Welcome to UF

It's Time to Be A Gator

This is a time for celebration! Put on your best orange and blue. Hang that Gator flag from the front porch. Practice the Gator chomp. There's plenty to cheer about because passion meets possibility at UF.

You've impressed us with your academic achievements, talents and experiences, and we are committed to helping you with continued success.

So now it's time for you to make a decision that will change your life for the better, each and every day. We hope you will choose the University of Florida by accepting your offer of admissions.

Freshman Enrollment

All admitted freshmen students who wish to accept their offers of admissions must confirm their intention to enroll and secure their space in the class with a $200 non-refundable deposit. The deposit will be credited to your account when you enroll to be used toward your tuition and fees. You must accept your offer of admission and submit your tuition deposit before May 1 or the university will cancel your offer of admission.

First things first!


1. Your UFID

When you submitted your application to UF, you were given your official University of Florida Identification Number (UFID). You will need this number to perform any of the necessary and critical functions of a new student. If you no longer have your UFID, please follow these instructions to obtain your UFID.


2. Create a GatorLink Account

Create a GatorLink Account: Beginning Monday, February 13, you will receive an email from UF inviting you to create your GatorLink account. You will not be able to create your GatorLink account until you have received this email invitation that includes a one-time use code. A GatorLink account is required for access to most University of Florida information systems including your official UF email account. Having a GatorLink account is the best way to stay in contact with campus services, your professor and advisors, and others who are here to help you stay organized.

Preparing to join

3. Join the Class of 2021

Are you ready to join the Gator family? Your UF experience can start right now by confirming your enrollment and paying your tuition deposit to join the freshman class. These enrollment requirements are for all freshmen, including those entering UF as an Innovation Academy or PaCE student. If you follow the steps in our freshman checklist, you will have an easy transition to UF. Check out our FAQ if you have any questions, or email our freshman admissions team. Don't forget you must confirm your enrollment in order to be part of our incoming freshman class.

Transfer Enrollment

You are about to begin one of the most exciting and challenging times in your life as a transfer student at UF. Transfer admission is valid only for a specific term, college and major. Your admission approval is conditional upon receipt of satisfactory final transcripts and successful completion of all conditions noted in your admission letter. Follow the steps in our transfer enrollment checklist for an easy transition as a UF transfer student. If you have any questions, email our transfer admissions team.

Graduate Enrollment

Congratulations on your admission to the UF Graduate School! We could not be more proud of your accomplishments and thrilled about your desire to join the Gator Nation. All admissions decisions for graduate applicants are made within the academic unit. It is best to contact your academic unit and UF Graduate School regarding your admission to UF. We also recommend your signing up for graduate orientation. If you have questions, please email our graduate admissions officers.

International Students

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Florida! One of the greatest advantages of attending UF is the opportunity to learn in an exciting atmosphere of research, education, and student life.

When you arrive at the University of Florida to start your program, you will need to come to the University of Florida International Center as soon as possible. UFIC is located in 170 Hub, Stadium Road. Please bring your I-20 or DS-2019, I-94 card, Passport, and Visa with you to the UFIC.

If you are a newly admitted freshman, you must accept our offer of admission and confirm your intention to enroll by submitting a $200 tuition deposit in U.S. currency no later than May 1. This deposit is credited to your account and applied directly to your tuition and fees. Please also refer to the above freshman enrollment steps.

For transfer students, graduate students, and professional students, refer to the acceptance requirements for your admission.