October brings fall weather and Halloween. If you choose to participate in Halloween activities, we encourage you to think about your choices of costumes and themes. Some Halloween costumes reinforce stereotypes of particular races, genders, cultures, or religions. Regardless of intent, these costumes can perpetuate negative stereotypes, causing harm and offense to groups of people. [...]
Through UFApps, students can access software like the Adobe Creative Suite, Mathcad, SAS ,and SPSS from any device. The UFApps portal was recently upgraded to allow you to tag specific applications as your favorites so there’s no need to search for apps repeatedly. Performance for graphics-intensive apps has also been greatly improved and compatibility is [...]
October 12- Interested in joining an “Academic Confidence” support group? Visit http://ow.ly/SiArr for more information. #UMatterUF
October 13- Being an Ally means that if you see something, you must say something #StopBiasUF
October 14- Don’t forget that there are people at UF who care about you. You are never alone. #StopBiasUF
October 15- Stopping Bias isn’t the job [...]
The Schedule of Courses for Spring 2016 is now available.
Find course information at: http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/soc/index.html
October 23: Deadline for graduating students to order their regalia through The UF Bookstore.
Update your emergency contact information from the link on ISIS prior to spring advance registration.
November 2 – December 22 and December 24 – January 3: Spring 2016 advance registration [...]
Have you heard of the “VSOC” program? It stands for the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) VetSuccess on Campus program – and the University of Florida is a location spot! Through the VSOC program, VA places experienced vocational rehabilitation counselors on college campuses to assist the growing number of Servicemembers, Veterans, and dependents attending school [...]
UFIT’s eight computer labs are available across campus, including Marston Library and Library West. Whether you’re printing before class or trying to finish a project at 3 a.m., the labs’ schedules ensure that a computer will always be available. Each computer is loaded with free software like Adobe and Matlab, but you can also always [...]
October 5 – The Baughman Center is a great place to meditate. Meditation can help reduce stress and allow you to feel more centered. http://performingarts.ufl.edu/venues/baughman-center/ #UMatterUF
October 6 – Did you know that UMatterWeCare provides immediate assistance if you or someone you know is distressed? Email email@example.com for support!
October 7 – A fellow UF student stated [...]
The UF Teaching Center has the tools you need to help you ace that first exam. Visit their website at www.teachingcenter.ufl.edu for more information about our free walk-in and private tutoring. Study alongside a UF student who has recently passed the same course that you’re in! Take this time to evaluate your study strategies with [...]
Join UF alum and current WWE superstar Titus O’Neil on his mission to challenge Gators to do more — for the GatorGood.
The first challenge week is to get Gators to pledge 3,000 hours to feed the hungry. Learn more at http://gatorgood.ufl.edu/titus-challenge/
It’s on us to intervene in situations where consent has not or cannot be given. It’s on us to stop sexual assault.
Take the pledge to be part of the solution at http://itsonus.org.
You can learn more at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAHub1wELyk