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2016-2017 Fiscal Year-End Closing

Published: Apr 24th, 2017

Alan M. West Assistant Vice President and University Controller

It is that time of year again to prepare for the annual closing of the fiscal year. The 2016-17 fiscal year ends on June 30, 2017. The scheduled date for closing the General Ledger for the 2017 fiscal year is Thursday, July 13, 2017.

Please note the early deadline of May 5, 2017 for requisitions on appropriated funds for orders above $75,000 that require competitive bidding.

Year-end closing requires the coordinated efforts of Finance and Accounting […]

New Employee Reimbursements Policy

Published: Apr 13th, 2017

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

The following is a new policy for employee reimbursements related to the existing University Disbursements directives. The goal of this policy is to better clarify the University’s guidelines for other employee reimbursements – those that do not involve travel or business hosting. The full policy is below, and can also be found on the Finance and Accounting, University Disbursements website at http://www.fa.ufl.edu/directives-and-procedures/disbursements/.

You may contact Randy Staples at rstaples@ufl.edu or Ruth Harris […]

UF Leadership Development Programs – Call for Applications

Published: Apr 13th, 2017

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for Human Resource Services

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for the UF Academy and the Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals programs. Both of these highly regarded leadership development programs will begin in the fall of 2017, running through May 2018. Applications are being accepted now through May 1, 2017. Because leadership development is essential to the effective management of a university, I hope you will encourage individuals from your respective areas to apply […]

2016-2017 Teacher-Scholar of the Year

Published: Apr 11th, 2017

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Scott K. Powers, Distinguished Professor, Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Performance, has been awarded the University of Florida Teacher-Scholar of the Year award for 2016-2017.

Originating in 1960, this is the University of Florida’s most prestigious and oldest faculty award. It provides an honorarium of $6,000 in addition to other appropriate recognition. In making the award, the […]

Executive Director of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs

Published: Apr 3rd, 2017

Dr. David Parrott, Vice President for Student Affairs

After a national search, I am pleased to announce Mr. Will Atkins has been selected as Executive Director of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, effective immediately.

The Executive Director oversees the department of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs including Black Affairs, Hispanic-Latino Affairs, Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer Affairs, and Intercultural Engagement. Multicultural and Diversity Affairs supports and empowers underserved communities and leads the Division of Student Affairs’ inclusion efforts […]

Schedule of Paydays and Critical Dates – FY 2017-2018

Published: Apr 3rd, 2017

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

A Schedule of Paydays and Critical Dates for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 can be accessed on the
Payroll and Tax Services, Finance and Accounting website at:

Payroll Schedules

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.

You may contact Linda Orfield, lorfield@ufl.edu or Roberta Elkins, relkins1056@ufl.edu in
University Payroll and Tax Services, (352) 392-1231, if you have […]

University of Florida Regulation Amendments

Published: Mar 30th, 2017

Amy M. Hass, Associate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

UF-1.0101 Policy for Dealing with Conduct in Research
UF-1.0104 University of Florida Ethics Policy
UF-1.100 General Personnel Policy
UF-2.004 Use of University Facilities; Definitions; Priorities in Use; General Restrictions on Use
UF-2.020 Food Service on Campus
UF-2.021 Animals Not Allowed in Buildings
UF-3.007 Traffic & Parking; Parking Registration
UF-3.020 Procurement
UF-3.037 Registration and Student Fees
UF-3.045 University Support Personnel System (USPS) Predetermination and Arbitration Appeal Procedures for Employees with Permanent Status
UF-3.050 Finance and Administration; University Support Personnel System and Technical, Executive, Administrative, and Managerial Support Staff Performance Appraisal
UF-3.054 Appointment, Technical, Executive, Administrative, and Managerial […]

Funding Opportunity: Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program

Published: Mar 24th, 2017

Dr. Angel Kwolek-Folland, Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program is intended to enhance faculty collaboration that stimulates scholarly initiatives between SEC universities.

This initiative gives faculty from one SEC university the opportunity to travel to another SEC campus to: exchange ideas; develop grant proposals; conduct research; consult with faculty and/or students; offer lectures or symposia; or engage in whatever academic activities are agreeable to the visitor and host unit.

Travel dates for these visits […]

Notice of Changes in Proposed Regulation Amendment and Notice of Change in Comment Period

Published: Mar 3rd, 2017

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

Notice of Changes in Proposed Regulation Amendment and Notice of Change in Comment Period – UF-1.0101 University of Florida; Policy for Dealing with Conduct in Research

The above Notice of Changes in Proposed Regulation Amendment and Notice of Change in Comment Period have been published on the University’s official website at http://regulations.ufl.edu.

Thank you.

Notice of Withdrawal of Proposed Regulation Amendment

Published: Feb 28th, 2017

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

UF-6.019 Eligibility for Expanded Foods and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

Attached is a copy of the Notice of Withdrawal of Proposed Regulation Amendment that has been published on the University’s official website at: http://regulations.ufl.edu.