The steps below detail the process to complete your enrollment in the Graduate Online Orientation known as Platform.

Follow the steps below to begin your Graduate Online Orientation:

  1. Set-up your GatorLink account. The video at the bottom of this page will guide you through how to set-up your GatorLink account. You’ll use your GatorLink username and password to register for your Graduate Online Orientation as well as other online UF resources, such as your e-mail and student records.
  2. Register for Platform and pay the $35 orientation service charge here.
  3. Once you have registered and paid for orientation, you will be given access to Canvas. Canvas is the primary e-learning platform of the University. It can take up to 15 minutes for you to be given access to Canvas from the time you register and pay for orientation.
  4. You can access Canvas by going to and selecting the Canvas button. You will log on using your GatorLink username and password.