The Interview Process

2018 Interview Weekend Schedule

Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences

Sunday, January 21/February 4

Welcome to UF!

Those flying into Gainesville Regional Airport will be picked up by the Hilton van near baggage claim.

5:30pm                  Traveling interviewees wait for transportation, Hilton lobby

6pm                       Happy hour with current students, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Gator F-Club

7pm – 9pm            Dinner with current students, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Gator F-Club


Monday, January 22/February 5

Day 1 – Good Luck!

Complimentary breakfast is available at the Hilton.

7:45am                  Interviewees at Hilton catch shuttle, Hilton lobby

8:15am                  Welcoming remarks, Harrell Medical Education Building, Room 128

                              Dean Good, Associate Dean Rowe, Department Chairs

9:15am – 10am     Interview 1

10:15am – 11am   Interview 2

11:15am – 12pm   Interview 3

12pm – 2pm          Concentration lunch

2pm – 5pm             TBD

5pm                       Shuttle back to hotel for traveling students

6pm                       Concentration Dinner


Tuesday, January 23/February 6

Day 2 – Keep Going!

Complimentary breakfast is available at the Hilton.

8:30am                  Interviewees at Hilton check out and catch shuttle, Hilton lobby

9am – 11:30am     Faculty Presentations & Concentration Poster Sessions, Biomedical Sciences Building lobby

12pm                     Lunch with current students

1pm                       Shuttle to Gainesville Regional Airport


Travel Arrangements

The contact person for travel arrangements is Amy Davis, College of Medicine Office of Graduate Education.

E-mail: | Telephone: (352) 273-8601

If you will be flying, we will send you a confirmation number for an e-ticket.  Be sure to bring your driver’s license or other form of picture ID to the airport, and arrive at the airport early enough to go through security screening.



Hotel: Visitors from out of town will be staying at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center – Gainesville.

Transportation: Most students traveling by air will be departing on Tuesday. Transportation to the airport will be provided by shuttle departing from the UF Health Science Center.

Meals: Meals will be provided Sunday evening through Tuesday lunch.

Hotel check out: Please allow yourself sufficient time on Tuesday morning to have breakfast at the hotel, check out, and board the shuttle bus with your luggage by 8am.