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The Institutes: Revitalizing Our Roots Project

With an architect selected, the Division of Student Affairs is excited to begin planning for the new Institute of Black Culture and Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures.
They hope you – students, faculty, staff and alumni – can join them on Friday, Dec. 9 as the DLR Group hosts Visioning Workshops for the project. The workshops are [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on December 5, 2016.

FREE Resources to Get You through Finals

The end of the semester is approaching fast, and you may not be aware of all the FREE tech resources available to help you study and finish projects on campus. At Marston Science Library and Library West, reserve study rooms for groups of two or more via D!BS. While at Marston, you’ll never get stuck [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on December 5, 2016.

Protect Your Laptop from Theft – For Free!

A lost or stolen laptop would mean your class assignments, photos and personal documents could all be gone, plus you’d have the cost to replace the actual device. Luckily, UF provides a way to help prevent this from happening. The Front Door Software app is FREE to all students. Once downloaded onto your laptop, the [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on December 5, 2016.

Are you first in your family to graduate this December?

Being the first in your family to graduate from college is a big deal! Your younger siblings, friends, mentors, community and family members must be very proud of you. UF is thrilled to offer a commemorative first-generation graduation cord for you to wear across the stage when you receive your UF diploma.
The cords are blue [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on December 5, 2016.

Apply Now for Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, complete the 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://fafsa.ed.gov. You can file a 2017-18 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2016 . UF’s “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2016. Apply well before December 15 to ensure [...]

Filed under Administrative, Financial, Newsletter on December 5, 2016.

The Reitz Union Arts & Crafts Center will close for renovations Dec. 7

On Dec. 7 at 5 p.m., the Reitz Union Arts & Crafts center will begin crafting a better space for your art and will reopen during the Spring Semester. The Arts & Crafts Center will be working with current users to finalize existing projects and retrieve art pieces. Gators can stay crafty until the reopening [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on December 5, 2016.

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday, November 28 – It is important to stay active, get plenty of rest, and take time for yourself during the last two weeks of the semester.
Tuesday, November 29 – Study tip of the day! Avoid bringing anything with you that may serve as a distraction. Stay focused and bring only what you need.
Wednesday, November [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on November 28, 2016.

SHCC@Shands Closed for Renovations Dec. 8 – Jan. 4

In an effort to improve the facility and care provided, the Student Health Care Center’s SHCC@Shands location in the Health Science Center will be closed for renovations Dec. 8, 2016, though Jan. 4, 2017.
For medical care at SHCC Main Campus (Infirmary Building), students should call (352) 392-1161.
For bloodborne pathogen exposure, students and faculty/staff should call [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on November 27, 2016.

Tips for Secure Holiday Shopping

It can already be challenging to find holiday gifts for friends and family, and no one needs the added stress of identity theft. This season, stay vigilant about cyber-crime so you can enjoy your holiday shopping. Online, make sure to verify apps and websites before entering your card info. Check that the URL you know [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on November 27, 2016.

Registrar Reminders

December 7: Last day of classes

December 7: Honors theses due to college advising offices

December 8-9: Reading days

December 10 and 12 – 16: Final Exams

December 16-17: Commencement

Fall Commencement Information: http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/

Filed under Administrative, Registrar on November 27, 2016.