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Students with disabilities who seek accommodations are required to self-identify. The first step in receiving accommodations is for you to register with the ADA office in 0020 Reid Hall, (352) 392-8565 Ext. 200. If you were registered with the ADA office as a University of Florida undergraduate, you must re-register to receive accommodations for law school. Accommodations are provided on an individual basis and are coordinated at the College by the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. For more information on the University of Florida ADA office, please visit: http://www.dso.ufl.edu/drc/.
The Student Health Care Center is an outpatient clinic which provides primary medical and psychological care as well as a variety of other specialty services. The SHCC is funded solely by UF students. SHCC is an accredited, general practice, outpatient clinic staffed by board certified physicians, assistants, registered nurses, advanced registered nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors, health educators, licensed pharmacists, licensed laboratory technologists, licensed x-ray technicians, a gynecologist, a consultant radiologist, a dietitian, and support personnel. Also a branch of SHCC is located in Corry Village, a university apartment complex near the law school. All registered UF students are eligible for SHCC services. The per-credit-hour fee, paid by all students, covers unlimited consultations with SHCC staff. However, minimal service charges are assessed for accident/injury care, lab tests, medication, x-rays, certain special services, and consultations with on-staff specialists. Visit the SHCC on-line at http://www.shcc.ufl.edu/.
Effective June 30, 2014, as a condition of enrollment, all newly admitted domestic and international law students are required to purchase the University of Florida’s Student Health Insurance Plan unless proof of comparable coverage is provided. Information about University-sponsored health insurance plans may be found here.
Eligible domestic students who do not wish to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan must waive coverage by providing proof of comparable insurance coverage. Eligible students will be required to submit their policy information online for verification.
International students should contact the UF International Center.
Proof of comparable insurance coverage or enrollment in the University of Florida’s Student Health Insurance Plan is required prior to the first day of classes.
Additional information including insurance coverage guidelines, frequently asked questions, and the process for submitting one’s insurance information for online verification, may be found on the University’s Student Health Insurance web site.
Questions may be directed to the UF Student Health Care Center’s Insurance Office at (352) 273-4546 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GatorLink is an individual’s computer network identity at the University of Florida. Every applicant, student, faculty and staff member is expected to have a GatorLink username and password.
Additional information about the GatorLink password policy and about creating a GatorLink guest account is available on the UF GatorLink Management web site.
Your official student ID card is known as Gator 1. All enrolled students, faculty and staff must have a Gator 1 card, for it includes your picture, your UFID number and your affiliation to the university. You should keep it with you at all times.
All vehicles parked on campus during hours of parking restriction enforcement (weekdays, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm — unless signage indicates otherwise) must display a valid UF parking decal (unless parked in a metered space or approved pay facility). A decal is not required to park in most restricted areas after 4:30 pm, but be sure to check signage and never park in a service drive, reserved space or disabled person parking space without the proper decal or permit. All vehicles parked on campus must obey UF’s parking rules and regulations
A valid UF parking decal allows the holder the opportunity to utilize the parking facilities that decal is specifically designated for (eg. Commuter, Orange, Red, etc.), parking facilities marked “All Decal” and other restricted areas depending on the decal. It is important to note that a parking decal does not guarantee the holder a parking space. NOTE: students at the law school are eligible and will be issued a Commuter decal.
Regional Transit System (RTS) provides bus service covering the UF campus and the City of Gainesville. Students, UF Career Service employees, Faculty and Administrative and Professional employees may ride any Regional Transit System bus fare-free with a valid UF ID. Visit the RTS Web site or call (352) 334-2600 for general schedule information.
Let RTS be your Sunday driver for shopping, attending a Sunday worship service or having brunch Downtown. Catch the Sunday campus circulator to check out the exhibits at the Harn Museum of Art, take in a sporting event or enjoy a picnic at Lake Alice.
RTS will provide hourly service on nine (9) new, city fixed routes from approximately 10 AM until 5 PM. RTS has also enhanced Sunday Service on an existing UF Campus circulator route (126-UF East/West Circulator) to provide service from 10 AM until midnight. ADA Paratransit Service is available through MV Transportation beginning August 27th from 10am to 5pm within a 3/4 mile buffer from the Sunday routes. For details, please review the ADA service coverage map posted on the RTS Web site.
Funding for the new Sunday Service is provided by UF Student Government and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
For complete Sunday Service schedules and route information, visit www.go-rts.com.
Remember to update the FL Bar Application that you have transferred law institutions.
While academic study is your primary reason for being at UF, there is still much to be learned by taking advantage of the many opportunities outside of the classroom. Through participation in activities such as membership in a student organization, internships, recreational sports, on-campus employment, residential life and faculty research, you will gain valuable skills that will compliment your academic education and make you a well-rounded individual. Please visit the Student Organizations website at the College of Law for a listing of organizations and the University of Florida Department of Recreational Sports that may fit your needs and that may assist you as you adjust to life at UF LAW and to realize that you are a valuable part of the UF LAW community.
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