Bolstering Campus Security: New SNAP App

With a new app, Student Nighttime Auxiliary Patrol (SNAP) is now better able to serve students who need a ride home after dark. SNAP, free to all UF students, operates seven 15-passenger vans each night of the week from 6:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

The SNAP by Spare app allows students to see estimated ride time before they request a ride to more than 80 location stops around campus. Scott Fox, senior director of Transportation and Parking Services, lauded the app as a needed update.

“Our new UF SNAP by Spare app was selected for its effectiveness in accepting rides and efficiency in routing drivers using an advanced algorithm,” Fox said. “The new app offers students a more modern and user-friendly interface, the ability to track their vans, expanded customer notification features for important SNAP-related announcements, more accurate pick-up times, and ultimately a more predictable experience for SNAP riders.”

The SNAP app requires you to authenticate with your GatorLink credentials. It is available for both Android and Apple devices. Visit the Transportation and Parking Services website or give TAPS a call (352-392-SNAP/7627) for additional information.