The Gator Family Connection
January 2020
From the Gator Parent and Family Association:

Wishing you the happiest of New Years, from our family to yours!
We hope this year brings you plenty of joy, success, and Gator spirit.
Spring Family Weekend 2020

This spring family weekend will be held March 27-29, 2020!

We hope to have you join us for our Spring Family Weekend! This is your opportunity to explore campus and Gainesville with your Gator.

Registration for Spring Family Weekend will open in February. More information regarding Spring Family Weekend will be listed on our website:

If you have any questions regarding Spring Family Weekend, please contact
On Campus

Is your student currently living on campus? UF Housing department is here as a resource to your student. To learn more about community standards, amenities, and any additional questions, click here .

Off Campus

Living off campus is another experience that many University of Florida students enjoy, but finding the right housing, prices, locations, and amenities can be overwhelming. Off Campus Life is here to help! Their office is a great resource that offers search tools and staff to help your student find the right fit. To learn more about their resources, click here.
Spring Career Showcase

January 21 (Non-technical) &
January 22 (Technical)
9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Stephen C. O'Connell Center  

Career Showcase is a two-day event featuring employers hiring for full-time job and internships. This event offers students a great opportunity to network with employers who travel to UF just to see them.  For more information on career showcase, the full list of events, and tips on how to prepare, click  here.
Have you discussed with your student any information from the Gator Family Connection?
Spring 2020 has officially arrived! Keep up-to-date on school holidays, important deadlines, grade release dates, exam schedules, and other key dates with the University of Florida Undergraduate Catalog. Check out the Spring 2020 Academic Calendar  here.  
Want to connect with other Gator families through social media? Check out our class-specific Facebook groups! These groups are meant to answer questions, give tips, highlight news, encourage others, and make new friends.  Pl ease note, you must answer the membership questions in order to be approved by group administrators. Join the groups by clicking below:


January 20, 2020
8:30 AM- 1:30 PM
Rion Ballroom in the Reitz Union

Join UF students and community members on January 20 for the National MLK Day of Service, hosted by the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service. Students can participate in meaningful service projects in Gainesville or simply participate in MLK Day events. Find more information  here.