UF Online recaps accomplishments in 2016-2017 annual report

GAINESVILLE, FL – UF Online has released its third annual report, detailing a transformative year for UF’s online undergraduate programs. The academic year of 2016-2017 has been marked by several new initiatives that result in powerful, versatile, and valuable academic programs coupled with a robust and thriving online learning community for students. “We are immensely

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My First Chomp in the Swamp: UF Online Telecom Student Shares Experience

My First Chomp in the Swamp winner Alura Romero is a UF Online senior majoring in telecommunication. She and her husband Alex visited Gainesville from Virginia Beach to enjoy a campus tour and their first Gator football game. Here, Alura recaps her experience. By Alura Romero Who is Gator royalty? When you think of who

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Know before you go: Homecoming Traditions

If you are visiting The Swamp for Homecoming, you have an exciting trip ahead of you. To prepare for your time in Gainesville, we will teach you everything you need to know about some of the most famous Gator traditions and characters, including the Gator Chomp, Mr. Two Bits and our Alma Mater. The Swamp

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Celebrate the Gator Nation with Homecoming Events in Gainesville

The University of Florida Homecoming festivities are Gator favorites, comprised of age-old traditions. From Oct. 1 through Oct. 7, there will be events in Gainesville leading up to the highly anticipated rivalry between our beloved Gators and the LSU Tigers in The Swamp on Saturday. You are welcome to join us as Gators near and

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My First Chomp in the Swamp: UF Online Student Shares Experience

One lucky UF Online senior watched the gripping UF v. Tennessee game in person thanks to the University Athletic Association’s My First Chomp in the Swamp contest. Jackson Kewitsch, a Sport Management major, flew in from Minnesota to watch the Gators play in the Florida Stadium for the first time. Here, he recounts what it

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Homecoming 2017: Tailgate with Your UF Online family

The Gator Nation is everywhere. But during Homecoming weekend, students, staff and alumni come together to celebrate where it all started. On Oct. 7, the Gators are taking on the LSU Tigers in The Swamp. Join us as we gather in the heart of the University of Florida for food, games and activities before the

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Career Showcase: Roadmap for Success

By Alexandra Melendi The Career Resource Center’s Career Showcase is a crucial event in every Gator’s college career. As you embark on the adventure of pursuing an internship or full-time position, Showcase is an excellent opportunity you don’t want to miss. The road leading to Showcase can seem confusing, but with the Career Resource Center’s

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University of Florida Ranked in Top Ten Public Universities

September 14, 2017 GAINESVILLE, FLA. – The University of Florida has become the first university in the state to be ranked among the top 10 public institutions nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. UF tied for ninth place with the University of California, Irvine and the University of California, San Diego in the 2018

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Hurricane Irma

UF classes are suspended through Wednesday, September 13, including UF Online. To stay updated on all alerts, campus closings, shelters and other information the official site for university hurricane updates is the UF home page. More resources that you can use to prepare you and your loved ones: Alachua County has numerous shelters if you

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UF Online Geology student studies volcanoes in Hawaii

Lauren Huffman Kahre gives us a Gator chomp in front of the active lava lake of Kilauea in Hawaii. It’s not every day that we can catch one of our Gators on top of a volcano, in Hawaii! Meet Lauren Huffman Kahre, a UF Online student who has perfectly capitalized on the flexibility of her

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