The GATORONE is the official photo ID of the University of Florida and is an essential part of membership for the UF faculty, staff or student community. With a valid GATORONE card, holders can obtain:
- Florida Fresh Dining Meal Plans, Flex
- Access to Campus Events and Museums
- Gator Bucks for use at the UF Bookstore and vending machines
- Link to your optional Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account
- Facility Access*
- Library Account
- Free Access to RTS (Regional Transit Service)
*Based upon building credentials
Florida Fresh Dining
University of Florida has over 45 food locations on campus, including two residential dining halls and favorite national brands such as Subway, Chick-fil-A, Einstein Bros Bagels, Panda Express, Pollo Tropical, Starbucks Coffee, and Firehouse Subs.
Dining Services offers both Meal Plans and Declining Balance Accounts. Both plans work off a magnetic strip on your GATORONE card. Once a plan is purchased, the account will be automatically activated. All declining balances will carry over each semester enrolled.
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.
Passports, UF Mail & Print Shop
Over 3 million pieces of mail are processed at this facility. Each year, the UF Mail & Print Shop office processes over 5,000 passport applications. As an officially licensed passport center, anyone, not just those affiliated with UF, is eligible to apply for a passport.
Located in the Welcome Center, adjacent to the J. Wayne Reitz Union, the UF Bookstore is your all in one stop for textbooks, supplies, technology and Gator gear.
The UF All Access electronic textbook program, run by the UF Bookstore, is designed to help students afford the cost of higher education through the purchase of digital textbooks. Since inception in 2012, UF All Access has saved students millions of dollars compared to purchased hard-bound textbooks. Also offered through the UF Bookstore are Gator Bucks and the Bookstore Line of Credit option, which allows the purchase of textbooks and supplies using your GATORONE card.
Those with a valid GATORONE card are encouraged to open an account with Vending Services. Students who make purchases using their GATORONE card are eligible for 20% discount on all Pepsi and Canteen products. There are over 725 vending machines at UF and the UF Health Science Center. Account refunds are available after graduation, transferal or withdrawal.
Wells Fargo Banking Services
Wells Fargo and the University of Florida have teamed up to offer optional banking convenience with your linked GATORONE 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 Everyday Checking account.