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Financial planning services just steps away

Fidelity Investments recently opened an office in The Gainesville Innovation District dedicated to its UF clientele. Faculty and staff interested in advice about and support for their retirement investment needs may request a one-on-one virtual or in-person appointment to meet with a Fidelity consultant. Schedule your appointment through the Fidelity Scheduler.

Are you on track with routine vaccinations?

During National Immunization Awareness Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages everyone to learn about recommended vaccines. Faculty, staff and students can schedule flu and COVID shots through the Student Health Care Center. Visit the Student Health Care Center website to schedule an appointment.

Expand your nutrition knowledge with upcoming wellness series

Led by UF Health registered dietitians, GatorCare’s Nourished Life is a six-week virtual series starting Aug. 29 that will equip you with knowledge to make informed nutrition choices for you and your family. Participants will learn about food safety, meal prepping, creating balanced meals and more. Complete this Qualtrics survey to register for the series.

Help welcome our newest Gators to campus

Faculty and staff are invited to join Housing and Residence Life in welcoming our newest Gators to campus by serving as a move-in volunteer. Fall Move-In will take place Aug. 18–20, with volunteers helping to greet students and their families, assisting with unloading cars and taking items to student’s rooms, and managing carts and dollies. […]

Early voting for primary elections starts Aug. 13

UF faculty, staff, students and other Alachua County registered voters may cast an early vote for the 2022 Primary and City of Gainesville elections at the Career Connections Center in the J. Wayne Reitz Union from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Aug. 13 – 20. Parking will be available in the Reitz parking garage and voters may […]

Find fresh local produce, handmade crafts and more at your local farmers market

This week is Farmers Market Week, a great time to stop by your local farmers market for fresh, locally grown produce, baked goods and more! Visit our Worklife at UF website to explore farmers markets in Gainesville and the surrounding area. Not in Gainesville? Search for a farmers market near you on the LocalHarvest website. Visit the Farmers Market Directory to […]

Enjoy a fun and safe summer with these tips

With the fall semester just around the corner, many of us are enjoying the final days of summer with a cookout or picnic in the park. To ensure you and your loved ones are staying safe in the summer heat, check out these articles: From fun in the sun to food 101, explore GatorCare’s summer safety […]

Congrats to our latest UF at Play photo contest winners!

We’ve received more than 480 amazing photos for our UF at Play summer photography contest! Thank you to everyone who has participated in the contest, which remains open through Aug. 18. You can check out the images submitted thus far in our photo album. Please join us in congratulating our July winners: UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center […]

Cultivating better mental health through gardening

The idea of using gardening as a method to promote better health and well-being has been around since the 19th century. A recent article written by UF scientists suggests that many people may indeed reap mental health benefits from working with plants — even if they’ve never gardened before. New to gardening and want to […]

New 988 number introduced to improve access to urgently needed mental health care

On July 15, the U.S. transitioned the 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to 988 – an easy-to-remember three-digit number for 24/7 crisis care. The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline — which also links to the Veterans Crisis Line — connects people who are experiencing a mental health crisis to a trained mental health professional. Learn […]