Your health and wellness are critical to study and perform at your best.

This site provides resources to support wellness for students (below) as well as faculty and staff.

Mental Health

The University of Florida offers many counseling, suicide prevention, and other mental health services and resources.

Safety

Helping you stay safe at school.

Healthcare

Resources to keep you healthy.

 

Community

Resources to help you find your people.

Self Care

Resources to help you eat right, get enough sleep, and look after yourself.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness resources to help you remain present.

 
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Mental Health Resources

UF Counseling & Wellness Center

The hub for mental health services and support at the University of Florida.

Crisis support

If you are in crisis, call us to consult with a crisis counselor who will assess your needs and determine what services would be helpful. You can call us 24/7 at 352-392-1575.

CWC crisis counselors are located in our office at 401 Peabody Hall, Monday through Friday, from 9am-4pm.

Faculty Training: Identifying and Responding to Students in Distress

This two-part presentation will help faculty in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering learn about the state of collegiate mental health, basic skills for recognizing and supporting students in distress, and mental health resources offered at UF.

Care Area

The Care Area is an office within the Dean of Students office that was created to care for every single individual that walks through this campus. The Care Area consists of many different resources, facilities, and success plans from helping students with paperwork and instructor notification when you need to miss class, to food security.

Gator-2-Gator

Gator-2-Gator @ CWC is a support initiative where you can get connected with one of our trained student ambassadors to talk. Gator 2 Gator provides 30-minute consultations for personal support and/or referral information about helpful resources. Students are welcome to attend as often as needed. During Gator 2 Gator you will not receive clinical care, evaluation, or treatment from a professional counselor or mental health professional. Therefore, no personal information will be gathered.

Other Resources from CWC

SilverCloud

SilverCloud is a completely confidential internet-based system or platform developed by SilverCloud Health that delivers online therapeutic and psycho-education programs. A variety of programs aim to offer information and support for people experiencing problems related to mental health.

Talkspace

Talkspace is a digital space for counseling, therapy, and medication services from licensed providers. All active GatorCare members ages 13 and older are eligible for therapy with Talkspace. Talkspace psychiatry services are available to active members, ages 18 and older.

UF Health Psychiatric Hospital

U Matter We Care

A hub of resources on campus for all dimensions of wellness including cultural, emotional, financial, physical, and more.

NFRMC Behavioral Health Center

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Community Resources

Engineering Student Organizations

The Office of Undergraduate Student Affairs provides support for 70+ engineering affiliated student organizations. We work closely with the Benton Engineering Council, which serves as the coordinating body of our organizations. These organizations provide an amazing opportunity to advance your leadership, team development, technical skills, and engineering knowledge.

LGBTQ+ Affairs

LGBTQ+ Affairs at UF strives to provide an affirming and welcoming space for all LGBTQ+ identified students. We work to empower LGBTQ+ student leaders and ambassadors as change agents on campus and in the community. Recognizing that sexual identity and gender identity and expression work through and are influenced by race, ethnicity, culture, age, disability, class, faith, and other social characteristics, we offer support and educational programming that incorporate principles of social justice to reduce heterosexism, genderism, homophobia, and transphobia in all of their forms on the UF campus and beyond.

Multicultural and Diversity Affairs

Through transformative educational experiences and developmental opportunities, Multicultural and Diversity Affairs celebrates and empowers diverse communities and advocates for an inclusive campus for all students across identities.

Student Activities & Involvement

Getting involved is a great way to make new lifelong friends, connect to UF, extend your education outside of the classroom, and most importantly have fun! Take the involvement quiz to get tailored suggestions to find your place on campus.

U Matter We Care

A hub of resources on campus for all dimensions of wellness including cultural, emotional, financial, physical, and more.

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Mindfulness Resources

Mindfulness at GatorWell

Koru is a mindfulness program designed specifically for emerging adults and college students. The course is four weeks long and is offered for FREE to UF students. In these classes you learn various strategies to help you be more mindful. Classes meet one time a week for 75 minutes and then you are asked to practice the strategies for 10 minutes a day outside of class.

Mindfulness Resources from CWC

Breathing and relaxation exercises from the UF Counseling & Wellness center.

UF Mindfulness

UF Mindfulness aims to co-create mindful academic culture at the University of Florida (UF).

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Safety Resources

Crisis Support

UF Counseling & Wellness Center 24/7 support line: 352-392-1575

Suicide Prevention

UF Counseling & Wellness Center 24/7 support line: 352-392-1575

Medical Amnesty at UF

UF students and student organizations who seek emergency medical attention for an individual(s) who needs care, as a result of alcohol and/or other substance(s) use, may receive medical amnesty from discipline for certain student conduct code violations under the UF Medical Amnesty Policy.

Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution

Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution provides a process focused on accountability, development, and support of those involved or impacted by violations of University of Florida regulations. This is achieved through an educational and restorative lens that encourages civility, upholds the degree integrity of the institution, and helps promote the safety of the University community.

University Police Department

In an emergency, call 9-1-1 off campus or 352-392-1111 on campus. Other law enforcement resources appear below.

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Healthcare Resources

Student Health Care Center (SHCC)

The UF health fee, a per-credit hour service fee included with tuition, helps cover most office visits at the Student Health Care Center; however, this fee does not cover all possible service charges at the SHCC, including but not limited to physicals, procedures, lab tests, X-rays, medications and medical equipment.

GatorCare

GatorCare is a Direct Service Organization of the University of Florida established in 2013 to reduce health care costs, and promote access to quality health care and innovative health and wellness solutions for the employees and families of employer groups of the University of Florida and the University of Florida Health and its affiliates. GatorCare’s goal is to improve the quality of life of those we serve through affordable health benefits and impactful wellness solutions.

Gatorwell

Empowering UF students to be healthy and well through prevention, Gatorwell provides health resources including wellness coaching, HIV testing, and information on behavioral safety concerns for students.

UF Health Patient Care

UF Health Shands Hospital encompasses the UF Health Science Center – the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center – and the Shands family of hospitals and services. With campuses in Gainesville and Jacksonville, we offer six health colleges, six research institutes, two teaching hospitals, four specialty hospitals, and a host of physician medical practices and outpatient services throughout north central and northeast Florida.

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Self Care Resources

Care Area

The Care Area is an office within the Dean of Students office that was created to care for every single individual that walks through this campus. The Care Area consists of many different resources, facilities, and success plans from helping students with paperwork and instructor notification when you need to miss class, to food security.

Gatorwell

Empowering UF students to be healthy and well through prevention, Gatorwell provides health resources including wellness coaching, HIV testing, and information on behavioral safety concerns for students.

Nutrition Services at SHCC

Currently enrolled students can make an appointment with the Student Health Care Center’s registered dietitian for nutrition education and counseling in Nutrition Services, located on the first floor of the the Infirmary Building. The health fee included with tuition covers patient financial responsibility associated with most SHCC office visits.

RecSports at University of Florida

The Department of Recreational Sports offers experiences that enrich the lives of the University of Florida community through excellence in facilities, fitness, sport, adventure and play.

Suggested wellness apps from UF CWC

CWC-suggested phone and web apps, which are useful for a range of concerns, from grief to daily wellness.

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