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Supporting UF’s Campus Master Plan

The University of Florida campus master plan is the abiding document directing the use and strategy for UF’s buildings and land resources. When new buildings are proposed or existing campus buildings are renovated, UF Information Technology (UFIT) staff are part of the planning and design process. Two teams from UFIT are intrinsic to ensuring the […]

New Facility to bring Public Safety Enhancements

We are enthusiastic about the new public safety building, which will co-locate the University of Florida Police Department, the Department of Emergency Management, and the Emergency Operations Center. This facility will lead to increased collaboration among public safety functions, be an accessible resource to the campus community, and assist in our mission to make UF […]

Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Measures

The University of Florida, the city of Gainesville, and the Florida Department of Transportation continue to create a safer pedestrian and traffic environment on and around campus. Projects continue to be completed and will continue through the summer and into the fall. Improvements already in place along West University Avenue include adjusted stoplight timing that […]

Gators Returning to Campus Facilitated by UFIT

Enabling UF Health’s Screen, Test & Protect Initiative Empowering UF to thrive in its teaching, learning, and research Mission during the pandemic meant a seismic transition in services and support for UF Information Technology (UFIT).  Since Spring 2020, UFIT has allocated more than 10,000 staff hours in support of UF Health’s Screen, Test & Protect (STP) […]

COO/Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 2021 Professional Development Opportunity

In order to support UF’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, the Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer is announcing a competitive program for individuals to participate in professional development training offered online by Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education. Topics of interest shall be agreed upon by the applicant and their […]

UF Implements License Plate Recognition Technology to Bolster Campus Security

The University of Florida recently announced the implementation of license plate readers as part of the Security and Safety Plan that aims to standardize and enhance security across campus. “The safety and security of our students, faculty and staff are the utmost priority to the University of Florida,” said Joseph M. Souza, UF’s Physical Security […]

Welcome to UF’s New Chief Audit Executive

In September, the University of Florida welcomed Dhanesh Raniga as its Chief Audit Executive. He was previously the Director of Audit, Risk and Compliance at Griffith University, a comprehensive public university in Australia. Prior to joining Griffith University, Dhanesh was one of the leaders in Ernst & Young’s Risk Advisory Services’ practice for Education, Not […]

UF Announces Winners of More Than $300,000 in UF-City of Gainesville Research Awards

The University of Florida’s Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer has announced it will award more than $300,000 in research awards to seven UF-City of Gainesville research projects.