Support for the health and wellness of students, faculty & staff is vital to holistic sustainability efforts at UF. Wellness programs are provided for students and resources are offered to staff & faculty to help improve safety and reduce stress in the workplace. These initiatives help create a healthy and productive environment for learning, living and working.
The Cupanion program is an innovative program designed for students to earn discounts and rewards on campus for refilling and using a reusable water bottle, while also giving back to sustainable water projects around the world! Launched in 2016, this program has grown exponentially on campus and involves several campus partners such as the Office of Sustainability, RecSports, UF Bookstore, Gator Dining and more.
The Counseling and Wellness Center offers therapy and consultation services to students at UF. Their mission is to foster human development in all of its diversity through compassion, empowerment, advocacy, hope, and heart.
GatorWell Health Promotion Services offers one-on-one consultations and larger outreach programs on a wide variety of health and wellness topics related to the college experience. Their mission is to empower UF students to be healthy and well through prevention.
While enrolled, students have full access to the RecSports gyms and facilities on campus, including Lake Wauberg. In addition to this, students and employees can rent gear, go on trips and learn outdoor skills with the Center for Outdoor Recreation and Education (CORE).