Opening an Account
Vending accounts can be opened at the Gator 1 ID Card Services office, Room G071 UF Bookstore & Welcome Center. There are no fees associated with this account. Payment forms accepted include cash, check, debit card, Visa, MasterCard, or American Express. A minimum of $15.00 is required for opening a new account or adding to an existing account.
Signing up is also easy online! Create a new account or add to your existing account by going to www.gator1.ufl.edu and logging in to your Gatorlink account. Click on "Choose an Option" and choose "Create an Account". A Terms and Conditions screen will appear and, after accepting Terms and Conditions, the "Select a Product" page will appear. Check "Vending" and enter the dollar amount you want to put on your card. Scroll to bottom of screen and click "Submit." This will take you to the Payment Screen for a credit card payment to be entered and processed. Please select "Finish" to finalize your transaction. Your vending account can be used at the snack and drink machines on campus, the O'Connell Center snack bar, and at the library copy machines.