About Our Student Ambassadors
The Office of Admissions' student ambassadors assist in the promotion of the University of Florida to prospective students and their families. They collaborate with staff in developing student recruitment efforts, conduct informational presentations, campus explorations visits, panel discussions, phone-a-thons, online chat sessions, community service and regional, local and hometown high school visits across the nation. Ambassadors can develop leadership, communication, marketing and event planning skills as student recruiters.
Recruitment programs invite prospective applicants to visit campus, where they meet with admission officers, academic advisers and financial aid counselors to determine how UF's tremendous academic resources can help them achieve their academic dreams.
Admissions Volunteer Ambassadors
Admissions Volunteer Ambassadors (AVA) are selected through an application and interview process and act as official representatives of the Office of Admissions. They serve prospective and current students at the University of Florida and the UF community through recruitment efforts, admissions support, and campus and community representation.
How to Apply to Become a Volunteer Ambassador
If you are a current UF student who is interested in serving as an AVA, you must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be in good standing with the university. Interested students should complete and return the AVA Application to 201 Criser Hall by the deadline.
For more information about AVA and their services, email Admissions Volunteer Ambassadors .
How to Apply to be a Gator For A Day Ambassador
Want to share your enthusiasm for UF with others? This is an exciting opportunity to allow prospective high school seniors from all parts of the country shadow you for a day on campus and see the life of a UF Gator. You will be an ambassador for your University and the Office of Admissions. The requirements are a 3.0 cumulative GPA, no academic and/or disciplinary probations and a passion for UF.
Applications for Gator for a Day Ambassadors are only accepted and reviewed during fall semesters. Please apply at that time.
For more information about this opportunity, email Admissions Volunteer Ambassadors .
Outreach Ambassadors Program
The Outreach Ambassador Program (OAP) is committed to increasing diversity at University of Florida. OAP maintains lasting relationships with regional-hometown high schools, serve as aliaison for the younger student community, and provide information to future Gators around the nation. They also conduct informational presentations, provide the UF on-campus experience excursions and other outreach efforts to inform high school students what college life is really about.
For more information about OAP, email the Outreach Ambassadors Program .