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Welcome to UF

Getting Settled In

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Before You Arrive

How to prepare for your arrival at the University of Florida

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Getting Started

Guidance for your first days and weeks at UF

 

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Your First 60 Days

Within your first 60 days, you have a lot to do. Get help here.

 

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Beyond 60 Days.

You’ve been here a while. Now what?

 

Curtis Taylor

Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Liaison

"When we talk about DEI, it’s really about creating and ensuring that we have an environment of working and learning where people feel like they belong and are included, and that their voices are heard. It’s also about ensuring that systems, policies, practices and resources—that all of these things are fair and done in a fair way. And it’s also about ensuring that the make up of our faculty, staff and students is representative of the demographics of the local and state communities."

Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Shannon Edwards

Director of University Benefits

“When you work in benefits, you’re working with employees at their most vulnerable times. There are the great highs, such as having a first child or the excitement of walking in the door about to retire, and lows, such as dealing with a diagnosis or a death. We’ve got employees at such a vulnerable time, and it’s gratifying to walk alongside them and help them.”

UF Human Resources

Leif Stringer

Resource Counselor

"I work with intergenerational groups, camps, kids, the homeless, law students and couples. No matter who it is, the work is always empathy-based and about helping people with needs awareness."

UF Levin College of Law

Curtis Taylor

Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Liaison

"When we talk about DEI, it’s really about creating and ensuring that we have an environment of working and learning where people feel like they belong and are included, and that their voices are heard. It’s also about ensuring that systems, policies, practices and resources—that all of these things are fair and done in a fair way. And it’s also about ensuring that the make up of our faculty, staff and students is representative of the demographics of the local and state communities."

Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Latest News

Preparing for upcoming UF holidays and time off

It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is just around the corner. UFHR wants to be sure you know about our upcoming fall and winter holidays so you can begin preparing for—and looking forward to—your time off. [LEARN MORE]

Competitive benefits represent one aspect of UF’s “total rewards” approach to faculty and staff compensation

As we pursue our goal of becoming one of the nation’s top-five public research universities, UF is committed to a “total rewards” strategy that encompasses not only a competitive market- and merit-based approach to pay, but also quality benefits, meaningful work and opportunities for career growth and development for our exceptional faculty and staff.

Research Administrator Appreciation Day celebrated campus community, launch of new portal

Research administrators from throughout the UF community gathered at Smathers Library on Oct. 1 to network and mingle at a celebration of their work to support the university’s more than $865 million in research expenditures. The inaugural event—UF’s unique take on National Research Administrator Day—also celebrated the launch of the university’s new Research Administration Portal.

Nominate your colleagues, including Shands employees, for a Superior Accomplishment Award

Celebrating its 31st year, the awards program recognizes faculty and staff who have contributed outstanding service in their fields during the prior academic year. We are excited to announce that for the first time this year, Shands employees are also eligible to be nominated in a new Shands Employment category.