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The annual UF and CVM Alumni Homecoming Weekend

is planned for Oct 17 and 18!

Alumni, come back to campus and see your classmates and former faculty members!  The Classes of 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009 are eligible for class reunions this year.

The Classes of 1984 and 2004 are planning their reunions at the college annual CVM Alumni Homecoming Weekend.

We will have a tailgate meal and celebration, kidzone, photobooth, lots of food, fun and fellowship! Check out football info at

Friday Events:

The UF Homecoming activities kick off on Friday, with the annual Gator Gallop, followed by an all new revised Gator Growl to be held at UF’s Flavet Field. Entertainers Ludacris, Foster the People, and Brooks Wheelan are featured artists. For tickets and more info, see

Saturday Events:
  • Alumni Council Fall meeting in the Equine Auditorium at 2:00pm
  • Tailgate Celebration, IFAS Straughn Center, 2142 Shealy Drive, 4:00-7:00pm
  • Florida Gators take on the Missouri Tigers at 7:00pm in The Swamp

Hotel Info: The college has room blocks at the following hotels for this particular weekend. Be sure to contact the local phone numbers and mention that you are with the UF CVM or Vet Med homecoming.  All hotels are conveniently located at the I-75 Exit 384 and Archer Road.

Comfort Inn University – 3440 SW 40th Blvd – Gainesville, FL – 32608 – 352-264-1771

$129.99 per night, 2-night minimum, plus local taxes

The Lodge at Gainesville – 3726 SW 40th Blvd – Gainesville, FL – 32608 – 352-375-4000

$185 per night, 2-night minimum, plus local taxes

Residence Inn by Marriott - 3275 SW 40th Blvd – Gainesville, Florida – 32608 – 352-264-0000

$319 per night, 2-night minimum, plus local taxes

For more hotel info, go to



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For more information please contact a member of our development team at (352) 294-4256.