Schedule A Visit

Schedule A Visit

You’ll find more than 221 sunny warm days in Gainesville, Florida.

The area provides a near tropical climate, vast entertainment options, a quaint downtown, numerous cultural opportunities and a thriving business environment. Repeatedly ranked as one of the most livable cities in Florida, Gainesville is located adjacent to a major interstate highway and is almost halfway between Atlanta and Miami.

  • 120 MINUTES TO ORLANDO – Visit Disney World, Epcot, Sea World, Universal Studios and more.
  • ICHETUCKNEE RIVER – Kayak, canoe, tube or snorkel down this crystal river.
  • DEVIL’S DEN – Scientists found fossils dating back to 7,500 B.C. in this underground spring .It’s a popular location for UF students to cave dive.
  • 90 MINUTES TO HISTORIC ST. AUGUSTINE – It’s the oldest city in the United States and also close to miles of beautiful white sandy beaches.


Tours through UF Admissions are geared toward undergraduate studies. Candidates for master’s and/or Ph.D. degree programs can contact specific departments for additional information about admissions criteria, specific lab or research tours, meet-and-greets and more, subject to availability of faculty/staff. 

Map of Florida with nearby airports and major cities.