Innovation Academy

Who We Are

The Innovation Academy LLC at the University of Florida assists with students making a smooth transition to the University through community development and collaboration across the university. The LLC is open to students admitted to the Innovation Academy Program
and explores the dimensions of innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship.
  • Engage

    Engage with peers, Innovation Academy Team members, and University Staff members as you immerse yourself in the UF Community and thrive on the principles and opportunities innovation and creativity!

  • Grow

    Grow in your experience and exposure to innovation and entrepreneurship through specially tailored co-curricular events.

  • Collaborative

    Our student centered approach will provide a seamless transition to UF through collaborative initiatives like the IGNITE Program. For more information, visit our Campus Partner page at: Innovation Academy

IGNITE Program

The IGNITE program is an elite program for IA LLC residents during their First Fall Semester! The semester long program provides a robust experiential learning opportunities, and the ability to engage with peers, Campus Partners, and the IA team through creative collaborations.
Upon completion, IA IGNITE Graduates celebrate with a special event.




FabLab 101 workshop, Laser Engraving in Infinity Hall

2019, Ignite Graduation

Learning Goals


    Identify individual strengths and the application of them within an innovative mindset in their respective academic field(s).

  • Engage and Connect

    Engage and Connect with Campus Partners, and be able to identify at-least (1) one campus resource.with Campus Partners, and be able to identify at-least (1) one campus resource.

  • Share

    Share in-class and out-of-class experiences with Innovation Academy colleagues as well as professional and paraprofessional staff.

  • Explore

    Explore dimensions of Innovation and Creativity

Community Highlights

Beaty Area Amenities

  • Beaty Rec Room

    Beaty Recreation Room: equipped with a ping-pong table and pool table. Equipment can be checked out for free at the Area Desk.

  • Dedicated Study Space

    Study & group meeting space on the ground floor of the hall.

  • Beaty Classroom

    Mobile furniture and white dry-erase boards make this location great for allow for group and individual study. Check the space reservation calendars for availability.

  • Beaty Pod Market

    The convenient store style market and full kitchen offer a variety of grab and go and freshly-made food options.

Samiya Ferozazi
Innovation Academy LLC RA

Why Join?

The Innovation Academy  Living Learning Community enables students to engage in discussion and creativity in different ways while providing a strong community oriented foundation. This community also provides students with the exclusive opportunity to be part of the IGNITE cohort during the First Fall and to attend free workshops at the Fabrication Lab in Infinity Hall.

Live. Innovate. Succeed