Access to State University System facilities and state rates
The State of Florida University system includes twelve Universities. Faculty have access to some of these universities’ facilities, e.g., Libraries etc. Clinical Faculty of the University of Florida are also eligible for discounted rates on rental cars and lodging. These are not always the lowest discount available, but they are almost always available. The current state contract for rental cars is with AVIS, but other companies may also give discounts if asked. Lodging discounts vary from place to place. You will need a University of Florida Gator1 identification card to take advantage of these rates. Once appointed to the clinical faculty of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, instructors become eligible for certain benefits. Some of these benefits are for the site of the rotations, and some are for the faculty member. The following list summarizes these benefits:
- CEImpact – Free CE and Resources
- Center for Teaching Excellence
- Connection – Public Sector Solutions
- Discounted CE from the UF College of Pharmacy
- Faculty Resources
- GatorPerks Discount Program
- Health Science Center Libraries at UF
- Linkedin Learning
- Online Subscriptions
- Pharmacist’s Letter
- Research Data Management
- Researcher Resources
- Software Licensing Services (SLS)
- UF Apps Information Technology
Access to Free CE and Resources from CEImpact:
Clinical Faculty of the University of Florida are eligible for free CE and resources from CEI. You will be able to access the free CE offerings once you log in and review the document in CORE titled “CEImpact Preceptor Subscription Instructions”. There is a section specifically with content related to precepting. The other kinds of resources available via the link are journal clubs and other CE subject areas. For free access to the offerings, you will need the access code found in the previously mentioned CORE document.
Center for Teaching Excellence
UF’s Center for Teaching Excellence promotes student success through transformative learning environments. We invite instructors and graduate students to connect with us, explore innovative strategies, and share best practices that support quality and inclusive teaching for the benefit of all students.
Connection – Additional Benefits and Access to University pricing for some goods
Clinical Faculty of the University of Florida are eligible for university pricing for some items. To be clear this is not the pricing the university gets for institutional purchases but the price negotiated by the university for personal purchases by faculty, staff, students, etc. Please note that although some of these are good discounts, they may not be the BEST discount. You should still shop around. There are several places this pricing can be found. You will need your Gator 1 card for discounts.
Discounted CE from the UF College of Pharmacy
University of Florida College of Pharmacy Preceptors who wish to access CE courses offered by the Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education at a discounted rate should be aware of the following new process:
1. Use the web form to request discounted prices: Preceptor Discounted CE Webform
- Under the title, select UF preceptor
- Courses and discounted prices are listed on the webform
2. The Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education will verify with the Office of Entrepreneurial Education that the requesting individual is a UFCOP preceptor.
3. Upon verification, the Office of Continuing Education will send a link to the requesting individual to register for the course at the discounted price within 1-2 business days.
As a faculty member, you have access to a world of IT support and resources. Below are the most commonly used IT and instructional resources on campus. For more information on all available IT services, feel free to browse our service catalog.
GatorPerks Discount Program
The UF GatorPerks discount program provides exclusive discounts for current UF faculty and staff. UF employees have the opportunity to save at various businesses and retailers. Most vendors want to see your UF Gator 1 card, others may want you to print out a coupon or enter a discount code on their website. The discount will be applied at the time of purchase. It is at the vendor’s discretion to allow retired employees access to their discount.
Health Science Center Libraries at UF
Clinical Faculty of the University of Florida are eligible to receive access to the Health Science Center library via the library proxy server. This process is for those faculty actively participating in the education of our students and is renewed yearly. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Linkedin Learning platform includes all Lynda course content plus an additional 6,000 online skill-building education options. There are more advantages: Personalized course recommendations based on your geographic location, job title, and interests; and the opportunity to have badges and certificate information earned via Lynda/Linkedin Learning appear on your Linkedin professional profile. Your account settings and course history will be migrated, as will any training bookmarks, exercise files, and certificates you’ve downloaded.
Online subscriptions to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal
To activate your New York Times subscription, go to myUFL and navigate to “Main Menu.” From there, go to “Quick Links,” then “NY Times,” and click on “Subscribe now.” To activate your Wall Street Journal subscription, go to The Wall Street Journal
Preceptors can register for a free subscription to the Pharmacist’s Letter, an online publication that provides evidence-based information and unbiased medication recommendations. Please refer to the Quick Links document in CORE for registration details.
Research Data Management
This is a guide on resources available at the University of Florida and beyond on research data management. It includes information about tools for data management planning, data and file sharing, metadata and data standards, and data storage.
The University of Florida is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Top 10 public research universities in the United States. Research at UF plays a significant role in advancing our fundamental understanding of the world in which we live, generating creative breakthroughs that lead to technologies with positive benefits, creating opportunities for economic growth in the state, and changing the trajectory of young people through education.
UF Research provides programs and services to support UF faculty and staff in their research efforts. We identify grant opportunities, manage proposals and awards, protect intellectual property, work with potential industry partners, highlight research achievements, and more.
Software Licensing Services (SLS)
(UF login required) Software Licensing Services (SLS) provides software licensing, distribution, and management services for departments at the University of Florida. SLS also maintains an online listing of software licenses managed centrally at the University of Florida. Examples of Software may include SSPS, SAS, RedHat, Grammarly, Qualtrics, EndNote, etc.
UF Apps Information Technology
UFApps provides access to software applications from any computing device–laptops, tablets, desktops, and smartphones–from any location at any time. Students and faculty can start using UFApps now!