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Want to Save Money and Avoid Traffic and Parking Challenges on Your Commute?

Look no further. Metrorail is your solution! University employees can purchase a Metrorail pass for as low as $20.65 a month through the University’s Public Transit Program, which  offers discounted rail fares to faculty and staff on a salary-based sliding scale. To learn more, call the Department of Public Safety at 305-243-6280 or visit the UM Public Transit Program.


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Learn How to Use Box at December 14 Webinar

boxWant to learn how to share files and collaborate easily? Learn how to use Box, a cloud-based data storage and collaboration solution, by participating in a webinar on Wednesday, December 14from 10 to 11 a.m.

With Box, you can securely access and share your files from any device: desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, etc. You also can invite others to view and/or edit shared files in a secure online environment. 

Interested? Sign up today in ULearn and search for the keyword “Box.”


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Surplus Property Holds First Saturday Sale on December 10

The University of Miami Department of Surplus Property and Storage will hold its first-ever Saturday sales day on Saturday, December 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its location in Medley, 6891 NW 74th Street, Suite A. The department has a large selection of items available for purchase at deeply discounted prices. Visit miami.edu/surplus to view a list of the inventoryNote: Sales are credit cards only; No cash or checks accepted.

For more information, call 305-243-6375 or email SurplusProperty@miami.edu.

The department is open for UM departmental purchases (IDRs) Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and to the  general public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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Deck the Halls with Stress-Free Holidays

The holidays, ideally a time of peace, joy, love, and connection with friends and family, will soon be here.  If you are like many people, the very thought of all of the preparations you need to make is already making you feel stressed. This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered to provide participants with an understanding of the types of stressors brought on by the holidays and offers suggestions/tips to relieve holiday stress. This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant.

Coral Gables campus: Monday, December 12, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, room 201AB

Miller School campus: Tuesday, December 13, 12-1 p.m., Clinical Research Building, room 692

Rosenstiel campus: Thursday, December 15, 12-1 p.m., Library Media room

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with Ulearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.


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Campus Bookstore Offers Exclusive Discounts on November 30

For its annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Event on Wednesday, November 30, the University of Miami Campus Bookstore is offering 20 percent discounts on UM gifts and apparel, and exclusive discounts on eligible Apple devices beyond the regularly offered educational discounts. The store is currently accepting reservations for Apple hardware purchases and will deliver the Apple products to Gables One Tower and the Miller School and Rosenstiel School campuses. Reservations for hardware purchases are strongly encouraged but not required. For additional details on eligible devices, pricing, and reservations, email TheUTechSource@gmail.com or call 305-284-1253.

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