GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida announced they are working with students who may have been impacted financially by the recent government shutdown. 

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Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. David Parrott said the university will be deferring the payment of charges and waiving late fees for students in need on a case-by-case basis.

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They say this temporary relief is for students who are federal employees or who rely on family members who hold federal employment. 

They add: 

Students in need of this deferment can contact Bonita Fletcher at the UF Bursar’s Office, 352-273-0466. Students in need of financial assistance as a result of the shutdown can contact Nolan Simmons at the UF Office of Student Financial Affairs, 352-294-3209.