Meet Our Business Partners
Business Services works with you to navigate the details of your transition onto campus, helping you make the most of your college experience at UF!
Business Services coordinates with the GATORONE card office, Florida Fresh Dining, UF Bookstores, Wells Fargo, Transportation & Parking Services (TAPS), the Stephen C. O’Connell Center, and Pepsi and Canteen vending to simplify your on-campus experience so you can focus on your studies.
Be sure to familiarize yourself with our business partners, below, and learn about the services provided to support you and help you succeed at the outset of each semester.
The GATORONE ID is a visual and electronic identification, validation, and authentication credential for authorized access to University services.
The following is a non-exhaustive list of uses for the GATORONE ID:
- Ride the Regional Transit System (RTS) bus service;
- Redeem meal plans or Declining Balance funds at dining locations;
- Use Gator Bucks to purchase items in the bookstore or at snack/beverage vending machines;
- Access Campus events or athletic activities;
- Transact business at the University Bursar;
- Utilize select recreational facilities or purchase an all-access RecSports membership;
- Access authorized buildings; and
- Access University Library privileges (application is required for Retirees).
Florida Fresh Dining
Hospitality starts here at the University of Florida! UF has over 45 dining locations including two all-you-care-to-eat dining halls, a brand-new food hall and favorite national brands such as Starbucks and Chick-fil-A. Florida Fresh Dining also features local rotating restaurants at a “Taste of Gainesville” in the Reitz Union and has an on-campus Mi Apa and Opus Coffee.
Meal Plans are an exciting way to meet new friends and build community. Florida Fresh Dining offers diverse selections and convenient options for Gators living on and off campus. Meal plans are automatically loaded on your GATORONE and students may use their meal plan through the TransAct mobile ordering app, at a contactless kiosk or at the register. Meal plan members are invited to exclusive dining events throughout the year.
A full-time registered dietitian is available for one-on-one consultations to discuss how dining can accommodate most dietary needs. Text us at 352-618-3859 for more information about meal plans, dining locations and more! #LoveWhereYouChomp
To buy a meal plan, please visit our meal plan page.
Click here to add money to your declining balance.
For parents and spouses, click here to add value to your family member’s card or to buy them a meal plan.
University of Florida and Wells Fargo have teamed up to offer you optional banking convenience with your linked UF Debit Card, exclusively for Gators. Use it for your day-to-day financial needs on and off campus when it’s linked to a Wells Fargo checking account, with two account options for students.
Enjoy no-fee cash access at Wells Fargo ATMs, including the Wells Fargo ATMs on campus. Make everyday purchases and pay bills at participating retailers an service providers. Faculty and staff are also eligible to participate.
Take advantage of this optional benefit today. Visit wellsfargo.com/uf for more details.
Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS)
Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) provides a comprehensive menu of student transportation options and information. Ride the RTS bus system anywhere on campus and throughout Gainesville “fare-free” with your GATORONE or reduce pollution and energy consumption by biking or walking. Visit the TAPS website’s Alternative Transportation area to learn about Campus Connector shuttle service, Micromobility (E-Scooters), nighttime safe rides on campus with SNAP, and other student mobility programs. Visit the UF Bikes site at bikes.ufl.edu for information on the Gator Gears student bicycle rental program and additional bicycling resources.
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 Bookstore offers students many different options for acquiring 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 Bookstore Line of Credit. Students can also open a Gator Bucks 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 the UF Bookstore.