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Moving

Dual Career Services

The program’s services are intended to make opportunities for employment accessible to relocating life partners of new UF faculty members.

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GatorPerks: House & Home Discounts

Save at various businesses and retailers with the GatorPerks program, which provides exclusive discounts for UF faculty and staff.

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GatorPerks: Moving & Storage

Explore faculty and staff discounts to moving and storage businesses.

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Off-campus housing

Search for housing, get helpful tips, explore resources and more on the UF Off Campus Life website.

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Procurement Moving Guide

The Procurement moving guide is available to UF departments that are assisting a faculty member with a move.

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UF Relocation specialists

Relocation specialists contracted by UF Procurement, who can provide specialized services for UF departments assisting with a move.

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UF/IFAS Extension Florida Affordable Housing Program

The UF/IFAS Extension Florida Affordable Housing Program helps individuals better understand the home buying process and the financial responsibilities of home ownership. 

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Caregiver Support

To assist faculty and staff who fulfill the role of a caregiver, we have compiled resources and recorded a series of webinars that tackle topics such as self-care, must-have legal documents, the Family Medical Leave Act and more.

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Data and Internet Safety

Explore resources available to learn how to protect yourself against malicious Internet activity.

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Legal Guidance (EAP)

Talk to an attorney for practical assistance with your most pressing legal issues.

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Three Rivers Legal Services

Three Rivers Legal Services is an LSC grantee and provides free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals.

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UF Community Voting Guide

The UF Community Voting Guide was designed by librarians to provide voting information and to promote civic engagement

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UF Regulations and Policies

Explore the regulations and policies that govern conduct and business at the University of Florida.

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UFSelect Preferred Legal Plan

This locally-based plan is attorney owned and operated and offers comprehensive legal assistance, advice and formal representation on all types of legal services.

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Retirement & Financial Planning

Financial Calculators

From retirement savings to mortgages, loans, investments and more — explore the Florida Retirement System calculators.

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Financial Counseling

UF/IFAS Extension Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) agents are ready to help you and your family make the best financial decisions for your financial stability and well-being through free and accurate financial education.

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Financial Guidance (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program connects UF faculty, staff and graduate assistants with financial experts that can assist with a wide range of issues.

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Financial Literacy Resources

Whether you’re preparing your taxes or building your credit, these financial resources — provided by UF’s EAP provider ComPsych — can help you along the way.

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Financial Literacy Workshop Series

This series of live and on-demand workshops featuring several of our university partners is aimed at increasing financial literacy and developing healthier financial habits.

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Financial Wellness Digital Toolkit

From learning how to budget to financial resilience and more, explore the Financial Wellness Digital Toolkit, provided by UF’s EAP provider ComPsych.

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Financial Wellness Resources

Expand your financial wellness by exploring the various programs and resources offered by GatorCare.

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Financial Wellness Tips and Tools

From budgeting resources to financial tips, on-demand training and more, explore this toolkit created by ComPsych, UF’s EAP provided.

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Master of Personal Finance

The Master of Personal Finance series supplies you with all the foundational knowledge and skills you need to take control of your finances.

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Money 101

Money 101 is a financial literacy program provided by GatorCare that will help you achieve your financial vision.

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Preparing to Retire

Steps for active employees to follow as they prepare to retire.

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Protecting Your Credit During A Divorce

UF/IFAS offers tips on how to protect your credit through the different phases of a divorce.

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Retirement Health Care Calculator

Use this Fidelity calculator for an estimate of your health care costs after retirement.

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Retirement Income Calculator

Explore your retirement income stream by using Fidelity’s retirement income calculator.

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Single Parenthood and the Family Wallet

UF/IFAS offers financial tips on how to lessen the financial stress associated with divorce.

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UF- and State-Sponsored Voluntary Savings Plans

Explore voluntary savings plans available to faculty, TEAMS, USPS, and OPS employees (including Housestaff/Residents, Graduate Assistants, Post Docs, and Adjunct Faculty).

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UF/IFAS Money Matters

UF/IFAS offers articles, videos and other resources to help you take control of your personal finances. Discover how to budget, plan your estate, navigate taxes and more!

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You and Your Credit Series

Provided by UF/IFAS, this series guides you through the basics of credits cards, how to run your credit reports, how to manage your credit and more.

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House & Home

Energy Efficient Living

Explore energy efficient living tips and resources from UF/IFAS Extension.

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Faculty House Rentals

Faculty who are away from the university of temporary leave may list their homes for rental with the Office of the Provost.

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Financial Guidance (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program connects UF faculty, staff and graduate assistants with financial experts that can assist with a wide range of issues.

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Florida Friendly Landscaping Program

This program provides training opportunities and educational services that teach homeowners, landscaping professionals, and green industries how to water efficiently, fertilize appropriately, manage yard pests responsibly, and more.

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GatorPerks: House & Home Discounts

Save at various businesses and retailers with the GatorPerks program, which provides exclusive discounts for UF faculty and staff.

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PostDoc Housing

Explore housing availability in the Gainesville area for UF postdocs.

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UF Surplus

UF Surplus offers several services to UF departments, students and the general public by selling surplus property — such as electronics, furniture, automobiles, etc. — through Buy Now sales and auctions.

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UF/IFAS Extension Lawn & Garden Resources

Whether you hope to grow your own vegetables, adorn the yard with gorgeous ornamentals, or simply keep your lawn neat and healthy, UF/IFAS Extension has resources that can help.

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UF/IFAS Homeownership

To help guide you through the process and occasional difficulties of purchasing and maintaining a home, UF/IFAS offers a number of helpful resources, including articles, local classes and more!

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Hurricane Guidance

Florida Storms App

Florida Storms is a free app offered by the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network to help you stay informed about potential weather and other hazards.

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GatorSafe App

The GatorSafe app sends you important safety alerts and provides instant access to campus safety resources.

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Hurricane Resources

Explore available resources for faculty, staff and students to support you in case of a tropical storm.

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Hurricane/Tropical Weather Guidance

Learn the steps you should take before, during and after a tropical storm from the Department of Emergency Management.

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Preparing for Florida Storm Season

Whether you’re new to Florida or need a refresher on how to prepare, UF/IFAS provides research-based information and other support for communities across Florida.

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Severe Weather Updates

Visit the Severe Weather Updates website for the latest information as well as additional resources to help you be prepared during hurricane season.

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UF Alert

The UF Alert website provides information and directions for utilizing UF’s emergency notification systems.

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UF Department of Emergency Management

The Department of Emergency Management is responsible for coordinating a comprehensive, all-hazards approach to preparedness through prevention, protection, mitigation, response and recovery – striving to safeguard University lives and property.

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UF Weather Center

Live local coverage of incoming storms and hazardous weather is available from the UF Weather Center.

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UF/IFAS Disaster, Preparation & Recovery

Explore UF/IFAS resources to learn how you can protect yourself, your loved ones and your property in case of an emergency.

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End-of-Life

After a Traumatic Death, Toolkit

This document serves as a practical handbook to consult when a suicide or other traumatic death occurs at UF Health.

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Caregiver Support

To assist faculty and staff who fulfill the role of a caregiver, we have compiled resources and recorded a series of webinars that tackle topics such as self-care, must-have legal documents, the Family Medical Leave Act and more.

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Employee Assistance Program

Your UF Employee Assistance Program offers someone to talk to and resources to consult whenever and wherever you need them.

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Preparing for End-of-Life Care

We often think of death and dying as separate from everyday life. However, it is best for the well-being of ourselves and our loved ones that we consider our end-of-life wishes now, and prepare for the possibility of taking care of another person in their end-of-life.

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Resilience & Emotional Well-being Toolkit

Our Resilience and Emotional Well-being Toolkit provides resources to support individuals in navigating some of life’s most common challenges.

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UF Employee Memorial Walkway

The UF Employee Memorial Walkway has been established to recognize and honor employees who pass away during their employment service with the University of Florida.

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Updating Beneficiaries

Learn how to update your beneficiary information with your health and life insurance plans.

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