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Check for Zoom Updates

Since students are now using Zoom regularly, UFIT would like to share an important reminder: remember to run the latest version of Zoom at all times. To do this, click the ‘Check for Updates’ link located in the top-right corner of the Zoom app under your profile icon.
Frequently updating Zoom reduces the chance of security [...]

Office of the University Registrar

Spring Graduates: Verify your diploma mailing address to ensure receipt of your diploma. Your diploma will be mailed to the address you provided when you submitted your degree application. Deadline to make corrections to your name on the diploma or the mailing address is May 5th. Log on to ONE.UF > Academics> Certificate / Degree [...]

Scholarships are Available

The Johnson Scholarship Foundation is awarding undergraduate students with disabilities up to $6,000 to be used towards tuition, fees, room and board, books, and auxiliary aids. Applications are due May 1, 2020. Don’t wait apply today at disability.ufl.edu/scholarships.

Keep Zoom Meetings Secure

Since so many people are now using Zoom for lectures, meetings, and social gatherings, it’s important to secure your Zoom meetings to stop uninvited guests from joining. Cyber criminals have also been taking advantage of the situation by sending out fake Zoom emails with the message “Your participants are waiting” to trick you into clicking [...]

Opportunities

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Virtual Careers in Education Fair

The Virtual Careers in Education Fair gives students from all majors interested in a career in the education industry to chat with employers virtually and learn more about available positions in the classroom, student services, school administration, and more. This event is open to UF students and alumni. Visit Gator CareerLink to RSVP and to [...]

Virtual Express Drop-ins

Express Drop-Ins – Have your application materials (resumes, cover letters, personal statements, and LinkedIn profiles reviewed), have a mock interview or quick career planning questions answered. These weekday personalized sessions last 15 – 20 minutes long and no appointment is needed. Join Express Drop-In anytime between 1 and 4 p.m. via Zoom: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/u50qcumqqDsr2sEkol1IPfFhBXChSEeVFw To learn [...]

Virtual Career Events Happening this week

· LinkedIn Lab | April 16, 3:30 – 4 p.m. https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApdemhqT0tOSRnnExNF60HEHy3fgyg9g
· De-Stress career Conversation | April 16, 2 -3 p.m. https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/vp0kde6tqjgimJGvrdPSq8zrJX-UK6AFAg
· HHP & PHHP Drop-In Career Planning Hours | April 16, 10 – 12 p.m. https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/vJUkf-qtrjkpEkMdqV_tWUf13c7BPwyKug
· Tips for Mastering Virtual Interviews | April 17, 10 – 12 p.m. https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkf-6upj8s_dupyXDIMdHSu96FWLL83w
For a full list of Career Connections [...]

Disability Allyship Program (DAP)

Disability Allyship Program (DAP)
Join the Disability Resource Center for DAP a Disability Allyship Program that helps participants gain an understanding of how society shapes our ideas and beliefs about disability. This program will take place April 20 from 5 – 7 p.m. via Zoom. Students will learn about the history of disability and become an [...]

Events

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Florida Museum hosts virtual Earth Day celebration April 22

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute from the comfort of your home. This free, virtual event allows participants to take part through Zoom webinars including a discussion about “The Materialists” podcast with its hosts and an engaging “Science [...]

GatorNights Virtual Events – Escape the Zoom Room and Virtual Mind Reader

Love solving riddles and puzzles? Join your friends or meet new friends as you compete to escape the Zoom room the fastest!  This event will take place on Wednesday, April 15 starting at 6:00 PM.  Register ahead of time to receive your first clue and access to your secret room.
Need help keeping your mind off [...]

Xenophobia: Addressing an effect of COVID 19

In a partnership with Multicultural and Diversity affairs, this BCLS workshop will address xenophobia during COVID – 19. The event will provide a safe space for Asian-identified Gators to share their lived experiences of discrimination or racism through this global pandemic. Resources on how to take an active approach towards inclusive leadership for any UF [...]

GatorNights Virtual Events – Playlist Bingo and Drawing Class

Do you love music?  Can you sing every chorus and name every artist for any song from your Spotify playlist?  If so, join your friends or make some new friends with GatorNights playlist bingo on Wednesday, April 8 at 6:00 pm.
Grab a pencil and paper and join us this Friday for our GatorNights drawing class!  [...]

Student Organizations

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Student Organization Budget Requests Postponed

Student Organization Budget Requests have been postponed. Submission date for operational, travel and event requests for Summer B and Fall 2020 is now Thursday, March 26 at 10 a.m. If you have submitted any requests on March 23, you must resubmit your requests on the new date.
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to [...]

Gator Tank 2020 Applications Open

Gator Tank is a competition for innovative student-driven ideas. Students will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of entrepreneurs for a chance to win monetary and other prizes! Gator Tank 2020 is Monday, April 6th from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Applications will remain open until March 12th at noon.
Apply here! https://sg.ufl.edu/events/gator-tank-competition/
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Equal Access Clinic 23rd Annual 5K

Come run and support the Equal Access Clinic at our 23rd Annual 5K! There will be raffles, silent auctions, and more! All proceeds of the event will go towards improving patient care.
The race will take place on Saturday, March 14th at 8 AM, starting at the UF Southwest Recreation center (SW Rec).
The first 100 runners [...]

Queer Poetry Jam

Pride Awareness Month will be hosting a Queer Poetry Jam as part of our event series to celebrate queer voices, experiences, and expression within the LGBTQ+ community at UF and in the greater Gainesville area!
If you are interested in performing your poetry and identify as LGBTQ+, please click the link to access the interest form: [...]