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FluMist Vaccine for UF Students

For this 2014/15 flu season, the Alachua County Control Flu program is expanding to provide flu protection to students, faculty, and staff at the University of Florida. FluMist is an influenza vaccine that is gentle mist sprayed into the nose and recommended for those 2 to 49 years old. It is a safe and effective [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

UFApps – Free Access to Software & Services

Before you spend big bucks on expensive software, check UFApps!  UFApps offers over 40 services and software programs for free, all available from any location on any device.  New software options include Revit 2014, Maya 2014, and AutoCAD 2014.  Other services include access to UF’s e-Learning and Webmail portals, as well as M Drive File [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday, October 20 – Are you utilizing your time effectively to study? Try setting a minute-minute calendar! This will allow you to see your entire week and plan every piece of your day!
Tuesday, October 21 – Take time to disconnect and relieve stress. Cut out electronic use before sleep. This tip can help with developing [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Gator Tips of the Week

October 13 – Reach for the STARS! Set big goals and keep moving forward. The Gator Nation believes in you!
October 14 -Self-Care is important. Find a new way to do something for yourself today.
October 15 -Meet the U Matter Ambassadors! Have them come speak to your organization! They would love to meet you http://www.umatter.ufl.edu/about/ambassadors/application_info
October 16 [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on October 13, 2014.

Protect Your Personal Information – Create Strong Passwords

Getting a “Your GatorLink Password Will Expire in 4 Days” reminder message?  UF isn’t trying to be annoying!  Cyber criminals are always looking for opportunities to steal personal information, and changing your password helps protect your account.  Create strong passwords that blend upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and signs.  Make sure to leave out anything [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on October 13, 2014.

UF Gears up for Get Up and Give, the newest Homecoming tradition, Oct. 13-17

For Gator fans and University of Florida alumni, Homecoming means a parade, Gator Growl and, of course, the football game. A newer Homecoming tradition — now in its fourth year — aims to turn this annual abundance of Gator spirit into a lasting impact on UF and the state.
The University of Florida Foundation will be [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on October 13, 2014.

Gator Tips of the Week

October 6 – Be present with those you are spending your time with and live in the moment.

October 7 – Stay Optimistic! Be happy and make the best out of every situation.
October 8 – Achieve all of your dreams. Believe in yourself because the Gator Nation believes in you.
October 9 – Did you know Conflict Resolution is [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on October 6, 2014.

Student Tech Fair – Friday, October 10

UF’s first-ever Student Tech Fair is this Friday, October 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside Marston Science Library.  At Tech Fair, you’ll have the chance to demo tablets from the UF Bookstore, watch 3D printers at work, tour Collaboration Commons, and more.  Fifteen campus organizations will be there to show you what tech services [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on October 5, 2014.

Gator Tips of the Week

Avoid dimly-lit alleyways and paths and use the emergency blue-light phones or TapShield app (http://www.sg.ufl.edu/Services/UFMobileSafetyApp) while on UF’s campus.

Did you SEE something wrong on campus or at a school event? Then say something to local authorities to make it right. Report suspicious activity. Call UF Police at 352-392-1111 or learn more at www.police.ufl.edu.

Did you know that [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on September 29, 2014.

Transition to Exchange Email for Free Cloud Storage

Have you transitioned to Office 365 Exchange email?  When you switch to Exchange email, you get access to OneDrive @ UF, a free service providing 1 TB of cloud storage. OneDrive storage eliminates the need to save documents to a flash drive when traveling or using a different device — all your assignments, photos, and [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on September 29, 2014.