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FreeTech Resources to Help You Recharge

Searching for ways to maximize your productivity and wellbeing? These tech services can help you relax and reflect after a long day of studying:
SilverCloud App: UF’s Counseling and Wellness Center offers a free version of the SilverCloud app that has self-guided programs and interactive tools for mindfulness meditation.

RecSports Virtual [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on March 29, 2021.

Around-the-Clock Campus Study Spots

Looking for a quiet space to study? UFIT manages multiple labs and learning spaces across campus. Each location has computers with over 100 software applications, black-and-white and color printers, and large format plotters for poster printing. Whether you need to finish a project by midnight or print an assignment at 8 a.m., one of our spaces will [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 23, 2021.

Ace Your Interviews with LinkedIn Learning

Graduation is right around the corner, Gators! That means it’s time to prepare for the job hunt. But don’t stress over your upcoming interview – start preparing with LinkedIn Learning!
LinkedIn Learning offers more than 15,000 courses, including career readiness trainings like “Optimize Your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems,” “Video Interview Tips,” and “Mastering Common Interview [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 16, 2021.

Early voting on UF campus

University of Florida students, faculty, staff and other Alachua County registered voters will be able to participate in early voting for the 2021 City of Gainesville election at the Career Connections Center – J. Wayne Reitz Union.
Early voting is Friday, March 5, 2021 to Saturday, March 13, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voter [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 8, 2021.

Beware of Zoom Phishing Scams

Gators, watch out for Zoom scams! There are several new email scams that lure Zoom users into giving up their password and personal information. If you receive an unexpected email from Zoom claiming that your account has been suspended or that you missed a meeting, it’s probably fake. Always follow these precautions:

Double-check the sender’s information. [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on March 8, 2021.

Early voting on UF campus

University of Florida students, faculty, staff and other Alachua County registered voters will be able to participate in early voting for the 2021 City of Gainesville election at the Career Connections Center – J. Wayne Reitz Union.
Early voting is Friday, March 5, 2021 to Saturday, March 13, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voter [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 8, 2021.

Consumer Information Disclosure

In accordance with the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), postsecondary educational institutions awarding, and disbursing Title IV federal student aid funds are required to make the information below accessible and easy to obtain. Consumer Information is intended to help prospective students, current students, students’ parents, and employees make informed decisions regarding education or employment [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 8, 2021.

Win BIG at the Virtual Tech Fair

Gators, this year we’re bringing Tech Fair to you virtually! From Feb. 17 – Feb. 19, you can participate in an online scavenger hunt for a chance to win a Beats Pill+ or an Apple Watch. Three winners will also get an exclusive tour of the UF Data Center, home to HiPerGator 3.0 and NVIDIA [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 25, 2021.

SilverCloud Now Available to All UF Students

A new online mental health tool is now available for the well-being of University of Florida students.
SilverCloud is an online platform that offers self-guided programs for anxiety, depression, stress, and resilience. Based on cognitive behavioral therapy principles, the self-guided program is available anytime, on any device and allows individuals to confidentially manage symptoms using the [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 25, 2021.

iClicker Reef App Now Free for Students!

Good news, Gators! You no longer have to purchase an iClicker remote to participate in class thanks to the free iClicker Reef app. (But don’t worry – if you already have a remote, you can still use it!) This cloud-based app allows you to take quizzes and polls, mark your attendance, and complete assignments all [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on November 22, 2020.