Campus Articles

UF welcomes students back to campus

With UF offering an increased number of in-person class sections this spring, thousands of students are returning to campus, bringing with them the energy and spirit that fuels the Gator Nation. Though campus life is not back in its entirety just yet, the shift to more on-campus classes will bring the sense of normalcy many students desire. 

UF’s Tim Brophy earns high honor for developing and maintaining academic standards

UF Director of Institutional Assessment Timothy Brophy was recognized for his years of excellence in developing and maintaining academic standards by the national accreditation body whose members are primarily higher education institutions in the South.

Alan M. West appointed as university assistant vice president and treasurer

UF recently selected Alan West, who currently oversees UF’s Division of Finance and Accounting, to serve in the newly created position of university treasurer.

Virtual fall commencement ceremonies scheduled for Dec. 18-19

Nearly 4,000 students will complete their UF degrees and celebrate commencement in virtual ceremonies on Friday and Saturday.

UF gets top marks for wheelchair accessibility on campus

UF was recognized as a top ten wheelchair-friendly university campus by New Mobility Magazine. Editors highlighted accessible spaces across campus, with special recognition to the J. Wayne Reitz Union and Housing and Residence Life's Cypress Hall.

UF’s career center ranked #2 in the country by Best Colleges

The University of Florida's Career Connections Center (C3) has risen to the No. 2 college career centers in country according to the latest rankings by Best Colleges.

UF to begin construction on Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Information Technology

The hall will connect students and researchers from across disciplines and create a hub for advances in computing, communication and cyber-technologies.

Holiday Gator to return to UF

The Holiday Gator will once again bring its festive light to the University of Florida campus, continuing a new annual tradition for a second year.

The UF Institutes take home top design honors

The University of Florida Institute of Black Culture (IBC) and the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures (La Casita) were recognized Friday, Nov. 13 by the Orlando Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

UF ranks No. 4 nationwide for veterans

The University of Florida ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 4 nationwide in College Factual’s Best for Veterans ranking. The ranking put UF in the top 1% of the country for veterans or active-duty military seeking a quality education. 

UF prepares for Spring 2021

While classes transitioned online in spring 2020 and remained online throughout the summer, experts at UF Health were researching and enacting safety measures across campus that have allowed students, faculty and staff to resume in-person learning and work. 

Syracuse University associate dean named dean of UF College of Journalism and Communications

Hub Brown, associate dean and associate professor at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, UF Provost Joe Glover announced today.