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Save Money on Software Applications

Gators, stretch your dollar further by purchasing software applications at discounted prices. The UF Computing Help Desk provides students with the opportunity to save anywhere from 60 to 80 percent on software like Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft, SAS, and more. So what are you waiting for? Check out the UF Help Desk’s Software Services to see [...]

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

Build Skills to Land a Job or Internship

Are you ready to connect with hundreds of employers at the September 26  Fall Career Showcase?  Prepare for those potential job and internship opportunities by sharpening your interpersonal skills and creating a resume that will help you stand out. Fortunately, lynda.com is here to help. Students can access over 5,000 training videos on topics including [...]

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

Recycling on Campus

Choose the right can, Gator fan! Recycling allows items to be turned into new products. It creates jobs, preserves natural resources, lowers waste management costs, and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
Test your recycling IQ today: http://recycling.ufl.edu/student-quiz?utm_source=gatortimes&utm_campaign=recyclingquiz&utm_content=student

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

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 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 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.