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Get Connected with Help from UF’s Housing IT

Are you new to UF’s residence halls?  The DHNet@Home Support Team is available to help you connect to the Internet!  DHNet@Home Help Desks are located on the ground floor of Beaty East (northwest corner) and at the Hume Honors Residence College area office.  Tutorials are also available online at the DHNet website.  If you’re not [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on July 21, 2014.

Gator Tips of the Week

July 21 – This week’s Gator Tips of the Week will offer ways to educate the Gator Nation on signs of distress. Check out www.umatter.ufl.edu for additional resources.

July 22 – The inability to communicate clearly could be a sign of distress. Contact umatter@ufl.edu if you are concerned about a fellow Gator!

July 23 – If someone [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on July 21, 2014.

Download TapShield Safety App

Providing a safe environment for you is a top priority at UF. To help ensure student safety, Student Government is happy to provide students with the tool to turn their smartphone into a personal mobile safety device. UF SG has deployed mobile safety app called TapShield, which makes mobile phones an essential part of personal [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 14, 2014.

Access Adobe Software for Free in UFIT Labs

Need to edit photos, develop presentation graphics, or create a website?  Instead of spending hundreds on Adobe products, head to any of UFIT’s six computer labs and access the entire Adobe Creative Suite 6 for free!  Adobe Creative Suite 6 includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, and more.  Visit UFIT’s Computer Labs website for lab locations [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 14, 2014.

Gator Neighbors

Gainesville is a vibrant and energetic city, but some of our residents aren’t as excited about the energy as others.  To ensure a safe and happy environment for all of our residents, the Gainesville Police Department will soon be enforcing the existing noise ordinance to take enforcement action against vehicles with loud stereos.  After a [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 14, 2014.

UFlourish by Changing Your Mind

UF is a place where every Gator should feel like they can flourish. The UFlourish Social Marketing Campaign aims to help students explore new ways of dealing with the stress of college life and empowers Gators to seek help when they need it. During the next few weeks, the UFlourish campaign is specifically focusing on [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 14, 2014.

Gator Tips of the Week

July 7 Check out the #LiveInMotion challenge through RecSports throughout the month of July.

July 8 Exercise can reduce stress. #LiveInMotion with RecSports and ask a friend to exercise with you tonight.

July 9 Is the summer heat wearing you down? Don’t forget to hydrate.

July 10 How do you plan on [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 7, 2014.

Mandatory Health Insurance Waiver Deadline for Summer B Admits

Effective summer B 2014, all newly admitted or re-admitted domestic students enrolled at least half-time in a degree-seeking program, along with all international students, are required to purchase the UF Student Health Insurance Plan (http://www.uhcsr.com/uf) OR provide proof of comparable coverage through the UF Health Insurance Waiver system (http://studentinsurance.shcc.ufl.edu/faq/).
Please contact Patient Financial Services at the [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 7, 2014.

Campus IT Help Available

Don’t make the first week of class harder than it should be—the UF Computing Help Desk is available for all your technology needs!  Help Desk services include email and GatorLink help, connectivity assistance, and mobile device support.  If you’re new to UF, check out the New Gator Resources page for your basic computing needs.  For [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on June 30, 2014.

Reach Out through 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.  They know how strong the Gator community is, and that’s why the campaign encourages Gators to Reach Out to each other when [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on June 30, 2014.