Category: HR Updates

All non-essential operations at UF’s Gainesville campus to close at 3 p.m. this Friday

In anticipation of an influx of approximately 50,000 people attending this year’s University-Wide Commencement on the evening of Friday, April 29, all non-essential University of Florida operations in Alachua County will close at 3 p.m. to allow those not participating in commencement activities or otherwise deemed essential to leave early. Your dean, director, vice president or immediate supervisor will determine if you are considered essential personnel.


Apply now for 2022-23 Leadership Development programs

Faculty and staff are invited to apply for the 2022-2023 UF Academy and Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals (ALAP) programs now through May 2. Applications for the Managers Cohort, which is offered as a supplemental program for those completing the Supervisory Challenge, will also be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

For the academic year 2022-2023, ALAP participants will meet in person. The UF Academy and Managers Cohort will offer a hybrid format featuring both a virtual and in-person approach.


Florida Prepaid helps you save for your child’s future

The Florida Prepaid and the Florida Investment 529 Plans offer affordable ways to save for your child’s future college expenses.


Wondering if emails related to your state benefits are legitimate?

Recently, some UF employees have received emails from third-party organizations that facilitate meetings between state-licensed retirement representatives and public employees.


TaxWatch Productivity Awards deadline extended

Those wishing to nominate an individual or team for the TaxWatch Productivity Awards now have until March 31 to submit.


New inclusive hiring resources provide enhanced support

UF’s Core Value of Inclusion recognizes that excellence “is only possible by including people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives.”

The ways we attract, select and hire diverse talent while mitigating biases are actions that speak more loudly than words, which is why UFHR is introducing new inclusive hiring resources to provide faculty and staff with support and guidance at each stage of the hiring process — from posting a vacancy through the recruitment and review phases, interviewing and screening, and final selection. A new “Inclusive Hiring at UF” training course is also available to explore these topics in more detail.


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

By now you should be able to access your W-2 form in myUFL or the ONE.UF application, or you should soon be receiving it in the mail if you did not give consent to access it electronically.


Have you reviewed your 2022 paycheck statements?

While it’s always a good idea to look over your paycheck statement from time to time, it’s especially important at the beginning of the calendar year. By doing so, you can verify your benefits deductions and leave accruals are accurate and up-to-date.

Read on to learn about benefits deductions and the vacation leave conversion pause.


Some updates and guidance for the start of spring semester

Beginning this Thursday, testing will be available for faculty, staff and students at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. These efforts are being coordinated by the Department of Health COVID Operations at UF, or DOH at UF, previously known as UF Health Screen, Test & Protect. Anyone wishing to schedule a test may now do so via ONE.UF.

Additional testing locations for the Gainesville area and throughout the state may be found on the Florida Department of Health’s website. If you have questions or need additional guidance, you may also reach out to the DOH at UF team at (352) 273-9790…


Explore Spring 2022 training opportunities

UF Training & Organizational Development recently released its Spring 2022 schedule of courses.


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