A message from the director
UNF is a smaller Florida public university that attracts students with strong academic profiles. Our students want personal interactions with their professors and easier access to unique learning opportunities. We offer students hands-on transformational learning opportunities with faculty members who often do research with undergraduates. UNF students study abroad at twice the national average and visit Italy to study art, Ghana to nurse local people or Greece to study ancient peoples.
And while our students like to be close to the beach and to the abundant career opportunities that Northeast Florida has to offer, living on a campus in the city of Jacksonville has an impact on their education. Opportunities for internships and co-ops at Fortune 500 abound. Student teaching positions are abundant. Our nursing and other healthcare students find ample rotations throughout our area hospitals, clinics and specialty medical facilities. Music students play with the Jacksonville Symphony and study with professional musicians in addition to their world-renowned faculty.
When they are not in class, students can enjoy our miles of hiking, kayaking and running trails through more than 500 acres of nature preserves. They also have full use of our huge Student Wellness Complex and award-winning Student Union. They can choose from our more than 200 student clubs and organizations and a robust Greek life. And men's Basketball Coach Matt Driscoll would love it if they would come out and cheer his and the other 18 NCAA sports teams on in one of the many athletics facilities or fields on campus.
UNF offers all of this and even more – I encourage you to schedule a tour or high school visit for your students so they can see this themselves. If you have not been on campus lately, you have not been on campus.
The role you play guiding students through the college search and application process is so important in ensuring students have a successful transition to college life. On this page, I want to provide you with everything you might need to help support a student who may be considering the University of North Florida.
Please do not hesitate to contact me personally with questions or concerns. I can be reached best via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at (904) 620-5252.
The best way to send student transcripts to UNF is via electronic systems FASTER and SPEEDE. If you have access to these systems, please direct transcripts to UNF through the following codes:
FASTER - 009841
SPEEDE - 5490
To send a paper transcript use the mailing address:
University of North Florida
Admissions Office - Processing
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