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University to stabilize and expand Baby Gator Child Development Centers

Published: June 15, 2021 10:24 am

Last week, the UF Board of Trustees approved a plan to stabilize and expand Baby Gator Child Development Centers in an effort to meet some of the program’s most pressing needs and to lay the groundwork for even more expansion and elevation of the program in the years to come. Vice President for Human Resources […]

UF Health pediatrician offers COVID-19 vaccine advice for parents

Published: June 1, 2021 5:22 pm

In May, the FDA and CDC authorized the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 12 to 15 years old. Vaccine eligibility is expected to be expanded to even younger children in coming months. To answer questions from parents on COVID-19 vaccinations and the continuing need to be vigilant in protecting children, UF Health […]

UF Innovate names new director of incubation services

Published: June 1, 2021 5:20 pm

UF Innovate named Karl R. LaPan as the incoming director of incubation services. LaPan comes to the position with more than 20 years of experience in business incubation. In his role as director, LaPan will lead both of UF Innovate’s award-winning incubators, Sid Martin Biotech in Alachua and The Hub — a mixed-use incubator, in […]

Protect yourself from potential cybercriminals

Published: June 1, 2021 5:18 pm

UF’s international faculty and staff are prime targets for criminals who want to leverage their immigration status to steal money and personal data. The UF International Center reported several cases of phishing emails and phone calls from cybercriminals posing as representatives of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security or U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Everyone, […]

DSGI series offer info on retirement benefits, shared savings program

Published: June 1, 2021 5:15 pm

Faculty and staff can explore retirement benefits, shared savings plans and more through three monthly webinar series offered by Florida’s Division of State Group Insurance (DSGI).

Answers to your questions about the COVID-19 vaccinations

Published: April 2, 2021 11:31 am

Now that COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to those ages 16 and older beginning April 5, more questions may be popping up as you make the best decisions for you and your loved ones. To find the answers you are looking for, we encourage you to check out this round-up of Q&As with UF Health […]

Has your department received a “Letter 226j”?

Published: February 2, 2021 3:59 pm

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues to enforce the Employer Shared Responsibility Payment requirement (“Employer Mandate”) in the Affordable Care Act and is mailing notices to employers who may owe a penalty for calendar year 2020. The State of Florida and UF have 30 days from the date of the letter to respond. The notice […]

It’s tax time — be on the lookout for your W-2 and 1095 forms

Published: February 1, 2021 2:21 pm

By now you should be able to access your W-2 form or you should soon be receiving it in the mail if you did not opt to access it electronically. In addition to filing your W-2, the IRS requires reporting of health insurance coverage information for the 2020 federal income tax reporting year. While it […]

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Finding connection through affinity and networking groups

Published: January 22, 2021 9:11 am

If you are seeking community, there are a number of ways to connect with others on campus and in the community, and many organizations have found ways to meet and network, even in the midst of distancing due to COVID-19.

Looking ahead to spring while reflecting on a challenging fall semester

Published: December 18, 2020 1:20 pm

Throughout the fall semester, universities nationwide have struggled to meet the needs of their students while working to protect the health and wellbeing of their communities. Many faculty and staff in higher education throughout the country have expressed their frustrations through open letters and protests. Graduate student employees have also expressed frustration. At the University […]

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