Affordable UF

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Did You Know…

In the 2018-19 academic year, the estimated cost of books and supplies for UF undergraduates was $1,030. These high textbook prices do more than hurt students’ wallets; they also negatively impact student success. In a 2018 survey, more than 21,000 students from across Florida revealed how they cope with the rising cost of textbooks:


Didn’t purchase the required textbook


Took fewer courses


Didn’t register for a specific course


Earned a poor grade


Dropped a course

Our Goal

The purpose of the Affordable UF initiative is to increase student learning and success by providing affordable access to education. In order to ensure that every student at the University of Florida has access to quality, reasonably priced course materials, the Affordable UF initiative works to raise awareness of textbook affordability issues on campus and provide support and guidance for members of the UF community who seek to make their courses more affordable. There are several projects in place that fall under the umbrella of the Affordable UF initiative:

If you have questions about any of these projects, contact Micah Jenkins.