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Summer Break Help Desk Hours

Sunshine and blue skies – it’s summer time. Whether you’re interning, studying abroad, or staying on campus this summer, the UF Computing Help Desk is available to assist. Walk-in hours are limited from April 29 to May 7, but support is available 24/7 via phone (352-392-HELP/4357) and email (helpdesk@ufl.edu).
Here are the Help Desk’s summer hours:

Saturday, [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on May 1, 2017.

Studying Abroad? UFIT Can Help You

After finals week, many students set off to begin internships, travels, or studies. Here are some helpful tips you can use while traveling the world.

Free access to a secure Wi-Fi network is available via Eduroam. Eduroam allows students, faculty, and staff to access the Internet in more than 54 countries and at over 6,000 educational institutions. [...]

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

Take the SERU

What’s important to you? UF wants to know.

Tell us what you think about your undergraduate experience and you could win cash prizes.
Go to seru.ufl.edu and take the SERU survey today.
The Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) survey is a comprehensive survey administered to all undergraduates. UF wants to know what’s important to you, [...]

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

GATORRATER Faculty Evaluations Now Open

Students, we need your feedback! The Spring 2017 GATORRATER faculty evaluation period is open. With GATORRATER, students can share anonymous feedback about instructors and courses. Filling out evaluations provides valuable information about the quality of instruction at UF and helps faculty with course planning. In addition, students can access previous evaluations before registering for courses. [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 16, 2017.

Celebration of Life for Brian Dassler, Ed.D.

The Division of Student Affairs, the College of Education and the Bob Graham Center will be holding a celebration of Brian Dassler’s life at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, in the Pugh Hall Ocora.

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 16, 2017.

First-Generation Graduation Cords

Are you first in your family to graduate this Spring?
Being the first in your family to graduate from college is a big deal! Your younger siblings, friends, mentors, community and family members must be very proud of you. UF is thrilled to offer a commemorative first-generation graduation cord for you to wear across the stage [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 16, 2017.

Keep Calm and Use Tech Resources During Finals

Finals week is fast approaching; papers, projects, and exams are due soon. This can be a stressful time for students, but utilizing resources can help reduce anxiety. Here are a few free resources that will help you through finals week:

Study rooms at Marston Science Library and Library West—Reserve via D!BS
Calculators from Marston Science Library—Check out available [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 9, 2017.

Online Education Excellence Awards

The Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Online Education Excellence Awards:
Imaginative or Innovative Approach
ZOO3603 Evolutionary Developmental Biology,
Dr. Brian Harfe
Quality of Course Materials
GLY3202C Earth Materials, Dr. Rachel Walters
Instructional Strategy
JOU3109 Multimedia Writing, Dr. Julie Dodd
Learner Satisfaction
EDG7982 Practitioner Research, Theory and
Practice, Dr. Nancy Dana
Student Engagement
AEC6932 Organizational Leadership, Dr.
Matthew [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 9, 2017.

Take the SERU

What’s important to you? UF wants to know.

Tell us what you think about your undergraduate experience and you could win cash prizes.
Go to seru.ufl.edu and take the SERU survey today.
The Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) survey is a comprehensive survey administered to all undergraduates. UF wants to know what’s important to you, [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 2, 2017.

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday, April 3 – A lack of social interaction and unresponsiveness is a sign of distress. Email umatter@ufl.edu if you are concerned about a fellow Gator.
Tuesday, April 4 – Did you know that research shows that regular exercise reduces symptoms of moderate depression and enhances psychological fitness?
Wednesday, April 5 – April is Sexual Assault Awareness [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on April 2, 2017.