UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
OFF CAMPUS LiFE
SEPTEMBER 2009 VOLUME 3, ISSUE 1
WELCOME BACK TO A NEW
YEAR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF
The Office of Off Campus Life welcomes r|
back all off campus students to the uni-
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munity. Our main concerns are that our
off campus students feel connected to ShOuld yOUr
the university and that they build a posi-
tive relationship with their neighbors. We
are here to help you with your off campus
living experience and have provided infor-
mation about several on and off campus
Students come to UF to get an education
and the full college experience, not the
swine flu. Keep yourself healthy and pro-
tected by following these five simple tips
courtesy of Gatorwell.
Avoid close contact with people who are
Stay home if you are sick
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue
or your arm when coughing and sneezing
Wash hands often to stop the spread of
germs-use hand sanitizer when soap and
water are not available
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or
mouth-germs are often spread this way
The flu vaccine will be available
starting in October at the SHCC
from Monday-Friday from 8:00AM
to 11:30AM or 1:00PM to 4:00PM.
Cost is $5 for students and $25 for
faculty and staff.
For more information on the HIN1
virus, go to http://www.ehs.ufl.
edu/H1N1/ and http://www.shcc.
With the crime rate on the rise, here are some simple tips on how to stay
Be aware of your surroundings
Don't walk alone at night---this includes going for runs alone
Don't leave valuables in your vehicle
Don't post on facebook or twitter that you will be out of town
Be a good neighbor and watch out for one another
For more tips, go to www.offcampus.ufl.edu or www.gainesvillepd.org
9/26- Gator Football Away Game at Kentucky
10/3-Inaugural Orange & Blue 5k/10k Challenge
10/10- Gator Football Away Game at LSU
10/14- Off Campus Life Lunch Series- Trick or
Treat: Things to Know Before Your Party- Reitz
Union 284, 11:45-AM-12:35PM
10/16- FL/GA Ticket Sales Begin
Don't underestimate the power of Mother Nature.
To stay safe during hurricane season, follow this
advice from the City of Gainesville.
* Prepare a Personal Evacuation Plan
* Put together a Disaster Supplies Kit
* Fill your vehicle's gas tank
* Know your closest shelter's location
For more information, see_http://www.nhc.noaa.