Transfer Student Checklist

There are many things you will need to accomplish to ensure a smooth transition to UNF. This interactive checklist is designed to keep you on time and on track.

Visit the UNF Admissions blog and myWings How-To Videos for further useful information.

 

Academic Advising 

 

  • Schedule a meeting and meet with your academic advisor to plan for course registration

Student Business 

  • Fill out the immunization forms and submit a copy of your immunization records to our Medical Compliance office*
  • Make a plan to cover the cost of college 
    • Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by visiting www.fafsa.gov
      • Summer Admits file BOTH the 2015-2016 FAFSA and the 2016-2017 FAFSA
      • Fall Admits file the 2016-2017 FAFSA
       
    • If you expect to receive Florida Bright Futures be sure to complete your Florida Financial Aid Application prior to High School Graduation. Be sure to list UNF as your school of attendance (UNF School Code: 161)
    • For specific questions or more information we encourage you to email One-Stop Student Services: www.unf.edu/onestop/contact/ or call them at 904-620-5555
    • For Critical Steps to Financial aid, click here.
     
  • Make sure all registration holds are removed from your account. You can find them under the student tab on your myWings, click “Student Holds.”
  • Connect with other new Ospreys before you arrive through our Facebook page
  • If you plan to live on campus fill out your online Housing and Residence Life contract on your myWings account and pay the $300 prepayment.
    • Utilize the Housing and Residence Life Roommate Search System 
     
  • If you would like to purchase a meal plan select one on your myWings account and if required pay the $300 pre-payment on.

Orientation 

  • Register for your Orientation session
  • View the Virtual Orientation through your myWings account*
  • While at orientation attend all scheduled UNF New Student Orientation sessions
  • Get your UNF Osprey1 ID card at Orientation – make sure to bring a government issued photo ID
  • Meet people who can be a resource for you while on campus
  • Learn what the expectations are for you as a UNF learner
  • Meet with your Orientation Team Leader, a current UNF student committed to your success

Before Classes Start 

  • Check your UNF Osprey email account daily. Email is UNF’s primary form of communication
  • Complete the Transfer Student Orientation survey emailed to you after you attend
  • Purchase a Parking Permit – You can do this on your myWings account, 24 hours after you register for courses
  • Submit all final academic transcripts to the Office of Admissions
  • If you plan to live on campus visit the UNF Housing and Residence Life website and watch for important move-in information
  • Be sure you have reviewed your financial aid award in myWings and accepted aid that is offered.   
  • View you UNF bill in myWings and pay any balance owed by the due date
    • Summer tuition will be assessed upon registration. Summer A tuition payment deadline:  May 19. 2016
    • Fall tuition will be assessed in July. Fall tuition payment deadline:  August 29, 2016
     
  • Stop by the UNF Bookstore and purchase or rent your textbooks
 

 

If you have questions or concerns about your transition to UNF, e-mail transfer@unf.edu or contact One-Stop Student Services at (904) 620-5555, and ask for a Transfer Student Services representative. Transfer Student Services is available to help you find the campus resources you need to be successful, and to help make UNF your home.

 

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