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Gator Tips of the Week

June 27 – Happy first day of Summer B! Make sure to plan ahead, read your syllabus, and schedule time to meet with your professor.
June 28 – Please make sure to stop by the Pulse Commemoration and Unity Ceremony tonight at 8:30 p.m. in front of Century Tower on Newell Drive.
June 30 – Looking for [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on June 27, 2016.

First Thing’s First: Connect to Campus Wi-Fi

Welcome to Summer B! Whether you’re moving to Gainesville, moving apartments, or starting school again, Wi-Fi connectivity issues don’t need to be added to the mix. If you have a new device or haven’t been on campus before, visit getonline.ufl.edu. There, you can check that your device meets all the requirements for Wi-Fi connection, such as [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on June 26, 2016.

Check your myUFL Profile for an Updated Phone Number

Is your phone number updated in myUFL? If not, resetting your GatorLink password will soon require a trip to the Help Desk. Because of a July 10 upgrade to the GatorLink system, changing a forgotten password or simply completing the annual renewal requires a code sent via text message or a phone call. If the [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on June 26, 2016.

Library West to become 24/7 Library in the Fall Semester

Beginning this fall, overnight library hours will return to Library West for fall and spring semesters. Based on student survey results, Student Government will fund and expand Library West’s hours to 24/7 to meet student preferences. The extended hours will ensure that there is a dedicated study space on campus with continuous operating hours.
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Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on June 26, 2016.

Gator Tips of the Week

June 20 – Did you know there are over 335 blue lights on-campus that are connected directly to UFPD? Find out more online at http://campusmap.ufl.edu/.
June 21 – Do you know a fellow Gator in distress? If so, email umatter@ufl.edu today for immediate support.
June 22 – It’s hot outside! Please don’t forget to stay hydrated and [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on June 20, 2016.

Intern from Home! Bob Graham Center Virtual Internship Program

If you’re looking to land an internship for the Fall semester, consider the Bob Graham Center’s new Virtual Internship Program (VIP). In partnership with UF’s Career Resource Center, VIP offers students the ability to intern while fulfilling academic, job, or extracurricular responsibilities. Students in VIP will be placed in government offices, agencies, non-profit organizations, and [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on June 20, 2016.

Digital Self-Help Resources to Get You Ready for Summer B

Starting at UF next week? Prepare yourself with these self-help resources:
Before you end up wandering around UF in search for classrooms, download the FREE UF Mobile App to view the campus map. You can even sync your course schedule to the map so you know exactly where you need to be throughout the day.  Prepare [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on June 20, 2016.

Support for Orlando Tragedy

In light of the Orlando tragedy, the following activities and support are available.
If you need support and want to speak to a counselor, the Counseling and Wellness Center will have counselors available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at both 3190 Radio Road and at CERC on the 4th floor of Peabody Hall. You may [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on June 13, 2016.

Avoid a Trip to the Help Desk, Update Your Info!

A security enhancement coming to the GatorLink system July 10 will require a two-step process to reset forgotten passwords or to complete the annual password renewal. The two-step process will require all GatorLink users to enter an authentication code that is sent via phone call or text before changing a password. To prepare for this, [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on June 13, 2016.

Gator Tips of the Week

June 13 – Reach out to umatter@ufl.edu if you or anyone you know is in distress because Every Gators Counts!
June 14 – Quality sleep contributes to academic success. It helps you stay more alert in class and impacts processing speed.
June 15 – Intervene if you see a situation is potentially harmful to someone. If intervention [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on June 13, 2016.