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GGG to host event planning workshop

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2013 in News

Gators Going Green is hosting a Green Event Planning Workshop on March 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Matthew's Suite.  

Apps for student advisory boards open

Posted on Sunday, March 10, 2013 in News

Applications to be a student member on the Reitz Union Board of Managers, Recreational Sports Board of Directors, or O’Connell Center Advisory Board are now available.

UF excels on White House 'College Scorecard'

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 in News

College Scorecards in the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center make it easier for an upcoming student to search for a college that is right for them.

External Affairs announces directors

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 in News

External Affairs Director is charged with representing student opinions and views on key legislative priorities at the local, state and federal level.


UF's Family Weekend will welcome Gator parents

Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 in News

UF’s newest event Family Weekend Spring Edition will be held Feb. 22-24, 2013. All UF undergraduate and graduate students’ parents and families are welcome to come to campus for a fun and relaxing weekend.

Nightlife Navigators select new vice chairs, directors

Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2013 in News

Our spring 2013 Nightlife Navigators have been chosen! 24 students have been selected to lead nighttime transportation options of Gainesville.

External Affairs looks for new leaders

Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2013 in Hot Topics

The University of Florida’s External Affairs is looking for students to join their agency. External Affairs is in charge of lobbying on behalf of Student Government and the student body. 

Gubernatorial Fellows program open for applicants

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 in Hot Topics

Applications for the 2012-2013 Gubernatorial Fellows Program will be open through UF student government.  The Gubernatorial Fellows program allows 12 Florida college and university students the opportunity to see and experience how state government functions for two semesters.


CRC hosts Open House

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 in Hot Topics

Student Government’s Career Development Cabinet partnered with the Career Resource Center for a Spring Open House for students interested in exploring careers. 

ACCENT looks for new leaders

Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 in Hot Topics

ACCENT Speakers Bureau is looking to add Vice Chairs, Directors and Assistant Directors to its organization. 

ACTION SG now accepting staff apps

Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 in Hot Topics

Action SG, an agency of student government,  is now accepting applications for director positions until Jan. 14.

Navigators release applications

Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 in Hot Topics

Spring applications for the 2013 Nightlife Navigators will be due in the Student Government office at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan 18. 

Gator Innovators puts out apps

Posted on Sunday, December 23, 2012 in Hot Topics

Gator Innovators, a new agency in the University of Florida's Student Government, has released applications for its directorship positions. The applications are due Jan. 14. 

UF, U Louisville partner to bring Sugar Bowl project

Posted on Sunday, December 23, 2012 in Hot Topics

The University of Florida is partnering with the University of
Louisville in a cooperative community service project this year in
New Orleans during the Allstate Sugar Bowl. 

Application available: Asst. Supervisor of Elections

Posted on Sunday, December 23, 2012 in Hot Topics

Applications for Assistant Supervisor of Elections are now available and are due Jan. 4. The position allows students to get more involved in the election process the school holds every spring and fall. 

We wish you the best this holiday season!

Posted on Sunday, December 23, 2012 in Hot Topics

Happy holidays from SG at the University of Florida.

Totuit, SG launch SNAP app

Posted on Saturday, December 15, 2012 in Hot Topics

Totuit, a mobile platform development company, has teamed up with the University of Florida’s Student Government to create a safe transportation app that will serve UF students.


Get meal deals, benefit your school

Posted on Wednesday, December 05, 2012 in Hot Topics

MyUFMobile is a mobile-based program aimed at offering meal deals through Student Government at the University of Florida. It offers buy one, get one free deals as well as prices knocked down 50 to 90 percent. 

Villamil discusses key SG points in State of the Campus

Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 in Hot Topics

Once a year, our SG student body president holds a special presentation highlighting past accomplishments, current projects, and visions for the future of the university. TJ Villamil outlined the three cornerstones that make up Student Government; Education, Evangelism, and Action. 

Florida Fan Game Competition Includes UF

Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 in Hot Topics


VISIT FLORIDA has teamed up with UF on a campaign called the Florida Fan Game. The Florida Fan Game is a contest to determine which Florida school has Florida’s #1 fans. Six universities (FAMU, FSU, UCF, UF, UM, and USF) are competing for the title, and the competition runs through Dec. 3.

Aim Higher starts at UF with goals for higher education

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2012 in Hot Topics

Started by students, Aim Higher Florida is a campaign that is focused on informing students and Florida residents the importance of Higher Education.

A Night of Culture at UF

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2012 in Hot Topics

Rion Ballroom A in the Reitz Union was home Culture Night on Oct. 25.

Student Honor Code Administration positions announced

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

The University of Florida’s Student Government Honor Court staff positions and directorships, under director Shian Knuth,  have been chosen for the 2012-2013 school year. The Honor Court was established as part of SG in order to promote fairness and honesty among the student body. The organization is tasked with hearing cases of academic dishonesty and maintaining high integrity and honesty.

SG brings in best in Gainesville housing

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2012 in Hot Topics

The housing fair took place at the Reitz Union on Nov. 14. 

"Hunger Games" raises awareness for the needy

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2012

The Hunger Games, an event benefitting hungry locals in the Gainesville area, took place on Wednesday Nov. 14 from 5:00p.m. to 6:30p.m.

War for the Oar

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

The Florida-Georgia Game is only days away, and a rivalry as strong as the Florida – Georgia game can only be seen to be believed. Since 2009, the winner of this legendary game not only received bragging rights but a one of a kind trophy crafted from a 1,000 year old Cyprus tree known as the Okefenokee Oar.

Multicultural Affairs AD App Released

Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 in Hot Topics

The Multicultural Affairs AD (Assistant Director) applications have been released and are available at www.sg.ufl.edu/apply.  Click “Executive” and then scroll down to “Assistant Directors” and select "Multicultural Affairs” to begin the application.

Nightlife Navigators Staff Chosen for Semester

Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Thirteen students were chosen to be part of the Nightlife Navigators staff for the 2012 fall term

Gators Going Green Selects Leaders

Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Gators Going Green, the University of Florida’s student government representatives for sustainability and environmental issues around campus, has announced the students who have been selected for positions.

FLC Announces 2012-2013 Members

Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Fifty-eight talented, well-rounded freshmen have been chosen to serve on the Freshman Leadership Council. This is a Student Government agency comprised of freshmen who are interested in expanding their involvement and leadership at the University of Florida. The council will present these individuals with leadership skills, the opportunity to meet influential student leaders, and to have a voice in events of the student body.

SG Election Timeline

Posted on Thursday, October 04, 2012 in Hot Topics

The results to the ballot counts casted Tuesday and Wednesday were announced at 12 a.m. Thursday morning at the Reitz Union colonnade.

UF Start-Up Begins New Path For Social Networking

Posted on Sunday, September 30, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

A UF company, based in the Innovation hub, called Feathr is looking to raise funds and develop their start –up company. Feathr is a free mobile application used to bring personal and professional networking to its users.

The Daily Hundred, Popular App, Staffed by Gators

Posted on Saturday, September 29, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

While college students are notorious for always looking for extra cash it seems fit that the app The Daily Hundred  would become popular because it allows students to win money just by taking a simple picture.

Fall 2012 Election Information

Posted on Friday, September 28, 2012 in News, Hot Topics, Events

         Fall 2012 elections will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on October 2 and 3. Candidates and polling locations can be found here.

Former Florida Governors To Visit UF

Posted on Friday, September 28, 2012 in News, Hot Topics, Events

On Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. the Florida Law Review is hosting a panel of former Florida governors including Reubin Askew, Charlie Crist, Bob Graham, Buddy Mackay and Bob Martinez.

Immigration Discussion To Come To Bob Graham Center

Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

On Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. immigration advocate Cheryl Little will speak on immigrant rights and issues facing the United States today.

Coursera Becomes Part of UF Curriculum, SG Input Noted

Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

On Sept. 19, Coursera, an online course website, signed an agreement with the University of Florida to bring free courses to the student body with help from student government.

TMS Launches Video iPad App

Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Tutor Matching Service, one of Student Government’s partners, launched an app for the iPad last month that allows for face-to-face contact for tutoring or just studying with a friend.


Deadline Extended: Grad, Professional & Family Affairs Apps Out

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Graduate, Professional and Family Affairs is currently accepting applications for undersecretaries up until Sept. 14. The application can be found by visiting http://sg.ufl.edu/apply and clicking "Staff."

Students Save Nearly 30K at Discount Day

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

UF Student Government and the University of Florida Bookstores once again brought UF students “discount day.” This year, students saved close to $30,000 in total due to the discounts.


Library West 24/5 Kickoff Successful

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

The library 24/5 event last Wednesday was deemed a success as library staff and student government provided Dance Dance Revolution, board games, pastries and coffee.

Gator Gubernatorial Fellow Announced

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 in Hot Topics

            Sara Whitney Smith, 24, of Tallahassee is a University of Florida student who was among the elite group that was selected. She completed her undergraduate education at UF and is now a third-year law student at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. 

Roundup: SG Fall Applications Released

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

A myriad of applications are out for open positions within UF Student Government this Fall, so read on to find a centralized location for what applications are available and when they are due.

Action SG Applications Out

Posted on Tuesday, September 04, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Action SG, an agency of student government, has released applications for directors that will serve under the vice chairs of the agency. Applications are due Sept. 12.

Gators Going Green Apps Out

Posted on Tuesday, September 04, 2012 in Hot Topics

GGG applications are out and will be accepted until Sept. 12.

STAAR Applications Out

Posted on Tuesday, September 04, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Applications for STAAR are being accepted until 5 p.m. on Sept. 7. 

External Affairs Fall Applications Open

Posted on Monday, September 03, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Applications are due by Sept. 12 for positions in the External Affairs area of Student Government. 

YLC Director Applications Released

Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Applications for YLC director positions are now available in the SG office and online and are due no later than 5pm on September 12, 2012.

SG Cabinet Looking for Assistant Directors

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Student Government Cabinet is looking for Assistant Directors to serve with this year's Cabinet Directors. 

Chomp the Vote Applications Released

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Chomp the Vote has released Fall 2012 applications for staff to help register members of the Gator Nation to vote in the upcoming November election. Applications are due September 2 at 2 p.m.

UFIT + SG Improve Technology for Students

Posted on Monday, August 27, 2012 in Hot Topics

University of Florida Information Technology has worked with representatives of the University of Florida Student Government and other students to improve technology for students on campus.

ACCENT Applications Out

Posted on Saturday, August 25, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Applications for ACCENT Speakers Bureau have been released, and are due Friday September 7 by 5 p.m.  

Nightlife Navigators Applications Open

Posted on Saturday, August 25, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

UF’s Nightlife Navigators now have applications open for the fall 2012 semester. The applications are due Sept. 14 by 2 p.m. to the Student Government office in the Reitz Union.

Join Freshman Leadership Council

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Are you a motivated, dedicated freshman ready to make an impact on the University of Florida?

Internal Communications Applications Out

Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 in News, Hot Topics, SG Newsletter

Internal Communications is now a part of the redefined division, the Leadership Division, and is looking for assistant directors.

SGP Applications Released

Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Since 1969, Student Government Productions has been providing UF students with the music they want to hear. SGP produces shows with a wide variety of headlining artists to appeal to our diverse student body.

SG & Libraries Extend 24-5 Partnership at Library West

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

The University of Florida Student Government and the George A. Smathers Libraries have renewed their 24-hour, 5-day-a-week partnership for the fall and spring semesters of the 2012-13 school year and for school years into the future.

SG & Bookstores Partner for 2012 Discount Days

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

The University of Florida Student Government, along with the University of Florida Bookstores, will once again be bringing students "Discount Day" this year. 

Honor Code Administration Applications Out

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 in News, Hot Topics, SG Newsletter

Honor Code Administration applications have been released and are available. Applications can be found at Get Involved > Join Student Government > Staff. Applications are due Wednesday, August 29 by 3 p.m. You must sign up for an interview time in the SG office.

SG and UFIT Bring Unified WiFi to UF Campus

Posted on Thursday, August 09, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Student Government has worked tirelessly to bring unified Wi-Fi to UF, and University of Florida Information Technology has recently announced that all wireless systems are to be upgraded this summer. 

UF SG-Funded Program Featured on White House Blog

Posted on Tuesday, August 07, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

A volunteer from UF’s chapter of Children Beyond Our Borders was recently featured in the United States White House blog.

Routes Increased for New International Students

Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

The Graduate Student Council at the University of Florida, in collaboration with UF Student Government, have recently increased RTS bus routes with the goal of helping out international students with their travel to and from the UF campus.

Student Government Lobbies for Students in Washington D.C.

Posted on Sunday, July 29, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

The University of Florida Student Government travelled to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., during the summer semester break week, to lobby for legislation that would benefit students.

Fill Out ACCENT's Survey and Have Your Voice Heard

Posted on Friday, July 27, 2012 in Hot Topics

SG agency ACCENT Speaker’s Bureau wants your help filling out a survey that will help to provide a deeper understanding of the student body. See the survey here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DS8CHCR.

RTS Reveals 2 Hybrid Buses

Posted on Thursday, July 26, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

The University of Florida’s student government and Regional Transport System (RTS), revealed their newest project, two hybrid buses, on Wednesday July 18 at 10 a.m. in the Plaza of the Americas.

External Affairs Holds Summer Retreat

Posted on Thursday, July 26, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

The External Affairs agency hosted their summer retreat on Tuesday, July 24 in the Reitz Union. Director of the agency, Billy Vranish, appointed 13 well-qualified individuals to the staff for the summer session.

Senate Is Looking for Applicants

Posted on Thursday, July 12, 2012 in Hot Topics

The Senate, the legislative branch of student government  is seeking students interested in applying for the following open seats:

Open House Allows Students to Get Familiar With SG

Posted on Monday, July 09, 2012 in News, Hot Topics, Events

The SG Open House will take place on July 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the third floor of the Reitz Union. Students will be able to talk to student government officials and learn more about getting involved in Student Government!

SG Re-launches Docutraq Finance System

Posted on Monday, July 09, 2012 in Hot Topics

Docutraq, the activity & service fee request system for Student Government-funded organizations, has been upgraded and is live for the 2012-13 fiscal year.

External Affairs Application Open

Posted on Sunday, July 08, 2012 in News, Hot Topics

Applications are available at http://sg.ufl.edu for External Affairs. Applications are due Friday, July 13th at 2:00 PM. 

IRHA/SG Summer B Barbecue Successful

Posted on Monday, July 02, 2012 in News, Hot Topics, Events

    Nothing beats a day of outdoor fun, burgers and getting to know your classmates and student government.

IRHA and SG Team Up for Barbecue Sunday 7/1

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in Events

On Sunday, July 1, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., IRHA and Student Government will be teaming up to hold a barbecue in celebration of the start of the summer B session and of new University of Florida students.

Agencies + Directorships Select New Appointees

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in News

 YLC, ACTION SG, FLC, SGP and ACCENT announce directors for summer + 2012-13 school year.

Supervisor of Elections Application Open

Posted on Monday, June 04, 2012 in News

Supervisor of Elections applications have been released and are available on the Join Student Government > Executive Tab under Agency Heads. Applications are due Friday, June 15 by 4 p.m.

Agency Applications Now Available

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2012 in News

Join FLC, Action SG, ACCENT Speakers Bureau or Nightlife Navigators!

2012-13 Executive Appointments

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2012 in News

SG would like to congratulate the following students on their 2012-13 Executive Appointments.

Summer Senators Approved

Posted on Monday, May 14, 2012 in News

Congratulations to the following Summer Replacement Senators who were approved Tuesday, May 15.

APIA Open House

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2011 in Hot Topics

SG invites you to learn more about the Asian Pacific Islander American community!

Welcome Assemblies

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2011 in News, Hot Topics

Don’t miss out on this wonderful university tradition!

Gator Nights 10th Anniversary

Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2011 in News, Hot Topics

This past Friday Gator Nights celebrated its 10th Anniversary of providing fun free entertainment to UF students

SG Provides Shuttle Service to the Polls

Posted on Monday, March 14, 2011 in News, Hot Topics

Gainesville City Elections for 2011 are going on Tuesday from 7:00am to 7:00pm

Changes to RTS Bus Routes for 2011

Posted on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 in News, Hot Topics

Students looking to avoid leaving their car in airport extended term parking during breaks and vacations now have a suitable alternative thanks to the Regional Transit System and UF Student Government.

Steve Wozniak Visits UF

Posted on Friday, November 19, 2010 in IMAGE

Steve Wozniak learned how to live his life through a simple formula he created: h equals 3f, which translates to happiness equals food, fun and friends.

October 2010 Newsletter

Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in News, SG Newsletter

Get the latest news and updates for the month of October in the newsletter.

Sustainable Student Organization Fair

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 in News

This Thursday, September 30th from 10 a.m. until 2p.m. on the Reitz Union Colonnade, Gators Going Green wants to help you learn about sustainability on campus!

Redbox Movie Rentals at the Reitz

Posted on Monday, September 13, 2010 in News, Hot Topics

Redbox Movie Rentals are now available at the University of Florida’s J. Wayne Reitz Union

Lobbying Efforts Are Successful

Posted on Thursday, August 05, 2010 in News

The SG Executive Committee advocates on the State and Federal Levels

Independence Day Edition

Posted on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 in News, SG Newsletter

Check out the first installment of the new Student Government Newsletter!

New Textbook Rental Service

Posted on Friday, June 04, 2010 in News

Starting Fall 2010, the University of Florida Bookstore will begin implementing a new textbook rental service by the name of Rent-A-Text.