Apply for a GATOR ONE

The GATORONE office is located on the mezzanine level of the UF Bookstore & Welcome Center.

We encourage you to submit your GATORONE application online.

All students are encouraged to get the Mobile ID unless their phone is not compatible or they need access to door readers that have not yet been upgraded.

Set-Up Your Mobile GATORONE



All students will receive the Mobile ID unless their phone is not compatible or they need access to door readers that have not yet been upgraded.

  • If attending a Preview session, follow the instructions for a Mobile GATORONE sent via email from Business Services.
  • If not attending Preview, new students can request their Mobile GATORONE only after registering for classes AND within two weeks of semester start date.

Students may apply online by visiting the Business Services portal.

Students may also apply for their GATORONE in person by bringing a driver’s license or passport to the GATORONE office located in the Welcome Center of the Reitz Union.

UF Online Students

Students enrolled through UF Online are eligible for a Mobile ID and can request a physical GATORONE card at a cost of $10.

Faculty and Staff GATORONE

Employees must obtain a Staff and Faculty Authorization form from their department payroll administrator or office manager in order to receive a new or replacement GATORONE card. Faculty and staff may apply online by visiting the Business Services portal.

For training guides and FAQs, click here.

New and replacement employee cards are $15.

Spouse/Domestic Partner Cards

Spouse/Domestic Partner Cards – Student, Faculty & Staff:

To obtain a spouse card of a faculty/staff member, both the UF employee and spouse must be present. At least one business day prior to visiting the GATORONE office, the UF employee/student must call the office at 352-392-8343 to initiate the request.  During this call, you’ll need to provide the following information about your spouse/partner:  legal name (as shown on driver’s license), date of birth, gender, phone number.

Required documentation:

Married Couples:

  • State-issued photo ID (both people)
  • Marriage certificate

Domestic Partners:
If you do not have a marriage certificate, note that we will need additional documentation demonstrating shared residency and joint financial obligations. You will be asked to present 2 of the following pieces of documentation:

  • Driver’s licenses showing the same address for both parties
  • Joint renter’s or homeowner’s policy
  • Joint mortgage or lease
Retiree Cards

Retirees may obtain a “Retiree” card on or around their last day in the office and prior to their official termination date with department authorizer approval.  The department authorizer can change the Classification on the card request to “RETIREE.”

After the official termination date, the retiree may request a card through the portal or visit our office in person.  When visiting the office in person, please contact us in advance by email, or call, 352-392-8343 to verify card eligibility.

Vendors and Other Cards

Requests for vendor and other affiliate cards need to be initiated by the sponsoring department. Please visit the section on Authorizing Vendor cards and other training guides and FAQs.

Photo Requirements

  • The photo must be a JPEG (.jpg) file with dimensions of at least 480 pixels x 549 pixels (cropped).
  • Photo must be in focus and with appropriate lighting.
  • Photo needs to be solely of the individual with no evidence of others.
  • Photo should not be cropped from group shot.
  • Photos should not include sunglasses, headphones, ear pods, hats, caps, bandannas, face coverings, veils, scarves on the head or other accessories.  However, Hijabs or head coverings for religious purposes are permitted.  If you have questions about these restrictions, please contact the GATORONE office before submitting your photo.
  • Background needs to be solid with no items shown.
  • No hands should be visible.
  • Appropriate facial expressions only: No scowling, sticking out of tongue, puckering lips, etc.
  • Photo must be in color.

For additional information, please email .



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