Campus and Community

The University of Florida and the Gainesville community offers a variety of enrich arts, culture, entertainment, dining, and family friendly recreational facilities.  Gainesville’s location provides easy access to the most popular Florida beaches. You will also have access to Florida’s most visited theme parks such as Walt Disney World, Busch Gardens, and LegoLand. Learn more about UF and the Gainesville community. Gainesville the home of the Gator Nation!

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Greater Gainesville

The University of Florida collaborated with the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce Dual Career Program, Santa Fe College, UF Health, and Advantage Publishing and assisted in the development of the Guide to Greater Gainesville. The guide was developed to assist employers recruit the best and the brightest to the Greater Gainesville area by providing valuable information to prospective employees.

To learn more, view the Greater Gainesville website.

To view the digital edition please click Guide to Greater Gainesville.

 UF Together for a Safe Campus

The University of Florida strives to provide a safe and pleasant work environment for our students and staff.  In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the university makes available to prospective employees an annual security and fire safety report which includes:

  • Statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes.
  • Institutional policies concerning campus security such as policies regarding alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, sexual assault, the reporting of crimes, and other personal and property safety issues.

The report is available for review by accessing the University of Florida Police Department website. Hard copy requests may be made by email to, or by mail to University of Florida Police Department, P.O. Box 112150,  Gainesville, FL 32611-2150.

Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce

Relocating to Gainesville? We are excited you are considering the beautiful city of Gainesville to call home! The Gainesville Area of Chamber of Commerce offers a variety of services during the relocation process.  Services include, Career Support, Practical Support, and Community Engagement including Counseling Resources. Please visit our website and take advantage of the many services the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce has available for you during your relocation to the Gainesville area.

Visit the Chamber of Commerce website for more information.