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New faculty orientation goes virtual

UF will welcome more than 400 new faculty this fall. To provide information about available resources and services, UFHR partnered with the Center for Teaching Excellence to create an online version of New Faculty Orientation hosted via Canvas, which will be available as a resource for faculty now and as new faculty are hired throughout […]

UF Academy and managers’ cohort offering virtual options

Two popular faculty and staff leadership programs are going virtual this fall. The UF Academy, a nine-month program designed for emerging leaders, is accepting applications through Sept. 11, and the Managers Cohort, designed to supplement the “Managing at UF” certificate program, is accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis. The UF Academy covers the structure, governance and […]

Upcoming interactive webinars designed to support leaders

How Managers Use Norms and Crucial Conversations to Promote a Safe Workplace Thursday, August 20, 11:00-12:30 Behaviors, not policies, are the key to keeping our workplace safe. Join this interactive webinar to learn strategies for promoting the right behaviors and how to hold tough conversations to make them stick. Through scenarios and Q&A, we’ll discuss […]

UF Health IT training, support open to all UF faculty and staff

The UF Health Science Center’s IT training office offers live and recorded classes as well as software support both in Gainesville and in Jacksonville. Any employees affiliated with UF and UF Health/Shands may take advantage of this training at no cost. Explore available courses, including nearly 30 recorded one-hour online sessions, and learn more at

Compliance and ethics training requirement waived until October

The newly updated “Compliance and Ethics: Doing your part for the Gator Good!” training will launch this October.  All UF employees are required to take this training upon hire and every two years thereafter. The training provides an overview of employees’ compliance and ethics responsibilities, including conflicts of interest, financial stewardship and reporting expectations. It also reviews essential provisions […]

UF Mainspring designed to unite all who support research at UF

A new initiative developed to unite all who support research at UF — including those in finance, human resources and administration — UF MainSpring promotes excellence in sponsored programs that enhance the sciences, arts, outreach and scholarship. UF MainSpring provides robust support of sponsored programs administration through networking, education and the development of knowledge and skills​ — all with the goals of reducing the administrative burden on faculty and risk to […]

Training coming this fall to begin to address racism, inclusion and bias

UF faculty, staff and students with experience with and expertise in racial justice came together for a half-day online retreat yesterday to discuss the skills all of us need to be successful and proficient in addressing racism, particularly anti-Black in nature, throughout the university. UF Training & Organizational Development, in partnership with the offices of the Chief Diversity Officer and Student […]

Explore fall training opportunities at a glance

UFHR Training and Organizational Development has released its Fall Training Calendar in a new easy-to-read format. The calendar features an option that allows you to see upcoming classes at a glance to more easily plan your schedule. View the Fall Training Calendar.  >>

Webinar provided guidance for leaders as faculty and staff return to the workplace

Last week, UFHR representatives hosted a webinar designed to support leaders as they navigate UF’s new workplace safety policies. Brook Mercier, director of Employee Relations, and Tricia Bachus, senior leadership and organizational development specialist, discussed a variety of scenarios, requirements and policies related to employees’ return to the workplace and answered questions posed by participants. If you missed it, […]

MyTraining Scheduled Maintenance – July 11, 2020

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The myTraining system will undergo maintenance from 3 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. myTraining will be unavailable during this time.