thedesk is an interactive website that provides tools to help students overcome common challenges encountered while in college. It was developed for students by the University of Queensland, Australia and has been adapted for use by UF students through a partnership with the UF Counseling and Wellness Center.
What does thedesk offer?
- Modules and tools to develop new skills
- Assessment with personalized feedback and recommended modules
- Summaries of each module and tool saved in My Stuff
- Get Help: Links to university and high quality external resources
- Monitoring tools
Getting things done
| Setting goals||Improving relationships|
| Setting priorities||Making friends|
| Managing time||Managing disagreements|
| Beating procrastination tools||Sticking up for myself|
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| Managing stress||Managing my emotions|
| Managing anxiety and worries||Keeping healthy|
| ||How I look|
| My Strengths||Solve a problem|
| My 168 hours in the week||Feeling confident|
| Challenging unhelpful thoughts||Mindfulness|
| Using feedback from assignments||Relaxation|
When accessing thedesk for the first time, you will need to click on Start Now to create a free account. When registering, use your GatorLink email address, but not your password. As part of the registration process, you will also need to complete a 10-minute survey in one sitting or your registration will not be complete. thedesk website is currently hosted in Australia and may occasionally run slow. We are working to improve its performance.