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UF Computing Help Desk Support Now Available 24/7

Help is now available for late-night IT issues!  The UF Computing Help Desk now provides 24/7 email and phone support.  Staff can help with GatorLink issues, Wi-Fi connectivity, and more.  Some services, like laptop consulting, are only available in person at 132 Hub during the Help Desk’s Hub business hours.  To contact the Help Desk [...]

Gator Tips of the Week

August 25 – If this is your first time to campus, welcome! If you are returning, welcome back University of Florida Students!

August 26 – Be on the lookout for Gators who may need your help. Please email umatter@ufl.edu if you are concerned about someone you know.

August 27 – Every Gator Counts! Make sure to help [...]

Registrar Reminders

August 25:  Fall classes begin.
August 25-29:  Drop/add at or after assigned start time.
August 25-29:  Late Registration.
August 29 (by 11:59 p.m.): Deadline to withdraw from fall courses without fee liability.
September 5: Fall fees due by 3:30 p.m.
Access fee payment from the ISIS homepage, Under My Online Services, choose University Bursar.
September 5: Deadline to apply for fall [...]

Gator Tips of the Week

August 18 – Take time to do the things you enjoy during break week. Relax & rejuvenate; it is important to your mental health!

August 19 – Feeling overwhelmed about starting college? Contact umatter@ufl.edu if you or a friend need assistance.

August 20 – Have free time during break week? Create a detailed schedule for fall semester! [...]

Opportunities

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Intramural Sports – Registration is Open!

Registration is open for fall Intramural Sports! Register for Indoor Volleyball and Softball by Sept. 3 (noon). Register for Co-Rec Indoor Soccer, 7-on-7 Flag Football and Team Tennis by Sept. 10 (noon). Register for the Cornhole Flash Tournament (one-day event) by Sept. 11 (5 p.m.).  For full schedules and information, visit http://recsports.ufl.edu/

165 Group Fitness Classes Every Week – Free for UF Students

With the support of your Student Government, UF RecSports now offers 165 Group Fitness classes every week. Bootcamp is now on the Group Fitness schedule (with online registration) and Maguire Field got a summer facelift. ViPR™ has also landed on the Group Fitness schedule this fall giving UF students access to this premier piece of [...]

T-Shirt Incentive for fall semester Intramural Sports

RecSports is offering 10 league sports and 6 flash tournaments this fall. From bowling to golf and kickball, there is something for every Gator! Be a team captain for three or more sports this fall and be rewarded with a free t-shirt. Schedules, information and promotional terms and conditions are posted on the RecSports website. [...]

Volunteer Organization Fair

The Volunteer Organization Fair is an opportunity for students and community service organizations to come together to share information about social issues and service opportunities. Every semester, the Center for Leadership and Service (CLS) brings community service organizations and non-profits to campus to recruit student volunteers and promote their purpose and commitment. This year, the [...]

Events

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RecStravaganza: Free T-Shirts and Pizza

Don’t miss UF RecSports’ RecStravaganza, Thurs., Aug. 28, 6-8 p.m. at Southwest Recreation Center. Earn a free t-shirt by visiting RecSports stations, including Intramural Sports, Lake Wauburg, Sport Clubs, Fitness, Aquatics and more! Interested in joining one of UF’s 44 Sport Clubs? This is the place to meet them. To see this year’s shirt design, [...]

Entries Now Accepted for ButterflyFest Facebook Photo Challenge

he Florida Museum of Natural History is hosting the second annual ButterflyFest Facebook Photo Challenge! Capture your best picture of ‘wildlife & biodiversity’ together and enter by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Sept. 15 for your chance to win prizes! Anyone, at any age, can enter this free challenge. The Museum will post the top 10 [...]

Sexual Violence Prevention Program by SCREAM from Rutgers University

SCREAM (Students Challenging Realities and Educating Against Myths) Theater is a peer education improvisational theater group associated with the Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance at Rutgers University. They use interactive, educational skits to educate audiences on issues of interpersonal violence, specifically on sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, stalking, sexual harassment, and bullying.
Sexual [...]

UF Graduate School Information Day

The UF Graduate School invites all undergraduate and graduate students to attend the annual UF Graduate School Information Day. The event will be held on September 26, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Emerson Alumni Hall.  The deadline to register is September 5, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Register here, http://tinyurl.com/GradInfoDay2014, to guarantee your [...]

Student Organizations

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Blue Key Speech and Debate Tournament Staff

The Florida Blue Key Speech & Debate Tournament is looking for staff for the 2014 tournament! This year’s tournament will be taking place October 31- November 2. As the largest student run debate tournament in the country, they are currently looking for students, both with and without forensics experience, who would be interested in staffing [...]

STAAR Director Applications

Interested in gaining strong organizational leadership experience?
Students Taking Action Against Racism (STAAR) is an Executive Agency of Student Government that strives towards unity by educating students about racism through campus-based events and initiatives. STAAR is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Director positions. Applicants are expected to be both capable and passionate about the cause [...]

The Sedoctaves Fall Auditions

Interested in singing in college? UF’s only competitive all-female a cappella group, The Sedoctaves, is hosting auditions for the 2014-2015 school year. After an amazing year performing, competing, and transforming their image, they are looking for talented girls to help them grow. Visit their Website for more information on The Sedoctaves and audition dates: www.thesedoctaves.com.

BEC’s Engineering Welcome

Want to get involved in the college of engineering?  Check out the Benton Engineering Council’s Engineering Welcome Calendar for events, meetings, and socials from some of their more 50 member organizations in the months of August and September.  Navigate around the calendar below, and click on the events for more information, and how to contact [...]