to Waive SOLO Requirement
You may use the "Request for Waiver of SOLO Requirement"
form to petition to be exempt from
the Student Online Learning Orientation (SOLO) requirement if there are
significant circumstances which make this requirement unnecessary.
Documentation of the circumstances must be attached to all petitions.
Exceptional circumstances may include, but are not limited to:
of a fully-online degree program from a regionally accredited institution
of higher ed.
as a teacher of online courses at a regionally accredited institution of
as a developer of online courses at a regionally accredited institution of
All petitions must be supported by supplemental documentation of
- Complete the online form with your full name,
UNF ID and email.
- Complete the section where you state your
reason why an exception should be made and indicate the type of
documentation you will submit.
- Submit the completed online form.
- Submit your supplemental documentation from
your UNF email account to UNFonline@unf.edu . Documents submitted from other than an
official UNF email account will not be considered.
- You will receive notification of the outcome
- Successful completion of distance learning
courses is not a sufficient circumstance for exemption from the
- Reviewers may request further information or
an explanation of the applicable circumstances. Insufficient documentation will delay
processing and a final decision.
- The AVP for Academic Technology has final
Indicates the student successfully petitioned to be exempt from the SOLO
requirement. An exemption score will be
entered in the student’s official ‘DL Orientation’ Test Score, resulting in a 5
year exemption from this requirement.
Waiver/Exemption Not Approved
Indicates a student did not successfully petition to be exempted from
the SOLO requirement. The student is required to complete the Student Online
Learning Orientation prior to taking a distance learning course at UNF.
Questions? Email UNFonline@unf.edu