HWCOE Buildings and Information

 

 

HWCOE Buildings & Information

 

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering has over one million gross square feet of facilities. Approximately 75% of the space is assignable square footage utilized for research, administration, classroom, and conference space. Most of this space is located on UF’s main campus. The locations of the Engineering buildings that reside on the main campus are in three general areas, typically referred to as:

  • North Campus (South of Stadium Rd and North of Museum Rd)
  • South Campus (South of Museum Rd and North of UF-Health/Shands)
  • Surge Area (South of Performing Arts Center and North of Archer Rd.)

The HWCOE also has 25 other buildings and facilities located off-campus that include the following locations:

  • East Campus (Located on Waldo Road at 23rd Ave intersection)
  • Solar Park (South of Archer Rd on SW 23rd Terrace)
  • Coastal Lab (Located on 6th street, South of Depot Rd)
  • REEF Lab (Located in Shalamar, FL adjacent to Eglin Air Force Base)

Click on the photos below to view more information about some of our more prominent buildings and facilities.

 

Photo of Weil Hall

Weil Hall

Bldg. 0024
Campus Location 1949 Stadium Dr. Gainesville FL 32611 Campus Map: Click Here

 

Building No.
0024
Year Built
1950
Full Building Name
Joseph Weil Hall
Building Abbreviation
WEIL
Levels
 6
Rooms
473
Gross Square Footage (GSF)
158,558

Net Assignable Square Footage (NASF)
99,845

Departments in Building
*
COE (HQ)
* ESSIE (HQ)
* ISE (HQ)

Historical Naming
Joseph Weil was Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Florida from 1937 to 1963. He received his bachelor’s of arts from Johns Hopkins in 1918 and his master’s of science from Pittsburgh in 1926. He joined UF’s faculty in 1921 as an instructor of physics and electrical engineering and later became Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering.