From study sessions to Gator games, being a student at UF is a rewarding and enriching experience. Like most things in life, you get out what you put in. Make the most of your time here. Connect with your EduGator community – a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and alumni who are there for each other. Make your mark on the university by getting involved with student organizations. Grow your skill set by participating in research and practical experience in a wide-range of professional settings.

There’s so much to do here; now is your time!


Whatever your interests may be, UF has a community for you.

Study at Norman

Historic Norman Hall may have the best places to study on campus. Here are some fan favorites, but feel free to explore and find your own perfect place.

Two students studying at Opus Coffee

Opus Coffee

Located on the ground floor, just inside the Ada Dorfeld Plaza on the southwest side of the building, this convenient location offers plenty of drinks, snacks, sandwiches and more in lively spot to catch up with your fellow EduGators.

Two students studying in the vending machine area.

Vending areas

With two convenient locations, on the ground and first floor, vending machines at Norman Hall offer a variety of quick snack and drink options

Three students studying outside of EduGator Central

EduGator Student Commons

Just outside of EduGator Central, this location is a little more quiet with comfy seating and pllenty of natural light.

Two women sitting together and pointing at a laptop

Institute for Advanced Learning Technologies (IALT)

Located beneath the Education Library, IALT has multiple spaces to gather with your cohort or study solo.

Student on laptop

Curiosidad (Don Rimx mural)

This amazing mural that spans two floors is a creative space, close to Opus with mixed seating options on the ground and first floors.

Two students on laptops sitting outdoors at a picnic table


The great oak tree in the Norman Courtyard is something EduGator alumni have thought back fondly to for decades. It’s no wonder this picturesque place is so perfect for hitting the books or decompressing in an outdoor setting.

Students studying at tables.

Wilson Foundation Study Commons

On the first floor, just inside the main entrance on the northwest side of the Norman Hall you’ll find a brightly lit area with plenty of seating options and plugs for all your tech.

Two female students studying at a table together

Education Library

Rumor has it that this is the best library on campus. Recently renovated, this hidden gem is the place for quiet, comfortable study sessions.

EduGator spotlight

Essynce Mackey

Essynce Mackey

Essynce Mackey is helping students build their community.

Kendall Siemienas

Kendall Siemienas

Kendall Siemienas took a unique path while earning her BAES degree.

Jóhanna Birna Bjartmarsdóttir

Jóhanna Birna Bjartmarsdóttir

Jóhanna Birna Bjartmarsdóttir is using her experiences to advocate for those who can’t fight for themselves.

Check out our programs

From B.A.E.s to Ph.D.s, we have the program to help get you where you want to go.

With in-person, online and blended formats in a variety of subject areas, there’s a program here that fits your needs.

Student smiling at the camera wearing a backpack


Once being admitted, the next step for many is to secure funding. There are a number of scholarships for which students at all levels can apply. In fact, the College of Education offers more scholarships than any other college at UF. Other options include federal grants and work opportunities. Graduate students may also consider fellowships, grants and assistantships.

Depending on your need, we can assist in getting you started. Please email us at or call 352-273-4376.