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Now Accepting Nominations for the Superior Accomplishment Awards

Published: Oct 3rd, 2023

Melissa Curry, Vice President for Human Resources

I am pleased to announce a call for nominations for the University of Florida’s Superior Accomplishment Awards. Now in its 35th year and coordinated by UF Human Resources, the awards are designed to extend our gratitude and bring special attention to faculty and staff who go above and beyond to advance the mission of the University of Florida and serve the greater community. Nominations may be submitted from Monday, Oct. 2, through Sunday, Nov. 12, via […]

Fall 2023 Commencement Information

Published: Sep 25th, 2023

Steph McBride


This fall, there will be five university-wide commencement ceremonies that will take place in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center

The Doctoral Degree Ceremony on Friday, December 15 at 2:00pm (processional to begin at 1:40pm).

Bachelor’s and master’s degrees ceremony #1 on Friday, December 15 at 7pm (processional to begin at 6:30pm): HW CoE, Med, Nurs, PHHP, Vet

Bachelor’s and master’s degrees ceremony #2 on Saturday, December 16 at 9am (processional to begin at 8:30am): CJC, WCB

Bachelor’s, master’s, and specialist’s ceremony #3 on Saturday, December […]

Teacher/Scholar of the Year 2023-2024 and information about the SEC Faculty Achievement Awards

Published: Sep 13th, 2023

J. Scott Angle, Interim Provost and Senior Vice President

Please forward this to the appropriate person in your college. The due date is January 19, 2024 for nominations for the UF Teacher/Scholar of the Year Award.

Colleges are invited to submit nominations for the UF Teacher/Scholar of the Year Award for 2023-2024.  As the oldest and most prestigious award offered to UF faculty, this award seeks to honor the faculty member whose scholarship or creative activity is recognized both nationally and internationally as innovative […]

Spring 2024 Textbook Adoptions

Published: Sep 13th, 2023

J. Scott Angle, Interim Provost and Senior Vice President

The textbook adoption system for spring 2024 is now available to faculty and departments to submit their textbook adoptions and materials requirements.  Please visit to enter spring 2024 adoptions. 

The deadline for spring 2024 adoptions is November 18, 2023 for compliance with Florida Statutes.

Changes to spring 2024 Instructional Materials adoptions made after November 18, 2023 are out of compliance with Florida Board of Governors Regulation 8.003.

In order to facilitate timely ordering of […]

Call for Nominations – International Student Achievement Awards 2023

Published: Sep 7th, 2023

Marta L. Wayne, Dean, UF International Center and Associate Provost

The University of Florida International Center (UFIC) is pleased to invite nominations for the annual International Student Achievement Awards. These awards are intended to recognize the contributions of outstanding international students to the global dimensions of UF’s missions of teaching, research, and service.

Students must be nominated by their college to be considered for this award. Nominees should be students who have distinguished themselves in various ways, including:

academic excellence

outstanding teaching and mentorship

community service and […]

Distance Learning Fees/Dates and Deadlines

Published: Aug 31st, 2023

Brian Harfe, Interim Associate Provost

Applications to request Distance Learning Fees for the spring 2024 term are now being accepted through PeopleSoft. All departmental applications should be submitted no later than Friday, September 15, 2023, and Dean’s approval is required by Friday, September 22nd. 

Reminder: DL Fees applications are required each semester for all courses as they are cost recovery fees related to the delivery of courses.

Call for Nominations: International Educator of the Year Awards 2023

Published: Aug 23rd, 2023

Marta L. Wayne, Associate Provost & Dean, UF International Center

The UF International Center is pleased to invite nominations for the 2023 International Educator of the Year Awards. These awards are made annually in recognition of the outstanding contributions of faculty and staff to the internationalization of the University of Florida. As in years past, three awards will be made: 

Senior Faculty International Educator of the Year

Junior Faculty International Educator of the Year

Staff International Educator of the Year

Nomination Process: 

Senior and Junior Faculty nominations:

All UF […]

UF Religious Observances Policy

Published: Aug 15th, 2023

Scott Angle, Interim Provost and Senior Vice President

Please assure that every faculty member in your college is familiar with the policy specified below and complies with its provisions as they relate to accommodating students’ religious observances. 

Students and faculty must work together to allow students the opportunity to observe the holy days of their faith. A student needs to inform the faculty member of the religious observances of their faith that will conflict with class attendance, with tests or examinations, or with other […]

New Faculty Orientation

Published: Aug 4th, 2023

Melissa Curry, Interim Vice President for Human ResourcesChris Hass, Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs

To welcome new faculty to the University of Florida and provide information about available resources and services, UF Human Resources has partnered with the Office of the Provost and the Center for Teaching Excellence to provide an online version of New Faculty Orientation hosted via Canvas and found at orientation site – which will be available to new faculty as they are hired and throughout the […]

Appointment of Interim Directors within Strategic Research Development and Animal Care Services

Published: Jul 12th, 2023

David P. Norton, Vice President for Research

UF Research is pleased to announce two new appointments within the leadership team.  Beginning August 7, 2023, Dr. Irene Cooke, Assistant Vice President for Research, will assume the role of Interim Director of Strategic Research Development for UF Research.  The Strategic Research Development unit identifies sponsored research opportunities, provides education and training in proposal development, and facilitates large interdisciplinary research initiatives within the UF community.  Dr. Cooke joined UF in 2012 as Director of Research Compliance […]