Research shows students who get involved with the University feel connected and enjoy their time here. Just because you’re an off-campus student, doesn’t mean you can’t get involved. Being a student at the University of Florida provides you access to so many opportunities and resources, so make the most of your time at UF.
Department of Student Activities and Involvement houses and supervises more than 1,000 campus student organizations. Go to the 3rd floor of the Reitz Union and check out the website to find an organization that interests you.
The Center for Leadership and Service (CLS) provides structure and resources to prepare students to become productive citizens and assume roles of leadership and service in a culturally diverse and increasingly complex society. The Center fosters lifelong service and civic participation by engaging the University with its greater community in action, change and learning. Organizations include Florida Alternative Breaks (FAB) and Lead101. Visit the CLS website
University Athletic Association
A connection with athletics often builds school spirit and many students claim they don’t know when athletic events are going on? Visit UF’s Florida Gators website http://floridagators.com/index.aspx for everything you need to know about your favorite Gator teams, times of events, tickets and much more. Go GATORS!
Enjoy free movies, activities, giveaways and midnight breakfast on Friday nights. The Reitz Union and SW Rec Center are open until 2:00 a.m. Learn more
If you are interested in joining a Greek fraternity or sorority, visit the Sorority and Fraternity Affairs website to learn more about these organizations and how you can get involved.
RecSports not only provides several locations on campus where you can work out, they also provide intramurals, club sports, fitness training and group classes. To learn more visit the RecSports website for information and sign ups.