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Give Feedback on Technology at UF

Students, let UFIT know what you think about the technology services available on campus. The 2017 Students and Technology survey opens on Monday, February 27. If you are one of the students who received an email invitation, please take the time (estimated to be 20 minutes or less) to complete the survey. Your opinion is [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 26, 2017.

Employment Scams Target College Students

Applying to jobs or internships online can be stressful. Resumes have to be up-to-date and cover letters have to be perfect, but would you think to check if the job site you’re applying to is legitimate? On January 18, the FBI issued an alert advising college students to be cautious when applying for jobs online. [...]

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

Warning – Beware of Skimmers on Card Readers!

Imagine swiping your debit card at a local ATM and having all your information stolen. In just seconds, criminals can easily steal your personal information AND drain your checking account, using a small device known as a skimmer. What is a skimmer? Skimmers are portable devices that fit over an existing card reader to record [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 13, 2017.

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday, February 13 – Utilize UF’s academic resources by meeting with an academic advisor, visiting the Broward Teaching Center, or checking UF’s libraries.
Tuesday, February 14 – If you are sick, do your best to minimize exposure to other individuals. Find out more online at http://shcc.ufl.edu/services/primary-care/flu/
Wednesday, February 15 – “Every Gator Counts means that everyone is [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 13, 2017.

Stay Connected with UF Wi-Fi

Gators: Are you having trouble connecting to campus Wi-Fi? Let us help you.
UFIT has short instructional tutorials on its YouTube channel, including how students can quickly connect their devices to the campus Wi-Fi.
To get UF network access on your mobile device, watch UFIT’s How to Step Up UF Wi-Fi on an iPhone video and follow [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 6, 2017.

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday, February 6 – Washing your hands often and covering sneezes/coughs can help others from getting sick! Utilize these tips during the cold and flu season.
Tuesday, February 7 – Would you like to become a U Matter Ambassadors! Join us on February 8 @ 5:00pm in the Reitz Union Chamber!
Wednesday, February 8 – A study [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 6, 2017.

Gator Tips of the Week

Tuesday, January 31 – Breathing exercises reduce tension, relieve stress and even reduce blood pressure. Check out http://bit.ly/2jLy3dS for was to relax.
Wednesday, February 1 –“Every Gator Counts means empathizing with those around me and understanding that everyone is important.” – Logan Ham, UF Student
Thursday, February 2 –Stay active by connecting with UF RecSports. Exercise will [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 31, 2017.

Degree Audit Feature Added to ONE.UF

Degree Audit is the newest feature added to ONE.UF. Degree Audit follows Unofficial Transcript, which was added in September, 2016.
ONE.UF is the university’s portal for accessing self-service functionality.
The Degree Audit feature shows students how to complete major, minor, and certificate requirements. Students can view unmet requirements and shop for majors [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 31, 2017.

Learn creative, software, and business skills FREE with lynda.com

Now that the spring semester is solidly underway, you can think about learning a new skill outside of your classes.  Do it with lynda.com. Lynda.com is an online training library, with more than 5,000 courses. The best thing about using lynda is that you don’t have to sit through two hours of a video – [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 31, 2017.

Headlight on Traffic Safety

The University of Florida Police Department welcomes everyone back from the winter break and hopes everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday season.
As we begin the new year, we would like to provide students with some safety tips to keep in mind as you walk, bike, drive or scoot around campus.  These tips can be [...]

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