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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

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.

Creating Healthy Communities: Arts + Public Health Florida conference recordings now available

On Sept. 23 and 24, in partnership with United Arts of Central Florida, ArtPlace America and the State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine hosted the Creating Healthy Communities: Arts + Public Health Florida conference in Orlando.

2020 Higher Education Opportunity will select 150 TEAMS employees next spring; apply by Nov. 1

UF’s Higher Education Opportunity (HEO) provides children of full-time TEAMS employees with the opportunity of tuition assistance for an undergraduate education at the University of Florida. In spring 2020, UFHR will select—at random from a pool of eligible HEO applicants—150 TEAMS employees to participate in this program.

UF rises in rank to No. 7 among public universities

For the third year in a row, UF has risen in the U.S. News & World Report’s Top Public Schools rankings, climbing to No. 7 (in a tie with the University of California, Santa Barbara).