Campus Tours

    The University of Florida Office of Admissions offers campus group tours for prospective students and their chaperones at the Welcome Center located in the J. Wayne Reitz Student Union at 737 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611. Campus tours include a one hour walking tour led by current students. Group tour capacity is limited to 40 students and the required chaperones.

    Important Safety Information Regarding COVID-19

    • As of August 6, 2021, everyone is expected to wear a mask at all times when inside any UF facility, even if you are vaccinated. This includes our students, faculty, staff, vendors and visitors.

    Directions

    From I-75

    Take Exit 386 (Newberry Road) and head east on Newberry Road (which becomes University Avenue) approximately 3 miles to Buckman Drive.
    Turn right and follow Buckman Drive to Union Road.
    Turn left and then follow Buckman Drive to the stop sign at Newell Drive.
    Turn right and continue on Newell Drive to McCarty Drive.
    Turn right and follow McCarty Drive to the bus loop at the stoplight. Allow students to disembark the bus and walk to Museum Road.
    At the traffic light, turn right and walk to the Welcome Center and Bookstore (1/2 block).

    From I-95

    Heading south toward Jacksonville, take Exit 362B to merge onto I-295.
    Take Exit 21B and merge onto I-10 West.

    Take Exit 343 towards Starke and merge onto US 301 South.

    Follow US-301S to NE State Road 24 (University Avenue)
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    Take a right on University Ave and follow it to the intersection of University Avenue and Buckman Drive.
    Turn left onto Buckman Drive and follow it to Union Road. 
    Turn left and follow Buckman Drive to stop sign at Newell Drive and turn right. 
    Continue on Newell Drive to McCarty Drive and turn right. 
    Follow McCarty Drive to the bus loop at the stoplight.
    Allow students to disembark bus and walk to Museum Road.
    At the traffic light, turn right and walk to the Welcome Center and Bookstore (1/2 block).

    Parking

    Campus tour visitors in vehicles or small vans should park on the first level of the parking garage where the parking attendant has reserved parking spaces. There is a $6.00 charge for all-day parking.

    Buses should unload visitors on the bus loop on McCarty Drive and students then walk ½ block to Welcome Center. 

    Buses and oversized vans park behind the Hilton Hotel on 34th Street and Hull Road - 1714 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607.

    Accommodations

    If you require special accommodations, please contact the Welcome Center at least one week before your visit so we can adequately prepare. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Welcome Center at 352-392-2959.


    To schedule a campus tour, use the calendar below to select an available tour date and tour times.

    Registration is required.

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