Campus Resources

This webpage serves as a comprehensive list of on-campus resources available to graduate students.

The Care Team

The Care Team is an office within the Dean of Students office that was created to care for every single individual that walks through this campus.

 

Career Connections Center (C3)

C3 provides many resources for graduate students including the Graduate Students Career Community, a closet that loans professional attire, an online resource library, and meetings to help revise application materials for academic and industry careers.

 

Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere

This resource, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has multiple purposes that include facilitating and promoting the research programs of humanities scholars. The center hosts resources that include a Humanities event calendar, funding resources, and a speaker series.

 

Center for the Integrations of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL)

CIRTL, available through UF’s institutional membership, offers resources to enhance STEM instruction for undergraduates that include synchronous courses and workshops.

 

(David and Wanda Brown) Center for Leadership and Service

This resource hosts programs to develop leadership and management skills and ongoing virtual service opportunities.

 

Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

The CTE is an important resource to make your teaching experience successful. The CTE offers frequent workshops that focus on a multitude of aspects to develop your teaching skills, a resource library full of useful teaching tools, the Great Teaching Certificate-TA Edition which can be earned after the completion of essential courses designed for developing graduate student teaching assistants.

 

Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC)

The UF CWC provides short-term individual counselingonline workshopsgraduate student support groups, and more.

 

Department of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs (MCDA)

The MCDA is a department within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides a wide range of services, educational opportunities, learning, support, outreach, activities, and engagement for students including the REAL TALK workshop series.

 

Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication

The Dial Center offers courses on written and oral communication including a 1 credit S/U course, Speech in Public Anxiety (SPA) Lab, fall and spring semesters, to teach students skills to manage their public speaking anxiety.

 

Disability Resource Center (DRC)

The UF DRC aids students with disabilities (physical, learning, sensory and/or psychological) succeed by providing class accommodationsassistive technology, and more.

 

Editorial Office

The Editorial Office in the Graduate School offers important resources necessary to successfully format and submit your thesis or dissertation, including the Guide to Preparing Theses and Dissertations, thesis and dissertation checklists, and the thesis and dissertation deadlines schedule.

 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The EAP offers students who are also employees of the university (research or teaching assistantships) up to 6 free counseling sessions each year. The EAP also hosts helpful guides on various topics for mental wellness.

 

English Language Institute (ELI)

The UF ELI offers 3 Academic Spoken English courses and 1 Scholarly Writing course for graduate students who speak English as a second language.

 

 

GatorWell

This health promotion resource focuses on preventative measures to help you plan and implement wellness strategies.

Graduate School

The Graduate School provides important resources on topics such as funding, spouse and family resources, the graduate course catalog, and the Graduate Student Life Guide.

 

Graduate Student Council (GSC)

GSC serves as a liaison between University of Florida graduate students, the UF administration, and UF Student Government. Funded by UF Student Government, GSC is a voice for graduate student needs, concerns and ideas, and provides many services to graduate students including travel grants.

Informational Technology (UFIT)

UFIT offers technology support to students, faculty, and staff. UFIT training provides a multitude of synchronous and asynchronous training opportunities for teaching, research, and technology. Within UFIT is also the Application Support Center that provides help for dissertation and thesis formatting issues.

 

UF Innovate

UF Innovate is the umbrella organization uniting the four entities that drive the innovation ecosystem at UF: Tech Licensing, Ventures, and two business incubators, The Hub, and Sid Martin Biotech. They connect innovators with entrepreneurs, investors, and industry.

 

International Center (UFIC)

UFIC provides the services necessary for international students (for example concerns regarding visas) to study at UF. They also promote international collaboration for graduate student research through the Research Abroad for Doctoral Students (RAD) program.

 

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning, available through a UF institutional membership, offers more than 13,000 free training courses in seven different languages for students, faculty, and staff. Some of the topics include time management, SPSS for academic research, R for data management, and computer programming. Click here to activate your membership: LinkedIn Learning.

 

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)

The NCFDD, available through a UF institutional membership, is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources, including workshops (live and recorded), for faculty and graduate students. To activate your membership click here: NCFDD.

 

Off-Campus Life (OCL)

OCL is committed to educating and assisting UF students to achieve a positive off-campus living experience. Their resources include the yearly Gator Guide for Gainesville living.

 

Office for Accessibility and Gender Equity

If you are living with a disability (physical, learning, sensory and/or psychological), the Office of Accessibility and Gender Equity may help in providing accommodations for work (including as a RA/TA) per requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

 

Office of Biomedical Research Career Development

This office offers programs and resources, such as the Learn Discover Lead workshop series, aimed at helping to prepare graduate students and postdocs for success in health science careers.

 

Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives (OGDI)

The OGDI is a function of the Graduate School dedicated to recruitment and retention of underrepresented graduate students. The OGDI provides programs, funding, and services to assist and support the pursuit of a successful graduate education in addition to social, informational, referral, and in some cases, financial support.

 

Office of Graduate International Outreach (OGIO)

The OGIO serves as a catalyst for collaboration, leveraging existing structures, and opportunities in the interest of international outreach and graduate student success.

 

Office of the Ombuds

The purpose of the Ombuds office is to assist students, staff, and faculty in resolving problems and conflicts that arise in the course of interacting with the University of Florida. By considering problems in an unbiased way, the Ombuds works to help students and staff find solutions to university-related problems and concerns.

Office of Research

UF Research oversees compliance with the multiple requirements and guidelines that must be followed according to different funding sources to conduct research at UF.

 

Office of Student Financial Affairs

This office manages financial aid for undergraduate and graduate students. They also offer resources and multiple workshops a year to increase your financial literacy skills.

 

Office of Title IX Compliance

Title IX is a federal civil rights act that prohibits sexual harassment, sexual violence, or any gender-based discrimination that may deny a person access to educational benefits and opportunities in federally funded educational programs and activities. Under Title IX, schools must proactively prevent and respond to claims of sexual harassment, sexual violence, and other forms of gender-based violence, retaliation, discrimination, and must have an impartial and prompt process for investigating and adjudicating reported cases. Title IX requires that claims such as these must be reported to the Office of Title IX Compliance when disclosed to anyone affiliated with UF (faculty, staff, and more).

 

Office of Training and Organizational Development

This office, within Human Resources, provides training available to the UF community that includes a leadership toolkit and online courses for professional development.

 

Organization for Graduate Student Advancement and Professional Development (OGAP)

OGAP hosts the Graduate Student Research Day and 3 Minute Thesis Competition each year.

 

RecSports

RecSports has many resources to aid in your physical fitness goals including recreation centers, group fitness classes, nutrition counseling, and access to Lake Wauburg.

 

Student Activities and Involvement

This resource helps students connect with student groups on campus (including graduate student organizations) and provides an events calendar for upcoming campus programming.

 

Smathers Libraries

UF libraries are here to support your learning and research throughout your graduate studies. Library resources include a services guide for graduate students, workshops on research topics, and online and off-campus access to library materials through UF’s VPN.

 

Student Health Care Center (SHCC)

For physical health concerns, visit the SHCC in the infirmary building at 280 Fletcher Drive on campus. The SHCC offers x-rays, lab results, a women’s health clinic, and a pharmacy that can bill over-the-counter medications and prescriptions to your student account.

 

Student Honor Code

All students must adhere to the Student Honor Code and only engage in ethical research. As a graduate student, you should take the university Honor Code very seriously. Familiarize yourself with the guidelines for policies including academic honesty, plagiarism, and cheating.

 

U Matter, We Care

This resource hub provides helpful information for any concern you may be having personally or academically.

 

University Writing Program (UWP)

The UWP is designed to help graduate students improve their writing and editing skills through The Writing Studio’s one-on-one consultations and the Scholarly Writing for Publication course.