Category: Campus Community

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!

Mountain view

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

street sign

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 […]

UF celebrates Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi American Heritage Month

As the nation celebrates Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi American Heritage Month, UF invites you to expand your own and help grow others’ awareness of intersecting identities, celebrations, stories and empowerment. Please visit this page often for updates on content celebrating the Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi experience at UF. Discover

Summer offers a time to reconnect

Jodi Gentry Square image

You can almost hear a collective sigh as the semester winds down, things grow quieter around campus and we begin to turn our attention to summer plans — this was true even prior to the pandemic. This summer is an especially precious one, as we begin to find ways to reconnect with family and friends […]

Weekend volunteers still needed to assist with UF commencement

graduating student

Earlier this month, President Fuchs reached out to UF faculty and staff, asking them to volunteer in one or more of the Spring 2021 commencement ceremonies. While many have stepped up and volunteered to assist, opportunities are still available to serve in the roles of marshals, a 4.5-hour time commitment, and check-In assistants, a 2.5-hour time […]

Canteen, UF’s snack vendor, stocks shelves at Field & Fork Pantry

Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry

The company that keeps 175 snack machines stocked across the UF and UF Health campuses is now filling shelves at The Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry. Canteen donated nearly 1,000 snack items to the university grocer. The Pantry provides groceries to UF students, staff and faculty who may not have enough to eat — at […]

EEP opens doors to new opportunities for UF faculty and staff

University of Florida

Journalist Sydney J. Harris said, “the whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” While windows open our minds to new perspectives, UF’s Employee Education Program (EEP) creates doorways through which faculty and staff can confidently enter to find themselves somewhere new and better. Modeled after its predecessor, the state-run Tuition Fee Waiver […]

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