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Did you know UF has a policy on tipping?

Pursuant to state guidelines and UF’s Policy on Business Entertainment, gratuities should not exceed 15 percent of a bill’s subtotal before tax. In some cases, where there is an automatic gratuity charged by a venue, tips on meals may exceed 15 percent. This increase is allowable and will be reimbursed by the University. Please help […]

Early voting on campus March 6-14

University of Florida students, faculty, staff and other Alachua County registered voters will be able to participate in early voting for the 2020 presidential preference primary and 2020 City of Gainesville regular election at the J. Wayne Reitz Union. WHEN:                  Friday, March 6, through Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. WHERE:                J. Wayne […]

Self-driving vehicles take to the roads in Gainesville

If you’ve been anywhere near SW 2nd Ave. between the UF campus and downtown this week, you may have noticed a cheerfully odd-looking vehicle making its way back and forth along the corridor. Beginning in February, a new autonomous shuttle funded by a grant from the Florida Department of Transportation is available to ride free […]

Upcoming events celebrate women’s achievements and aspirations

With 2020 marking the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, UF is starting to celebrate with a variety of events and activities. We’ve assembled just a few upcoming events marking this occasion as well as several others that celebrate women’s achievements and aspirations. If your department has any upcoming events, please email us at and we’ll continue […]

Honoring the women who make UF great

As UF gears up to celebrate the centennial of women’s suffrage in the months to come, we’ll be sharing profiles some of the women who make UF great. We’ll also be asking each of the women we profile to tell us about another woman at UF they admire—in a sort of round robin of recognition. […]