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UF/IFAS GCREC - Plant City Center

Would you like to take a few courses or earn a degree from the University of Florida but can't move to Gainesville? If so, the UF satellite teaching program in Plant City can help! We are conveniently located between Tampa and Orlando and offer courses in three programs. Contact us today for more information or to arrange a visit.

Contact Us

Learn more about our educational programs by visiting the Plant City Center--see the driving directions below. Contact us at (813) 707-7330 to schedule a tour or drop by any time during business hours to pick up brochures and other information. To learn more about a specific degree program, contact the faculty advisor.

Academic Advisor - Jason Steward, (813) 757-2280 jsteward@ufl.edu

Program Advisors

  • Geomatics, Specializations: Surveying & Mapping, Geospatial Analysis (one degree, two specializations)
    Dr. Amr Abd-Elrahman
  • Agricultural Education & Communication, Specializations: Agricultural Education, Communication & Leadership Development (one degree, two specializations)
    Debra Barry, Ag Education dmbarry@ufl.eduKati Lawson, Communication & Leadership katilawson@ufl.edu
  • Food & Resource Economics, Specialization: Food and Agribusiness Marketing & Management (one degree, one specialization)
    Dr. Luis M Peña-Lévano

Directions (Interactive Map Below)

From Gainesville:
Take I-75 South to I-4, then take I-4 eastbound towards Orlando. Exit at Park Rd. (Exit # 22) and turn right (south) onto Park Road/FL-535 S. Turn left (east) onto E. Cherry St. (first traffic light). Turn right at the first driveway, then turn right into the parking lot of the PEPC-Educational Partnership Center.

From Tampa:
Take I-275 N toward I-4, then take Exit 45B to merge onto I-4 eastbound toward Orlando. Exit at Park Rd. (Exit # 22) and turn right (south) onto Park Road/FL-535 S. Turn left (east) onto E. Cherry St. (first traffic light). Turn right at the first driveway, then turn right into the parking lot of the PEPC-Educational Partnership Center.

From Orlando:
Take I-4 westbound toward Tampa. Exit at Park Rd. (Exit # 22) and turn left (south) onto Park Road/FL-535 S. Turn left (east) onto E. Cherry St. (first traffic light). Turn right at the first driveway, then turn right into the parking lot of the PEPC-Educational Partnership Center.

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