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New F&A (indirect) Rates

Published: Jul 28th, 2016

Dr. David Norton, Vice President for Research

The University of Florida has been issued new F&A (indirect) rates effective immediately. New rates are listed at The On-campus Research rate increases from 50% to 52.5%.  The following provides details on the impact of these increases on new proposals, existing awards, and pending awards:

New proposals (including supplements and any other request for funding not already committed by a sponsor): Effective immediately all proposals must use the new F&A rates.  Only awards with exceptions specifically […]

UF holds Strategic Development Plan public forum July 27

Published: Jul 20th, 2016

Dr. Charlie Lane, Senior Vice President and COO

UF students, faculty and staff and members of the greater Gainesville community are invited to a public meeting Wednesday, July 27, where they will hear about progress on UF’s Strategic Development Plan and have an opportunity to provide feedback on future planning. The meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the GRU administration building’s multipurpose room at 301 SE 4th Ave.

The Strategic Development Plan will seek to provide a roadmap for the […]

Call for Nominations – UF Foundation National Board

Published: Jul 18th, 2016

Danita D. Nias, Senior Associate Vice President, University of Florida Foundation, External Affairs

As you well know, the University of Florida has global academic aspirations and is striving to be considered one of the very best top public universities in the country.  In a concerted effort to achieve this vision, it is critical that we build a national and international network of dedicated, passionate and engaged volunteers through the UF Foundation National Board.  We do this knowing that when Gators work together, the promise […]

University of Florida Regulation Amendment UF-Tuition Cost

Published: Jul 14th, 2016

Jamie Lewis Keith, Vice President, General Counsel and University Secretary

The regulation listed above was approved by the Board of Trustees on June 9, 2016, and the Board of Governors on July 8, 2016. The regulation changes in their final form are now effective and have been published on the Regulations website at

Title IX Coordinator

Published: Jul 13th, 2016

Dr. Charles E. Lane, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

I am pleased to announce the selection of Melissa Nunn as the university’s new Title IX Coordinator, effective August 1, 2016. Melissa is pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and earned her master’s in Family, Youth and Community Sciences from the University of Florida and her bachelor’s in Communications and Theatre Arts from Mercer University. She served as Mercer University’s Title IX Coordinator during the past year.

As UF’s Title IX Coordinator, Melissa […]

New Facilities & Administrative (Indirect Cost) Rates

Published: Jul 7th, 2016

Michael V. McKee, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

I am pleased to announce that we have received final approval from the federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for our new Indirect Cost rates. These new rates have been negotiated with the DHHS to apply to our sponsored programs. The rates have been negotiated through fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. All projects with beginning dates on or after July 1, 2015 will be subject to the new rates.

Please visit […]

New Catering Protocols, Improved System begins July 1

Published: Jun 30th, 2016

Curtis Reynolds, Vice President for Business Affairs

Beginning July 1, the University of Florida will implement the Approved Caterer Program for caterers providing food services (including alcoholic beverages, when applicable) for events on campus. The new Program will identify University-approved caterers and streamline the process of securing catering services for campus units, while enforcing existing University standards.

All caterers will be approved through UF’s Business Services Division by supplying required documentation, including licenses and insurance documents. The new Program protocols will eliminate the need […]

Changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Published: Jun 29th, 2016

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for Human Resource Services

Over the past several months, the Office of Human Resource Services, along with other university administrative offices, has been monitoring proposed changes by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) as they relate to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the criteria used to determine eligibility for overtime.
The anticipated FLSA changes have been confirmed and announced, and we now know that effective December 1, 2016, the minimum salary threshold used to determine eligibility for […]

New Faculty Orientation August 17-18, 2016

Published: Jun 21st, 2016

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for Human Resource Services

To welcome new faculty to the University of Florida and provide information about available resources and services, the Office of Human Resource Services will be hosting this year’s New Faculty Orientation on Wednesday, August 17, and Thursday, August 18, at Emerson Alumni Hall.

We have been communicating with college designees to collect a list of new faculty. All New Faculty Orientation appointee information forms should be submitted electronically to Kara Sue Cobb at by […]

Summer B 2016 Residence Hall Move-in: June 22 – 26

Published: Jun 20th, 2016

David W. Parrott, vice president for Student Affairs

Summer B Residence Hall Move-in begins Wednesday June 22 and continues through Sunday June 26 in the following residence halls:

East Campus: Jennings, Cypress, Reid, Yulee and Mallory Halls; Beaty Towers

North Campus: Murphree, Thomas, and Buckman Halls […]