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Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct

This week, many of you will receive an important email that contains a link to the Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct.  We hope you will take the time to complete the survey.
If you have any questions or concerns about the survey, please call 352-294-CARE or email umatter@ufl.edu.

Gator Tips of the Week

Use your energy today to be innovated! It might change your perspective on what you are capable of achieving in life.
Use your strengths to inspire others in difficult situations. You might be the inspiration someone needs to become successful.
U Matter, We Care aims promote a culture of care for all #Gators. If you’re feeling overwhelmed [...]

Office 365 Now Offers Outlook for Mac

Addicted to all things Apple? Office 365 has a new feature that’s just for you! The Microsoft Office ProPlus for Education program now features Outlook for Mac, which delivers enhanced performance and a sleeker interface. Outlook for Mac offers push email notifications and faster email download and mail syncing.  Access Outlook for Mac through Office 365 ProPlus, [...]

Registrar Reminders

The deadline to drop a class or to withdraw from all courses for spring 2015 is Friday, April 10 by 11:59 p.m.
Review drop/withdrawal policies at:
https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/regulations/info/drops.aspx#drop
To drop individual courses, undergraduate students contact their college advising office to find out the specific college procedures and requirements.  Graduate students contact their major department.
Students can also use the new [...]

Opportunities

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Survivors of Violence Art Exhibit

The Alachua County Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center is seeking art submissions for the 2015 Survivors of Violence Art Exhibit. The exhibit will be held April 24 through 30 with a reception on April 24 at 7 p.m. The exhibit is at the Civic Media Center and Wild Iris Books.
To submit work, call or [...]

Student Start-Up Survey. Win a Starbucks Gift Card!

Scoot is an exciting new startup founded by UF engineering students. Their goal is to create a convenient, inexpensive, and personalized transportation service. They are looking to learn more about students’ campus transportation requirements and preferences through a short survey. This will help them make improvements and prioritize new features for their app, which is [...]

Balance 180 Volunteering

This summer, Balance 180 is running their third annual summer camp, and need volunteers that are excited to work with children with special needs.
Summer camp is a great learning experience for student volunteers. All of our volunteers work 1-1 or 2-1 with the participating campers in a wide range of activities including gymnastics, crafts, and [...]

Join UF and International Student Volunteers for New Zealand Service Trip Summer 2015

International Student Volunteers, named as one of the “Top Ten Volunteer Organizations” by the U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy, will pair with UF undergrads for the experience of a lifetime.  Participate in a two week volunteer experience protecting New Zealand’s fragile ecosystems, and an optional two week adventure portion. College credit may be available through [...]

Events

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Cosmopolitan Magazine On Campus – UF Photo Shoot

The University of Florida has been selected to be the featured school in Cosmopolitan Magazine. Cosmo is looking for UF graduate and undergraduate women and men for a college-themed fashion story.
Castings will be held in the Murphree Area Commons (near University Ave. across from Midtown) on Thursday, April 9 from 9:30 to 5:30 p.m. and [...]

ACCENT Presents: Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

The ACCENT Speakers Bureau will be hosting former First Lady of the United States, Rosalynn Carter.
Co-sponsored by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service and Gainesville Opportunity Center, the event will take place at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31 at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets [...]

Student Football Ticket Renewal

Spend your Saturdays in the Swamp! Students who were season ticket holders last year can renew season tickets for the 2015 season beginning April 13 at 6 p.m.  Season tickets are sold on a first come first serve basis. Visit Gatorzone.com/students for more information. #Swamp15

Orange and Blue Debut Presented by Sunniland

Mark your calendars for the Orange and Blue Debut, presented by Sunniland on Saturday, April 11 at 12:30 p.m. Get a first look at the 2015 Florida Football team under Coach McElwain. Admission is free courtesy of the Florida Farm Bureau. Prior to kick-off, several former Gators will return to participate in a flag football [...]

Student Organizations

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GMT’s 5K Donut Dash

If you like donuts and running – this is the 5K for you. GMT’s 5K Donut Dash is Sunday, April 12 at 9 a.m. in Albert “Ray” Massey Westside Park.
Dashers will run half of the 5K, eat half-a-dozen doughnuts and then attempt to finish the race.
Proceeds benefit UF’s Chapter of Global Medical Training (GMT), specifically [...]

Golden Key Int’l Honour Society Hosts Free HIV Testing

The largest honor society on campus is partnering with Wellflorida Council to offer free HIV testing on Wednesday, April 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Matthews Suite (Reitz Union 4th Floor). The test requires a 30-second oral swab (no needles or blood). Free condoms and lubricants are also available with instructions on how [...]

April 17: Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Officer Elections

What do grilled cheese and gender roles have in common?  Not much, probably, unless you’re a member of WiSE at UF.  They get together for monthly WiSE Up happy hour discussions to talk about women in science topics while they munch on grilled cheese at The Midnight.
Want to become more involved in events like these?  [...]

Join UF’s Political Magazine

Get published in UF’s online student-run political magazine, the Florida Political Review. The magazine, launched last semester in partnership with UF’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service, is looking for students interested in writing about current events and political affairs in Florida.
Join them Wednesday, April 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the O’Neill room (Pugh Hall, [...]