All Gators living well, purposeful lives.
Empowering UF students to build their own path toward lifelong wellbeing through prevention, advocacy, and sustainable behavior change.
- Consistently provide and improve access to preventative and innovative services and programs.
- Support sustainable behavior change through skill development.
- Consistently gather, apply, and share data to inform programming, predict wellness trends, and tell our story.
- Lead bravely and advocate for the wellbeing of students.
- Increase intentional collaboration to enhance student wellbeing.
- Enable student and staff growth through professional development and experiential learning.
Commitment to Equity
GatorWell Health Promotion Services honors the diversity of all students, staff, and faculty and continually strives to provide a welcoming and inclusive space for campus members. We seek to ensure all voices are represented in the development of equitable and accessible services and programs.
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.