For New Employees

New Staff Orientation for Benefits/Retirement/Leave:

  • Occurs via zoom on the second Friday of each pay period (1/26/24, 2/9, 2/23, 3/8, 3/22, 4/5, 4/19, 5/3, 5/17, 5/31, 6/14, 6/28, 7/12, 7/26, 8/9, 8/23, 9/6, 9/20, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/13)
  • Zoom link:



How do I obtain my Gator 1 (ID) card?

Departments must request a new or replacement Gator 1 Card online. The employee must bring a picture ID to the ID Card Services Academic Health Center branch on the ground floor of the Medical Sciences Building in Room NG-10.

Visit the Gator 1 Central website for more information and to complete the online request form.

Where can I park?

For information on parking areas and the types of permits you can purchase, please visit Transportation and Parking Services.

What are the bus routes and fares?

UF employees and students can ride RTS buses for free with a Gator 1 card. RTS Bus Schedules

I’m visiting campus and don’t have a GatorLink account. How can I get online?

UF has a visitor wireless network for users without a GatorLink username/password. Instructions for accessing the network

How do I set up my GatorLink account?

Please visit and click on ‘Create a new account’. You will need to enter your UFID number in order to set up a GatorLink account.

How do I obtain an email account?

Your department administrator should submit a service request to the UF Health help desk with the following information:

Full Name: (Al E. Gator)
GatorLink ID: (agator)
Alias: (
Indicate affiliation: Faculty/Staff or Student
Access to: axiUm, name specific shared folders, etc.
Email distribution lists: DN-Everyone, DN-Staff, DN-Faculty, etc.

How do I obtain the appropriate security roles in PeopleSoft?

Your roles are specific to your position and job duties. Please contact Amanda Phelps or Christina Perez at for role assignments and requests.

How do I get an office key?

You may either:

  1. Contact your department administrator to request keys.
  2. Contact Charles Lesch in the Dean’s Office at 352-273-8001 or with the following information:
    • Room number(s)
    • Number of keys being requested
    • Recipient(s) of the key(s)
    • Contact person
    • Phone number

A Key Request Form will be submitted to the Academic Health Center Key Shop.

How do I sign up for the university’s New Employee Orientation for staff?

Please visit the UF Human Resources website for information on UF Orientation and other staff resources.

Where can I find information regarding my benefits?

All employees must enroll in benefits within 60 days of hire. Eligible faculty members should inquire about the College of Dentistry fringe benefits by contacting Amanda Phelps or Christina Perez at

As a UF employee, what other benefits am I eligible for?

UF employees are eligible for many benefits including Fitness & Recreation, discounts to Florida attractions, Employee Education Program benefits, and others. Please visit the UF Human Resources website or contact the College’s Human Resources office to inquire.

How often do I get paid?

Faculty and staff are paid biweekly. Please see “Payroll Schedules” on the University Payroll Services website.

How do I view my paycheck?

You can view your paycheck on myUFL under My Self Service > Payroll and Compensation > View Paycheck.

What do the various codes mean on my paycheck?

Visit the University Payroll Services guide to Paycheck Codes for more information.