News from the Dean of Students Office

Election Events and Information
11 / 04 / 2016

Students at the University of Florida can gain valuable information regarding elections events, transportation to local polls. how to register to vote, and local voting polls in Alachua County.

Miss Wheelchair Florida 2016 visits UF
07 / 25 / 2016

Miss Wheelchair Florida 2016 and UF alumnus, Heather Taylor, visited the University of Florida on July 19, 2016.

UF’s Associate Vice President and Dean of Students is recognized by NASPA for campus safety
02 / 02 / 2016

Dr. Jen Day Shaw, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, was recently announced as the Dr. Zenobia Lawrence Hikes Memorial Campus Safety Excellence Award recipient for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Campus Safety and Violence Prevention Knowledge Community!

Two Dean of Students Office staff receive Division of Student Affairs Superior Accomplishment Awards
02 / 02 / 2016

Congratulation to Kris Klann, Associate Director for New Student and Family Programs, and Jennifer Haddock, Program Assistant for the Disability Resource Center for becoming 2015 - 2016 Division of Students Affairs Superior Accomplishment Award recipients!

A Resolution Urging Instructors at the University of Florida to Include U Matter, We Care
11 / 04 / 2015

On October 28, 2015, Student Senate Resolution 2015-138 was passed urging instructors at the University of Florida to include U Matter, We Care information in all course syllabi.

Dine with the Dean
08 / 25 / 2015

Not much in life is free, but here is a deal you can't beat. The Dean of Students, Dr. Jen Day Shaw, would like to treat YOU to lunch. Register here!

A Resolution Commending the Dean of Students Office and Division of Student Affairs
07 / 11 / 2015

On July 9, 2015 a Student Senate Resolution was passed by Student Government commending the Dean of Students Office and Division of Students Affairs for the development of a sexual violence online education course.

2015 Pepsi Refresh Challenge
05 / 21 / 2015

This spring semester, five members of the Campus Diplomats submitted a proposal for the 2015 Pepsi Refresh Challenge to improve sustainability in the Reitz Union. After all the submissions were reviewed, the DIPS were selected as one of the final four teams. After the votes were tallied, the Campus Diplomats came in 2nd place! With this award, the Campus Diplomats will receive a $250.00 credit toward Pepsi products for use in group events this upcoming academic year. Congratulations to the Campus Diplomats!

Dr. Jen Day Shaw received the 2014 - 2015 C. Arthur Sandeen Award from UF’s Student Government
04 / 19 / 2015

This award is given to an administrator whose efforts and service have made the University of Florida a better place for all students.

A Resolution Commending the Protection of On-Campus First Amendment Rights
04 / 06 / 2015

On April 2, 2015 a Student Senate Resolution was passed by Student Government commending the protection of on-campus First Amendment rights.

Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution staff recognized at ASCA
02 / 09 / 2015

We would like to congratulate Matt Scruggs for winning the Felice Dublon Award for new student conduct professional transitioning into a student conduct position within the last 3 years, Christine Natal for being named Graduate Student of the Year, and Katie Hargrove for being named the Undergraduate Student of the Year.

FREE Microsoft Office Software
01 / 14 / 2015

Eligible University of Florida students, faculty, and staff are now able to download a variety of Microsoft Office copies for free!

2014 Preview Staff recognized as Regional Organization of the Month
12 / 22 / 2014

The National Residence Hall Honorary in conjunction with the South Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls recognized the University of Florida's 2014 Preview Staff as the "Regional Organization of the Month" for July 2014.

Protect Your Property
08 / 26 / 2014

Follow the following safety tips from UFPD to help keep your property safe.

Florida Department of Transportation’s Safe Mobility for Life Program
06 / 12 / 2014

The University of Florida’s Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation has with funding from the Florida Department of Transportation developed the Florida Senior Safety Resource Center (FSSRC), a database containing over 800 transportation services.

Tanja Philhower recognized as a 2014 Superior Accomplishment Award receipent
05 / 14 / 2014

More than 400 employees gathered at the J. Wayne Reitz Union’s Grand Ballroom on April 17 for the 2014 Superior Accomplishment Awards ceremony.

Dr. Jen Day Shaw receives the National Conference on Law and Higher Education Facilitator Award!
02 / 27 / 2014

This award is given to educators who embody the values and principles articulated by Professors Peter F. Lake and Robert P. Bickel in their book, The Rights and Responsibilities of the Modern University.

Student Legal Services has moved!
02 / 18 / 2014

Student Legal Services has moved to 215 Walker Hall (next to Grinter Hall) during the Reitz Union renovation and expansion project.

New Student and Family Programs receives the 2013 Innovative Program Award
11 / 12 / 2013

New Student and Family Programs in the Dean of Students Office was awarded the 2013 Innovative Program Award at the NODA Annual Conference for our orientation transition model for Innovation Academy.

New myUFL payment method
08 / 20 / 2013

August 15, 2013, New payment option on my.ufl.edu for students: Visa credit card. Visit our website for online payment information.

AIDS Memorial Quilt and Common Reading Program connect
07 / 23 / 2013

The AIDS Memorial Quilt made its national debut on October 11, 1987 during the March on Washington for Gay and Lesbian Rights and will return to the University of Florida, displaying six quilts from July 1 through September 15, 2013.

DSO Superior Accomplishment Awards Recipients
04 / 26 / 2013

Two Dean of Students Office staff members were recognized at the university-wide Superior Accomplishment Awards, Jim Gorske and Keondra Brown. Congratulations!

NACADA’s 2013 Outstanding Academic Advising Program Award
04 / 19 / 2013

New Student and Family Programs' Preview orientation program was recently named the recipient of NACADA's 2013 Outstanding Academic Advising Program Award!

U Matter, We Care Wins the Collaborative Efforts Award
11 / 15 / 2012

U Matter, We Care was awarded the 2012 Recognition of Collaborative Efforts in the Division of Student Affairs.