Maintaining a balance between academic and family commitments is crucial to a student’s well-being and success. This website provides a collection of resources for students with families which are available at UF and in the Alachua County community.
Alachua County knows that parents are busy but that selecting the right daycare center or preschool is crucial. So Alachua County gathered basic information for 87 child care centers into a single location so that you are only a click away from basic information such as address, size, and licensing information that can help you refine your search.
Baby Gator offers high quality care to children ages 6 weeks to five years.Children grow and learn in a safe and healthy environment with a caring and attentive staff of well-trained early childhood educators. Curriculum is designed to encourage children to experience the world around them. Baby Gator addresses the needs of all children and fosters growth in social, behavioral, cognitive, and physical skills and early literacy skills. If you have questions or comments, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center occupies the bottom three floors of Holland Hall with computer support on the top floor. The facility includes 13 student study rooms, a lactation/meditation room, lounge seating, open reserve area and carrels.
The George A. Smathers Libraries are happy to provide a lactation room to support UF families. Any University of Florida community member (faculty, student or employee) can use the Lactation Room. Please request the key to the room at the Library West Circulation Desk. The Lactation Room (Room 252C) offers a comfortable, clean and secure private space for women who need to express breast milk while on campus. Mothers, fathers or other caregivers are encouraged to use the space to feed and comfort infants. The room is equipped with comfortable seating, a table, a sink and ample electrical outlets. Please note that breast pumps, storage and refrigeration are not offered, so please plan accordingly.
All Lactation Room users are expected to help maintain this unique campus space in the clean and welcoming condition in which they found it. A diaper changing table is also available in the adjacent Gender-Neutral/Family restroom.
This new nursing room follows current guidelines for lactation facilities and is furnished with comfortable chairs and features soft lighting, sound proofing and locking doors. The key is to picked up at the Information desk on the 2nd floor.