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Welcome the holiday season with the Lighting of the Holiday Gator

Students, faculty, staff, families and friends are invited to the “Lighting of the Holiday Gator” on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. on the lawn of the University Auditorium near the corner of Newell Drive and Union Road. The event is open to the public and will feature performances by the Gator Marching Band, the […]

Have a healthy and happy holiday season

As 2021 draws to a close, UFHR wishes everyone a healthy and Happy Holiday season filled with the joy of family and friends. As you make preparations for time off during the holidays, be sure to keep in mind the UF closing period and personal leave days. Learn more:

Don’t miss out on upcoming faculty and staff appreciation days

This week, the UF Bookstore, Florida Museum and the Harn Museum of Art will hold faculty and staff appreciation days where UF employees may show their valid faculty/staff Gator1 card for free admission, store discounts and more. Learn more about each event: UF Bookstore – Dec. 2-3 | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Florida Museum – Dec. 4 | […]

UF expert offers insights into diabetes prevention and access equity

In our latest Wellness Talk, we talked with Dr. Ashby Walker about diabetes awareness, prevention and access equity. Dr. Walker serves as the director for health equity initiatives at the UF Diabetes Institute. Watch the recording: Listen to the podcast on Spotify: Additional resources you can explore: The UF Diabetes Institute created a series of videos highlighting people living […]

Join GatorCare’s Wellness Countdown

Register for GatorCare’s Wellness Countdown to participate in holistic wellness challenges throughout the month of December. Each day you’ll receive wellness tips and trivia, and complete an activity focused on a different dimension of your wellness. You will also be entered for a chance to win a prize. Learn more!

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving

As a reminder, the University of Florida will be observing the Thanksgiving holiday next week on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25 and 26. We wish you safe travels if you are traveling and joy with your loved ones. The UF Health Screen, Test & Protect and Student Health Care Center teams want to remind you if […]

Do you have questions about the COVID vaccine for children?

UF Health is hosting a webinar on Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. to answer questions about the vaccine, discuss who should get it, how it works, potential side effects and how long it may protect you. You can submit your questions in advance or during the live webinar. Click here to register!

Try these delicious recipes for your Thanksgiving meal!

Thank you to everyone who has shared a favorite holiday recipe with us so far. Throughout this month and leading up to the December holidays, we’ll share some of the recipes we’ve received, such as these two dishes that are perfect for Thanksgiving! Do you have a favorite holiday recipe? Click here to share it […]

Support local businesses in your community

Saturday, Nov. 27, is Small Business Saturday. This is a great opportunity to visit local businesses in our community while taking advantage of UF’s GatorPerks for discounts at various businesses and retailers. Explore the GatorPerks website: Planning to do some online shopping? Learn how to keep your personal and financial information secure:

Don’t miss Sounds of the Season: A Celebration of Healing & Harmony

The 73rd Sounds of the Season will feature 300 UF School of Music performers on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. The concert is a collage of seasonal celebratory and contemplative music for chorus and orchestra, representing the multifaceted creative contributions of many cultures. Free tickets will be distributed beginning Monday, Nov. 29, exclusively from the […]