website and use code SPR21 at checkout. For reading suggestions, browse the Spring & Summer 2021 season […]

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