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Gator Tips of the Week

Tuesday – Take time to do something nice for a fellow Gator today. Write someone person a note or send them a quick text or phone call. Make their day!
Wednesday – Lend a helping hand to anyone you know in distress and refer them to U Matter, We Care at umatter@ufl.edu. #UMatterUF
Thursday – Getting involved [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on February 2, 2016.

Passwords: The More Creative, the Better

The most common passwords in 2015 were “QWERTYUIOP” and “1234567890,” which just don’t cut it. Cybersecurity experts have found that simply adding numbers and letters to common passwords isn’t enough to protect data, and if corporations and government offices are being hacked, we’re definitely not any safer. Instead, get creative and try a passphrase, or [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on February 2, 2016.

Registrar Reminders

If you have not paid any portion of your spring fees or arranged for a fee deferment you will be withdrawn with fee liability this week. Fee payments were due January 15 at 3:30 p.m. University policy stipulates that a student may not continue attending class if they are withdrawn. Students are responsible for tuition [...]

Filed under Administrative, Newsletter, Registrar on February 2, 2016.

Free File: Do Your Federal Taxes for Free

Did you know that you can file your federal income taxes for free using tax preparation software from companies including TurboTax, H&R Block, and TaxSlayer?
If your Adjusted Gross Income for 2015 is $62,000 or less, you likely qualify for the Internal Revenue Service’s Free File program.  There is no charge for using the commercial software, [...]

Filed under Administrative, Financial, Newsletter on February 2, 2016.

University Womens Scholarship

The University Women’s Club awards scholarships each spring to undergraduate juniors and seniors. These awards are named in honor of the wives of past University of Florida Presidents and distinguished administrators. The requirements include full-time enrollment at the University of Florida, current junior or senior status, a minimum of a 3.6 GPA, and participation in [...]

Filed under Administrative, Financial, Newsletter on February 2, 2016.

Apply Now for 2016-17 Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://fafsa.ed.gov. UF’s “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is March 15. Apply well before March 15 to ensure that the federal processor has time to analyze and send the results of your FAFSA [...]

Filed under Administrative, Financial, Newsletter on February 2, 2016.

UFPD partnership with Gator Emergency Medical Response Unit (GEMRU)

The University of Florida Division of Public Safety is proud to announce our partnership with the University of
Florida Gator Emergency Medical Response Unit (GEMRU). This partnership was created in support of the
educational responsibility of the University and the UF Public Safety mission in providing the highest level of
community service in the protection of life and [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 25, 2016.

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday – Make sure to download the new mobile safety app for added protection and resources by searching GatorSafe in the Google Play or the Apple App Store.
Tuesday – Be on the lookout for Gators who may need your help. Please email umatter@ufl.edu if you are concerned about someone you know.
Wednesday – Make @UF safer [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 25, 2016.

Become a Windows Pro for Free! Attend Technically Speaking 2016

Want to learn the ins and outs of PowerShell, Windows 10, or Office 365? Register for this year’s Technically Speaking series, presented February 3 and 4 in the Reitz Union Auditorium by bestselling author Mark Minasi. The event is free to students, faculty, and staff at UF, but requires pre-registration for any or all of [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 25, 2016.

Registrar Reminders

If you have not paid any portion of your spring fees or arranged for a fee deferment you will be withdrawn for non-payment of fees. Fee payments were due January 15 by 3:30 p.m. University policy stipulates that a student may not continue attending class if they are withdrawn. Students are responsible for tuition fees [...]

Filed under Administrative, Registrar on January 25, 2016.