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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, Newsletter 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, Newsletter 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, Newsletter 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, Newsletter on August 21, 2017.

Newell Hall is open 24/7

Are you looking for a space to collaborate, interact, focus, and rejuvenate this semester? If so, stop by and utilize the 24/7 Newell Hall Learning Commons! Newell Hall provides a modern, vibrant environment that fosters and encourages student learning. Newell Hall was built for students and by students. Newell Hall is open to the general [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on August 21, 2017.

Gator Junior Golf Association Volunteer Opportunity

The Gator Junior Golf Association is a non-profit youth development program that focuses on teaching life skills to children through the game of golf. Our organization is looking for volunteers to help coach and mentor children in the Gainesville community. Only basic golf knowledge is required. If interested, please email Tori Look at gatorjuniorgolfassociation@gmail.com, and [...]

Filed under Internships & Career, Newsletter, Opportunities on August 21, 2017.

On-Campus Part-time Job

Seeking current UF students with fantastic communication skills as you’ll be contacting UF alumni for various reasons.  Must be able to work Sunday and two days between Mon-Thur during the evening.  At least 9.5 hours/week with opportunity for more.  $8.50/hour.  apply at ufl.thecallingcenter.com

Filed under Internships & Career, Newsletter, Opportunities on August 21, 2017.

Spoon University – UF Content Producer

Spoon University is looking for passionate leaders, influencers, creators and tastemakers to join the UF chapter and help make Spoon the ultimate food resource on campus. They are looking for writers, photographers, marketers, videographers and social media masters. Joining a Spoon chapter gives you the chance to channel your passion for food while being a [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Student Organizations on August 21, 2017.

RecStravaganza

Come one, come all, step right up and have a ball! Join RecSports in all the fun at this year’s Recstravaganza, August 24 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Southwest Recreation Center. The event will feature fun carnival-style activities from inflatables to rockwalls, snowcones and so much more! Sport clubs and membership service representatives [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on August 21, 2017.

Become a Mentor with MentorGNV

MentorGNV is an organization through the University of Florida’s Student Activities and Involvement. Formerly known as MentorUF, MentorGNV makes an effort to volunteer outside the University community into the Gainesville community. On a weekly basis, students get the chance to work with students from elementary school to high school. MentorGNV wants to promote the growth [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Service on August 21, 2017.