Campus Partnerships

Being a first-generation student at the University of Florida is highly valued and woven throughout all aspects of the campus! Programs have been developed in many different academic and departmental areas and more are being created each term. We invite you to look through our various partnerships to learn about ways you can connect with faculty and staff here at UF, and reach out to our office if you have any questions or concerns.

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  • College of Health and Human Performance

    Once per term invitation to first-generation students to have lunch with college faculty and staff to learn more about the college and ask any questions they may have. Learn more about this college

  • College of Medicine

    College tours led by first-generation medical students, providing the opportunity to learn more about the college, from the classrooms to the hospitals. Learn more about this college

  • College of Public Health and Health Professions

    Explore PHHP- event that allows first-generation students the ability to learn more about careers that improve the health and well-being of populations, communities, and individuals. Learn more about this college

  • Honors Program

    Honors First-Generation (H1G) Mentoring Program- assists high achieving first-generation honors students in their transition from high school and home to collegiate life at UF and in the greater Gainesville area. Learn more about this program

  • Levin College of Law

    GatorLaw Mentorship Program- allows you to define your goals, learn about legal education and career options, as well as to develop mentor relationships with current UF Law students. Learn more about this program

  • College of Veterinary Medicine

    First-generation student college tours and dinner with professors and current vet med students. Reserved time for first-generation pre-vet advising. Learn more about this college

  • Career Connections Center

    Life After the Swamp First-Generation Graduates Panel- open forum discussion for undergraduates to ask questions and learn more about the journey of recent first-generation graduates. Learn more about this department

  • Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC)

    First-generation empowerment groups every semester to share common experiences with other first-generation students. Learn more about this department

  • Dean of Students- New Student and Family Programs

    First-generation specific First Year Florida courses to allow incoming students to learn more about what UF has to offer and meet other first-generation freshmen. Learn more about this office

  • Off Campus Life

    Annual presentation for first-generation students on decisions to live on or off campus. Topics include leases, fees, move-in and out dates, and many more. Learn more about this office

  • RecSports

    Center for Outdoor Recreation and Education (CORE)- Annual Spring Canoe the Suwannee River Trip for first-generation students. Get out and explore UF’s backyard! Learn more about this office

  • UF Bookstore

    Available first-generation graduation cords to display your first-generation pride at graduation! Learn more about the bookstore

  • UF International Center

    Annual Study Abroad First-Generation Panel- event to learn more about studying abroad from recent first-generation travelers. Topics range from choosing programs/countries to how to fund your trips. Learn more about this office