We are grateful to President Bernie and Chris Machen for 11 years of thoughtful, effective and compassionate leadership. To read more about their legacy and to view a video tribute, visit http://www.urel.ufl.edu/machen-tribute.
UF Leave Administration encourages you to enter your time and leave early as you make preparations for time off during the holidays.
In an effort to significantly improve the way it administers research, from proposals through awards, the Office of Research is introducing UFIRST—the UF Integrated Research Support Tool. UFIRST will streamline workflow processes and improve transparency, tracking and reporting.
UF Training and Organizational Development (T&OD) is pleased to offer a broad range of training opportunities in 2015.
If you have not already done so, you may provide consent to retrieve your W-2 electronically.
The enrollment period for spring/summer coverage under GatorGradCare health insurance is currently underway. Eligible students must submit their enrollment before the deadline Jan. 30, 2015. Spring/summer GatorGradCare coverage is effective Jan. 1, 2015.
All enrollments and changes to GatorCare and UFSelect benefits plans must be completed via the myUFL system by Dec. 16. This includes all new hires who wish to begin their insurance coverage effective Jan. 1, 2015.
Before the New Year begins, all employees, including OPS, should review any enrollments or changes made during the fall benefits Open Enrollment period.
The annual conversion of accrued vacation leave over the maximum will occur after the pay period ending Jan. 15, 2015.
Pension Plan members can now log into their FRS online account to view and download their member annual statements (MAS).
A popular benefit available to eligible UF faculty and staff, the Employee Education Program (EEP) provides tuition assistance for up to six credit hours of eligible college-level courses per semester.
Did you know that each semester the university offers a free course that provides faculty and staff a way to become better informed about data breaches, and how thieves can use their information?
UF Retirement’s Financial Literacy and Retirement Education (FLARE) program is designed to provide employees with legislative updates, workshops and information on trending retirement-related topics.
Several UF-affiliated businesses are offering special discounts to UF faculty and staff this holiday season.
Faculty and staff can purchase Microsoft Office for just $15, saving more than 80 percent off the current retail value.
When Dr. Kenneth “Ken” Gerhardt retired from UF in 2013 after 35 years of teaching, research and service to the university, he never suspected he would be returning just a year later as its first faculty ombuds.
Each year the University of Florida offers employees the opportunity to participate in its governance through various university committees, boards, and councils. Committee nominations are being accepted until 5 p.m. on Jan. 30.
The Clinical and Transactional Science Institute (CTSI) has introduced an advanced ten-week program designed for investigators who work with human subjects and who seek to develop expertise and excellence in research integrity, ethics, professionalism and regulatory requirements.
In November, the UF International Center announced the winners of its 2014 International Educator Awards.
In January, UF-UF Health Wellness will launch its spring brown bag series—“Spring Training for a Healthy Routine in 2015”—lunchtime workshops dedicated to helping ensure your New Year’s resolutions stick.
A new Zumba class is now available to UF and UF Health employees every Wednesday at the Facilities Administration Building (FAB) Classroom from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m.
On Wednesday, Dec. 17, the Academic and Professional Association will host an event focused on movement and exercise at the Southwest Recreation Center.
During the holidays, as you spend time with family and loved ones, you may notice some concerning behaviors. Many family members of alcoholics and addicts feel fear, stress, anxiety, resentment, anger and stress-related health issues.
The University of Florida Health Shands Comprehensive Stroke Center has earned national comprehensive stroke center certification from the Joint Commission.
The GatorAdvantage NOW clinic provides faculty and staff with easy access to an on-campus location for same-day appointments.
Physicians at UF Health Pediatric Primary Care locations are faculty members at the University of Florida, certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and expertly trained to provide children with a full spectrum of services—including well-child visits, sick-child visits, physicals, hearing screenings, vision screenings, immunizations, flu vaccines and disease management for conditions such as asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
UF's College of the Arts will present its annual holiday concert, Sounds of the Season, on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
The Megalodon exhibit runs through Jan. 4, and the museum's 36th Collectors Day is Jan. 10.
On Friday, Jan. 23, the UF President’s Council on Diversity will welcome to campus Benjamin Reese, vice president for Institutional Equity at Duke University and a nationally recognized figure in diversity, leadership and organizational change.
There’s still time to view the award-winning work of students, faculty, staff and alumni from the International Center’s 11th Annual Global Culture Photography Competition in the International Photo Show in Grinter Gallery.