UF Military Connections Welcome

Our annual welcome event is a student-led initiative that greets new military-connected students with an introduction to campus resources and a connection with peers. Registration for this event will open in Jul. 2024. We will host one session virtually and one session in-person. Please check back for details.

  • Tuesday, Aug. 20 | 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Via Zoom
  • Wednesday, Aug. 21 | 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | In-Person/Reitz Union

Annual Veterans Reception

This special event is dedicated to honoring the dedication, sacrifice, and service of our veteran, active duty, reservist, and ROTC students at the University of Florida. It's a time to come together as a community to express our deepest appreciation for their commitment to our country and their pursuit of higher education. This event occurs during the Fall semester. More details to come regarding our Nov. 2024 reception.

Saluting those who serve football game

The "Saluting Those Who Serve" Football Game is an annual event hosted by the University of Florida Athletics Department to honor and show appreciation for members of the military, veterans, and first responders. The game typically features special pre-game ceremonies, tributes throughout the game, and recognition of individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to serving the community and the nation. It serves as a platform to express gratitude for the sacrifices made by these individuals and to celebrate their service and dedication. The event also often includes fundraising efforts and partnerships with charitable organizations that support veterans and active-duty military personnel. More details to follow regarding our Fall 2024 game.