UF Exchange is the email service for our university and is the best way to stay in contact with your professors, advisors, and others who are here to help you stay organized.


eview Voyages often and contact your International Student Advisor for help, in order to finish your J1/F1 documents.

LEARN MORE: https://www.ufic.ufl.edu/ISS/Immigration.html

Every new UF student is required to show proof of having health insurance and certain immunizations before getting to campus.

FORMS AND INFORMATION: http://shcc.ufl.edu/services/primary-care/immunizations/

UF requires newly admitted students enrolled at least half-time in a degree-seeking program to have health insurance that meets certain requirements.

EITHER submit current health insurance information via the online waiver system at http://healthcompliance.shcc.ufl.edu/insurance/waiver/ OR do nothing and be auto-enrolled in and billed for the UF-sponsored plan.

LEARN MORE: Gator Grad Care http://hr.ufl.edu/benefits/health-insurance/gatorgradcare/ or UF Health Compliance Office http://healthcompliance.shcc.ufl.edu/

What does it meant to be a Graduate student at the University of Florida? Register for Platform, a unique online orientation created for incoming graduate students, to ease your academic and social transition to the Gator Nation and enhance your experience as a graduate student.

REGISTER: elearning.ufl.edu

It is wise to create a plan for you living arrangements prior to entering the US, so that you have a place to rest your head when you arrive.

CONTACT: http://www.housing.ufl.edu/ or http://www.offcampus.ufl.edu/

Kick-start your education at UF by registering for Preview, the official orientation process for undergraduate students. At Preview you will meet with an advisor and register for classes, connect with your peers, and learn about all that UF’s campus can offer.

Talk to your International Student Advisor about the best times to register

*Note* Remember that you may not enter the US more than 30 days before classes begin.

EXPLORE: https://orientation.dso.ufl.edu/programs/first-year/

For those who will begin work upon arriving to Gainesville, you will need to fill out the appropriate paperwork. Talk more with your supervisor or advisor about what you will need to complete.
Be aware of the start of classes, add/drop periods, and important dates.

CHECK: http://gradcatalog.ufl.edu/content.php?catoid=10&navoid=2070 or https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/Pages/dates-and-deadlines.aspx