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Baby Gator

Baby Gator Child Development Centers offer high quality care to children ages six months to five years.

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Breastfeeding Policy

This policy provides support for students, faculty and staff who continue breastfeeding after returning to work following the birth of the child.

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Changes in Family Status

Update your benefits upon marriage, birth of a child, dependent eligibility changes, divorce, death, time away from work, retirement, and/or transferring or leaving state employment.

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College of Medicine LGBTQ+ Resources

The UF College of Medicine has compiled a list to help find support, education and resources for LGBTQ+ UF community members, families and more.

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Dependent Care FSA

The State of Florida offers three reimbursement accounts that can provide you with a tax break on your predictable out-of-pocket costs.

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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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Financial Counceling

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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GatorPerks: Family-Related Discounts

Find UF-specific discounts on childcare, education and more.

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Higher Education Opportunity

The University of Florida’s Higher Education Opportunity program provides tuition assistance to children of full-time TEAMS employees seeking an undergraduate education at UF.

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Lactation Resources

Quickly locate lactation-friendly spots throughout UF’s main campus and beyond.

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Paid Family Leave

Benefits-eligible employees receive 8 weeks of paid leave over a 24-month period for qualifying events.

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Smart Couples

Free relationship workshops and resources are available through UF/IFAS Extension.

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Summer Camps Directory

A quick-and-easy reference for parents looking for summer camps for school-aged children.

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Tuition Exchange Program

Dependent children of current full-time, permanent status employees are eligible to apply to UF’s Tuition Exchange Program with other member universities throughout the country.

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UF/IFAS Family Resources

Whether you’re hoping to improve your money management skills, optimize time spent with loved ones or lose weight sensibly, UF/IFAS Extension provides expert science-based guidance with publications, videos and in-person learning experiences.

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Worklife Solutions (EAP)

Specialists provide qualified referrals and resources for just about anything on your to-do list including child and eldercare referrals, planning, events and more.

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Youth Swim Lessons

Youth group swim lessons are offered seasonally from March – October at the Florida Pool and are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors.

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Challenging Times

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

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Aid-a-Gator

Employees experiencing an unforeseen, temporary financial hardship may apply for a grant through Aid-a-Gator at any time.

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Alachua County Crisis Center

The Alachua County Crisis Center offers 24 hr/day crisis and suicide intervention phone counseling to all residents of Alachua County.

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Bereavement Leave

Sick leave and paid family leave is available in cases of illness, injury or death within your immediate family.

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College of Medicine LGBTQ+ Resources

The UF College of Medicine has compiled a list to help find support, education and resources for LGBTQ+ UF community members, families and more.

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Discrimination, Harassment or Violence

The Office for Accessibility and Gender Equity provides support to anyone affected by gender-based discrimination, harassment or violence.

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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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Employee Inquiry and Complaints

Support to assist employees with addressing and resolving workplace disputes.

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Hitchcock Field and Fork Pantry

Serving students, faculty and staff experiencing food insecurity.

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Sick Leave Pool

The Sick Leave Pool offers a way for employees to contribute and request a portion of their individually accrued sick leave for collective use.

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UF/IFAS Financial Counseling

UF/IFAS’s statewide free financial counseling program is open to those in need, prioritizing those who are underserved and unable to utilize any other services.

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University Ombuds

The Ombuds office is available to assist faculty and staff in resolving problems and conflicts that arise in the course of interacting with the University of Florida.

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Spiritual

Baughman Center

The Baughman Center offers a space in the heart of UF’s campus for private contemplation on weekdays and frequently hosts private events like weddings and memorial services.

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UF Mindfulness

The UF Mindfulness team offers workshops in mindfulness and mind-body practices.

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University Faith Groups

Find a variety of community faith groups affiliated with the University of Florida.

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Wilmot Gardens

Located in the heart of the Southeast’s largest academic health center, the gardens provide a peaceful and verdant respite for patients, faculty, staff and the public.

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Workplace

Accessibility at UF

Find both physical and electronic accessibility information here, most specific to the UF environment.

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Affinity Groups

A variety of communities of support are available to faculty and staff.

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Bicycle Commuter Support Program

This program offers in-depth 1:1 counseling to connect cycle commuters with resources on-campus, online and in the community.

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Campus Healthy Dining Guide

The Campus Healthy Dining Guide identifies healthier choices at the various UF and UF Health dining locations.

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Career Paths

Explore maps that reflect the common pathways for all staff positions at UF within a given job family.

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College of Medicine LGBTQ+ Resources

The UF College of Medicine has compiled a list to help find support, education and resources for LGBTQ+ UF community members, families and more.

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Computing Help Desk

The Help Desk provides phone, email and walk-in consulting to faculty, staff and students as well as escalation or referral to campus service providers.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Office of the Chief Diversity Officer website features resources and information related to DEI initiatives, heritage month activities, support and more.

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Ergonomics

UF’s Ergonomics department provides information, evaluation and consultation to reduce the risks of developing ergonomic injury at work.

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GatorSafe

Report tips to the UF Police Department, make emergency calls and perform other functions to improve your personal safety and security.

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Gender Inclusive Restrooms

LGBTQ+ Affairs has created a map and spreadsheet of all the gender-inclusive and single-stall restrooms on campus.

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LGBTQ+ Resources

Find both individual and community resources designed to support and advocate on behalf of individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.

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Remote Work

Explore considerations and guidance for employees working or wishing to work from a remote location.

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Research Administration Portal

UF research administrators, principal investigators, study coordinators and non-RA research staff can find guidance here throughout the research lifecycle.

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Safety

Find UF security, emergency and environmental safety information here.

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System Training

New to UF or your role? Find training on a variety of the myUFL system functions here.

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Toolkit Resource Center

The center features a variety of training materials — including simulations, instruction guides and links to courses — covering both business processes and professional development.

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Transportation

Find information on UF parking, transportation options and more.

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Divorce

Changes in Family Status

Update your benefits upon marriage, birth of a child, dependent eligibility changes, divorce, death, time away from work, retirement, and/or transferring or leaving state employment.

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Divorce and Remarriage Resources

Explore the resources offered by SMART Couples delving into various divorce and remarriage topics.

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EAP Divorce Resources

From legal to financial and emotional support, explore the various resources offered by the Employee Assistance Program, or EAP.

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Financial Counceling

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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How to help a child through a divorce

Research-backed, expert tips that can help make divorce easier on your child.

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Preparing to File for Divorce

Filing for divorce? Download the ComPsych Guidance Resources document list to help you in the process.

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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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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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SMART Couples Relationship Resources

From divorce to parenting, disabilities and more, explore the SMART Couples list of resources.

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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 Moving Guide

The UF Moving Guide will help prepare you for your upcoming household relocation with a UF appointed mover.

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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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Update Your Personal Information

Anytime you have an address change, it’s important to update the UF Identity Management System to ensure important mailings — including insurance and tax documents — are sent to the correct address.

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Updating Beneficiaries

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

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