With more than 50,000 employees combined, the UF and UF Health community is practically a city unto itself! Find support, networking and like-minded people by perusing the resources found here.

Departmental Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Binder

A Random Acts of Kindness binder is a great way to build comradery and reinforce a positive environment at work. A RAK Binder serves as a reference guide for the employees in your department. Each employee can complete a sheet about themselves for other employees to use when they want to do something nice for that person. Each sheet should be housed within your department’s RAK Binder, which should be kept at a central location. One act of kindness can start a chain reaction, creating a whole department that is full of kindness, appreciation and positivity. Access the template for your departmental RAK binder here.

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Team Challenges

Stay tuned for team challenges including a walking challenge, hydration challenge, and sleep challenge. Challenges can be organized for individuals in a department to compete against each other or for entire departments to compete as a team against other departments. To bring a challenge to your department, email the GatorCare Wellness Coordinator Morgan Papworth at

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GatorCare Wellness Facebook

Join GatorCare’s Facebook page to connect with other GatorCare members and learn more about wellness programs, challenges, and events.


Groups on the Bridge

Join one of the many networking or support groups on the Bridge including but not limited to the Get up and go! Walk@Work group, Breastfeeding/Pumping Employees, LGBT Community and more.



Lake Wauburg

Canoes, climbing wall, mountain bikes, sailboats, wakeboarding, waterskiing and more with a Gator 1 card that designates you as faculty, staff, spouse, partner, retired, UAA, UFF or Shands employee whose card includes a hologram and a UFID number; guests accepted at some locations.

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 Reitz Union Game Room

On-campus recreation facility featuring 16 bowling lanes, 17 pool (billiard) tables and more.

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Association for Academic Women

The AAW connects professional women throughout UF to support their personal growth, relationship building, career development and lifelong learning.



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