The “Know Your Rights” page was designed to empower UNF students by making them aware of the rights they possess as individuals here on campus in areas such as:
• University Regulations & Policies
• Parking Regulations
• Florida landlord & tenant laws
• Student Government Constitution
• Local county ordinances/ law, etc.
Follow the links below to learn more about the rights you possess and how you may use them to your benefit!
Have a parking appeal or Student Conduct issue? The Student Advocate, a Student Government representative, is here to assist students with problems concerning academics, administration, and parking appeals cases. In addition, the Student Advocate is responsible for providing defense counsel to all parties accused of election code violations, barring a conflict of interest. Contact your Student Advocate at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNF Student Government wants to increase awareness on Term and Grade forgiveness. It is important to understand the benefits and drawbacks of this tool. Over a thousand (1000) Students utilized term and grade forgiveness between January and August of 2012. You can find the most important fact about this topic please click here. For additional information, please visit UNF Registrar's website.
Important Note: Although none of the courses will count toward graduation or in the cumulative and term GPA calculation, the originally recorded grades will be used in calculating any “honors” for graduation.
Excess Hours is a relatively new policy in the state of Florida. This policy can affect students in many different ways. It could increase the amount of money paid per credit hour and it could potentially extend your graduation date. In order to access more information about this topic please click here. For additional information, please visit UNF Registrar's website.
Students entering as:
FTIC SUS* or FTIC FCS*
Fee to be charged
Prior to Fall 2009
Fall 2009 - Summer 2011
50% for credits above 120% of program
Fall 2011 - Summer 2012
100% for credits above 115% of program
Fall 2012 and thereafter
100% for credits above 110% of program
*SUS = State University System of Florida *FCS = Florida College System
The surcharge is assessed only on the tuition portion of the semester hour cost, not on the fees.
Students who are eligible for the Excess Hours Surcharge and break continuous enrollment after fall 2012 by not enrolling for two consecutive semesters and not registering for the third consecutive semester before the first day of that term will, upon their return to the University, be subject to the 110% credit hour threshold and 100% surcharge. Under Florida law, the following credit hours count towards Excess Credit Hours:
Under Florida law, the following credit hours do not count towards Excess Credit Hours:
A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
Florida Land Lord and Tenants Laws
Parking Policies and Regulations
Parking Ticket Appeals
Patient Rights and Responsibilities
UNF Policies & Regulations
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights
How to File a Discrimination Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights
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