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Welcome to UF

Getting Settled In

before you arrive

Before You Arrive

How to prepare for your arrival at the University of Florida

getting started

Getting Started

Guidance for your first days and weeks at UF

 

your first 60 days

Your First 60 Days

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

 

beyond 60 days

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

Artificial intelligence partnership with NVIDIA will propel UF Research and scholarship

On Tuesday, UF announced a public-private partnership with NVIDIA that will help UF researchers address some of the world’s most formidable challenges, create unprecedented access to AI training and tools for underrepresented communities, and build momentum for transforming the future of the workforce. The university will be home to the most powerful AI supercomputer in […]

Return-to-workplace efforts required unprecedented teamwork

In early May, UF was already looking ahead to lay the groundwork for fall semester when it undertook its return-to-workplace efforts. Gathering the resources needed to send 26,000 faculty and staff through screening and recommended testing in just under two months, providing them with PPE and preparing our facilities for more employees to be back […]

Journalism professor shares hope for students in fight for racial justice

Herbert Lowe, lecturer in the College of Journalism and Communications and past president of the National Association of Black Journalists, recently shared reflections on his experiences of struggle and hopefulness in a column published by CNN. “More than ever, our college students of color need to have more mentors and role models on campus who are from families […]

Moving forward with a commitment to safety, adaptability

Last week, UF Provost Joe Glover and COO Charlie Lane announced the university would delay the release of its finalized reopening plan and updated Fall Schedule of Classes, given the current surge in cases statewide and in Alachua County. The release has been postponed until this Friday, July 10, to allow more time to better understand the possible trajectory […]