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Are you maximizing your tax-deferring opportunities?

As the new year and tax season are upon us, now is a great time to do a financial check-up to ensure you are taking advantage of the tax-deferring opportunities available to you. “Anything you can do to tax-defer helps stretch your dollar,” said Shannon Edwards, UFHR Benefits director. “The first thing I tell people […]

Looking for ways to connect with others at UF and beyond?

Connect with others on campus and in the community with UFHR’s new Get Connected directory created specifically for faculty and staff. Interested in beekeeping? Ever dream of raising chickens in your backyard? Enthusiastic about WordPress? There’s a group for you! Visit the Get Connected directory to get started and help us grow this directory to continue to serve our […]

Happy Holidays! Reminders for the holiday closing period and year-end

The University of Florida will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 25, and Wednesday, Jan. 1, as well as the holiday closing period of Dec. 26 through 31, and will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2. As you make preparations for time off during the holidays, be sure to enter your time and leave early. All TEAMS employees, […]

The faces of UF: Our spotlight year in review

One of our favorite parts of producing UF at Work is getting to know the many people who make this university such a great place to work. Through our Spotlight profiles, we’ve introduced you to several new members of the UF community, highlighting the vital work of teams throughout UF and delving into timely topics […]

Holiday offers and discounts especially for UF faculty and staff

Throughout the months of November and December, UF faculty and staff have access to a number of special holiday offers and discounts. Check out the following upcoming promotions right in our backyard — and don’t forget about UF’s GatorPerks discount program as you plan your holiday shopping, travel and entertaining.

Anticipation grows as campus prepares for reopening of institutes

Over the past several months, members of the UF community have watched as two new uniquely beautiful buildings nestled among area businesses and campus centers have emerged on University Avenue. On Nov. 16 and 17, UF will host ribbon-cutting ceremonies for both the Institute of Black Culture and the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Culture — better known as the IBC and La Casita.

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

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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 administrator appreciation day celebration at uf

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

past saa winners

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.