The University of Florida Student Government, established in 1909, exists to represent and act in the interests of the students. Student Government (SG) has created an academic and extra-curricular environment benefitting students through its programs and works to sustain and improve them each year. SG's power is balanced among three branches: Executive,
Legislative, and Judicial.
Recreational Sports is proud to offer a variety of fitness opportunities and programs.
These include: strength training seminars, more than 125 group fitness classes each
week, personal training packages, fitness assessments and a multitude of special
events and competitions.
Gator Nights is the leading late night program in the Southeast and takes place
every Friday night during the Fall, Spring, and Summer B semesters in J. Wayne Reitz
Union. The program offers FREE first run movies, bands, comedians, improv shows,
arts and crafts, novelties, interactive games, cultural events, interactive lectures,
dances, DJ's, artists, video game tournaments, popcorn and soda, and most importantly
FREE midnight breakfast!
Located 8 miles south of campus on Highway 441, Lake Wauburg North Park and South
Shore offer UF students, faculty and staff a place to relax and enjoy the great
outdoors. Many activities are available including boating, swimming, volleyball,
team development course, climbing wall and more. Admission and activities are free
with a Gator 1 Card. A Gator 1 Cardholder may bring up to four guests.
SG Bike Repair is located on the north side of the Constans Theatre on the North
Lawn next to the J. Wayne Reitz Union. This free bike repair service is provided
by Student Government to facilitate a convenient location for cyclists to get his/her
The Student Government Computer Lab is located on the third floor of the J. Wayne
Reitz Union in Room 365. It has been maintained and operated by Student Government
since the Spring semester of 1998 and currently has 36 available workstations.
At UF Performing Arts our goal is to not only entertain, but also to enrich the
lives of students during their time here in Gainesville. In an effort to reach out
to students and provide them with exceptional opportunities to experience the arts,
we offer specially priced student tickets, internship opportunities, student memberships
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Student Government oversees the campus Regional Transit System bus routes. These
routes can shuttle you quickly around campus to and from you apartment complex.
All you need is you Gator-1 ID card to ride the bus anywhere in town.
Make a Difference
Get Involved with student government today and make a lasting, positive impact on campus, either through service in student government, joining a student organization, or starting an organization of your own.