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UF Implements License Plate Recognition Technology

  “The safety and security of our students, faculty and staff are the utmost priority to the University of Florida,” said Joseph M. Souza, UF’s Physical Security Director. “This technology will enable us to prevent crimes from occurring, solve crimes and more effectively follow up on any suspicious activity,” Read the full story: https://news.ufl.edu/2020/10/lpr/  

UF gets top marks for wheelchair accessibility on campus

  “It’s always nice to be recognized, but that’s not why we do it,” McGlothlin said. “We do it to make the campus the best we can be. Campus needs to reflect the values of the university.” Read the full story: https://news.ufl.edu/2020/12/accessibility-ranking-/  

Multiple Departments Come together to Increase Safety on Campus with Blue Light Phones

Fall 2019, students made the University community aware of their interest in blue light phones on fraternity row. Blue light phones can be found around campus, which provides an additional safety measure for anyone who seeks emergency assistance. Fraternity Row was an exception, as blue light phones were absent in that area. With cell phones […]

UF Creates COVID-19 Testing Site

Over several weeks in May, UF departments united and contributed their time, knowledge, and resources toward the construction of the COVID-19 Testing Facility located in Garage 11, outside of the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. In addition to employees’ regular departmental tasks and responsibilities, they devoted over 260 hours in procuring materials and installing […]

Statement from VP Curtis Reynolds

From Curtis A. Reynolds, Vice President of Business Affairs Concerning the recent national (worldwide) attention of injustice, racism, and violence against Black Americans and people of color; I condemn these acts and affirm my beliefs of fair and equitable treatment of all people. I support and affirm the university’s position against actions of bigotry and […]