Life as a Gator
Explore the many opportunities available at the University of Florida and in the Gainesville community
Whether you are a prospective student considering what the Rehabilitation Science Doctoral Program has to offer or a current student looking for opportunities to enhance your graduate experience, explore some of the resources available to you once you become a Gator!
Welcome to Gainesville!
Moving to a new city is exciting, and we’d like to show you all that Gainesville, FL. has to offer.
Whether you choose to live on or off campus, students have have multiple housing options.
Office of the Chief Diversity Officer
Every Gator has a part to play and we invite you to join us as we build a community founded on belonging, inclusion and the freedom to thrive.
Learn more about your transportation options and ways to get around.
Moving to a new country and adjusting to university life can be challenging. The RSD Program aims to create a welcoming environment and help students make a smooth transition as they pursue higher education.
Learn more about the UF Field & Fork Food Pantry. Available to faculty, staff, students, and affiliates – all you need to do is provide your UF ID!
UF Counseling and Wellness Center
The UF Counseling and Wellness Center provides resources to assist students in cultivating their mental health and well-being in support of their personal, educational, and career development.
U Matter We Care Program
U Matter, We Care Initiative assists students with everyday stressors and challenges through empowerment, advocacy, and support.
GatorGradCare health insurance is available exclusively to Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants, and Research Assistants on appointment at the University of Florida.
A great way to maximize your Gator experience is to get connected with the many student involvement opportunities. Visit the GatorConnect webpage and discover a student organization that speaks to you.