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Nightmare Avoided – Confronting Your Cybersecurity Fears

To celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), UFIT spent the month of October sharing advice about how to protect your online identity through three interactive tabling events, a video, and social media posts across all platforms. Here are some cybersecurity tips to keep in mind:
Use a password manager to organize [...]

Apply Now for 2020-21 Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, complete the 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://fafsa.ed.gov or via the “MyStudentAid” App. You can file a 2020-21 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2019 . UF’s “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2019. Apply well [...]

Apply Now for 2020-21 Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, complete the 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://fafsa.ed.gov or via the “MyStudentAid” App. You can file a 2020-21 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2019. UF’s “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2019. Apply well before [...]

Increase Your Online Security with a Strong Password

Have you ever received a phishing email from a UF email address? That usually happens when your account is hacked – strong passwords can prevent this from happening to you! Here are the DO’s and DON’Ts of creating a strong password.
DO:

Make your password at least eight characters long.
Choose a phrase instead of a single word.
Include [...]

Opportunities

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Volunteer at the Cade Museum

Take the first step in becoming a volunteer by learning more about the Cade Museum’s volunteer opportunities with a presentation on our volunteer program and tour of the museum. Register today! https://38646.blackbaudhosting.com/38646/Volunteer-Orientation-12Nov2019

Veterans Student Luncheon

Students who are veterans are welcome to attend a luncheon on Nov. 7 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the CALS Collaboration Room (McCarty Hall D, Room 2025). The event is hosted by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS).
The luncheon will feature Ed Rodriguez who will discuss careers in agriculture. Mr. Rodriguez [...]

UF in Sorrento Info Sessions

Are you interested in an internship abroad in Italy? Would you like the opportunity to learn about Business in Europe or Mediterranean Culture while looking out on the shores of Sorrento? If so, then UF in Sorrento is for you!
UF in Sorrento offers you the opportunity to expand your knowledge of European life, economy, history, [...]

The Cade is Calling!

Looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity? Do you love science, art, technology, and being creative? Join the Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention as a volunteer! They are always in need of passionate volunteers who enjoy working with people to help throughout the museum. Apply online at www.cademuseum.org/new-volunteers, and email volunteers@cademuseum.org with any questions.

Events

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First-Generation Celebration Day

This Friday, November 8 is national First-Generation Celebration Day. The First-Generation Student Success Office is hosting a First-Gen Celebration at the Plaza of the Americas from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. where UF first-gen students will receive a free t-shirt and lunch. Not a first-gen student? They encourage you to still support the day by [...]

World Diabetes Day at UF on Nov. 14

Join the UF Diabetes Institute in recognizing World Diabetes Day on Thursday, Nov. 14, on the University of Florida campus. Events include glucose screenings, a poster session, a discussion panel, and a seminar. All World Diabetes Day events are free and open to the public. Visit diabetes.ufl.edu [...]

UF First Generation Week 2019

The Office of First-Generation Success, Office of Academic Support and TRIO McNair Scholars Program are teaming up to host  First Generation Week 2019! This week will take place Friday, Nov. 1, 2019-Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Created to celebrate  first-generation students here at UF, the week will have a variety of events including Graduate School tours, [...]

Speculative Archaeology: The Politics of Disaster Debris

with Shannon Lee Dawdy (University of Chicago)
Tuesday, Nov. 12,  2019
4pm – Smathers Library 100
The debris pile from 134,000 New Orleans buildings damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina is visible from space. Although there was some effort to recycle materials through a little-known global market in demolition debris, most of the rubble amassed in place. In [...]

Student Organizations

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Gator Badminton Gator Smash

Gator Badminton will be hosting their fall tournament, Gator Smash, on Saturday, Nov. 16 at Southwest Recreation Center. Sign-ups are posted on their Facebook at UF Badminton Club and the deadline to sign up is Nov. 9 at 11:59 p.m! All skill levels are welcomed and racquets [...]

UF MANRRS October Events

Here’s what MANRRS has planned for this month.
October 22 (Tomorrow)
General Body Meeting
McCarty Hall D 2025 5:30 p.m.
October 25 (Friday)
Boo Nut Friday Fundraiser
Ongoing Events:
Jr. MANRRS/CROP Tutoring and Mentor-ship
Science Fair Judging
Please contact Kristiana Dixon at Ufmanrrs@gmail.com to be added to their listserv and get involved!

HEAL 3rd General Body Meeting

HEAL is having their 3rd GBM on Tuesday, October 22 starting at 6 p.m. (location is TBA, but check out their Facebook page for updates). The topic for this meeting is about the “Psychology of Success,” where they will discuss how your mindset can affect your success in life. Success in school, work, sports, the [...]

Join Public Leadership Society!

Interested in developing your leadership skills and getting involved in the community? Join the Public Leadership Society for their third General Body Meeting this Wednesday, October 23 at 6:30 p.m. in Matherly Hall, Room 0016. PLS is a great way to connect with other UF students who are interested in developing their leadership skills while [...]