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University Tenure, Permanent Status, and Promotion Nominations 2024-25

Published: Apr 22nd, 2024

Chris Hass, Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs

Faculty members being considered for tenure, permanent status, and/or promotion in the academic year 2024-2025 must be made aware of the website URL where they can find the University’s “Guidelines and Information Regarding the Tenure, Permanent Status and/or Promotion Process for 2024-2025.”  This information also should be given to new faculty to familiarize them with our tenure and promotion process.  Faculty should be aware, however, that the “Guidelines” are updated annually.

Academic Affairs will send […]

UF Leadership Development Programs—Applications Open!

Published: Apr 16th, 2024

Melissa Curry, Vice President, UFHR

I’m pleased to announce that applications for UF’s 2024–2025 Leadership Development programs — including Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals (ALAP), the UF Academy and the Managers Cohort — will be accepted now through May 6, 2024. These highly regarded programs will run from the fall of 2024 through May 2025.

Given the unique challenges within a university environment, leadership development is essential to provide our current and future leaders with the tools needed to support the institution. Please […]

2023-2024 Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars Inductees

Published: Apr 8th, 2024

J. Scott Angle, Provost and Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs

Each year the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars (ADTS) honors the University of Florida’s exceptional teaching and scholarship accomplishments by inducting into its membership faculty members who have demonstrated sustained innovation and commitment in both areas. Please join me in welcoming the 2023-2024 inductees:

Jonathan Martin, Professor, Department of Geology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Selman Hershfield, Professor, Department of Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

These teacher-scholars were selected based on portfolio […]

Appointment of Dr. Dan Wesson as Interim Director of the UF Center for Smell and Taste

Published: Apr 3rd, 2024

David Norton, Vice President for Research

UF Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dan Wesson as the Interim Director of the UF Center for Smell and Taste (UFCST).  This university-wide center coordinates and promotes basic and applied research and education in the chemical senses across traditional academic boundaries. The UFCST applies this broad knowledge base to create a unique opportunity to advance discovery, application, and education in the chemical senses that can serve the state, the Southeast, and the nation.  Dr. […]

Transition of University Title IX and ADA Functions

Published: Apr 3rd, 2024

Amy Meyers Hass, Vice President and General Counsel;Melissa Curry, Vice President for Human Resources

The Title IX functions of the University of Florida have transitioned to the Office of Ethics and Compliance.  To make a Title IX report, please click the “Make a Report” button at the top left of the University’s Title IX website.  For compliance assistance, questions and support, contact information for the University’s Title IX Coordinator can be found here.

Additionally, the employee related ADA functions of the University have transitioned […]

Proposed 2024-2025 Fringe Benefit Pool Rates

Published: Apr 1st, 2024

Matthew H. Ellis, Deputy Controller

The University has calculated the new proposed fringe rates for fiscal year 2024-2025 and has submitted them to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Although we do not expect any objections, the proposed rates are subject to DHHS approval and should be used with that understanding in your planning for fiscal year 2024-2025.  The rates, when approved, will be effective July 1, 2024.

The employee categories and corresponding proposed benefit rates are as follows:

 FY2025FY2024ChangeFaculty (9-, 10-, and […]

Schedule of Paydays and Critical Dates – FY 2024-2025

Published: Mar 28th, 2024

Matthew H. Ellis, Deputy Controller

A Schedule of Paydays and Critical Dates for Fiscal Year 2024-2025 can be accessed on the Payroll Services, Finance and Accounting website at:  

The schedule includes Time and Labor deadlines as well as the Human Resource office’s deadlines to assure that all supporting documents are received in time for approval for the next payday.

If you have questions you may contact Payroll Services at or (352) 392-1231

Extension of enrollment confirmation deadline for first-year students

Published: Mar 18th, 2024

Dr. Mary Parker, Vice President for Enrollment Management

UF will extend its enrollment confirmation deadline for first-year students to May 15, 2024, in response to federal delays. The prior deadline was May 1.  

As you may have read in news accounts, the U.S. Department of Education is implementing the FAFSA Simplification Act, which requires a significant overhaul of the processes and systems to award federal student aid. The changes aim to expand access to federal Pell Grants and make applying for federal aid easier […]

Spring 2024 Commencement Information

Published: Mar 13th, 2024

Jason Degen, Director of Commencements

Spring 2024 Commencement Information


This spring, there will be two university commencement ceremonies coordinated by the Provost’s Office:

Doctoral Degrees Ceremony on Thursday, May 2nd 9am -11am (processional to begin at 8:40am) Stephen C. O’Connell Center

University Wide Ceremony on Friday, May 3rd at 7:00pm (processional to begin at 6:30pm). Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

Additionally, except for the Colleges of Dentistry, Pharmacy and Levin College of Law, each college will hold their own recognition ceremony at a designated time during the […]

Doctoral Dissertation/Mentoring Award Winners

Published: Mar 8th, 2024

Dr. Nicole LP Stedman, Associate Provost and Dean

The life of the university is greatly enhanced by the quality of our doctoral students, and they take their direction from our many outstanding faculty members.  In an effort to continue to promote doctoral studies and to recognize excellence in doctoral student mentoring by our faculty, awards are given each year to at least five faculty doctoral advisors selected on a competitive basis.  The Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award winners for the 2023-2024 competition are:

Ronald K. […]