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Freedom of Speech

Written by on Feb 24, 2018

The University of Florida supports the First Amendment right to freedom of expression, including by peaceful and lawful protest. Read more

Welcome, Class of 2022

Written by Chelsea Nesbeth on Feb 23, 2018

Earlier this month, the UF Admissions Office welcomed the newest members of the Gator Nation--the freshman students who will comprise... Read more

It's Decision Day! What Does my Decision Mean?

Written by Chelsea Nesbeth on Feb 9, 2018

We have spent months getting to know more than 40,000 applicants, and today is the day we finally get to... Read more

Tips for Decision Day

Written by Chelsea Nesbeth on Feb 5, 2018

February 9th is just around the corner, which means Decision Day is approaching for those who met our priority deadline.... Read more

Building the Freshman Class 2018

Written by Chelsea Nesbeth on Jan 26, 2018

For the past four months, the Office of Admissions has been processing a record number of applications. Read more

Fall 2017

Scholarship Opportunities

Written by Chelsea Nesbeth on Dec 4, 2017

College is a major financial investment, and students often contact our office looking for opportunities to reduce some of the... Read more

Linking Your SSAR to Your Application

Written by Chelsea Nesbeth on Nov 21, 2017

The SSAR is an online system that allows students to enter, track and submit their academic record electronically to participating... Read more

Recruiting Global Gators

Written by Matthew Lisko on Nov 9, 2017

Each fall, thousands of admissions personnel pack their suitcases with business attire, fill their travel bags with college recruitment materials... Read more

Admissions FAQ

Written by Shannon Murphy on Oct 16, 2017

We know that you have questions...we have answers! Read more

Our Tips on Writing Your College Essay

Written by Renee Buchanan on Sep 25, 2017

Your essay tells us how you will add something to the first-year class, what you can bring to our community... Read more

Application Tips

Written by Chelsea Nesbeth on Sep 22, 2017

With 39 days left before the November 1 application deadline, we thought it would be helpful to provide some application... Read more

We're in the top 10!

Written by Renee Buchanan on Sep 18, 2017

The University of Florida has become the first Florida school to break into the list of top-10 best public research... Read more

Spring 2017

All About PaCE!

Written by UF Admissions on Apr 21, 2017

We continue to receive lots of great questions from students admitted to all UF admission paths, but this week's blog... Read more

An Introduction to the Innovation Academy

Written by UF Admissions on Mar 24, 2017

With the confirmation date slowly approaching, our office phones have been ringing with questions from students and parents. Read more

Admitted Class Profile

Written by UF Admissions on Feb 27, 2017

We are excited to announce that the academic and personal profiles of our incoming Gators are perhaps the highest achieved... Read more


Written by UF Admissions on Feb 10, 2017

After many months of getting to know our applicants through their applications, today is when we applaud our new freshman... Read more

5 Days and 6 Hours

Written by UF Admissions on Feb 3, 2017

On February 10th after 6:00pm, applicants who applied by our November 4th priority deadline and submitted all required supplemental material... Read more

Decision Day

Written by UF Admissions on Jan 10, 2017

It is exactly one month until "D day" otherwise known as "Decision Day," which occurs February 10. Read more

Fall 2016

12 Days of the Gator Nation

Written by UF Admissions on Dec 21, 2016

Congratulations to all of the recent graduates who received their doctoral, master's, specialist and bachelor's degree in Fall 2016! Read more

Chomping Down on Finals

Written by UF Admissions on Dec 9, 2016

Ah, finals week. This is a time for memorizing an obscene amount of information and guzzling Starbucks, in between scolding... Read more

15 Reasons We're Grateful This Thanksgiving

Written by UF Admissions on Nov 21, 2016

As we celebrate Thanksgiving with our loved ones, stuffing our faces with pie and watching football, let's take a moment... Read more

SSAR Common Mistakes

Written by Andrea Felder on Nov 14, 2016

If you have not already done so, you will need to submit and link your Student Self-Reported Academic Record (SSAR)... Read more

Batty Gators

Written by UF Admissions on Oct 31, 2016

The chirping sounds emanating from the UF Bat Barn and Bat House complex grow louder and on-lookers' anticipation increases. Read more


Written by UF Admissions on Oct 16, 2016

Greetings from Gainesville and Welcome to the Office of Admissions! Read more