Special Events

Gator Nation U

Staying connected to The Gator Nation has never been easier! You are invited to join us April 9-11, 2015 at Gator Nation U (GNU), our annual spring reunion weekend.

GNU is the perfect way to reunite with friends, network with faculty and learn about all of the new happenings at UF. With programs designed for small Gators, working professionals, and those with a passion for learning something new, GNU has something for everyone. Plan to spend a memorable weekend in Gainesville reconnecting with your Gator roots.

Celebrate reunion milestones with the classes of '90, '95, '00, '05, and '10. Help us to honor our newest Outstanding Young Alumni awardees, a talented group of Gator alumni who are truly making a difference in our world. And don’t forget to come out and support the Gators during the annual Orange & Blue Debut Game.

To learn more about Gator Nation U or to register, please click here.

Spring Board of Directors Meeting

Hotel Information:

Hampton Inn
101 SE 1st Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: 352-240-9306
Rate: $139/$149 per night

Hilton UF
1714 SW 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone: 352-384-3411
Rate: $142 per night

Holiday Inn
1250 W. University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: 352-376-1661
Rate: $96 per night

Residence Inn
3275 SW 40th Boulevard
Gainesville, FL 32608
Phone: 352-264-0000
Rate: $120 per night

The Lodge
3726 SW 40th Boulevard
Gainesville, FL 32608
Phone: 352-375-2400
Rate: $109 per night

Grand Guard

The Grand Guard Reunion will be held in Gainesville November 19 - 21, 2015 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Graduation of the Class of 1965.

To learn more about Grand Guard, please click here.

Outstanding Young Alumni Awards Breakfast

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Emerson Alumni Hall

The University of Florida Alumni Association established the Outstanding Young Alumni Awards to recognize alumni who are 35 years of age or younger that have distinguished themselves as leaders in their profession and community.

OYAA Winners Guide
OYAA Past Winners

Florida Forward

Florida Forward is the UFAA’s annual gathering of its National Alumni Board and Gator Club and Affiliate Group volunteers, for a weekend of meeting, training, and recognition of service and excellence of our Gator Nation networks from the past year.

Click here to view the Florida Forward Archives.

Gator Nation Tailgates

Join the UF Alumni Association as we cheer on the Gators three hours before each home game. Conveniently located at Emerson Alumni Hall across the street from The Swamp, these tailgates are the perfect place to meet with the Gator Nation before seeing our team face off against our rivals.

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