Thanksgiving Break Hours

Although the UF Computing Help Desk, libraries, and labs are available during Thanksgiving break, business hours are reduced. The UF Computing Help Desk walk-in service ends at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 25, and re-opens at 12:00 pm on Saturday, November 28. During this time, phone call-back and email service will be available for urgent [...]

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday – The time you spend taking care of yourself is precious and necessary. Always take time for yourself even when you are busy. Your body and mind will thank you.
Tuesday – Take these next four days to relax, rejuvenate, and get ahead on your assignments. Finish strong!
Wednesday – A fellow #Gator stated that “U [...]

Free New York Times Subscription

Thanks to a partnership between the Office of the Provost and Student Government, all University of Florida students, faculty and staff have one year of free access to the New York Times online.
In order to retrieve your free subscription, go to After signing in, click on “Main Menu,” then click on “Quick Links” and [...]

Registrar Reminders

Monday, November 23 is the deadline to drop a fall class or withdraw from all fall classes without receiving failing grades. If you miss this deadline you must petition with your college, documenting extenuating circumstances or university error, as to why you missed the deadline. After the last day of classes a petition to the [...]



MLK Celebration Speaker Nominations

All students, faculty and staff can nominate someone to deliver a keynote address for the  UF MLK Celebration Opening Ceremony.
One student and one faculty/staff member will be selected from the nominations to make a 5 and 10 minute speech, respectively.
The MLK Steering Committee invites you to submit the name of someone at UF who has [...]

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program recognizes and rewards the contributions women make in STEM fields and identifies exceptional women researchers committed to serving as role models for younger generations.  More than 2,250 women scientists in over 110 countries have been recognized since the program began in 1998.
In the US, the For Women In [...]

MentorUF 2016 – Mentor Applications Now Open

The Center for Leadership and Service would like to invite everyone to participate in their MentorUF program.
Work with grade school students through the Mentor UF with hours that are flexible to your schedule. Spring applications are open now until January 29. For questions contact, Cara Snider at
Complete the application here: h

United Way VITA Tax Program

United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is recruiting volunteers for tax season from end of January through mid-April. Free tax preparation trainings in November and January and free IRS certification. Build your resume with a nationally recognized program while learning valuable life skills and providing a valuable service to the community. Internships are [...]



Craft Festival 2015

The Stephen C. O’Connell Center is excited to host the Craft Festival on Saturday, December 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Their Craft Festival is an annual event that showcases crafts that are authentically made by talented artisans and craftsmen. The Craft Festival provides [...]

Florida Football vs. FSU

The Sunshine State Rivalry continues this Saturday, November 28 as your Florida Gators take on the Florida State Seminoles. Be there to help the Gators defend The Swamp, where only Gators get out alive. Visit Gate 3 of the O’Connell Center for the new Rowdy Town Student Tailgate. Want to bring a guest to the [...]

Florida Men’s Basketball

The Florida Men’s Basketball Team will take on Vermont this Wednesday, November 25 at 3 p.m. in the O’Connell Center. One Rowdy Reptile will be selected and win a prize pack courtesy of American Campus Communities, as well as, be entered to win a trip to the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament. On Friday, November 27, [...]

QAPI: History of Queers in Asian Culture

The Queer Asian Pacific Islanders (QAPI) Discussion Group, an exclusive group for QAPI-identified individuals, explores the distinctive intersection between race and sexuality, and provides a safe space for QAPI’s to discuss their unique experiences and learn about the pertinent issues within their community. This week’s discussion will explore the historical background of queers in various [...]

Student Organizations


0 Inauguration Week – Student Event

Please join Student Body PresidentJoselin Padron-Rasines and President Kent Fuchs on Monday, November 30 from 11-2 p.m. for the Inauguration Week Kickoff event.!  The celebration begins under the tent on the North Lawn and will include a BBQ lunch, interactive games and photos plus Albert and Alberta!  Celebrate the inauguration of our 12th president with [...]

First Miss UF Contestant Meeting

The first Miss UF contestant informational meeting will be held on December 1 at the Law School at around 7 p.m. Details will be posted on their Facebook page:
The pageant will be held on March 7, 2016. Please contact the Miss UF Executive Director, Mel Wright, with any questions at

IRHA Social Justice presents the Tunnel of Oppression

On December 1, 2015, IRHA Social Justice will beholding their first event of the semester, Tunnel of Oppression at 6 p.m. in the Broward Basement. Join them in this interactive experience so you can better understand oppression and those who face it.

Engineering Ambassadors Information Session

The Engineering Ambassadors serve as official ambassadors to the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. They create new standards and initiatives within the College of Engineering, inspire potential students to choose Gator Engineering at the University of Florida, and empower the current engineering body to achieve unseen levels of growth and excellence.
Interested in how you can [...]