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Family Weekend

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Family Weekend is a highlight of a student college experience, giving families the opportunity to experience the Gator Nation! From lectures to student performances to athletic events, the campus is lively this time of year and we can’t wait to have you join your student on campus to see the place they call home.

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Spring Family Weekend

FEBRUARY 25-27, 2022


We want to make sure you have enough time to make the family weekend one to remember! Click the tabs to explore all this weekend has to offer.

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Coming early? We do not have any activities planned, however, feel free to explore our campus and the surrounding city of Gainesville.

Suggested list of things to explore this weekend

  • Visit Lake Wauburg - Spending time outside is beneficial for your mental and physical health. It’s even better when you spend time outside AS A FAMILY! No matter the activity, there is something at Lake Wauburg for you! We have two shores with loads to explore. Students must have an active UFID to gain entry. Each UFID holder can bring 4 guests.
  • Florida Museum | Free entry for students
  • Bat emergence at dusk across from Lake Alice
  • Guided hike on Rim Ramble at Paynes Prairie on Saturday, February 26
  • Kanapaha Park

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