Directions and Parking


Gainesville, Florida, is located off of Interstate-75, approximately 2 hours north of Orlando, Florida, and 1.5 hours southwest of Jacksonville, Florida. The Gainesville Regional Airport has flights to Atlanta and Charlotte as well as several Florida cities every day.

The Radiation Oncology Department of the University of Florida is located in the UF Davis Cancer Center (UF Medical Plaza) at 2000 SW Archer Rd, in Gainesville.

From Interstate 75: To find the UF Davis Cancer Center from Interstate 75, take Exit 384 (old Exit 75), the Archer Road (State Road 24) exit. Turn toward Gainesville (east) on Archer Road. The Cancer Center is about 3 miles from the I-75 exit at the intersection of Archer Road and Gale Lemerand Drive (on the northwest corner). Get into the left turn lane at the traffic light and turn onto Gale Lemerand Drive, which is part of the University of Florida campus.

From US Highway 441: If you are traveling on US Highway 441, turn west onto Archer Road (State Road 24). If you are coming from the south, turn left from left turn lane. If you are coming from the north, follow curve to the right as road divides at this intersection. The Cancer Center is about a half mile from the intersection of Archer Road and Highway 441. Turn right onto Gale Lemerand Drive; there is a traffic light with a short-cut right turn lane. This is the fourth traffic light after you turn onto Archer Road.

On Gale Lemerand Drive: The UF Davis  Cancer Center is part of the UF Medical Plaza. From Gale Lemerand, turn right (east) onto the driveway to UF Medical Plaza and the UF Davis Cancer Center.


Patients and their visitors will receive complimentary parking. Patients and visitors must ask for a parking voucher at the check-out area, nurses’ station or other designated area when leaving their location of service and present it to the attendant upon exiting the garage.

If your car has a handicap parking permit, you may park in designated spaces near the Medical Plaza. Otherwise, if you are a new patient or are returning for a check-up, proceed to Garage 3 which is located north of Archer Road between Center Drive and Gale Lemerand Drive (please refer to the map below).

Valet Parking

Valet parking is available for $5.00 at the North Entrance of the Medical Plaza.


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