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Questions & Answers: Administration & College Information

How do I get my desk, file, bookshelves, etc. moved?

Major moves will be handled by the Physical Plant Division. (There will be a charge for Physical Plant services.) Call 352-392-1121 to request moving services from the Physical Plant Division.

Who do I contact if I want my carpets or floors cleaned?

Call Work Management, Physical Plant Division, at 352-392-1121 to obtain a work order for carpet/floor care. For non-emergency services such as this, it is preferable to call during normal business hours.

Who do I call if I see a spill in the hallway or elevators?

Call Housekeeping in the Health Science Center at 352-392-1121.

Who do I call if a toilet is overflowing in the restroom?

Call Work Management, Physical Plant Division, at 352-392-1121 to obtain a work order and indicate that it is an urgent situation. Someone is available seven days a week to assist you.

Who do I call to report an elevator that is not working?

Call Work Management, Physical Plant Division, at 352-392-1121 to obtain a work order. You must provide the elevator car number when calling in an elevator issue. It is located above the door frame on each elevator. Someone is available seven days a week to assist you.

If I am locked out of my office, what can I do?

Contact your department administrator to obtain a key. If he/she is not available, contact Larry Abbott in the Dean’s Office at 352-273-5800. After hours, the University Police Department can be contacted at 352-392-1111 for assistance. Proper identification will be required to gain entry to your office.

Who do I call to take the campus taxi to my meeting?

Faculty and staff may reserve the campus taxi for official business by calling Work Management, Physical Plant Division, at 352-392-1121, between 7:15 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. Advance notice is required.

How do I get an Official Business Parking Permit for my department?

Jean Sweitzer, Chief of Staff, orders the Official Business Parking Permits for the college in June of each year. The permits run from July 1 through the following June 30. The university now assesses a charge for each permit received by the college. When the permits have been received, each department will be contacted. A representative from the department may pick up the permit in the Dean’s Office, D4-4, with signature of receipt.

How do I reserve a conference room?

The easiest way is online. Using the college email system, select “New > Meeting Request.” Complete the following fields: “To” (room number, e.g., D4-16), “Location” (same), “Start Time,” “End Time,” and “Subject.” Select “Scheduling Assistant” to see if the room is available. (colored areas signify unavailability.) Click “Send” to forward the request to the appropriate calendar.

How do I make an appointment with Interim Dean Robinson?

All requests are processed by Dr. Robinson’s administrative assistant, Tammy McGee, who can be reached at 352-273-5802 or Faculty requesting appointments are kindly asked to first meet with their chairperson prior to meeting with the dean.

Where can department faculty and staff get portraits taken?

UF Photography offers professional portrait services at a discounted group rate of $20 per person plus an editing fee, which is based on the number of people photographed. A photographer will come to your location, set up a temporary portrait studio and photograph faculty and staff during a set time block. Each subject may choose his or her official portrait on the spot, and the department will be provided with a CD of the portraits to keep on file. For more information or to make an appointment, please visit the UF Photography website or contact photography section head Ray Carson at 352-392-9092 or

I would like a tour of the University; whom do I contact?

Campus information sessions and walking tours are scheduled on a regular basis. For more information and/or to sign up for a tour, please visit UF Admissions.

I would like to view the College of Dentistry’s mission, strategic plan, and updates from the Dean. Where can I find this information?

I would like to learn more about the departments within the college. Where can I find this information?

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