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 Gator 1 Card office, Gator Dining, UF Bookstores, Wells Fargo, Transportation & Parking Services (TAPS), 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 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. You will need your Gator 1 Card to access academic facilities, meal plans, Rec Sports, computer labs, athletic events, and more.

  • Taken from above the shoulders
  • Facing upright & head straight
  • Eyes looking forward to the camera
  • Background needs to be solid with no items shown
  • 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

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 50 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.

Wells Fargo

The University of Florida and Wells Fargo have teamed up to offer you optional banking convenience with your linked Gator 1 Card. Use it as your official student ID, for campus privileges, and 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 ideal for students.

Enjoy no-fee access to Wells Fargo ATMs nationwide, including the Wells Fargo ATMs on campus. Make purchases using your Personal Identification Number (PIN) with your linked Gator 1 Card. Take advantage of this optional benefit today.

Visit wellsfargo.com/uf for more details.

 

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 parking@ufl.edu 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.

UF Bookstores

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 the UF Bookstore.