Gator Design and Construction (GDC) Open House

University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction & Planning invites you to attend the Gator Design and Construction Open House:

Saturday, March 21
Part 1: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Santa Fe College
Part 2: 11:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at University of Florida

We hope you will join us to learn more about Gator Design and Construction @ Santa Fe. The Open House will showcase the facilities available at UF’s College of Design, Construction & Planning. The event will begin at Santa Fe College and will include information sessions and tours of Santa Fe College. The second portion of the event will include an information session with UF advisors and student panel with current GDC students followed by a tour presented by each program. UF DCP Student Ambassadors will also be available to provide a student perspective on the DCP experience.


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Open House Schedule of Events

Events overlap, so students have the option to select and attend various information sessions and tours at Santa Fe College
9:00 a.m. -9:15 a.mCheck in, HA 105 Gator Design Den, Santa Fe College
9:15 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.Programs and Opportunities at Santa Fe College
9:55 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Campus Tours (occur every 15 minutes)
10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.Student Life, Building S
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. OR 10:45 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. Meet Our President, Dr. Broadie. Learning Commons, Building Y
10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Tour of Building O for Construction Management Majors, Building P
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Ways to Pay: Financial Aid Information, P-163, Learning Commons, Building Y
11:00 a.m. Depart for UF campus
University of Florida
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.Gator Design and Construction (GDC) Information Session with UF Academic Advisors
Construction Management: UF Rinker Hall, Room 140
Design Programs: UF Rinker Hall, Room 110
12: 15- 12:45 p.m. GDC Student Panel, Rinker Hall, Room 110
12:45 p.m.Lunch at Rinker Hall Perry Yard
1:45 p.m. Welcome to the University of Florida, Architecture Building Atrium
2:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions with Chimay J. Anumba, Dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning
2:10 p.m. Tour of College facilities and Introduction to Degree Programs
4:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Talk with current DCP students and faculty during an ice cream social in Architecture Atrium

Directions to the College of Design, Construction and Planning

UF Parking Map

We recommend you park in the garage located at the corner of Museum Road and Newell Drive. From there, it’s a short walk (5 minutes) north along Newell Drive and then east along Inner Road to the Architecture Building. Handicapped parking is available in a lot accessible from Inner Road just east of the Architecture Building and south of Fine Arts C. In addition, there is limited parking available on Inner Road.

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