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The Gator 1 Card
The Gator 1 Card is the official photo ID of the University of Florida and is an essential part of membership for the UF faculty, staff and student community.
Please click here to upload your Gator 1 photo. The photo must be:
- Taken from above the shoulders
- Facing upright & head straight
- Eyes looking forward to the camera
- Photos must meet passport guidelines
- A JPEG (.jpg) file at least 222 x 234 pixels
Please visit the Gator 1 Card section to read more about the benefits that come with this ID card.
Gator Dining Services is dedicated to delivering fresh ingredients, a variety of healthy and delicious meal options, and a superior level of customer service. Our diverse selection of dining venues provide a comfortable place for students to eat, study and relax with friends. Residential and commuter meal plan programs are offered and with over 40 plus locations across campus, we’ve got you covered!
At orientation, you will select your meal plan program. You may post those charges to your student account (to be paid at the start of the semester), or you have the option to pay at orientation with credit card, check or cash. Please visit www.gatordining.com for more information and we look forward to the opportunity to serve you.
University of Florida and Wells Fargo have teamed up to bring you the Gator 1 Card with optional banking access. It is your official student ID for campus privileges, such as events and services, and can also be an ATM card when you link it to a Wells Fargo Everyday Checking account. With an Everyday Checking account, you can enjoy access to innovative tools and resources to help make staying on top of your money easier. Plus, your linked Everyday Checking account will have the monthly service fee waived. Learn more about what your Gator 1 Card has to offer at wellsfargo.com/debit-card/campus-card/uf/.
To open a new Wells Fargo checking account, Wells Fargo representatives will be available after a Gator 1 Card appointment is scheduled. Please call the Wells Fargo Reitz Union Branch at 352-335-3314 for more information. You will need your primary ID and social security number with you in order to assist you in the process.
Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS)
TAPS is committed to helping you explore all available transportation and parking options, so that you may make an informed decision that best meets your needs.
Please take advantage of the many alternative transportation opportunities that UF has to offer. Ride the RTS bus system on campus and throughout the City of Gainesville “fare-free” with your Gator 1 Card, reduce pollution and energy consumption by biking or walking, get some wonderful exercise, and enjoy our beautiful campus along the way. Learn about Zipcar, SNAP, Gator Lift, Zimride, Campus Cab, and other programs designed to help you get around safely and effectively.
For your convenience, use firstname.lastname@example.org to order a parking decal, pay or appeal a parking citation, and send us your feedback. Thank you and we look forward to helping you find the best transportation option around campus for you and your needs.
The UF Bookstores are dedicated to assisting students with all of their campus needs. From textbooks to school supplies, and even computers and tablets, students can easily find any of their syllabus materials on campus. The UF Bookstores offers students many different options for acquiring their textbooks.
The UF All Access Program allows students to access digital textbooks and coursework at lower costs than printed books. Students are also able to advance order their textbooks. Eligible students can even delay payment using the deferred payment plan. Students can also open a UF Bookstore Debit account to purchase any supplies in the bookstore. There is always a price match guarantee with any book purchase.
If you would like more information on textbooks, course material or the latest technology, please visit https://bit.ly/2JQ6mSO