Applying as a

After You Are Admitted

Get Your Gator Credentials

As a new student, you will need a UF identification number (UFID) to perform many necessary functions. You can locate your UFID by clicking the “Click here for UFID” link on your application status page. Log in using your MyAdmissions credentials.


Connect with Gatorlink

A few days after you are admitted, you will receive an automated email that will prompt you to create your Gatorlink username and password. This account name is public and is used as your access to most UF information systems as well as will become your UF email address.

Access Your Official UFL Email

GatorMail 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.


Attend Transfer Orientation (Preview)

You will receive an email from the Dean of Students Office regarding a date and time for mandatory attendance at Preview.

Gator 1 Card Photo

Upload a clear head/shoulders photo of yourself at the Gator 1 website at least 48 hours before your Preview appointment. Your Gator 1 card is your official campus photo ID that allows you access many campus services. Questions? Phone 352-392-8343

Review Housing Options

On-Campus Housing

Complete the housing application and submit the $25 nonrefundable housing application fee. Applying establishes your priority for housing assignment only and does NOT guarantee an offer of residence hall space.

Off-Campus Housing

The Office of Off Campus Life can help you find a variety of housing options off campus in Gainesville. Call: (352) 392-1207

Submit Immunization Information

Every new UF student is required to show proof of having health insurance and certain immunizations before arriving on campus. To register for classes, students must submit a completed UF Mandatory Immunization Health History form If needed, these immunizations may be obtained from the Student Health Care Center on the UF campus in Gainesville. Call: 352-294-2925.

Send UF your final transcripts

All offers of admission are tentative until the Office of Admissions receives your final high school and/or college transcripts. Make arrangements to send your final high school and/or college transcripts to our office, as your school may not automatically do this.


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The UF Office of Admissions
P. O. Box 114000
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000

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