PAACT (Pledging to Advance Academic Capacity Together) is a three-day program that focuses on the successful transition of incoming Black first-year students. The program’s emphasis is on academic success, community building, personal and professional development, and networking with peers, faculty, staff, and alumni. The goal of the PAACT program is to ensure that students arrive and thrive as they enter the University of Florida. Click here to learn more about PAACT.
The PAACT Experience is an extension of the PAACT orientation program. It is a student success initiative that provides ongoing programming and support for first year Black students at the University of Florida.
An opportunity for second and third year students to experience the Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference hosted at Texas A&M University in the Spring semester. The Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference is a conference designed to assemble Black student leaders to develop their leadership skills and to address issues affecting the Black community. Click here to learn more about the Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference.
A community networking event purposed to provide an opportunity for community building, networking, creating new connections and opportunities for collaboration among Black UF. We will also recognize and celebrate student achievement & milestones throughout the academic year.