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Check for Zoom Updates

Since students are now using Zoom regularly, UFIT would like to share an important reminder: remember to run the latest version of Zoom at all times. To do this, click the ‘Check for Updates’ link located in the top-right corner of the Zoom app under your profile icon.
Frequently updating Zoom reduces the chance of security [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on April 13, 2020.

Keep Zoom Meetings Secure

Since so many people are now using Zoom for lectures, meetings, and social gatherings, it’s important to secure your Zoom meetings to stop uninvited guests from joining. Cyber criminals have also been taking advantage of the situation by sending out fake Zoom emails with the message “Your participants are waiting” to trick you into clicking [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 6, 2020.

Remote Tech Resources to Support Your Well-Being

It’s difficult to stay connected with other Gators and campus life while you’re learning remotely. Luckily, there are several services enabled by UFIT to help you achieve a better sense of well-being. Add these tech resources from UF to your daily routine:
1. UF Rec Sports offers virtual fitness classes to keep students moving. For those who [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 6, 2020.

Proposed Revised Student Fees for Summer 2020

The University hereby notices that Regulation 3.0372 shall be amended to reflect the proposed revised Student Fees per credit hour basis for Summer 2020, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. There is a reduction in the A&S fee, the Athletic fee, the Health fee, Transportation fee and an addition of a Distance Learning Fee for the [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 6, 2020.

We Are Here for You: Office of ADA and Title IX Compliance

COVID-19 has affected many aspects of our lives, but your rights remain the same. The ADA and Title IX apply to UF students and employees whether engaging with campus in person or online. The Office of ADA and Title IX Compliance continues to move forward with on-going cases and investigations and is available to assist [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 6, 2020.

UF Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center is still operational! If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment with your Learning Specialist, please email DRCAccessUF@ufsa.ufl.edu or call us at (352) 392-8565. Please note all appointments will be conducted via phone or Zoom. Learn more about online accommodations by visiting disability.ufl.edu/besuccessfulonline.

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 6, 2020.

Take the Census

Although many facets of life continue to be impacted by COVID-19, the 2020 Census has begun.
The University of Florida wants to ensure all UF students are counted, and asks that you go online NOW to https://2020census.gov/ to complete a Census form.
In most cases, UF students should be counted at their school residence, not at their parents’ or [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 30, 2020.

Beware of COVID-19 Scams

Unfortunately, cyber criminals are preying on the fear and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Gators, stay vigilant and keep an eye out for these scams:

Fake emails from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization offer incorrect information about the virus.
Websites [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 30, 2020.

Enroll In UF Authentication Remotely

Gators, do you have extra time on your hands but aren’t sure how to spend it? Stay productive by enrolling in UF Authentication from home. All students are required to be enrolled by June 22. If you are not enrolled by the deadline, you won’t be able to access UF systems, including Canvas, ONE.UF, the [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 30, 2020.

Census

Although many facets of life continue to be impacted by COVID-19, the 2020 Census has begun.
The University of Florida wants to ensure all UF students are counted, and asks that you go online NOW to https://2020census.gov/ to complete a Census form.
In most cases, UF students should be counted at their school residence, not at their parents’ or [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 23, 2020.