Apply for a GATOR ONE Card

The GATORONE office is located on the mezzanine level of the UF Bookstore & Welcome Center. To obtain your GATORONE card, bring an official photo ID and $15.00. You also have the option to purchase a $5.00 clear plastic badge holder if you need to wear your GATORONE card.

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

Students may apply online by completing the following steps and visiting

ufl.to/gator1apply

Students

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

Photo Requirements:

  • Photo must be a JPEG (.jpg) file with dimensions of at least 222 pixels x 234 pixels.
  • 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.

Students may apply online by completing the following steps and visiting
ufl.to/gator1apply

Faculty and Staff GATORONE card

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.

  1. To set up an account, send an email to idcardbilling@bsd.ufl.edu with the following information:
    • Complete Chart Field
    • PO Box Number
    • Telephone Number
    • Name and UFID of the Department Contact
    • Name and UFID of Additional Authorizers
      • Departments will be able to view their monthly invoices online.
  2. To authorize a new or replacement card for an employee:
    • Only department authorizers are able to login to myUFL > Quick Links > GATORONE Central and select the “ID Card Authorization” link from the pull-down box on the top of the page;
    • The authorizer will enter the employee’s UFID and any additional information needed on the card as follows;
    • Title: Faculty, Staff, Student/Staff (Graduate Assistant)
    • Department/College: Name of the department/college
    • Credentials: PhD, MD, DVM, EdD, etc.
    • Select the payment option: Either the appropriate Chart Field or “employee pays”.
    • Department authorizers should notify the employee (Graduate Assistant) when the authorization has been submitted.
  3. To obtain a new or replacement GATORONE card:
    • The employee needs to bring a photo ID (eg, driver’s license or passport) to the GATORONE office.
    • Employee needs to be sure to inform the ID Card staff of an existing authorization. Without an authorization submission, the student/staff employee will not receive a GATORONE card.
    • Departments will be charged, or employee must pay, $15.00 for ID cards as authorized on Step 2 above. An employee may pay for new or replacement card with cash, check, debit card, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card. If a person logs in and does NOT see an authorization form, they are not an authorizer.
Distance Learning GATORONE Card

For students who are NOT located in the Gainesville area, you can request a GATORONE card online and have it mailed to you.

The cost of the GATORONE card is $15.00, plus a $5.00 shipping and handling fee.

You must have a valid UFID number and Gatorlink username and password to request a GATORONE card remotely. Fill out an application

Photo Guidelines for the Distance Learning GATORONE Card
You are required to submit a photo to be used on your GATORONE card for identification purposes. Please follow the below guidelines for selecting a photograph to submit:

  • Photo must be a JPEG (.jpg) file with dimensions of at least 222 pixels x 234 pixels.
  • 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
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. You will be asked to present the following documentation:
Married Couples:

  • GATORONE card
  • 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
  • Durable property power of attorney or healthcare power of attorney granted by either party to the other.
  • A will, retirement plan or life insurance policy designating the domestic partner as the primary beneficiary
  • Joint credit or charge card (statements)
  • Joint renter’s or homeowner’s policy
  • Common ownership of an automobile
Retiree Cards

Option 1: To receive a GATORONE card “Retiree” card prior to your official retirement, you will need a letter from your Department HR Personnel, verifying your retirement date.

Option 2: To receive a GATORONE card “Retiree” card after you have officially applied through UF Human Resources, the customer can call the GATORONE card office to verify their retirement status has posted in the UF Management Directory System. This includes those seeking “Professor Emeritus” status.

Vendors and Other Cards

Please email the GATORONE team at gator1card@bsd.ufl.edu or call 352-392-8343.

For additional information, please email gator1card@bsd.ufl.edu.

 

 

GATORONE Office
UF Bookstore & Welcome Center
1900 Museum Road
352.392.8343
gator1card@bsd.ufl.edu