There are several resources online that are designed to help you get to know Gainesville and UF.
You can also find out more about Gainesville on the following websites:
Taking care of yourself mentally by devising appropriate wellness strategies is fundamental for your overall health and ability to continue to succeed in your graduate program.
If you are living with a disability (physical or mental), the following resources may help in providing accommodations for school and work (including as a RA/TA).
Privacy- Title IX
The campus organizations that offer the most amount of privacy are those that are HIPPA compliant.
Graduate Student Social Support Programs:
Crisis Services- On Campus
If you need immediate assistance for mental health issues, please dial 911 for emergencies.
If you are in crisis and it is not an emergency, there are several resources for assistance:
Crisis Services- Off-Campus
Off-campus and not affiliated with UF:
Physical wellness is as important as mental wellness for success in graduate school.
RecSports has many resources to aid in your physical fitness goals:
GatorWell offers wellness coaching as well as workshops on topics such as:
An integral part of being a successful scholar and professional is the ability to communicate with, appreciate, and amplify the strengths and perspectives of people from diverse backgrounds. These include, but are not limited to:
Inclusion, diversity, equity, and access on-campus resources:
Completing your Individual Development Plan (IDP) will help you identify your goals in graduate education and plan your professional development during your training at UF to accomplish your career goals. The IDP page provides many helpful tips and resources to help you with this task.
Effective time management strategies are key to succeeding as a graduate student.
The Office of Student Financial Affairs offers multiple workshops a year to increase your financial literacy skills. Their website also has resources on:
Human Resources hosts webinars on the topic of financial literary through the Financial Literacy and Retirement Education (FLARE) program. Classes include:
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) hosts Money Smart Computer-Based Instruction which provides financial education for Adults and Young Adults. The training is self-directed and covers topics such as the basics of borrowing money wisely, using a spending plan to achieve financial goals, and how to use banking products effectively.
The University of Georgia also has resources on topics that are of importance to graduate students such as:
|Semester||Workshop Title||Presenter||Recordings, Transcripts, and Materials|
|Summer 2020||Effectively Coping with Writing Anxiety and Procrastination: Support for Students Writing Proposals, Comps, Articles, Theses, Quals, and Dissertations||Dr. Alison Miller, The Dissertation Coach|
|Fall 2018||Financial Management: Now and Throughout Your Career||Dr. Martin Gillen, UF FYCS||Financial Management Workshop Recording|
|Spring 2019||Gen X to Gen Z: Navigating Generational Differences in the Workplace||Dr. Lindsay Lynch, UF College of Education||Generational Differences Workshop Recording|
|Summer 2020||Get Stuff Done: Taking Control of Your Time and Managing Leisure Guilt||Amanda Catron, UF Office of Graduate Professional Development|
|Fall 2020||Irreconcilable Differences: Living Academically Outside of Academia||Dr. Djurdja Trajkovic, Reconstruction Women’s Fund|
|Summer 2020||Managing Public Speaking Anxiety||Dr. Diana Nagy, UF Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication|
|Fall 2018||More than Brains on Sticks: Staying Well in Graduate School||Dr. Stephani Jahn, UF Counseling and Wellness Center||Staying Well Workshop Recording|
|Fall 2020||My World is Not My Doctoral Program: Re-Imagining Balance During Graduate School||Dr. Cliff Haynes, UF College of Education|
|Fall 2021||Resources to Develop Professional Skills in Graduate School||Dr. Talline Martins & Amanda Catron, UF Office of Graduate Professional Development|
|Fall 2020||Starting Off Right: How to Make the Most Out of Graduate School||Dr. Talline Martins, UF Office of Graduate Professional Development|
|Spring 2021||Stress and Anxiety Management||Dr. Brianna Kane and Morgan Hagstrom, UF College of Education|
|Summer 2020||Taking a Gator Chomp Out of Social Anxiety||Dr. Brian A. Zaboski, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University|
|Summer 2020||Test Anxiety: Classes, Comps, and Quals||Dr. Rosa West, UF Counseling and Wellness Center|
|Spring 2021||Tips, Tools, and Resources for Managing Your Finances and Making Informed Financial Decisions||Dr. Martin Gillen, UF FYCS|
|Summer 2020||When to Ask for Help- DRC Resources||Beth Roland, UF Disability Resource Center|
|Fall 2021||Working on Wellness: An Ongoing Journey||Jennifer Kennymore, MPH, CHES, CWHC, GatorWell|
|Course Title||Course Number||Department||Course Description||Instructor|
|Graduate School Survival Skills||GLY 6932||Geological Sciences||Lectures, conferences, or laboratory sessions covering selected topics of current interest in modern geology.|
|Creativity Applied||IND 6939||Interior Design||Examines creativity theory and research applied to interior design and allied fields by considering what constitutes an innovative organizational culture, product and process breakthroughs including the role of failure in the discovery process.|