How did UF rank as one of the few large public universities that’s just as good as an ivy league? It probably has something to do with our caffeine obsession. Students will spend the entire weekend partying, but come Sunday, they’re incredibly focused from the caffeine pulsing in their veins. For those immuned to the mainstream Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks coffee beans, these coffee alternatives will satisfy your caffeine cravings from your 8 a.m. to your all-nighter.
Bay Islands Coffee Co.
Get a Keurig
It’s 3 a.m. and your exam is in five hours. You need to stay awake to power through this last chapter, and every coffee shop is closed. A Gators Keurig is your best friend. Dorm rules allow for Keurig coffee makers, so instead of paying $5 for a caramel macchiato, you can make one (or five) for yourself for free without even having to leave your dorm. Try Original Donut Shop Coffee, Green Mountain Pumpkin Spice or any of the Hazelnut flavors.
Pro tip: Keurig brewers do more than just coffee. They also conveniently make tea, hot chocolate and even Easy Mac or Cup of Noodles.