Mission Statement

Gators living through wellness to create a healthy world.

Vision Statement

Empowering UF students to be healthy and well through prevention.

Goals

  • Provide innovative signature services that enhance the student experience.
  • Gather, apply, and share data to inform programming and predict wellness trends.
  • Prepare students for life-long personal and professional success.
  • Position GatorWell as leaders in college health promotion.
  • Create meaningful engagement to develop positive health behaviors.

History of GatorWell

Since its inception in 1972 GatorWell has applied health promotion strategies to educate UF students on health and wellness topics relevant to the college experience. Our mission is empowering UF students to be healthy and well through prevention. As health education leaders, GatorWell works with campus partners and community stakeholders to best meet the health needs of UF students and provide a continuation of care.

All of GatorWell’s services are free to UF students. From individual appointments to group workshops focusing on Time Management, the Health Promotion Specialists at GatorWell target information, skills, and behavior change to the needs of college students.

Free and confidential individual appointments are provided to currently enrolled students, as well as comprehensive programming and outreach on various health topics including stress reduction, healthy eating, sexual health, sleep, time management, alcohol and other drugs, and interpersonal violence prevention. GatorWell also offers presentations and outreach, health communication campaigns, and skill-development on various health topics.
As health education leaders, GatorWell works with campus partners and community stakeholders to best meet the health needs of UF students and provide a continuation of care. Through our collaborations and advocacy we aim to support student wellness to positively impact academic success. Be Well. Do Well. GatorWell.