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Gator Tips of the Week

August 18 – Take time to do the things you enjoy during break week. Relax & rejuvenate; it is important to your mental health!

August 19 – Feeling overwhelmed about starting college? Contact umatter@ufl.edu if you or a friend need assistance.

August 20 – Have free time during break week? Create a detailed schedule for fall semester! [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on August 18, 2014.

Don’t Lose Wi-Fi Access – Update Your Devices Today!

Beginning Tuesday, August 19, warning messages will appear on devices that do not meet UF’s Wi-Fi requirements.  Connecting to UF’s Wi-Fi requires that Java and Flash are up-to-date, MS Windows automatic updates are enabled, and MS Windows and MacOS devices have an active and up-to-date antivirus program installed.  On Tuesday, September 2, all devices that [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on August 18, 2014.

Help Desk: Reduced Walk-In Hours During Summer/Fall Break Week

The UF Computing Help Desk will have limited walk-in availability this week during the summer/fall break:

Monday, August 11 —Friday, August 15: Open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, August 16 — Sunday, August 17:  Closed

The UF Computing Help Desk Website offers a variety of self-help resources.  To contact the Help Desk, call (352) 392-HELP (4357), email [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on August 11, 2014.

Find Academic Dates & Campus Events on the New UF Calendar

Need to find registration or drop/add dates?  The new calendar on the UF Homepage includes  academic dates as well as Homecoming dates, RecSports events, museum exhibits, performances at the Phillips Center, and other  campus events.  The new calendar is easy to use—you can view by day, week, month, or year, and filter events by choosing [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on August 4, 2014.

Gator Tips of the Week

August 4 – What one person perceives as a crisis may seem manageable to another. Seek out resources online at www.umatter.ufl.edu or email umatter@ufl.edu for guidance.

August 5 – Help a fellow Gator in distress! Reach out, actively listen, brainstorm options, encourage the use of campus resources, and email umatter@ufl.edu.

August 6 – Are you not [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on August 4, 2014.

Video Casting Call

Interested in participating in the next U Matter, We Care video? The U Matter, We Care initiative is looking for students and staff who fluently speak two or more languages for this year’s promotional video. This video shoot will take place on Tuesday, August 5 from 1 – 3 p.m. in front of Peabody Hall. [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on August 4, 2014.

Reach Out; UFlourish

UF is a place where every Gator should feel like they can flourish. The UFlourish Social Marketing Campaign aims to help empower University of Florida students to seek help when they need it.  We also know how strong the Gator community is, and that’s why the campaign also encourages Gators to Reach Out to each [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 28, 2014.

Gator Tips of the Week

July 28. – This week’s Gator Tips will offer ways to respect yourself and others. Make a difference today by helping a fellow Gator who may need your assistance.

July 29 – Be proud of who you are and where you came from. You can impact the Gator Nation!

July 30 – Take time to do something nice [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 28, 2014.

Are You First in Your Family to Graduate this Summer?

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 [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 28, 2014.

Explore UF Digital Collections for Research Projects & More

Did you know Smathers Libraries has an online collection of materials from libraries, universities, and museums around the world?
Whether you’re studying arts, sciences, technology, or history, the UF Digital Collections offers material on a wide variety of subjects.   Over 394,000 items are available, including photographs, rare books, newspapers, theses and dissertations, and other archival documents. [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 28, 2014.