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Thanksgiving Break Help Desk Hours

Gators, due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, the UF Computing Help Desk will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22. Walk-in service will remain closed until Monday, November 27, but students can contact the Help Desk starting on Saturday, November 25 via email (helpdesk@ufl.edu) or phone (352-392-HELP/4357). If you need assistance updating your password, accessing [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on November 14, 2017.

Registrar Reminders

November 20th (11:59 pm): deadline to drop a course or withdraw from all courses for fall 2017 semester
Review drop/withdrawal policies at:
https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/regulations/info/drops.aspx
Students can use “Student Initiated Drop/Add” service to request a course drop (or add) by visiting ONE.UF>Student Self Service>Registration>Request to: > Drop a course(s). Once the course drop(s) (or add) is initiated, the request will [...]

Filed under Administrative, Registrar on November 14, 2017.

Apply Now for 2018-19 Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, complete the 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://fafsa.ed.gov. You can file a 2018-19 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2017 . UF’s “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2017. Apply well before December 15 to ensure [...]

Filed under Administrative, Financial on November 14, 2017.

How Secure is Your Password?

The 2017 National Cyber Security Awareness Month is ending, but online safety is important year-round. UFIT wants to remind all students that their Snapchat, Instagram, iTunes, and other accounts could be hacked, leading to identity theft, and theft of your friends’ information and accounts as well.  A good way to prevent this? Use strong passwords! [...]

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

Apply Now for 2018-19 Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, complete the 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://fafsa.ed.gov. You can file a 2018-19 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2017 . UF’s “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2017. Apply well before December 15 to ensure [...]

Filed under Administrative, Financial on November 5, 2017.

Tips to Keep Your Phones and Laptops Safe

Gators, how secure are your mobile devices? Unfortunately, smartphones, laptops, and tablets are all vulnerable to online threats like viruses, malware, and phishing. The risk of having your devices hacked could cost you a lot of time and money. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness month and UFIT wants to help you recognize and prevent attacks [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on October 22, 2017.

Protect Yourself after the Equifax Breach

You could be one of the more than 140 million Americans with personal information at risk due to the Equifax Breach. This means that anyone can access your age, address, driver’s license, and credit cards. How does this affect you? Cyber criminals can easily open new accounts under your name without you realizing it. This [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on October 22, 2017.

Registrar Reminders

rior to Spring 2018 Advance Registration (October 30): Update your emergency contact information from the link on MyUFL >My Account Update Emergency Contact.
Spring 2018 Advance Registration:
Prepare for registration by viewing the Registration Preparation Information.
Review Registration Prep to locate your advanced registration start time, to check your audit, holds, as well as find out where your [...]

Filed under Administrative, Registrar on October 22, 2017.

Apply Now for 2018-19 Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, complete the 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://fafsa.ed.gov. You can file a 2018-19 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2017 . UF’s “On-Time” deadline to receive the results of your FAFSA from the federal processor is December 15, 2017. Apply well before December 15 to ensure [...]

Filed under Administrative, Financial on October 22, 2017.

Theft of Personal Information at UF

Identity theft crimes are now so common that you read about a new breach daily on social media feeds.  Attempts take place here, on campus, every day!   If you do one thing to protect your accounts, identity, and mobile devices, make that one thing be to guard against phishing.
Phishing is when a cybercriminal attempts to [...]

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