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Time Saving Self-Help Resources Available

Save yourself some time and energy by checking out the UF Computing Help Desk’s self-help resources. The site provides step-by-step instructions and quick how-to videos for all your basic computing needs, including:

How to use UF’s guest Wi-Fi
Updating your password
How to set up your computer for UF wireless
Setting up your GatorLink email account

Additionally, if you’re new [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on September 12, 2017.

Consumer Information Disclosure for all University of Florida Students

The university is committed to providing important information to its students, faculty and staff. Consistent with this commitment and pursuant to the university’s notice and reporting obligations under various laws, information concerning the following topics may be obtained at the websites cited below:

Economic Security Report
System Summary of Post-Graduation Employment Outcomes
Drug-Free Workplace Statement for students, [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on September 12, 2017.

Mobile and Oversized Printing Available

Need to print out class notes, projects, or syllabi? Mobile printing allows students to print directly from their phones, and even send jobs from home or RTS buses. To print, simply upload or email your documents, and then retrieve them from one of over 30 print release locations around campus. Another printing option is UFIT’s [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on August 27, 2017.

Eclipse Safety

The Gainesville, Florida area will experience a partial solar eclipse Monday, August 21, 2017 on opening day of classes for fall semester.  While Gainesville will not be experiencing a total eclipse, there will be a period of several hours of lower than usual light.  The eclipse will begin at approximately 1:15 p.m., peak at 2:47 [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on August 21, 2017.

UF Office of Graduate Minority Programs Name Change

The UF Office of Graduate Minority Programs has changed its name to the UF Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives.
The Office of Graduate Minority Programs, formed in 1984, is proud of its office’s historical roots.  The term “minority” was coined at a time when the nation was adopting policies and programs that looked to protect the [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on August 21, 2017.

IT Resources for Graduate Students

UFIT has a variety of resources for graduate students, both on- and off- campus. From printing symposium posters to providing one-on-one trainings, these tools are sure to help. Familiarize yourself with the following services during your time at UF:

Application Support Center (ASC):  Offers Electronic Thesis & Dissertation (ETD) Technical [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on August 21, 2017.

Use UF’s 24/7 Free Software Lab this Fall

Fall semester is here! A great way to start the semester off strong is to download the UFApps receiver. What is UFApps? It’s a FREE service that provides access to 130 software applications from any location, at any time, anywhere you have an internet connection. Available software options include MATLAB, ArcGIS, and SAS. Many courses require [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on August 21, 2017.

Newell Hall is open 24/7

Are you looking for a space to collaborate, interact, focus, and rejuvenate this semester? If so, stop by and utilize the 24/7 Newell Hall Learning Commons! Newell Hall provides a modern, vibrant environment that fosters and encourages student learning. Newell Hall was built for students and by students. Newell Hall is open to the general [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on August 21, 2017.

Boost Your Resume with lynda.com

Trying to add new skills to your resume? If so, lynda.com could help you land your next internship or job. Students can access over 5,000 training videos to learn Excel essentials, graphic design skills, time management tips, and more. There were more than 35,999 unique logins to lynda.com last year. The next log in could be yours, so [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 23, 2017.

Get connected on campus: UF has IT help on YouTube

Need to set up UF Wi-Fi on your iPhone, or learn how to navigate around UF’s 900+ buildings? UFIT’s YouTube channel has you covered!
The GoGatorsUFIT channel has many short, informative videos and tutorials ranging in topics from how getting UF email on your phone and Apple device support on campus, to avoiding tech problems at [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on July 17, 2017.