×
Out of an abundance of caution for the health of our staff, the Office of Admissions will not be taking in-person visitors. However, we are available by phone (352-392-1365) and via our contact page. Additionally, University of Florida continues to closely monitor COVID-19. Up-to-date admissions and campus information.

Directions

Arriving in the Gator Nation

The UF Welcome Center

One of the best ways to determine if UF is your first-choice school is to visit the campus. Information sessions and student-led tours are offered at our welcome center, located at 737 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, FL.

Parking

Visitors should park in all-day parking spots on the lowest level of the Welcome Center and University Bookstore garage. There is a $6.00 charge for the day. Operating hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The garage may be used during non-operating hours for short-term parking free of charge.

Getting Here

From I-75

Exit 384 (SR 24/Archer Road) and head east on Archer Road for 2.6 miles to Gale Lemerand Drive (formerly North-South Drive). Turn left onto Lemerand Drive for 1/2 mile to the light at Museum Road. Turn right onto Museum Road for one block, then left into the UF Bookstore and Welcome Center's driveway.

From I-95

Heading south toward Jacksonville, take exit 362B to merge onto I-295. Then take exit 21B and merge onto I-10 West. Next take exit 343 towards Starke and merge onto US 301 South. Follow US-301S to NE State Road 24, then take a right on University Ave, Gainesville. Take a left on SW 13th Street (US 441) then turn right at the light on Museum Road for 1/2 mile. The UF Bookstore and Welcome Center is on the right, just past Center Drive.

From US 441 (13th St)

Turn west at the light on Museum Road for 1/2 mile. The UF Bookstore and Welcome Center is on the right, just past Center Drive.

From Gainesville Regional Airport

Exit the airport drive. Right on SR 222 (39th Avenue) for 4 miles to US 441 (13th Street). Left on US 441 for three miles to the light at Museum Road. Right on Museum Road for 1/2 mile. The Welcome Center is on the right, just past Center Drive.

By Plane

The Gainesville Regional Airport is served by two airlines and is located approximately five miles from campus.

For schedules:

Visitors may use taxi, Uber or Lyft to travel from the airport to campus. Prices vary based on the service used, time of day and number of passengers.

By Bus

Greyhound provides bus service to Gainesville. Call 1-800-229-9424 or refer to Information and reservations.

Regional Transit Service (RTS) provides bus service throughout campus and the city of Gainesville. Buses are free to UF students. Schedules and route information.

Distance from UF to Florida Cities

  • Jacksonville - 85 miles
  • Miami - 331 miles
  • Orlando - 109 miles
  • Tallahassee - 144 miles
  • Tampa - 128 miles