Technology Needs for UF Students

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HaveUHeard that Microsoft Office 365 technology is free?

Yes! Free technology for all enrolled UF Students.  Click here for information about downloading.

Students also receive 50GB of storage through GatorCloud Email

As a UF student, not only do you receive technical assistance with connectivity and other authentication issues but students may receive 60-80% savings in student licenses for special software they may need including Adobe Create Cloud Suite for their technology needs.

While the computer of choice for many students is trending toward Macbooks, before you head out to get a computer for your student, some of the colleges have specific requirements that differ from general recommendations. Click here for the individual college and degree program hardware and software requirements as you may find that a Dell, Microsoft Surface Pro or HP may better serve your student’s needs. Microsoft Surface has a great price, any hp is great. If you want to make a little more of an investment, the Apple Macbook Air and Apple Macbook Pro are highly recommended. A lot of students also bring tablets/ Ipads to class and are great for note-taking.

Students may print at various campus locations. Charges will appear on a student’s financial account, which may be found on their Gatorlink account. Navigate to My Campus Finances. For printing prices and other printing policies, click here.  For locations for printing, click here.

For incoming students, they will receive directions for setting up the UF network. UF requires students to have UF Eduroam as their wireless network to connect to Wi-Fi on campus. Click here for more information Just make certain you have an Ethernet cable. The list of items you will need to connect to DHNet may be found here. Read it in advance so your student has no downtime.

For all their technology goods, they can show their Gator pride by decorating their laptops, cell phones, gaming devices and even their amazon echo with a customized Gator skin from Skinit. Use code huh25 and you will get 25% off your order (excludes gift cards, e-cards, and shipping)

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