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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, Newsletter 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, Newsletter 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, Newsletter 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.

Online learning tech links in one “Keep Learning” website

A new website was launched so that all the technology tools you need to thrive are in one place. Make sure you bookmark the “Keep Learning” site (https://elearning.ufl.edu/keep-learning/) and check back often for the latest resources. In addition, take time to familiarize yourself with the technologies your instructors are using:

E-Learning in Canvas – https://elearning.ufl.edu
Zoom Video [...]

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

2020 Census

The 2020 Census is coming. On March 12, you can participate online. This is our chance to shape the future of Gainesville for the next 10 years. Census data will determine the amount of funding that Gainesville receives for things like healthcare, emergency services, schools and more. This is our chance to say, “We are [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 9, 2020.

Early Voting

University of Florida students, faculty, staff and other Alachua County registered voters will be able to participate in early voting for the 2020 presidential preference primary and 2020 City of Gainesville regular election at the J. Wayne Reitz Union.
WHEN: Friday, March 6 through Saturday, March 14 – Hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 9, 2020.

Self-Enroll in UF Authentication Before Deadline

DYK? Students are required to enroll in UF’s two-factor authentication service by the end of the spring 2020 semester. If you aren’t using UF’s authentication service by Summer A, you won’t be able to access UF systems (including Canvas, myUFL, ONE.UF, the UF VPN, Eduroam, etc.) Visit it.ufl.edu/2FA for more information on:

Enrollment
The [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 9, 2020.

Free Podcasts and More

The University of Florida provides a free academic access pass to the New York Times. You can create an account using your @ufl email at NYTimes.com/UF. The access allows you to search the New York Times historical archive dating back to 1851. The ability to search thousands of current events in topics such as Sports, [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 9, 2020.

Gator Dining Services partners with Florida Cattle Ranchers

The University of Florida’s Dining Services program, run by Aramark, has recently announced a local partnership with the Florida Cattle Ranchers. Gator Dining will now incorporate “Fresh from Florida” beef into meals at our two residential dining halls.
As a land-grant institution, UF is very committed to local product sourcing. Other partnerships with Florida food producers [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 9, 2020.