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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! [...]

Don’t Lose Wi-Fi Access – Update Your Devices Today!

Beginning Tuesday, August 19, warning messages will appear on devices that do not meet UF’s Wi-Fi requirements.  Connecting to UF’s Wi-Fi requires that Java and Flash are up-to-date, MS Windows automatic updates are enabled, and MS Windows and MacOS devices have an active and up-to-date antivirus program installed.  On Tuesday, September 2, all devices that [...]

Registrar Reminders

August 22 (by 5 p.m.) is fall regular registration deadline. After the deadline, there will be a $100 late registration fee.
Fall classes begin on Monday, August 25.
August 25-29 (by 11:59 p.m.) is fall drop/add.
Last day to drop a course or withdraw without fee liability for fall semester is Friday, August 29 (by 11:59 p.m.)
Students are [...]

Help Desk: Reduced Walk-In Hours During Summer/Fall Break Week

The UF Computing Help Desk will have limited walk-in availability this week during the summer/fall break:

Monday, August 11 —Friday, August 15: Open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, August 16 — Sunday, August 17:  Closed

The UF Computing Help Desk Website offers a variety of self-help resources.  To contact the Help Desk, call (352) 392-HELP (4357), email [...]

Opportunities

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See the Girl Summit

See the Girl Summit is a thought provoking one-day conference that highlights the latest research, girl-centered programming practices, specialized interventions for victims/survivors of sex trafficking and advocacy/public policy reforms.
See the Girl Summit is October 24, from 8 – 4 :30 p.m. in Jacksonville, Fla.
Early bird registration runs until September 30.
Learn more at https://www.seethegirl.org/ai1ec_event/girls-summit/

Delores Barr Weaver [...]

Fall Intramural Sports

Intramural Sports offers students, faculty and staff the opportunity to participate in many sports and activities on a competitive and recreational level. All skill levels are welcome and there is no fee to participate. Registration for some leagues opens as soon as August 28 on IMLeagues, accessed from the RecSports website, recsports.ufl.edu.

MentorUF Applications

Applications are still open for MentorUF, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of local elementary, middle, and high school students through a variety of mentoring opportunities. With four distinct mentoring groups, you can choose the option that is best for you.  Mentors meet with their student(s) weekly, spending time working on academics and doing [...]

FWS Position for Assessment/Evaluation

Intercultural Engagement in Multicultural & Diversity Affairs is seeking an undergraduate Federal Work Study student (or graduate student with FWS eligibility) currently enrolled in statistics, math, education, or a related field for a newly created Assessment and Evaluation position.
Desired Qualifications
• Proficient with Microsoft Office
• Some proficiency with SPSS or SAS software
• Effective communication, organizational and [...]

Events

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Rally in the Swamp

The UF Alumni Association and the University Athletic Association are teaming up to host the first-ever ³Rally in the Swamp,² a student pep rally to be held Sunday, August 24. Student gates on the East side will open at 7 p.m. Students can play games to win prizes and the first 3,000 students will receive [...]

Welcoming New Student-Families

Food, fun, and information is the theme for this year’s big welcoming event organized by PhDMoms, one of the University of Florida’s student organizations.
Student-Families, particularly those new to UF and Gainesville, have unique questions and concerns, and PhDMoms started hosting this event last year to cater specifically to their needs. Last year’s event was very [...]

Small Group Training Open House

Small Group Training coaches will be on hand to answer questions, help you try a variety of equipment and class formats and get you registered for Small Group Training in the fall. Visit recsports.ufl.edu for open house times.

RecStravaganza Aug. 28

Learn how you can live in motion with RecSports at this free open house event! RecStravaganza will feature everything RecSports has to offer and you can earn a free Live In Motion t-shirt just by learning about all that we offer. There will be free chair massages, fitness demonstrations, Sport Club exhibitions, weight room orientations, [...]

Student Organizations

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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 [...]

Alpha Kappa Psi – Co-Ed Professional Business Fraternity

Interested in developing yourself professionally and learning the tools of the trade while expanding your network? Then Alpha Kappa Psi is the organization to help you get on the right track.
They’re a co-ed fraternity open to all majors devoted to helping pledges and brothers succeed professionally through mock interviewing, resume development, time management, and more. [...]

YES+ Gators

Looking to start off the semester relaxed and focused? YES+ Gators holds hour-long unwinding sessions every Wednesday (venue TBD) at 7 p.m. Come have fun, engage in discussions and meet your self with meditation.
RSVP at http://yesplusgators.wix.com/home#!event-rsvp/cwe8

Apply to be a Student Government Assistant Treasurer

Assistant Treasurer is a great way to get involved with Student Government and learn more about how finances work within SG, student organizations, and the university.
Assistant Treasurers will work closely with Student Body Treasurer Elliot Grasso on a weekly basis to complete finance projects, analyze SG Funded organizations’ budgets and expenses, and meet with student [...]