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Resources for Connectivity to the Internet.

Security and Best Practices for Faculty using Zoom.


Please visit UF COVID-19 Updates for the latest university information.

Please note: Due to heavy demand, videos recorded in Zoom Cloud recording may take 24 hours to appear in the host's account. More information at Zoom support. For immediate access, Zoom meetings can be recorded directly to your computer and uploaded to UF’s Youtube or Microsoft Stream. Learn how.


The University of Florida encourages faculty to plan instructional activities to ensure continuity of education in situations that may require moving classroom instruction online.

The purpose of this plan is to help faculty and students maintain the processes and progress of teaching and learning in the event that in-person class sessions cannot be attended. The goal is to maintain the delivery of instruction as much as possible to minimize the disruption of student progress.

Faculty should plan for a transition to online and/or independent student activities in order to be prepared for unexpected emergencies. This will enable learning to continue in the absence of face-to-face instruction.


Teaching during an unexpected disruption to face-to-face classes requires flexibility, creativity, and preparation. The information on these pages is designed to help instructors think about ways to continue teaching despite student/instructor absences or campus closure.

Faculty can utilize our e-Learning platform Canvas or tools hosted outside of Canvas to continue instruction. On this site, you will find strategies and considerations to help you Get Started with a transition from in-person to online instruction. To help you go online, we have created a Canvas Quick Start Guide and curated a list of Resources to assist you with specific aspects of delivering instruction.

Please note that if you do not currently have a course in Canvas, you can request your course to be created for use.


The UF Computing Help Desk and e-Learning Support are available to support faculty, staff, and students. You can contact us via email at or 352-392-4357 option 3.

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