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COEHS Events

UNF offers a variety of virtual events for prospective students and families. Check out some of the upcoming events below to see what all UNF has to offer. For reasonable accommodations in order to participate in any of our events, please email Jade Yuen at at least five days in advance. And for access to past virtual events, check out our Youtube channel where we've created recorded a few past events. 

EdD info Sessions Illuminate your future

Doctorate of Educational Leadership & Curriculum and Instruction Information Sessions

Monday, January 10, 2022 - Tuesday, April 19, 2022

5-6 p.m.

Location: Zoom Meeting

Cost: Free

Learn how a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership or Curriculum and Instruction can illuminate your future.
5-6 p.m. on select Mondays and Tuesdays through the Spring 2022 term


Dr. David Hoppey and Dr. Kim Cheek are hosting virtual Information sessions about the UNF doctoral programs in Educational Leadership and Curriculum and Instruction via Zoom through Spring 2022. These virtual Information sessions are walk-in based, no appointment necessary. All sessions are open to all students, former students and prospective students interested in learning more about these innovative and highly-competitive programs. Dr. Hoppey and Dr. Cheek will be available to answer any admission and program related questions. We hope to see you soon! 


You can join these information sessions  by joining the zoom meeting on any of the following Monday or Tuesday evenings from 5-6 p.m. The passcode to join the Information Session is 856592.


January 10, 2022, Dr. David Hoppey

January 25, 2022, Dr. Kim Cheek

February 7, 2022, Dr. David Hoppey

February 22, 2022, Dr. Kim Cheek

March 7, 2022, Dr. David Hoppey

March 22, 2022, Dr. Kim Cheek

April 4, 2022, Dr. David Hoppey

April 19, 2022, Dr. Kim Cheek

If you prefer, you can contact Dr. Hoppey directly at  or Dr. Cheek at 

breaking barriers spring 22

Breaking Down Barriers: Becoming a Teacher Information Sessions

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - Tuesday, April 26, 2022

4-4:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom Meetings

Cost: Free

Breaking Down Barriers: Becoming a Teacher
Let’s talk about the GK and other important admission information!
Due to a high volume of student questions related to teacher education requirements and GK Test options, Jade Yuen is now offering students virtual information sessions weekly. Students are highly encouraged to attend an upcoming information session. No registration required. If a student is unable to attend this weekly time, please email Jade for additional GK information. 


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 927 3984 1407

Every Tuesday afternoon from 4-4:30 p.m. from January 18 to April 26, 2022. 


If students require an accommodation for this event, please email Jade Yuen at five days prior to the event. 

Spring COEHS Info Sessions 2022

Let's Connect: College of Education and Human Services Information Sessions

Monday, January 24, 2022 - Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Time varies

Location: Zoom Meeting

Cost: Free

Register Now

We'd love to have you join us for one of our upcoming hour-long Zoom information sessions.
Here, future students will have the opportunity to learn about everything we have to offer at the College of Education and Human Services at the University of North Florida from degree programs, available scholarships, application processes, college and campus-wide resources, opportunities for hands-on learning, and what makes us Uniquely UNF. Guests will also have a chance to hear from current students.
All are welcome to attend.


January 24, 5-6 P.M.
February 4, 12-1 P.M.
February 16, 4-5 P.M.
March 8, 3-4 P.M.
March 24, 5-6 P.M.
April 4, 4-5 P.M.
April 27, 12-1 P.M.


How to Join?
To register for any of the sessions, please fill out the following survey.
If you need accommodation, please contact Jade Yuen at at least 5 days prior to the event date.


College Specific Tours

College Specific Tours

Friday, January 28, 2022 - Monday, April 11, 2022

Time Varies

Location: Tom & Betty Petway Hall, Bldg 57

Cost: Free

Register Now

The Welcome Center and the College of Education and Human Services at UNF have partnered together to create an Education & Human Services campus tour for prospective students! Your tour will be led by a group of knowledgeable and friendly Swooper and Ambassadors who are currently enrolled students at UNF who are ready to show you around the College of Education and Human Services’ Tom and Betty Petway Hall. Hear about their experiences in the COEHS and learn about the many resources, support services, study abroad opportunities and labs available to you.


Join us on the following dates:

Friday, January 28,

Friday, February 25

Friday, March 11

Monday, April 11



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Jacksonville Teacher Residency Information Sessions

Friday, January 28, 2022 - Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Time Varies

Location: Zoom Meeting

Cost: Free

Registration Required

Have you ever considered teaching? Receive $23K+ while completing a Masters of Arts in Teaching!

The College of Education and Human Services’ is hosting Information Sessions about the Jacksonville Teacher Residency (JTR) Program that we offer. JTR may help provide you with additional career and educational opportunities. If you are interested in becoming a candidate for the JTR Program Cohort #9 please join us at an upcoming information session via Zoom webinar.

JTR Spring Information Sessions: Pre-event Registration is Required.

Friday, Jan. 28, 12 noon 

Monday, Jan. 31, 5 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 8, 5 p.m.


50 Days of Book Collection for UNF's 50th

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Friday, March 25, 2022

Location: Various Locations on Campus

UNF is celebrating its 50th Anniversary (1972-2022) and we'd like your help! The College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) invites you to our "50 Days of Books" book drive. We’re reaching out to students, staff, faculty and alumni to collect books for local preschools. Books are a great resource for children and we want to be able to gather a collection of books for our tiniest future Ospreys!
The Book Drive runs from Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022 until Friday, March 25, 2022.


Additional details, including drop-off locations can be found by visiting our FAQ page

Questions can be directed to Katie Fountain at or 904-620-1799. 


Express Your UNF Pride! 50th Anniversary Painting Parties

Thursday, February 3, 2022 - Thursday, February 3, 2022

11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m.

Location: Tom & Betty Petway Hall, Bldg 57, Room 1100A

Cost: Free

Register Now

Join us in the College of Education and Human Services' Petway Hall and share what it is about your own UNF experience that makes you proud to be an Osprey. There are no right or wrong answers to this question, only what drives you! Join us at any of our three painting sessions at 11 a.m. 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3. 

We invite current UNF Students, alumni, UNF faculty and staff to come express your UNF pride through art. All supplies will be provided* and your work will be displayed with others throughout our 50th Anniversary Celebration period. We will be grouping the work together in large display areas so that we can express our UNF pride together, a colorful mosaic of paintings representing our individual and collective ideas at MOCA and the Lufrano Art Gallery. We look forward to having you join us in the large expressive effort, Express your UNF Pride!

*All supplies will be provided but please wear old clothes as while acrylic paint does wash out of clothing, darker colors can be a challenge. Come ready to paint!

For questions, please contact Dr. Laura Boilini, Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director, Educational Leadership by email at

JcPenney Suit Up Event

JcPenney Suit-Up Event

Sunday, February 6, 2022

4-7 p.m.

Location: JcPenney at the Avenues Mall

Cost: Free

Need professional wear? Participate in the Suit-Up Event with JCPenney. Sunday, February 6, from 4-7 p.m. enjoy up to an extra 30% off select men's and women's career dress apparel & shoes.This is a great opportunity to get everything you need to finish your look for that next interview or job fair - including suits, dresses, sport coats, dress pants, undergarments, shoes, makeup and accessories.

The event is open to all UNF Alumni, Students, Faculty, and Staff.
Visit Career Services' Website for more information.

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Free Advice Day; Fall in Love with your Career

Monday, February 14, 2022

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: Lobby of Petway Hall, Bldg 57

Cost: Free

Join the COEHS Office of Academic and Support and Information Services for our Annual Free Advice Day on Valentine's Day, Monday, Feb. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Stop by for some sweet treats, fun, information about upcoming career events, help with your resume and cover letter strategies, and of course, some free advice. 


Walk in Resume Critique

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - Thursday, February 17, 2022

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: OASIS Suite 1300, Petway Hall, Bldg 57

Cost: Free

All College of Education and Human Services' students are invited to meet with Patti Palmer, Coordinator of Career & Employer Services, to help review and provide feedback on your resume! Join Patti in the OASIS Suite, #1300, Bldg 57 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on either Tuesday, Feb. 15 or Thursday, Feb. 17. 

No appointment necessary. Stop in and get some advice just in time for UNF Career Week beginning Feb. 21. 


Virtual Education Career Fair

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

5-6:30 p.m.

Location: Online via Handshake

Cost: Free

Student Info & Registration

The Virtual Education Career Fair is open to all UNF students and alumni who are actively seeking internships, full-time positions and networking opportunities with employers in the Education industry.
The Education Fair will be a virtual fair hosted in Handshake allowing students and alumni to connect with employers via 1:1 meetings and Group sessions.


UNF Osprey Pride Displays at MOCA & Lufrano Art Galleries

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - Monday, November 14, 2022

Time varies

Location: MOCA

The students, staff, faculty and alumni at the UNF College of Education and Human Services gathered together to honor UNF’s 50th Anniversary which is officially noted for October, 2022. The various groups joined together to create artistic renderings of their Osprey Pride with the result culminating in an artistic collage of spirit. The work is diverse and vibrant, representing those from college who chose to take part in the celebration and recognition of the important anniversary through creative expression.

These collections of work can be viewed in-person by visiting the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville from May 14 through November 14, 2022 and the UNF Lufrano Intercultural Gallery located on the second floor of the Student Union, Bldg 58 from March 1 to November 1, 2022. 

For questions, contact Dr. Laura Boilini, Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director, Educational Leadership, University of North Florida at

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Osprey Career Fair

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

12-4 p.m.

Location: Herbert University Center

Cost: Free

Student Info & Registration

The Osprey Career Fair is open to all UNF students and alumni interested in connecting with employers from a variety of industries and career fields to explore career options and learn more about internship and full-time career options. UNF students and alumni pursuing majors such as exploring/deciding, business, arts, social sciences, education, and sport management are encouraged to attend.

Service Day at the UNF Preschool

Saturday, April 23, 2022


Location: UNF Preschool, Bldg 49

Cost: Free

UNF Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Students are invited to volunteer with us. In honor of UNF’s 50th Anniversary we are sprucing up the UNF Preschool, one of UNF’s oldest departments, which has served the Jacksonville community since 1975. Volunteers will engage in landscaping, sorting books and toys, or helping with elements of the playground.


Event Registration is required and limited to the first 40 people to sign up. 

Event Registration, time of the event and additional details will be shared soon.