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Gator Tips of the Week

April 14 – April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Become aware and educate yourself on how to prevent sexual violence. http://gatorwell.ufsa.ufl.edu/weekly-message-sexual-assault

April 15 – Wondering how to become an adult ally for sexual awareness? Check out these strategies! http://nsvrc.org/sites/default/files/saam_2014_strategies-for-becoming-an-adult-ally.pdf

April 16 – Do you need to report a sexual assault or sexual misconduct incident? Complete this UF [...]

Registrar Reminders

Spring graduates, verify your permanent home mailing address to ensure receipt of your diploma. Your diploma will be mailed to your permanent home mailing address approximately eight weeks after graduation.  Deadline to change your address is May 2, 2014. Log on to myUFL > Main Menu > My Account > Update my Directory Profile.
To ensure [...]

Gator Tips of the Week

April 7 – Have you changed someone’s day after saying hello or thank you? Check us out U Matter, We Care on Facebook or Twitter and share your story with #UMatterUF. One lucky follower will win U Matter gift bag!
April 8 – Lack of social interaction and unresponsiveness is a sign of distress. Email umatter@ufl.edu [...]

Registrar Reminders

This Friday, April 11, is the deadline to drop a spring class by college petition or withdraw from all spring classes without receiving failing grades. See https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/regulations/info/drops.aspx#drop  to review policies.
Information on withdrawing can be found at http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/currents/petwithdrawals.html.
Spring Graduates: Verify your permanent home mailing address to ensure receipt of your diploma. Your diploma will be mailed [...]

Opportunities

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Dazzlers Auditions

Auditions for the 2014-2015 University of Florida Dazzlers will be held April 18-20, 2014. For more information on auditions and the prep-class, visit Gatorzone.com/Spirit.

Go Out With an Academic Bang this Semester

Do you have all the tools that you need to take on final exam week? Attend the free online workshop hosted by the UF Teaching Center. Tackling Your Tests, on Monday, April 21 at 1:55 p.m. will cover test taking strategies to help you do your best on exams. Register today at https://teachingcenter.ufl.edu/workshops/ssw_register/. Any questions? [...]

MentorUF

Applications are now available for MentorUF, a group of mentoring organizations dedicated to improving the lives of local elementary, middle, and high school students.  With four distinct mentoring opportunities, you can choose a program that is best for you.  As a mentor, you will meet with your student(s) each week, spending time working on academics [...]

Summer Graphic Artist Internship

The Graphic Artist position is responsible for creating, editing, and developing print and Web graphics for the Center for Leadership and Service. The Graphic Artist will be a conceptual thinker who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment on a diverse group of projects. This job provides an excellent opportunity for students to get hands-on experience [...]

Events

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Midnight Fun Run

The 8th annual Midnight Fun Run is a 5K run or 1 mile walk around UF’s Lake Alice. The event is on the last day of spring classes, Wednesday, April 23, 11:59 p.m. Registration opens April 1 at 10 a.m. on RSConnect. The first 150 registrants will receive a RecSports flashing LED light [...]

Celebrate Earth Day at the Florida Museum

Explore the wonders of life on Earth with hands-on activities and a huge plant sale at the Florida Museum! On April 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., participate in Earth Day activities in the adjacent UF Natural Area Teaching Laboratory and see diverse specimens from the museum’s vast collections.
The museum will host a large [...]

Discover Gainesville: Florida Baseball

After defeating top-ranked Florida State, the Gator baseball team is ready to make a run for its 13th SEC Championship.  Join Off Campus Life for its final Discover Gainesville event for spring and catch Florida in action against conference-foe Georgia on Friday, April 18 (7 p.m.) at McKethan Stadium. There is no cost to attend [...]

Fulbright Day – April 16

The Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars and faculty to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.
The International Center will be hosting Fulbright Day on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Smathers Library, Room 100 (formerly 1A).  Come and learn about the [...]

Student Organizations

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Hollaback! Against Street Harassment

Women’s Student Association is proud to present “Hollaback! Against Street Harassment.”
Stand up and speak out against street harassment by joining them for an evening of empowerment, education, personal stories, and interactive activities.
Hollaback! is a worldwide movement to end street harassment. Hollaback! works together to better understand street harassment, to ignite public conversations, and to develop [...]

YES+ Gators

Wrap up the spring semester in a great way with YES+ Gators. YES+ Gators holds hour-long unwinding sessions every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Little Hall Room 217 where you can have fun, engage in discussions and meet your self with meditation.
RSVP at http://yesplusgators.wix.com/home#!event-rsvp/cwe8

Hispanic Heritage Month Fundraiser: Waffle Day

UF Hispanic Heritage Month invites you to their Waffle Day Fundraiser. Come to The Institute of Hispanic & Latina Cultures, also known as La Casita on University Ave, on Monday, April 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and enjoy some delicious and freshly made signature Waffle House waffles.
Pay $1 and enjoy one scrumptious waffle [...]

Global Medical Brigades Meeting

Are you interested in volunteering abroad in underserved communities?
Global Medical Brigades is setting up a medical and dental clinic in an underserved community in Honduras this December. Their chapter, with the help of GMB in-country staff, will be setting up the clinic alongside American and international doctors, dentists, and pharmacists.
Students learn about rural health care [...]