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Employment Scams Target College Students

Applying to jobs or internships online can be stressful. Resumes have to be up-to-date and cover letters have to be perfect, but would you think to check if the job site you’re applying to is legitimate? On January 18, the FBI issued an alert advising college students to be cautious when applying for jobs online. [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on February 21, 2017.

Warning – Beware of Skimmers on Card Readers!

Imagine swiping your debit card at a local ATM and having all your information stolen. In just seconds, criminals can easily steal your personal information AND drain your checking account, using a small device known as a skimmer. What is a skimmer? Skimmers are portable devices that fit over an existing card reader to record [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 13, 2017.

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday, February 13 – Utilize UF’s academic resources by meeting with an academic advisor, visiting the Broward Teaching Center, or checking UF’s libraries.
Tuesday, February 14 – If you are sick, do your best to minimize exposure to other individuals. Find out more online at http://shcc.ufl.edu/services/primary-care/flu/
Wednesday, February 15 – “Every Gator Counts means that everyone is [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 13, 2017.

Stay Connected with UF Wi-Fi

Gators: Are you having trouble connecting to campus Wi-Fi? Let us help you.
UFIT has short instructional tutorials on its YouTube channel, including how students can quickly connect their devices to the campus Wi-Fi.
To get UF network access on your mobile device, watch UFIT’s How to Step Up UF Wi-Fi on an iPhone video and follow [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 6, 2017.

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday, February 6 – Washing your hands often and covering sneezes/coughs can help others from getting sick! Utilize these tips during the cold and flu season.
Tuesday, February 7 – Would you like to become a U Matter Ambassadors! Join us on February 8 @ 5:00pm in the Reitz Union Chamber!
Wednesday, February 8 – A study [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 6, 2017.

Registrar Reminders

February 24: Summer  and fall 2017 schedule of courses available on One.UF.
Are you going home for the summer and do you plan to take a class for transfer to UF? Review the instructions and complete the Transient Student form found at:
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/currents/transients.html

Filed under Administrative, Registrar on February 6, 2017.

Gator Tips of the Week

Tuesday, January 31 – Breathing exercises reduce tension, relieve stress and even reduce blood pressure. Check out http://bit.ly/2jLy3dS for was to relax.
Wednesday, February 1 –“Every Gator Counts means empathizing with those around me and understanding that everyone is important.” – Logan Ham, UF Student
Thursday, February 2 –Stay active by connecting with UF RecSports. Exercise will [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 31, 2017.

Degree Audit Feature Added to ONE.UF

Degree Audit is the newest feature added to ONE.UF. Degree Audit follows Unofficial Transcript, which was added in September, 2016.
ONE.UF is the university’s portal for accessing self-service functionality.
The Degree Audit feature shows students how to complete major, minor, and certificate requirements. Students can view unmet requirements and shop for majors [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 31, 2017.

Learn creative, software, and business skills FREE with lynda.com

Now that the spring semester is solidly underway, you can think about learning a new skill outside of your classes.  Do it with lynda.com. Lynda.com is an online training library, with more than 5,000 courses. The best thing about using lynda is that you don’t have to sit through two hours of a video – [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 31, 2017.

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 13 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, Registrar on January 31, 2017.