Whether students are living on or off-campus, Student Affairs supports students by developing and delivering programs and services in a format that fosters a sense of belonging and creates opportunities for students to engage with each other. 

Traditions and Student Organizations

Campus traditions and student organizations, clubs and activities are being held largely in person. 

For more on the student experience, as well as related resources, visit: UF's Division of Student Affairs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do if I am a student and do not feel well?

If you are feeling under the weather, you should follow CDC guidance by limiting your contact with others and monitoring yourself. For additional guidance, please contact the Florida Department of Health at 352-273-9790.

If you need to schedule a COVID test, please visit ONE.UF.

If you need to see a doctor, please visit the Student Health Care Center website to schedule an appointment.

Will I be able to participate in student organizations and other co-curricular activities and events?

Yes, students have ample opportunity to participate in co-curricular activities. The range of opportunities are broad and deep, including student activities and organizations, career success services, health and wellness, and inclusion and multicultural development. Students can engage in a variety of in-person events, along with continued virtual programming so all students can participate.

Follow UF Student Life on Instagram and Twitter @UFStudentLife and visit the Virtual Student Union at https://ufsa.ufl.edu/virtual-union/.

If my question isn't answered here, whom can I contact?

Please email reopen@ufl.edu for additional questions not answered here.

How can I learn more about what to expect for the Spring semester?

UF will continue to communicate proactively about the expectations for students, faculty and staff in the Spring semester. Additionally, please visit this site regularly for the latest information.

What health and safety precautions are in place for the Spring semester to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

Masks are expected for students, faculty, staff and guests in UF facilities. Extra masks and hand sanitizer also are available in classrooms.

To learn how and where to receive the vaccine, visit: https://coronavirus.ufhealth.org/vaccinations/vaccine-availability/

What resources are available for students, faculty or staff who are experiencing stress during this time?

The UF Counseling and Wellness Center offers a variety of mental health services and resources. Our UF Employee Assistance Program offers confidential 24/7 access to support for employees at no cost.

Will increased sanitation services continue?

Increased sanitation and disinfecting services in UF facilities will continue through Building Services. These enhanced measures are integrated and incorporated into our standard operating procedures.

Will I be able to participate in study abroad programs?

From UF’s point of view, study abroad has resumed but remains affected by pandemic-related restrictions in foreign countries related to travel and quarantine. Please contact the UFIC Study Abroad office for more information.

What are my behavioral expectations in response to COVID-19?

Students must adhere to published university policies and regulations. Students and residents must remain informed concerning university policies, regulations, and guidelines; as well as laws, orders and community health needs which may change in response to COVID-19. 

For additional information concerning the university’s policy relating to behavioral expectations in response to COVID-19, visit the university’s policy hub page.