Our freshman application has opened for prospective seniors interested in furthering their education at UF. If you didn’t know, UF is a part of the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, which means that the only way to apply into our upcoming freshman class is through the Coalition website. If you are an interested freshman filling out an application on our Admissions website, you are filling out the wrong application.

The web address to the Coalition application is http://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/ but you can also access the freshmen application through our admissions website at http://www.admissions.ufl.edu/ and clicking on the “Apply” tab in the top right. You will need to create an account on the Coalition site using an email address and password in order to start the application. Make sure you make note of that email and password because you will need it to check your application status once you submit your application.

Please be aware that the Coalition application is a two-step process. The first step is the completion of the Student Profile, where you’ll be asked generic questions that most universities require, such as personal, family and high school information. The second step is the completion of specific university’s applications. There is a “Colleges”, tab where you will add the colleges to which you plan to apply. Once you add the University of Florida, you will have access to the rest of our application, which includes preferred term of entrance and your application essay.

Our advice: DO NOT RUSH THROUGH THE UF APPLICATION. Your application is reviewed heavily by our admissions staff, and once you submit your application, no changes or updates can be made. The application is due by November 1, and our decision-making process does not begin until after that deadline, so there is no need to rush. Take the time to submit a carefully reviewed application.

Our office is excited to begin this new admissions cycle! We are looking forward to this year, so feel free to reach out to us at 352-392-1365 if you have any questions during this process.

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