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December 4: Drop/Add a Course or Withdraw (All Fall Courses) after the Drop/Withdrawal Deadline. Students must petition their college with appropriate documentation for approval to drop/add or withdraw (all Fall courses) after the deadline.
December 4: Last day of classes
December 4: Honors Theses due to College Advising Offices
December 5-6: Reading Days (no classes)
December 7-13: Final Exams
December [...]

Filed under Administrative, Registrar on December 2, 2019.

Don’t Be an Easy Target for Hackers

Be mindful of the security risks that come with travelling this holiday season. Device theft isn’t the only threat – hackers often target public WiFi networks and infect devices with malware. Whether you’re travelling home or abroad for Thanksgiving, make sure you’re travelling securely by following these tips:

Back up your data.
Turn [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on November 18, 2019.

Office of the University Registrar

November 25 (11:59 p.m.): Withdrawal deadline (W assigned to all Fall courses)
November 25 (11:59 p.m.): Drop deadline (W assigned to individual course(s). Drops of individual courses must be approved by the student’s college.)
Review drop/withdrawal policies at:
https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/regulations/info/drops.aspx#drop
Students can also use the “After Deadline – Add/Drop Classes” service to request a course drop (or add) [...]

Filed under Administrative, Registrar on November 18, 2019.

Green Your Tech

The technology we use on a daily basis consumes a lot of energy. Gators, you can help UF reduce energy consumption by following these tips:

Unplug your devices when not in use.
Put your device in energy efficiency mode so your screen turns off after periods of inactivity.
Use smart power strips over [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on November 12, 2019.

Office of the University Registrar

November 25 (11:59 p.m.): Withdrawal deadline (W assigned to all Fall courses)
November 25 (11:59 p.m.):  Drop deadline (W assigned to individual course(s). Drops of individual courses must be approved by the student’s college.)
Review drop/withdrawal policies at:
https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/regulations/info/drops.aspx#drop
Students can also use the “After Deadline – Add/Drop Classes” service to request a course drop (or add) by [...]

Filed under Administrative, Registrar on November 12, 2019.

Nightmare Avoided – Confronting Your Cybersecurity Fears

To celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), UFIT spent the month of October sharing advice about how to protect your online identity through three interactive tabling events, a video, and social media posts across all platforms. Here are some cybersecurity tips to keep in mind:
Use a password manager to organize [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on November 4, 2019.

Apply Now for 2020-21 Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, complete the 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://fafsa.ed.gov or via the “MyStudentAid” App. You can file a 2020-21 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2019 . UF’s “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2019. Apply well [...]

Filed under Administrative, Financial on November 4, 2019.

Apply Now for 2020-21 Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, complete the 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://fafsa.ed.gov or via the “MyStudentAid” App. You can file a 2020-21 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2019. UF’s “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2019. Apply well before [...]

Filed under Administrative, Financial on October 28, 2019.

Increase Your Online Security with a Strong Password

Have you ever received a phishing email from a UF email address? That usually happens when your account is hacked – strong passwords can prevent this from happening to you! Here are the DO’s and DON’Ts of creating a strong password.
DO:

Make your password at least eight characters long.
Choose a phrase instead of a single word.
Include [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on October 21, 2019.

Apply Now for 2020-21 Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, complete the 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://fafsa.ed.gov or via the “MyStudentAid” App. You can file a 2020-21 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2019 . UF’s “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2019. Apply well [...]

Filed under Administrative, Financial on October 21, 2019.