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UF Gator Dining Services Wins National Award for Sustainability

Gainesville, FL  – Gator Dining Services (GDS) and Aramark at the University of Florida received the Silver Award for Procurement Practices in Sustainability from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS). The Sustainability Awards recognize and honor member institutions each year that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the promotion and implementation of environmental […]

UF Champions for Change awards celebrates achievements in sustainability, health and wellness

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — UF’s Office of Sustainability and the Healthy Gators Coalition recognized ten individuals and groups for the annual Champions for Change awards. These awards are presented annually to those in the university community who have made significant contributions in the areas of sustainability and health during their time at UF. Nominations are judged […]

Gator Dining Services partners with Florida Cattle Ranchers

Starting in January 2020, Gator Dining Services/Aramark, the official food service provider of the University of Florida, began purchasing local beef products from Florida Cattle Ranchers (FCR). Through this partnership, Gator Dining Services (GDS) will incorporate “Fresh From Florida” beef into meals at the Fresh Food Company and Gator Corner Dining Center, furthering Dining Services’ […]

UF Secret Shoppers Evaluate On-Campus Businesses

GAINESVILLE, Fla – For four years, students have been secretly evaluating operations on campus to help Business Services at the University of Florida maintain the best employees and customer service. Business Services has hosted this program of students being “secret shoppers” to ensure that operations on campus are giving customers positive experiences, according to Marketing […]

IT Manager Michael Ahlers Earns 2018 Superior Accomplishment Award

Business Services celebrates IT manager Michael Ahlers, one of the Business Affairs recipients of the 2019 Superior Accomplishment Awards. Mr. Ahlers and his team work tirelessly to ensure the University continues to run smoothly. Mr. Ahlers not only excels in the work environment, but also motivates his colleagues to exceed expectations. Mr. Ahlers’ contributions to […]

Help Shape the Future of UF On-Campus Dining

The University of Florida is in the process of assessing opportunities to enhance the on-campus dining experience. One of the key components of this undertaking is to learn about your use of UF’s on-campus dining facilities—or reasons for not using these facilities—to better meet your needs and those of future members of the Gator Nation. […]

Save on Your Next Vending Purchase

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Florida can save on Pepsi products by making a purchase using a valid Gator 1 Card. Thanks to the support of Pepsi, on-campus vending machines offer a 50 cent discount on all Pepsi products purchased using a Vending account on the Gator 1 Card. To set up […]

UF Passport Facility Earns Perfect Score

The UF Mail & Document Services department and its Passport Acceptance Agents earned a perfect score for the second straight audit on the Acceptance Facility Review Report, issued by the Miami Passport Agency. UF Mail & Document Services is a U.S. Passport Acceptance Facility and is certified by the U.S. Department of State. The Acceptance […]

Welcome to Business Services

Business Services at the University of Florida is dedicated to providing students, faculty and staff with essential campus services to support the Gator Nation. The programs at Business Services are designed to satisfy the needs and expectations of the University community is provided through its self-supporting departments, including the Gator 1 Central ID Card office; […]