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Stay Safe, Avoid Phishing Email Scams

Phishing attempts may pop into your UF inbox during this time of year, so learn what to spot. Most phishing scams seem urgent and insist on a call to action, such as an account closure unless you click a link or reply with personal information. Links inside the email may seem real, but can often [...]

How To: Navigate Online Classes

Incoming freshman, welcome to the Gator Nation! To ease your way into classes starting Summer A, watch our short video on using and navigating UF e-Learning. The video will teach you the ins and outs of online classes, from setting your notification preferences to checking your grades, and everything in between. The transition from sitting [...]

Tech Support During Finals

It’s crunch time, and UFIT is here to help. While studying, use UFApps to take the computer lab home with you and access software like Matlab, SAS, and SPSS. If you’d rather stay on campus to study, be sure to make use of Marston Science Library’s battery pack check-outs. Each pack is compatible with most [...]

Registrar Reminders

Spring 2016 Commencement Information is available at: http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/
Spring diplomas will be mailed in 8-10 weeks after graduation to the “permanent home data” on file at MyUFL > My Account > Update My Directory Profile
May 2: Deadline to change permanent home address in anticipation of spring diploma mailing.
May 2 and May 3: ONE.UF transcript view and [...]

Opportunities

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Schwarzman Scholarship

Stephen A. Schwarzman has established Schwarzman Scholars, a fully-funded program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of the top academic institutions in China, and in April the program begins accepting applications for its second cohort. The program, designed to educate the next generation of political, business and civil society leaders about China’s emerging role in the world, was [...]

Be a MUSE! Gain service hours and museum experience this summer

Looking for a volunteer opportunity for the summer semester? Become a M.U.S.E (Museum University Student Educator) at YOUR art museum and be part of a creative and collaborative volunteer program that brings you closer to your community and school and provides fun and imaginative way to gain service hours and make new friends. All majors [...]

Summer Internships Positions Available

A new startup in town is looking for interns for this upcoming summer in the following areas: electrical engineering, computer science, marketing, PR, and journalism. Amazing opportunity! Please email Maca at maca@upgrademy.biz for more information. Optional school credit can be given.

UF Young Entrepreneurs Summer Program needs UF Students/Grads to serve as Staff & Volunteers

The University of Florida is pleased to announce our 10th Annual Pre-College Summer Program for High School Students: Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership & Sustainability: Summer Program (aka YELS) and thery are hiring staff! Working with YELS is an invaluable opportunity to build leadership skills, make an impact on young changemakers & the Gainesville community, and [...]

Events

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Retirement Reception in Honor of Dave Kratzer

Join the Division of Student Affairs as they honor Vice President for Student Affairs Dave Kratzer for his 30 years of service to students and the University of Florida on Monday, April 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Light refreshments will be served.
Kindly [...]

“Taking Informed Consent Seriously” Bioethics Conference in Orlando on April 29

In the era of patient-centered care, it is important to demonstrate that we are “Taking Informed Consent Seriously.” Live from the Magic City, join distinguished health care professionals in discussing the past, present, and future significance of perfecting the consent process for the research and clinical settings. Come master the drafting, soliciting, and recording of [...]

UF Move-Out Collection Program: April 26 – 29

Have stuff you don’t want or can’t take with you? Local charities will be on-site from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (April 26 – 29) to collect usable items such as clean furniture, linens, appliances, clothing, and school supplies! There are three convenient drop-off locations: North side of Norman Field; [...]

Retirement Reception in Honor of Dave Kratzer

Join the Division of Student Affairs as they honor Vice President for Student Affairs Dave Kratzer for his 30 years of service to students and the University of Florida on Monday, April 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Light refreshments will be served.
Kindly RSVP online at http://www.ufsa.ufl.edu/about/initiatives/legacy_of_leadership_dave_kratzer/dave

Student Organizations

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Association of Cuban Student Engineers

Elections! For the Association of Cuban Student Engineers (ACSE) are ongoing. ACSE is a leadership opportunity to address infrastructure and humanitarian needs in Cuban society through our organization. Like them on: www.facebook.com/ufacse Email questions to: ufacse@gmail.com Become an official member on: https://ufl.collegiatelink.net/organization/CubanEngineers

Volunteers for International Affairs Applications

Volunteers for International Student Affairs’ (VISA) mission is to promote cultural diversity and awareness to the UF student body through hosting and helping the sub-organizations host various cultural events throughout the year. The following executive board positions are open for the 2016-2017 school year:

Vice President of Socio-Cultural Affairs
Vice President of External Affairs
Vice President of International [...]

Chemathon

Chemathon is a high school science competition held in the chemistry buildings on Thursday, April 21 (this is a reading day so there’s no class), and they need a lot of help to run the event.  There will be a written test, quiz bowl, lab tours, and lab practical for the competitors.  There will be [...]

Transcend Ageism: New Student Organization

Transcend Ageism is a new organization focused on the issue of ageism. Please fill out the interest form below, if you would be interested in joining for fall 2016.
http://goo.gl/forms/vWrRBCxODA
Through Transcend Ageism, they aim to create a space in which both their volunteers and elders can grow through meaningful interactions, to gain a better understanding of [...]