Your safety is our priority

At UF, we have departments working together across campus to ensure your safety. So you can work hard and rest easy knowing you’re in great hands. We have one of the largest university police forces in the nation and a full-service student health care center. UF takes great pride in providing a caring campus culture - as part of our U Matter We Care commitment. Assistance for students in distress is available 7 days a week. On top of that, the UF Counseling and Wellness Center is available to listen and help 24/7. Below you’ll find some of the programs and services that comprise our commitment to you on campus and beyond.

The Student Health Care Center

The Student Health Care Center is an outpatient clinic of licensed, board-certified medical providers working together to ensure students stay safe, informed and healthy on campus.

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Public Safety

As one of the largest university police departments in the country, the UF Police Department is an integral part of UF’s greater mission to maintain a safe and secure campus.

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Healthy Gators

Healthy Gators is a coalition of faculty, staff and students working together for a greater purpose: to create a campus environment supportive of health for all members of the UF community.

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GatorWell is a health education leader on campus, using health promotion strategies to educate UF students about health and wellness topics relevant to the college experience and create the next generation of Gator leaders.

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UF Health

UF Health is the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center, improving individual and community health through research, innovation and technology. With a people-centered approach, UF is finding solutions to the world’s toughest health problems and teaching the next generation of Gators to be leaders in the medical field.

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U Matter, We Care

At UF Every Gator Counts. U Matter, We Care serves as UF’s umbrella program for UF’s caring culture and provides students in distress with support and coordination of the wide variety of appropriate resources. Families, faculty and students can contact seven days a week for assistance for students in distress. 

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