Uniform and Equipment Requirements

Students in the College of Nursing (CON) are expected to convey a professional image when representing the College in various settings. This includes clean, wrinkle-free clothing and clean shoes. Students who do not adhere to this will be unable to participate in learning experiences. All baccalaureate students entering in May and August will follow the guidelines below.

Health Science Center (HSC) Gator1 Identification Badge

A Health Science Center (HSC) Gator1 Identification Badge MUST be displayed as a student at ALL times in ALL settings, whether on or off campus. Students not adhering to this requirement will not be permitted to attend or participate.

Badges can be obtained through the ID Card Services Office UF Health Science Center  Branch. Specific information on the hours and location of this office is available here: https://www.bsd.ufl.edu/G1C/idcard/location.asp. There is a fee for the badge.

College of Nursing Uniform Requirements

The required uniform for the undergraduate BSN program is as follows:

Community, Lab & Acute Settings Uniform – Used in various laboratory, community, outpatient, and mental health settings and required for laboratory and acute care settings for the first 3½ semesters of the program. The College of Nursing uniform includes navy scrub pants and the CON navy scrub top. White or navy tops may only be worn underneath the navy scrub top in colder weather. Shoes must be closed heel and toe, nonporous, and primarily white. Logos are acceptable, but shoes should be white. If you are unsure, please get in touch with your academic advisor.

Students MUST purchase these custom uniform pieces from Scrubin Uniforms. These items include:

  • At least one CON navy scrub top.
  • At least one CON navy scrub pants.

More information on how to order CON uniform pieces from Scrubin Uniforms is available here. Only the official College of Nursing uniform pieces must be purchased from Scrubin Uniforms. All other items listed are optional and not explicitly required by the College of Nursing.

Equipment Requirements

This kit includes all materials needed to participate in the undergraduate nursing laboratory. This comprehensive kit contains the supplies necessary to acquire the skills required to obtain clinical competency as a registered nurse. The College has carefully vetted supplies for compatibility, all are necessary for successful completion of the academic program.

  • Students are required to wear a watch with a second hand.
    • Cell phones are not permitted to be used as your watch.

Additional requirements for specific clinical practice areas are found in the Student Handbook and individual course syllabi.