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National Intern Day

Across the 11 divisions within Business Affairs are interns that have been taking their education beyond the classroom. Today, we celebrate all of the Business Affairs interns and their ability to assist us with university-wide agendas. These students are learning by doing and we thank them immensely for sharing their skills, creativity, and eagerness with […]

UF’s Release of Food Services ITN

The University of Florida, through its office of Business Services, operating under the Division of Business Affairs, has released the Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) for its food services program. This document outlines the competitive bid process to identify the university’s food services supplier for the next contract period. The search will be conducted over the […]

“Chomp & Go!” Wins Food Management Magazine’s 2021 “Best Concept Awards”

The University of Florida’s “Chomp & Go!” has recently won Food Management Magazine’s 2021 “Best Concept Awards.” “Chomp & Go!” from UF Gator Dining delivers a new concept that could be utilized in multiple locations across campus also giving each location a branded signature offering, while utilizing local, minority and women-owned businesses. The innovative concept […]

Business Affairs’ Dedicated Response to Tropical Storm Elsa 

The University of Florida was ready for Tropical Storm Elsa before it made landfall in Florida.

The UFPD Receives the Florida Telecommunications Accreditation

The University of Florida Police Department became the first university communications center in the state of Florida to receive the Florida Telecommunications Accreditation (FLA-TAC). The accreditation process consisted of a thorough review of all files, policies, procedures and operations by the FLA-TAC accreditation assessors. Due to the leadership and diligence of the entire Communications Center, […]

25 Years at UF: Major Barber Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Major Brad Barber Major Brad Barber always knew he wanted to help people. He knew that serving and protecting others was his calling. He has gotten to fulfill this calling at the University of Florida Police Department over the last twenty-five years. This December, he plans on retiring. Early Career Just two days after […]

Preparing for Hurricane Season: What You Need to Know   

Hurricanes and tropical storms are an inevitable part of living in Florida. Each year, hurricane season spans from June 1st to November 30th, with the most active storms being in mid-August and mid-October. Although no one can prevent these storms, preparation is key.   Before the Storm  Hurricane watches are typically issued 48 hours before […]

Collaboration Among Units Made 2021 Graduation Possible 

Graduation is an important milestone in students’ lives. It is a commemoration of the skills and knowledge they have acquired through their time at the University of Florida. Last year, 2020 graduation ceremonies were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, placing these celebrations on hold. Spring of 2021 brought new life onto campus, with the […]

Driving Towards Sustainability: Business Affairs Transitions to Electric Vehicles

In the photo (left to right): Major Brad Barber, Sergeant Chad Holway, Vice President Curtis Reynolds, and Lt. Jake Pruitt Business Affairs has switched gears and gone electric! Units across Business Affairs have evaluated their fleets and made the switch to electric vehicles. With the rise of carbon pollution threatening the planet, changing to EV […]

UF Physical Security Moves Back to Their Renovated Home

UF’s Physical Security Department has finally moved into a newly renovated building they can call home.