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Nutrition-focused Wellness Wednesdays, free fitness classes and walking challenge return this fall

As the semester gets into full swing, keep in mind the many opportunities available right here at UF to help you take care of yourself and be your best.

Reflections on Retirement: Filling the gap with voluntary plans to help you meet your retirement goals

For Lisa Hodges, who retired last summer after many years as UFHR’s assistant director for benefits, retiring before the age of 55 meant shifting some of her resources into a 457 plan, which would allow her to access funds prior to age 55 without a penalty.

Our policies reflect our values

The University of Florida strives to provide a safe and healthy environment for its faculty, staff and students — and these commitments are reflected in our policies as well as the protections and support provided to those who may need it.

Applications for the Higher Education Opportunity due Nov. 1

Each year, the University of Florida provides 50 children of full-time TEAMS employees with the opportunity of tuition assistance for an undergraduate education at UF. 

2018 UF Campaign for Charities: Gators Give, Oct. 1–19

Since 1989, UF employees have given more than $23 million to area charities through the UF Campaign for Charities. This year, UFCC hopes that Gator giving will increase by another $1 million.

Fill your Saturdays with art, register by Sept. 8

This fall, UF’s School of Art + Art History is offering five-week art and design pre-college and continuing education courses for adults and high school students (ages 15+).

Free, secure media disposal at the Hub

Did you know that UFIT offers secure media disposal for students, faculty and staff? Anyone who needs to discard electronic media, including cell phones, external hard drives, camera memory cards, CDs and flash drives, can bring them to the UF Computing Help Desk for disposal.

Did you know: UF offers free online subscriptions to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal

For the first time, UF is able to provide free online subscriptions for all students, faculty and staff to both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.