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Mandatory Compliance Training Beginning in August

Published: Jul 11th, 2018

Charlie Lane, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Elizabeth Ruszczyk, Chief Compliance Officer

The University of Florida will launch a new university-wide compliance training course this August. The online training is mandatory for all University of Florida employees, as required by Florida Board of Governors’ Regulation 4.003.

The training will introduce the UF Compliance Program and review important provisions of the Florida Code of Ethics. It will also discuss the Compliance Hotline, UF’s non-retaliation policy and the responsibilities and reporting expectations of all UF […]

University of Florida Regulation Amendments

Published: Jul 3rd, 2018

Amy M. Hass, Vice President and General Counsel

UF-3.0372 Student Health, Activity and Service and Transportation Access Fees
UF-3.0375 Tuition Cost

The regulations listed above were approved by the Board of Trustees on
June 7, 2018, and the Board of Governors on June 29, 2018.

The regulation changes in their final form are now effective and have been published on
the Regulations website at

2018-19 Pay Program

Published: Jun 29th, 2018

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for UF Human Resources

I am pleased to share information about the 2018-19 pay program for University of Florida faculty and staff (TEAMS and USPS), which was announced earlier this year by President Fuchs.

This year, the University has set an aggregate performance payment pool of 4 percent to be distributed as one-time payments, with a range for individual payments of zero to more than 4 percent. These payments will be awarded based on criteria established by the […]

Sharing Announcement from Dr. Michael L. Good

Published: Jun 28th, 2018

W. Kent Fuchs, President

Dear Colleagues,
I am writing to let you know that Dr. Mike Good, dean of the UF College of Medicine, has announced today that he has accepted a new role with the University of Utah, as senior vice president for health sciences, CEO of University of Utah Health and executive dean of the U’s School of Medicine, effective early this fall. I am sharing below the note he is sending to his health system colleagues.

While we understand this was […]

Nine-month faculty may elect to be paid over 12 months starting with 2018-19 academic year

Published: Jun 26th, 2018

Jodi Gentry, Vice President for Human Resources
Mike McKee, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

We are pleased to announce that starting this coming academic year, the option for 9-month faculty to be paid over 12 months will now be available.

The annual enrollment period for this option will typically be from July 1 to August 15 of each year or within 60 days of hire. Since this is the first year of availability, this year’s deadline will be August 23, 2018. This […]

New Faculty Orientation August 15, 2018

Published: Jun 25th, 2018

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for UF Human Resources

To welcome new faculty to the University of Florida and provide information about available resources and services, UF Human Resources will be hosting this year’s New Faculty Orientation on Wednesday, August 15, at Emerson Alumni Hall.

In keeping with past practice, we will be communicating with college designees to confirm new faculty to invite this year. All New Faculty Orientation appointee information forms at: should be submitted electronically to Kara Sue Cobb at […]

Timeliness of Travel, Entertainment and Employee Reimbursements

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Publication 463 provides requirements that must be met for employee reimbursements to be considered non-taxable. The University of Florida must comply with these requirements to ensure the tax-exempt status of the University’s employee reimbursement plan is not jeopardized.

Beginning July 1, 2018 the University is standardizing the expense reimbursement process to address the timeliness of reimbursements and match the requirements detailed by IRS Publication 463 for all employee reimbursements. […]

Summer 2018 Commencement Information

Published: Jun 15th, 2018

Steph McBride, Director of Commencements

Ceremonies: This summer, the university-wide commencement ceremonies will be held in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.

There will be two university-wide commencement ceremonies coordinated by the Provost’s Office — a Doctoral Degree Ceremony (Friday, August 10th at 4:00pm) and a Master’s/Specialist’s/Bachelor’s Degrees Ceremony (Saturday, August 11th at 10:00am).

Ordering Regalia: Regalia orders will be accepted through June 26, 2018. Information on ordering regalia is available from the UF Bookstore (392-0194). An order form can be found at […]

Sharing Announcement from Dr. David Guzick

Published: Jun 15th, 2018

W. Kent Fuchs, President

Dear Colleagues,

It is with mixed emotions that I share with you the attached note Dr. David Guzick is distributing today to the UF Health community describing his intention to step down from his role as Senior Vice President for Health Affairs and President of UF Health effective July 1. (You may also view the note at

Dr. Guzick’s leadership over the past nine years has been transformative. He has created a culture of excellence and defined a vision for […]

University of Florida Regulation, Regulation Amendments and Regulation Repeals

Published: Jun 14th, 2018

Amy M. Hass, Vice President and General Counsel

University of Florida Regulation
UF 4.040 Student Honor Code and Student Conduct Code
The above-referenced regulation was approved by the Board of Trustees on June 7, 2018. The regulation in its final form is now effective and has been published on the Regulations’ website at

University of Florida Regulation Repeals
UF 4.040 through 4.0433 and UF 4.0435 through 4.051
The above-reference regulation repeals were approved by the Board of Trustees on June 7, 2018. The regulation repeals are now effective […]