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Spring Break Travel

As millions of students pack up for spring break trips traveling home or to their favorite vacation spot, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) wants everyone to stay safe on the roads. FDOT reminds students to use its 511 Traveler Information System to get up-to-date traffic reports before hitting the road.
FDOT’s 511 system is updated [...]

Adobe Creative Cloud Now in UFApps – Sign Up Today

A new service offering special student pricing on select Adobe Creative Cloud software is now available: Adobe@UFApps. For just $35/year, you can access Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Bridge, and Acrobat through UFApps.  To purchase access, visit the UF Computing Help Desk located in HUB 132.  Per the university contract with Adobe, [...]

Gator Tips of the Week

Perseverance is key to success! Remember to find balance in the chaos.
Keep being the best Gator you can be! Don’t forget to email umatter@ufl.edu if you or someone you know needs support.
U Matter, We Care is always there to help whenever you feel overwhelmed or need someone to talk to. Email umatter@ufl.edu if you need [...]

Changes to GYT Clinic at UF Student Health

Beginning March 1, GYT Clinic appointments at the Student Health Care Center will incur a $15 lab handling fee, which will post directly to the student’s UF account.
The GYT Clinic is for currently registered UF students who do not have symptoms, and tests for Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Syphilis and HIV only. Appointments are very limited — [...]

Opportunities

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Student Advisory Board Applications

Interested in serving as a student member on one of the following boards:  Reitz Union Board of Managers, Recreational Sports Board of Directors, or O’Connell Center Advisory Board? Applications are now available. Serve, gain valuable leadership experience, and help make decisions that benefit all students [...]

Reitz Scholars Program Applications

The J. Wayne Reitz Scholars Program is established to recognize and encourage academic achievement, leadership, and service among undergraduate students at the University of Florida. The program is named in honor of Dr. J. Wayne [...]

Dr. J. Michael ROLLO Diversity Impact Award Nominations

Multicultural and Diversity Affairs is looking for nominations for the J. Michael Rollo Diversity Impact Award. This award recognizes students who exemplify the values of diversity by actively contributing to and supporting multiple communities across campus. MCDA seeks to recognize students who demonstrate leadership and inspire others to commit to creating a more diverse and [...]

Wanted: Graphic Design Intern

The Center for Leadership and Service is looking for a graphic designer to join their team.  The graphic designer position is responsible for creating, editing, and developing print and web graphics for the Center for Leadership and Service. The ideal candidate is a conceptual thinker who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment on a diverse [...]

Events

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American Medical Student Association PreMed Fest

All AMSA Premed & Pre-Health students are welcome to attend the PreMed Fest April 11 to 12, 2015.
Learn more and register at http://amsapremedfest.org/

Fitness workshop: Olympic Weightlifting (beginner)

Registration for RecSports’ Fitness Workshop: Olympic Weightlifting (beginner) opens March 8 at 8 a.m. USAW-certified staff will lead a two-hour Olympic Weightlifting Fitness workshop to help students develop the skills necessary to effectively perform the snatch, clean and jerk. Taking this course makes students eligible for the intermediate course, which focuses on loaded lifts to [...]

Gator Global Initiative

On March 14-15, 2015, the Gator Global Initiative (GGI) Conference will present a two day, social justice, conference aimed at developing socially responsible leaders.
They seek to drive action by inspiring participants to take action in an issue that they are passionate about, allowing participants to collaborate with other driven UF students, and providing knowledge about [...]

Queer Asian and Pacific Islanders (QAPI): Bi-Weekly Discussion Group

The next meeting of Queer Asians and Pacific Islanders will focus on how gender roles in the Asian American culture affect gender expression within our society. What are the implications of these roles that affect the Queer and Asian identities? They’ll question the bounds of masculinity and femininity and more within this safe space.
This meeting [...]

Student Organizations

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V.I.S.A.’s International Month

V.I.S.A is excited to announce International Month: International Memoirs. The University of Florida is incredibly lucky to have such a diverse and vibrant international presence on campus, and they encourage all students to take advantage to learn about other cultures. They will be celebrating cultural diversity with a month full of exciting events. They start [...]

Free Movie Screening by Gators for Asha

Gators For Asha, a non-profit organization working towards the education of underprivileged children in India, would like to invite you to a special screening of “Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain”. The movie describes the events leading to the catastrophic gas tragedy in Bhopal, India in December 1984. Viewers, including survivors in Bhopal, have said that [...]

2015 Student Government Elections

Student Government Elections are Tuesday, February 24 and Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Voting available at the following locations: Broward Hall, Bruton-Geer Law School, Norman Hall, Health Science Center, Jennings Hall, Marston Library, Murphree Hall, Reitz Union Computer Lab, Southwest Rec, Springs Hall and Heavener Hall
http://www.sg.ufl.edu/GetInvolved/Elections

ASTRA Presents: Jennifer Smith, Inspiring Hope

How did a drug and alcohol addict on the streets rise to become the Women’s Director of the House of Hope? Hear Jennifer Smith’s powerful story at ASTRA’s general body meeting on March 9 at 6 p.m in Stuzin 104. Please RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/1570774703181187/ or email pr.astrauf@gmail.com.