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Veterans' Preference

In compliance with Chapter 295, Florida Statute, the University of North Florida is committed to providing preference to U.S. veterans and spouses of veterans in appointment, promotion, and retention for all Support Staff positions.

Claiming Veteran's Preference

Completions of Veterans' Preference when applying is voluntary and kept confidential in accordance with the ADA. To claim Veterans' Preference, the applicant must complete the below steps:

  1. Indicate a claim for Veterans' Preference on the designated area of the employment application.
  2. Upload the corresponding support documentation to the application. - e.g., DD 2-14, Certificate of Discharge or Separation from Duty, or other related documents.

Applicants should be prepared to provide additional documentation when requested during the application process and/or upon hire.

Internal Applicants

Internal applicants applying for an internal job posting cannot request Veterans' Preference unless entitled to Preference as a result of deployment.


For additional information and/or assistance, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (904) 620-2903 or