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J-1 Scholars Orientation Guide


Welcome from the Assistance Vice President for International & Diversity


Dear Exchange Visitors:

I would like to warmly welcome you to the University of North Florida and to your upcoming Exchange Visitor Program.

Whether you will be teaching in classes or conducting research in the library and labs, we look forward to your interactions with our faculty and students. We are glad that UNF can provide you with this cultural exchange opportunity, and I expect that we will benefit as much as you will. I encourage you to take advantage of your time with us to meet as many professors as you can, to engage with our students, and to enjoy the many recreational and social activities that can be found on campus.
I know that you will have many interactions with our UNF International Center, but please let me know if I can help you in any way. In addition, Dr. Tim Robinson, Director of International Affairs, is also available to assist you with your exchange activities. We want your stay with us to be fruitful, and that we might find other interactions possible in the future.

Again, welcome to the University of North Florida!

Ruth Y. Lopez
Assistant Vice President for International & Diversity