Business Affairs Technical Services

Business Affairs Technical Services (BATS) is a unit designed to support Business Affairs departments. Services provided include website design and development, data-based web application development, and enterprise application support as well as software acquisition consulting. In addition, this unit provide spaces management and analysis functions for the university. An enterprise GIS service will be established that can be utilized by the university community. Learn More

Business Services

The Business Services department is dedicated to providing essential services and goods to support the University in its academic mission. A comprehensive system of diversified programs designed to satisfy the needs and expectations of the University community is provided through Business Services’ self-supporting departments. Learn More

Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health and Safety’s (EH&S) mission is to minimize injury and illness to faculty, staff, students and visitors and to minimize damage to University property.  Inherent in this mission is the charge to provide a safe and healthy environment in which the University’s activities can be pursued. Learn More

Emergency Management

The University of Florida Department of Emergency Management (UFDEM) is tasked with creating a culture of emergency preparedness and response across the University. UFDEM is responsible for coordinating a comprehensive, all-hazards approach through the five identified mission areas identified in the National Preparedness Goal – prevention, protection, mitigation, response and recovery. Learn More

Facilities Services

Facilities Services supports the university in an ongoing pursuit of excellence, by maintaining preeminent facilities for a preeminent university. Facilities Services employs more than 900 staff responsible for maintaining E&G and Health Center space at UF. Services include building maintenance; preventative maintenance; heating and air conditioning repairs; landscaping and grounds maintenance; refuse collection and recycling; housekeeping services; road maintenance; campus-wide utility distribution and more. Learn More

Physical Security

The Department of Physical Security was created in December 2018 and reports directly to the Vice President, Business Affairs (VPBA). This team is responsible for all physical security to support UF Departments and Colleges. Learn More

Planning, Design and Construction

The Planning, Design and Construction Department is responsible to the Vice President of Business Affairs for the planning, design and construction of all physical facilities of the University of Florida and the management of its space and physical resources. Learn More

Small Business and Supplier Diversity

The Small Business and Supplier Diversity Department is responsible for overseeing the University’s Supplier Diversity Program which focuses on ensuring equal access for Small/HUB Zone/Minority/Small Disadvantaged/Veteran/Service-Disabled Veteran/& Women-Owned businesses, by providing them equal opportunity to compete for procurement and contracting opportunities at the University. The department works with the various colleges and departments at the University to increase awareness and to help identify opportunities for small businesses. We endeavor to seek out, identify and utilize a diverse supply of qualified vendors interested in providing the many services and products required by the University. Learn More


The mission of the Office of Sustainability is to make the University of Florida — in its operations, education, research and outreach — a model of sustainability, integrating the goals of ecological restoration, economic development and social equity. In pursuing this mandate, the Office of Sustainability encourages and facilitates the collaborative efforts of faculty, students and staff to generate knowledge, acquire skills, develop values and initiate practices that contribute to a sustainable, high quality of life on campus, in the state of Florida and across the globe. Learn More


Stephen C. O’Connell Center

The mission of the Stephen C. O’Connell Center is to serve as an academic, athletic, recreational and entertainment facility. The O’Connell Center staff strives to provide superior service to guests and clients as well as training for future leaders while operating the center’s auxiliary component as a financially self-supporting entity. Learn More

Transportation and Parking Services

Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) is here to facilitate students, faculty, staff and visitors access to our campus and mobility around it in the most efficient, courteous and professional manner possible. Learn More

University of Florida Police Department

As a law enforcement agency, the University of Florida Police Department is guided by an established set of fundamental values. The mission of the University of Florida Police Department is to preserve a safe, secure campus environment where diverse social, cultural and academic values are allowed to develop and prosper through a combination of reactive, proactive and educational law enforcement services. Learn More