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J. Wayne Reitz Union
The J. Wayne Reitz Union is the community center of the university, providing
a variety of facilities, services and programs for all members of the university
community. The union's primary emphasis is serving the nonacademic needs of
students. Policy for the Reitz Union is established by the Board of Managers,
which consists of eight students and six faculty members, with a student chair.
Student Government funds the Reitz Union.
The Reitz Union opened May 1, 1967, and was named in honor of Dr. J. Wayne Reitz,
president of the university from 1955 to 1967. Facilities and services offered
at the Reitz Union include:
Student Activities Center: Located on the third floor, the center houses
Student Government, Student Honor Court, Student Legal Services and other student
Office of Student Activities: The Reitz Union sponsors a continuing program
of activities and services, including an arts series, lectures, live concerts,
a leisure course program, arts and crafts sales, College Bowl and numerous
leadership and volunteer programs.
Dining and Food Facilities: Choices include the Reitz Union Food Court
that features Wendy's©, Subway©, Allegro Pasta, the Noodle and Sushi
Bar, Java City, Home Zone, the Arrendondo dining room, the Orange and Brew,
Freshens Premium Yogurt©, and Little Caesar's Pizza©. Complete catering
services are available.
Meeting/Hotel Facilities: Two large ballrooms, two auditoriums, three
lounges and thirty conference and meeting rooms are available for students and
university organizations. A 36-room hotel is also available.
University Box Office: Students, faculty and staff can purchase tickets
for campus concerts at TicketMaster© outlet; tickets also are available
for major entertainment events throughout the Southeast United States.
Retail Stores: Located on the ground floor and outside around the terrace,
the retail stores include ALLTEL, Bank of America, STA Travel, the Reitz Union
Hair Company, the Corner Store, the Outfitter, Lange Eye Care, Talking Walls,
Kaplan Test Prep and Comp USA.
Recreation & Entertainment: The Arts and Crafts Center offers studio
space, classes and hands-on instruction in ceramics, jewelry making and screen
printing. The Game Room features 16 bowling lanes with black lights and automatic
scoring, 17 billiard tables, a snooker table, foosball and video games. Camping
and outdoor equipment rentals and trip-planning information are available from
The Outfitter. The Reitz Union Cinema features first-run movies, avant garde
classics and foreign and animated films. The gallery and art gallery areas
display works by students and faculty.
Bookstore and Welcome Center: The new University of Florida Bookstore
is located at the Reitz Union. The bookstore sells textbooks, supplies, gifts
and clothing. The Welcome Center provides a 'front door' for the university,
featuring an information desk, university displays, and information about university
programs and entrance requirements. The Gator 1 Card Services Office also is
located in the Welcome Center.
Services: ATMs, an information desk, lost and found, and a passenger and ride-wanted
bulletin boards are provided. Free notary public service is provided by Student
Legal Services. A computer lab also is available for UF students.