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UF Transitions to Virtual Parking Permits

The University of Florida will transition to virtual parking permits this fall. The new virtual parking registration system for the 2022-23 academic year will replace the use of physical parking decals. Instead, the permit holder’s license plate will serve as the parking permit. This new technology will allow for UF Transportation and Parking Services, or […]

Unmasking the Gators: Iceland, Kayaks, and Adventures

Mairead Baker, Jordan Benton, Cami Sincer and Jeff Cutaio of Business Affairs are world travelers. When they venture out of the states, they enjoy exploring a variety of foods, landscapes, and cultures. While Cami, Jeff, and Mairead share a love for exploration, they each have a unique approach to travel. Jeff Cutaio, Application Developer Analyst […]

Impact Small Business Supplier Diversity has on Gainesville

The Office of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD) at UF actively helps small businesses no matter what stage the business may be in. From the Mentor Protegee Program to the Emerging Small Business Program, there are numerous opportunities available for small and diverse businesses and their owners to participate in at UF. Joe Burns […]

Chomp Chat with Captain Sasser: UFPD’s Wonder Woman 

Captain Sasser of the University of Florida Police Department likes to stay organized. “I am always making to-do lists and marking things down in my very detailed color-coded calendar,” she declared. Once you realize how many hobbies she balances along with work, you’ll understand why she likes to stay on top of things. Captain Sasser […]

UF SELECTS CHARTWELLS HIGHER EDUCATION AS ITS PARTNER FOR CAMPUS DINING

Charlotte, N.C., May 2, 2022 – The University of Florida announced today it has chosen Chartwells Higher Education as the official food provider for campus dining, effective July 1. UF issued a call for proposals from qualified food service companies in July 2021. After a thorough selection process, Chartwells was ultimately selected for its expertise in the higher education […]

The Impacts of Canteen’s Donations to Hitchcock Field and Fork Pantry 

Food Pantries like Hitchcock’s Field and Fork Pantry are an essential aspect of every community. They help provide safe and wholesome food to those in need and improve food access and security for many people. Canteen, UF’s snack vending provider, has been helping to support Hitchcock Field and Fork Pantry by donating generous amounts of […]

UF Welcomes New UFPD Law Enforcement Captain 

Captain Latrell Simmons started his career with UFPD on Friday, March 18th of 2022. Captain Simmons will over see the Community Services Division and perform Public Information Officer (PIO) duties, according to Chief Linda Stump-Kurnick.   Captain Latrell is a Gainesville native. He graduated with his associates of arts degree from Santa Fe College in […]