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Get Connected on Campus: Free IT Help!

The GoGatorsUFIT YouTube channel has many short, helpful videos and tutorials like how to use the UF mobile app, how to get Apple device support on campus, and how to use mobile printing. Check out the videos to quickly resolve issues or learn about new services. You can also learn how to:

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Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on July 15, 2018.

Demonstration of Civic Literacy Competency Required for First-time-in-college Students

Starting in Summer B 2018, all first-time-in-college (FTIC) students entering all Florida College System (FCS) and State University System (SUS) institutions must demonstrate competency in civic literacy by the time they graduate, per Florida Statute 1007.25 and Florida Board of Governors Regulation 8.006.  If you are a beginning student entering UF in Summer B 2018, [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on July 15, 2018.

Stay Cool and Study in Tech-Friendly Spaces

Summer B is a great time to explore study spaces on campus. Newell Hall is open 24/7 and is full of tech-friendly furniture equipped with plugs and movable features. Collaboration Commons at Marston Science Library is a great place to meet up for group projects. If you’re looking for solo study space, the UFIT computer [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 8, 2018.

Don’t Let a Scam Ruin Your Summer!

UF is a prime target for phishing scams. Cybercriminals send emails that look like they’re from familiar groups. Using deception, they try to steal your credentials to gain access your personal data (direct deposit, passwords, etc.). For students, this could look like an organization offering an illegitimate internship opportunity, or a fake university official urgently [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 2, 2018.

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Support at the Hub

With electronic thesis and dissertation (ETD) deadlines approaching, visit Hub 132 to get support from ETD staff. The ETD staff can help with formatting lists, figures, and tables, and maintain templates in Microsoft Word and LaTex. Schedule a one-on-one appointment by emailing the ETD group or by calling 352-392-HELP/4357. Walk-in consultations are also available. For [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on June 3, 2018.

Professional Development with lynda.com

Summer is a great time to work on professional development. With lynda.com, students can build their repertoire of skills for FREE! If you’re trying to add more software skills to your resume before applying for jobs, lynda.com offers thousands of software tutorials where you can learn Excel, Photoshop, and more. Additionally, you can take tutorials [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on May 29, 2018.

Mobile Printing On-the-Go

Summer A classes are fast—luckily, so is mobile printing! UFIT print services make it quick and easy to print from your phone, tablet, or laptop. Upload or email your project or paper, then pick it up at one of the 30 campus locations. Check out the printing locations to find the closest printer to your [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on May 21, 2018.

Easily Access Your Unofficial Transcripts

If you’re applying to a graduate, certificate or doctoral program, you’ll need your official transcripts. Fortunately, you can preview and verify your academic history in ONE.UF using the Unofficial Transcript feature, which shows course records in a concise, chronological format. Before ordering official transcripts, students are able to see transferred undergraduate courses, credits earned, and [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on May 14, 2018.

Last Day to Participate in the Textbook Survey

In an effort to assist the State University System (SUS) of Florida in addressing college textbook andinstructional materials affordability statewide, the SUS has created a short survey for students.  The survey takes only 10 minutes of your time and will provide the SUS with valuable input. The goal of the survey is to learn from [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 30, 2018.

Learn What’s New with IT over the Summer

It’s almost the end of the semester, which means summer is right around the corner. Whether you’re staying in Gainesville, returning home, or spending time traveling, it’s important to stay informed about tech-related updates at UF. Keep up with time-saving features in ONE.UF, software you can use from home, Help Desk hours, and more by [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 30, 2018.