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Eclipse Safety

The Gainesville, Florida area will experience a partial solar eclipse Monday, August 21, 2017 on opening day of classes for fall semester.  While Gainesville will not be experiencing a total eclipse, there will be a period of several hours of lower than usual light.  The eclipse will begin at approximately 1:15 p.m., peak at 2:47 [...]

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

UF Office of Graduate Minority Programs Name Change

The UF Office of Graduate Minority Programs has changed its name to the UF Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives.
The Office of Graduate Minority Programs, formed in 1984, is proud of its office’s historical roots.  The term “minority” was coined at a time when the nation was adopting policies and programs that looked to protect the [...]

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

IT Resources for Graduate Students

UFIT has a variety of resources for graduate students, both on- and off- campus. From printing symposium posters to providing one-on-one trainings, these tools are sure to help. Familiarize yourself with the following services during your time at UF:

Application Support Center (ASC):  Offers Electronic Thesis & Dissertation (ETD) Technical [...]

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

Use UF’s 24/7 Free Software Lab this Fall

Fall semester is here! A great way to start the semester off strong is to download the UFApps receiver. What is UFApps? It’s a FREE service that provides access to 130 software applications from any location, at any time, anywhere you have an internet connection. Available software options include MATLAB, ArcGIS, and SAS. Many courses require [...]

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

Newell Hall is open 24/7

Are you looking for a space to collaborate, interact, focus, and rejuvenate this semester? If so, stop by and utilize the 24/7 Newell Hall Learning Commons! Newell Hall provides a modern, vibrant environment that fosters and encourages student learning. Newell Hall was built for students and by students. Newell Hall is open to the general [...]

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

Boost Your Resume with lynda.com

Trying to add new skills to your resume? If so, lynda.com could help you land your next internship or job. Students can access over 5,000 training videos to learn Excel essentials, graphic design skills, time management tips, and more. There were more than 35,999 unique logins to lynda.com last year. The next log in could be yours, so [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 23, 2017.

Registrar Reminders

Fall 2017 degree application link now available from ONE.UF:
Student Self Service > My Online Services > My Record > Certificate/Degree Application
Find graduation information at:  https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/regulations/info/graduation.aspx
Find commencement information at: https://commencement.ufl.edu/
July 26:  Summer B/C Honors Theses due to College Advising Offices
July 28 (by 11:59 p.m.): The deadline to drop/withdraw from summer B/C classes without failing grades.  Review [...]

Filed under Administrative, Registrar on July 23, 2017.

Get connected on campus: UF has IT help on YouTube

Need to set up UF Wi-Fi on your iPhone, or learn how to navigate around UF’s 900+ buildings? UFIT’s YouTube channel has you covered!
The GoGatorsUFIT channel has many short, informative videos and tutorials ranging in topics from how getting UF email on your phone and Apple device support on campus, to avoiding tech problems at [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 17, 2017.

Check Your Degree Audit, Unofficial Transcript on Your Phone

ONE.UF is your go-to site for finding courses, registering for classes, checking grades, and other mobilized student self-services.  Students can even view their unofficial transcripts and register for classes when traveling on the bus or walking across campus!  What’s new for YOU in ONE.UF?

Check final grades or view your unofficial transcripts
View unmet requirements on your degree audits

Watch [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 9, 2017.

Health Advisory

The Florida Department of Health recently issued a reminder about the ongoing presence of Zika virus, which is known to cause severe birth defects. Recent tropical rains mean the entire University of Florida community must remain vigilant in preventing the Zika virus.
While this infection has not yet been locally transmitted in Gainesville, UF students, faculty [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 2, 2017.