Our department mission is to enhance lifelong learning and the personal, social, economic and environmental well-being of diverse individuals, families and communities through state-of-the art Extension, research and teaching programs. Included in this mission are the following key elements:
- To apply research-based information through innovative outreach programs.
- To extend the frontiers of knowledge through research and other scholarly endeavors.
- To build student competencies for successful careers in human and community development.
- To enhance the professional development of individuals through continuing professional education.
Maps and Directions
Directions to the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences
The Department is located on the 3rd Floor of McCarty Hall D
Our Mailing address is:
Family, Youth, and Community Sciences
University of Florida
PO Box 110310
Gainesville, FL 32611-0310
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Directions from I-75
Take Exit #384 and go EAST on SR-24 (Archer Rd)
Turn LEFT onto North-South Drive (Gale Lemerand)
Turn RIGHT onto Museum road
Turn LEFT onto Newell Drive
McCarty Hall is on the Left
Directions from Gainesville Regional Airport
Go West on SR-22 (39th Avenue)
Turn LEFT onto HWY-441 (13th Street)
Turn RIGHT onto Museum Road
Turn RIGHT onto Newell Drive
McCarty Hall is on the LEFT