Eclipse Safety

The Gainesville, Florida area will experience a partial solar eclipse Monday, August 21, 2017 on opening day of classes for fall semester.  While Gainesville will not be experiencing a total eclipse, there will be a period of several hours of lower than usual light.  The eclipse will begin at approximately 1:15 p.m., peak at 2:47 [...]

UF Office of Graduate Minority Programs Name Change

The UF Office of Graduate Minority Programs has changed its name to the UF Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives.
The Office of Graduate Minority Programs, formed in 1984, is proud of its office’s historical roots.  The term “minority” was coined at a time when the nation was adopting policies and programs that looked to protect the [...]

IT Resources for Graduate Students

UFIT has a variety of resources for graduate students, both on- and off- campus. From printing symposium posters to providing one-on-one trainings, these tools are sure to help. Familiarize yourself with the following services during your time at UF:

Application Support Center (ASC):  Offers Electronic Thesis & Dissertation (ETD) Technical [...]

Use UF’s 24/7 Free Software Lab this Fall

Fall semester is here! A great way to start the semester off strong is to download the UFApps receiver. What is UFApps? It’s a FREE service that provides access to 130 software applications from any location, at any time, anywhere you have an internet connection. Available software options include MATLAB, ArcGIS, and SAS. Many courses require [...]



Gator Junior Golf Association Volunteer Opportunity

The Gator Junior Golf Association is a non-profit youth development program that focuses on teaching life skills to children through the game of golf. Our organization is looking for volunteers to help coach and mentor children in the Gainesville community. Only basic golf knowledge is required. If interested, please email Tori Look at, and [...]

On-Campus Part-time Job

Seeking current UF students with fantastic communication skills as you’ll be contacting UF alumni for various reasons.  Must be able to work Sunday and two days between Mon-Thur during the evening.  At least 9.5 hours/week with opportunity for more.  $8.50/hour.  apply at

Become a Mentor with MentorGNV

MentorGNV is an organization through the University of Florida’s Student Activities and Involvement. Formerly known as MentorUF, MentorGNV makes an effort to volunteer outside the University community into the Gainesville community. On a weekly basis, students get the chance to work with students from elementary school to high school. MentorGNV wants to promote the growth [...]

PACE Center for Girls Fall Internship

Internship assignments vary greatly in terms of content. However, interns are normally involved in some aspect of the programming, administrative, development, special events, and outreach of PACE Center for Girls. Every attempt is made to match the interests of the intern with the needs of the organization. PACE internships are unpaid and require a minimum [...]




Come one, come all, step right up and have a ball! Join RecSports in all the fun at this year’s Recstravaganza, August 24 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Southwest Recreation Center. The event will feature fun carnival-style activities from inflatables to rockwalls, snowcones and so much more! Sport clubs and membership service representatives [...]

Rally in the Swamp – Aug. 20

Rally in the Swamp – August 20th! It’s your first chance back to BHG, so make sure you’re ready for #Swamp17! It starts at 7 PM, all students are free, and gates open at 6 PM so enter through the East entrances. Students can play games for prizes, learn about campus involvement, and get free [...]

#Swamp17 Student Season Tickets

Students – Purchase your student season tickets for this @GatorsFB season now! It’s a huge season with LSU, Tennessee, Texas A&M, and FSU. Season tickets are just $140, so secure them before they’re gone! Check out for more information.

Creative B Movie Series: ‘Back to the Future’

The Florida Museum of Natural History continues its free movie series with “Back to the Future,” released in 1985 and rated PG, on Friday, July 28, at 7 p.m. The museum and Creative B will screen the movie and explore the balance between science and art with an expert panel. The panel discussion starts at [...]

Student Organizations


Help Heal the World

Heal the World is a student organization focused on service around the community and abroad. They offer various volunteering events throughout the school year as well as opportunities for leadership positions and development. Prospective members can keep up with meetings and events through their Facebook page here:

Spoon University – UF Content Producer

Spoon University is looking for passionate leaders, influencers, creators and tastemakers to join the UF chapter and help make Spoon the ultimate food resource on campus. They are looking for writers, photographers, marketers, videographers and social media masters. Joining a Spoon chapter gives you the chance to channel your passion for food while being a [...]

Fall 2017 SG Elections Informational Meeting is August 29

Fall 2017 Student Government Elections are almost here!
To learn more about qualifying or running for office, attend the informational meeting on August 29, 6:30 p.m., in the Chamber on the Ground Level of the J. Wayne Reitz Union.
Save the date! SG Elections will be held Sept. 26 and 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. [...]

Apply to be an Assistant Supervisor of Elections by August 24

Apply to be a part of the Fall 2017 Supervisor of Elections team as an Assistant Supervisor of Elections! Multiple assistants will work with the Supervisor of Elections in planning and holding elections for 50 senators based on where students reside in Gainesville.
Visit and select the “Executive” link to apply no later than August [...]