Transportation and Parking Services Notices
Lot 11 Maintenance Begins Today June 19

Lot 11, adjacent to Osprey Cove housing units T, U and V, will be unavailable for maintenance beginning today, Monday, June 19, for a duration of 90 days. For move-in day, Sunday, June 25, Parking Lot 11 entrances will be open and accessible to vehicular traffic to allow the drop off of students/belongings. The designated lanes for entering and exiting the site will be in a suitable condition to support safe access and applicable pedestrian egress for these activities. Students residing in Osprey Cove for the Summer B session, with a valid Housing A parking permit, may park in the following lots:

  • Lot 10: next to the UNF Annex, Building 6, and Osprey Commons, Building 16
  • Lot 12: between Osprey Clubhouse, Building 17, and the Fine Arts Center Parking Garage, Garage 44A

Contact:

Stephen Fagan

stephen.fagan@unf.edu

(904) 620-2237

Lots 5, 18, 38, 46 Reserved Parking June 25

The following lots will be reserved for the Jacksonville Armada Football Club event, Sunday, June 25: 

  • Lot 5: reserved 3 to 7 p.m. for team members and media. 
  • Lot 18/Arena Garage 38: reserved 3 to 7 p.m. for general admission attendees. Parking costs $5 per vehicle, only cash payments accepted; those with valid UNF parking permits may park at no charge. 
  • Lot 46: reserved 1 to 7 p.m. for event staff and emergency vehicles

All lots will return to normal parking activity after 7 p.m. For additional event questions, visit Jacksonville Armada Football Club

Contact:

Parking and Transportation Services

parking@unf.edu

(904) 620-2815

Varsity Lane/Lot 34 Closure

Varsity Lane and Lot 34, behind the Arena, Building 34, won't be accessible 7 a.m. Saturday, June 24, through 6 p.m. Sunday, June 25, due to maintenance work on the north cellular tower.

Contact:

ITS Help Desk

helpdesk@unf.edu

(904) 620-4357

Academics
New Discovering Physics Course

Discovering Physics is a conceptual physics course for non-science majors that will introduce students to the concepts/ideas of physics without a lot of mathematics. Topics include: energy, forces, electricity/magnetism, radioactivity, gravity, relativity and more. This course is currently listed as PHY 2930 but will be changed to PHY 1033 for the fall semester.

Contact:

Jason Haraldsen

n01057059@unf.edu

(904) 620-2235

Website
Research Retreat Registration Now Open

The Office of Undergraduate Research is hosting a research retreat Friday, July 28, at the Museum of Science and History, downtown Jacksonville. All undergraduates, graduate students and alumni that are currently/have been involved in research are encouraged to attend. Follow this link to register and learn more. Faculty interested in attending may contact Kelsey Eagen, coordinator.

Contact:

Kelsey Eagen

kelsey.eagen@unf.edu

(904) 620-3942

Athletics and Recreation
Recreational Tennis Courts Use

The University recreational tennis courts, adjacent to the Tennis Clubhouse, Building 37, are open for use by students, faculty and staff with a valid Osprey 1Card. To gain access, swipe your card at the Student Wellness Complex, Building 61, front desk; the on-duty staff will unlock the courts. The courts are open only during daylight hours, as follows:

  • Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Contact:

Becky Purser

bpurser@unf.edu

(904) 620-1590

Softball Needs Student Managers

The Softball Program is seeking student managers for the upcoming season. Main duties include team laundry, field setup/breakdown and game day operations assistance. For questions or more information, contact Emily Ward, head student manager.

Contact:

Emily Ward

n01067971@ospreys.unf.edu

Website
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Veterans Entrepreneurship Training Registration Open

Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Building 43, Adam W. Herbert University Center, Room 1027

Active duty military and veterans are invited to participate in an informative one-day workshop on the fundamentals of starting a franchise business. Registration is required and limited to the first 60 people; register here.

Cost: Free

Sponsor: Military and Veterans Resource Center

Contact:

Theresa Hammock

thammock@unf.edu

(904) 620-5042

Everything Else
Summer B Kickoff June 25 to July 1

Welcome to The Nest, Ospreys! Summer B Kickoff, summer's official welcome, helps new and returning students adjust to the semester with a series of events and activities during the first week of classes. Whether you want to enjoy a cookout, participate in some fun activities or get involved on campus, Summer B Kickoff has something for everyone. A few highlights follow:

  • Party on the Lawn: 8 to 10 p.m. Sunday, June 25, Osprey Clubhouse Lawn, Building 17; enjoy free snacks, play yard games and mingle after move-in

  • 15th Annual Cookout: 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 26, Osprey Plaza, Student Union, Building 58; experience a showcase of UNF student organizations, free food, activities, music and giveaways. The first 400 students to arrive will receive a free UNF tank top.

  • Juggling Duo, Team Rootberry: 8 p.m. Saturday, July 1, Andrew A. Robinson Jr. Theater, Building 14A; Team Rootberry will perform award-winning juggling and sword-swallowing stunts. The first 50 students to arrive will receive a Campus Life prize pack.

Promoted by the Office of Campus Life and funded by the Student Life and Services Fee, all activities are free for current UNF students with a valid Osprey 1Card. View the full schedule of over 30 events here.

Contact:

Jessica LeClair

jessica.leclair@unf.edu

(904) 620-5355

Facebook Event
Women’s Center Summer Lounge

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Building 2, Founders Hall, Women's Center Lounge, Room 2100

Decorate sandals/sunglasses and make ice cream sundaes while enjoying food, fun and conversation.

Contact:

Joanna Hillman

joanna.hillman@unf.edu

(904) 620-5515