The Interview Process

2020 Interview Weekend Schedule

Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences

Sunday, January 26/February 9

Welcome to UF!


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

6 pm                      Happy hour with current students, Cade Museum

7 pm – 9 pm          Dinner with current students, Cade Museum


Monday, January 27/February 10

Day 1 – Good Luck!


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

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

                              Sr. Associate Dean Fantone, Associate Dean Rowe, and Department Chairs

9:15 am – 12 pm    Faculty Interviews

12 pm – 2:30 pm    Concentration lunch and tours

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm  Informal discussions with current students (Biomedical Sciences Building lobby) – Coffee

3:30 pm                  Out of town candidates return to Hilton via shuttle

6 pm                       Concentration Dinner


Tuesday, January 28/February 11

Day 2 – Keep Going!


8:15 am                  Interviewees at Hilton catch shuttle, Hilton lobby

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

12 pm                     Lunch with current students

1:30 pm                  Candidates begin departing for home or 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 hotel – 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 Biomedical Sciences Building.

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 8:15 am.