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Material & Supply Fees/Equipment Use Fees

Published: May 24th, 2017

George Kolb, Director, University Budgets

Applications to establish or adjust Material & Supply Fees and Equipment Use Fees for the Spring 2018 Term are now being accepted. All departmental requests should be submitted no later than Tuesday, September 5, 2017 and Dean’s approvals by Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Requests requiring Provost approval must include an explicit approval by the Dean, not a designee, and be submitted to the University Budget Office no later than Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Existing fees should be reviewed […]

2017 Prudential Productivity Award Winners Announced

Published: May 24th, 2017

Jodi Gentry, Vice President for Human Resources

It gives me great pleasure to recognize the 2017 Prudential Productivity Award winners from the University of Florida. The Prudential Productivity Award is an annual event honoring dedicated state employees who develop and implement innovative, cost-saving, and efficient improvements.

This year, cash and plaque awards will be presented to 203 individuals and teams from across the state for their innovation and productivity improvements. These award winners have added value to our state, and we are privileged to […]

University of Florida Regulation Amendments

Published: May 11th, 2017

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

University of Florida Regulation Amendments
UF-4.007 Confidentiality of Student Records and Applicant Records
UF-3.0375 Tuition Cost

The above Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment has been published on the University’s official website at

Thank you.

Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Planning and Research

Published: Apr 26th, 2017

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Cathy Lebo as Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Planning and Research effective June 16, 2017. Dr. Lebo comes to UF with a wide array of institutional research experience. She served as Assistant Provost for Institutional Research at Johns Hopkins University for over 10 years and prior to that was Director of Institutional Research at Southern Methodist University for over nine years.

Additionally, she was […]

Proposed 2017-2018 Fringe Benefit Pool Rates

Published: Apr 26th, 2017

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

The University has calculated the new proposed pooled fringe rates for fiscal year 2017-18 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 2017-18. The rates, when approved, will be effective July 1, 2017.

The pooled rates include the following employer […]

UF-City of Gainesville award recipients announced

Published: Apr 24th, 2017

Charlie Lane, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

The Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer is pleased to announce the recipients of $312,760 in funding for seven UF-City of Gainesville research projects.

As part of UF’s Strategic Development Plan, I announced in February a call for proposals that utilize the UF campus and greater Gainesville community as a living laboratory to address real-world problems in the local community.

The response to the call for proposals was impressive. We […]

Doctoral Dissertation/Mentoring Award Winners

Published: Apr 24th, 2017

Dr. Henry Frierson, Associate Vice President 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 2016-2017 competition are:

Elizabeth […]

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

You may contact Randy Staples at 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 […]