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Take the Census

Although many facets of life continue to be impacted by COVID-19, the 2020 Census has begun.
The University of Florida wants to ensure all UF students are counted, and asks that you go online NOW to https://2020census.gov/ to complete a Census form.
In most cases, UF students should be counted at their school residence, not at their parents’ or [...]

Beware of COVID-19 Scams

Unfortunately, cyber criminals are preying on the fear and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Gators, stay vigilant and keep an eye out for these scams:

Fake emails from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization offer incorrect information about the virus.
Websites [...]

Enroll In UF Authentication Remotely

Gators, do you have extra time on your hands but aren’t sure how to spend it? Stay productive by enrolling in UF Authentication from home. All students are required to be enrolled by June 22. If you are not enrolled by the deadline, you won’t be able to access UF systems, including Canvas, ONE.UF, the [...]

Census

Although many facets of life continue to be impacted by COVID-19, the 2020 Census has begun.
The University of Florida wants to ensure all UF students are counted, and asks that you go online NOW to https://2020census.gov/ to complete a Census form.
In most cases, UF students should be counted at their school residence, not at their parents’ or [...]

Opportunities

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Virtual Career Events Happening this week

For a full list of Career Connections Center events happening this week and how to access them visit career.ufl.edu/virtualservices.
· Virtual Graduate Student Office Hours | March 31, 1 -2 p.m.  & April 1, 2 – 3 p.m.
o  Get your CV or resume reviewed, hone your networking skills, get tips on the industry and [...]

Virtual Express Drop-ins

Have your application materials (resumes, cover letters, personal statements, and LinkedIn profiles reviewed), have a mock interview or quick career planning questions answered. These weekday personalized sessions last 15 – 20 minutes long and no appointment is needed. Join Express Drop-In anytime between 1 and 4 p.m. via Zoom: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5Auce6orDwjlj9BIFkglf2Sl8_qNrbCCQ To learn more about this [...]

UF Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center is still operational! If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment with your Learning Specialist, please email DRCAccessUF@ufsa.ufl.edu or call them at (352) 392-8565. Please note all appointments will be conducted via phone or Zoom. Learn more about online accommodations by visiting disability.ufl.edu/besuccessfulonline.

Scholarships are Available

The Johnson Scholarship Foundation is awarding undergraduate students with disabilities up to $6,000 to be used towards tuition, fees, room and board, books, and auxiliary aids. Applications are due May 1, 2020. Don’t wait apply today at disability.ufl.edu/scholarships.

Events

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A Historic Evening with Anne Frank’s Stepsister Eva Schloss

Eva Schloss is a survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, and stepsister of Anne Frank. At 90 years old, she is traveling to Gainesville from her home in England to share her story of terrible suffering and joyous triumph.
This historic event is taking place on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at the Phillips Center for the [...]

GatorNights: Flashback Friday

Relive some of your favorite flashbacks of the decade at GatorNights! We are excited to partner with the University of Florida’s Relay for Life and welcome them to GatorNights for the first time ever from 6 PM – 12 AM on the North Lawn. Our ever-so-popular painting class returns this week and is available to [...]

Museum Nights: Avenues of Exchange

Thursday, March 12, 6-9 pm
Discover the cultural and artistic exchanges that inspire diverse regional aesthetics across China, Japan, Korea, India, Central Asia and South and Southeast Asia. View works in Tempus Fugit exploring the theme of time and its many meaning in Japanese art, create your own art and view original dance performances. Meet our [...]

HESCAH Lecture: Louise Nevelson’s Palace

Thursday, March 12, 6 pm
Professor Julia Bryan-Wilson, Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at University of California, Berkeley, lectures on the work of Louise Nevelson, the Ukrainian-American sculptor whose career intersected with the feminist art movement. Her talk focuses particularly on Mrs. N’s Palace (1964-77), Nevelson’s largest sculpture. Comprised of some hundred found objects, painted [...]

Student Organizations

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Student Organization Budget Requests Postponed

Student Organization Budget Requests have been postponed. Submission date for operational, travel and event requests for Summer B and Fall 2020 is now Thursday, March 26 at 10 a.m. If you have submitted any requests on March 23, you must resubmit your requests on the new date.
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to [...]

Gator Tank 2020 Applications Open

Gator Tank is a competition for innovative student-driven ideas. Students will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of entrepreneurs for a chance to win monetary and other prizes! Gator Tank 2020 is Monday, April 6th from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Applications will remain open until March 12th at noon.
Apply here! https://sg.ufl.edu/events/gator-tank-competition/
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Equal Access Clinic 23rd Annual 5K

Come run and support the Equal Access Clinic at our 23rd Annual 5K! There will be raffles, silent auctions, and more! All proceeds of the event will go towards improving patient care.
The race will take place on Saturday, March 14th at 8 AM, starting at the UF Southwest Recreation center (SW Rec).
The first 100 runners [...]

Queer Poetry Jam

Pride Awareness Month will be hosting a Queer Poetry Jam as part of our event series to celebrate queer voices, experiences, and expression within the LGBTQ+ community at UF and in the greater Gainesville area!
If you are interested in performing your poetry and identify as LGBTQ+, please click the link to access the interest form: [...]