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Lynda.com: New Login Process for FREE 24/7 Access

The login page for lynda.com has changed, resulting in a slightly different process for using lynda through UF when you are a new user or using a new device to access lynda for the first time. To log in and use your FREE lynda.com subscription offered by UFIT, click the ‘Log in’ button on the [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on May 23, 2016.

New Students: Digital Self-Help UF Resources Make Your Life Easier

Tackle IT issues and access everything UF by reaching into your pocket. With several self-help resources to choose from, help is on your phone during the walk between classes!
Download the FREE UF Mobile App from the App Store or Google Play to view interactive bus routes, campus hours, and emergency information. You can also sync [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on May 16, 2016.

Stay Safe, Avoid Phishing Email Scams

Phishing attempts may pop into your UF inbox during this time of year, so learn what to spot. Most phishing scams seem urgent and insist on a call to action, such as an account closure unless you click a link or reply with personal information. Links inside the email may seem real, but can often [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on May 2, 2016.

How To: Navigate Online Classes

Incoming freshman, welcome to the Gator Nation! To ease your way into classes starting Summer A, watch our short video on using and navigating UF e-Learning. The video will teach you the ins and outs of online classes, from setting your notification preferences to checking your grades, and everything in between. The transition from sitting [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on May 2, 2016.

Tech Support During Finals

It’s crunch time, and UFIT is here to help. While studying, use UFApps to take the computer lab home with you and access software like Matlab, SAS, and SPSS. If you’d rather stay on campus to study, be sure to make use of Marston Science Library’s battery pack check-outs. Each pack is compatible with most [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 24, 2016.

Student Health Update: Online Appointments Temporarily Unavailable Beginning May 4

As the Student Health Care Center transitions to a new electronic health record system, online appointments will be temporarily unavailable.
Beginning May 4, call (352) 392-1161 to be make appointments with your primary medical team or desired specialty clinic.
Please check the main SHCC website periodically for updates: shcc.ufl.edu.
Thank you in advance for your patience during this [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 24, 2016.

GATORRATER Faculty Evaluations Close Friday

Don’t skip out on faculty evaluations this semester! Friday is your last chance to provide anonymous feedback about your instructors, which is used for planning on behalf of both teachers and students. GATORRATER evaluation results are always available at evaluations.ufl.edu/results at the end of every evaluation period. If every student at UF gave accurate faculty [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 18, 2016.

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday – Start studying early for finals! Procrastinating can result in additional stress and anxiety.
Tuesday – Feeling stressed because finals are approaching? Contact umatter@ufl.edu! #UMatterUF
Wednesday – Get plenty of rest this week! Scheduling time to relax will ease your anxiety. #UMatterUF
Thursday – The semester is almost over! Work hard these last few days and take [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 18, 2016.

Registrar Reminders

Spring Graduates: Verify your permanent home mailing address to ensure receipt of your diploma. Your diploma will be mailed to your permanent home mailing address approximately 8 weeks after graduation. Deadline to change your address is May 2.  Log on to myUFL > Main Menu > My Account > Update my Directory Profile.

April 20: Classes [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 18, 2016.

Student Textbook Affordability Survey

The State University of System of Florida wants your feedback on the affordability of college textbooks and instructional materials.
The survey is anonymous, takes 10 minutes to complete and will remain open until Friday, April 29.
Please take a few minutes to complete the survey here:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QRJKNWG

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 10, 2016.