Transfer student orientation is the first step in helping you transition from community college to university life.

Before you move to Gainesville — June if you will enroll in the fall, November if you will enroll in the spring, and May if you will enroll in the Summer B term — you will be invited to come to campus for orientation.

Transfer Orientation will acquaint you with UF resources and facilities so you will know your way around. UF may be large, but the campus is one self-contained area right in the heart of Gainesville. Everything you'll need is here, and it won't take long for you to become comfortable walking or biking or riding a bus across campus.

Staff will orient you to campus landmarks and buildings&mdash the main libraries, Criser Hall (where all student services are housed), the student union, the main college buildings, the Academic Advising Center, dining halls, the infirmary, and more.

You also be introduced to lots of university protocols - the do's and don'ts of UF life - academic, institutional and social. In no time at all, you will become a part of and take pride in the UF community.

One of the most exciting aspects of orientation is registering for your first term. College advisers will review the conditions of your admission to a specific major and teach you how to register for classes.

We know you've been in college for two years, but transfer orientation will provide essential information to help you succeed at UF.

Before you arrive on campus, explore the transfer orientation website for information and resources that will ensure you are prepared for orientation.

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