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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?

 

Will Atkins

Associate Dean of Students and Senior Director

"Our hope is that we help support students in the academic environment while also creating space for them to find community and find support."

UF Multicultural & Diversity Affairs

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

Will Atkins

Associate Dean of Students and Senior Director

"Our hope is that we help support students in the academic environment while also creating space for them to find community and find support."

UF Multicultural & Diversity Affairs

Latest News

Did you know UF has a policy on tipping?

Pursuant to state guidelines and UF’s Policy on Business Entertainment, gratuities should not exceed 15 percent of a bill’s subtotal before tax. In some cases, where there is an automatic gratuity charged by a venue, tips on meals may exceed 15 percent. This increase is allowable and will be reimbursed by the University. Please help […]

Early voting on campus March 6-14

University of Florida students, faculty, staff and other Alachua County registered voters will be able to participate in early voting for the 2020 presidential preference primary and 2020 City of Gainesville regular election at the J. Wayne Reitz Union. WHEN:                  Friday, March 6, through Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. WHERE:                J. Wayne […]

Self-driving vehicles take to the roads in Gainesville

If you’ve been anywhere near SW 2nd Ave. between the UF campus and downtown this week, you may have noticed a cheerfully odd-looking vehicle making its way back and forth along the corridor. Beginning in February, a new autonomous shuttle funded by a grant from the Florida Department of Transportation is available to ride free […]

Upcoming events celebrate women’s achievements and aspirations

With 2020 marking the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, UF is starting to celebrate with a variety of events and activities. We’ve assembled just a few upcoming events marking this occasion as well as several others that celebrate women’s achievements and aspirations. If your department has any upcoming events, please email us at hrcommunications@hr.ufl.edu and we’ll continue […]