History of the UF Division of Student Affairs - Page 36

36 funds; and $5 million from departments with renovation projects in the Reitz Union. Cypress and Infinity Halls are residence halls. Cypress Hall was constructed on east campus near the existing Yulee Area residence halls. This 255-bed facility was constructed to increase the number of beds available to undergraduate student including those with higher levels of physical disability support needs. The $22 million projected cost was funded by a bond sale to be repaid from rents generated from the facility. Infinity Hall is a partnership between UF and Signet Enterprises. This 308-bed facility is in the Innovation Square area and was privately funded at approximately $23 million. The re-organization of Student Affairs continued under Kratzer. During this time period, the Vice President for Student Affairs position shifted from reporting to the President to reporting to the Provost. Spring 2015, GatorWell Health Promotions moved from reporting to the Director of the Counseling & Wellness Center to reporting to the Executive Director for Recreation and Health Promotion Services. Summer 2015, Travel and Recreational Programs (TRiP) under Student Activities and Involvement merged with the Outfitter under the Reitz Union to become the Center for Outdoor Recreation and Education reporting to the Executive Director for Recreation and Health Promotion Services. The newly combined services moved from the Reitz Union to a building near the Southwest Rec Center. Offices presently reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs are the Career Resource Center; Center for Leadership & Service; Counseling and Wellness Center; Dean of Students Office; GatorWell Health Promotion Servic es; Housing and Residence Education; Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program; Multicultural & Diversity Affairs; Off Campus Life; Recreational Sports; Reitz Union; Student Activities & Involvement; and Student Legal Services. In-depth histories of these departments follow. H i st o ry o f t h e U F D S A