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Transfer Ospreys

Hello, new Osprey! We are so excited you chose UNF to further your education, and we know you're going to accomplish great things while you're here. 

The Transfer Orientation program helps you become familiar with UNF's academic expectations, student support services, and our traditions and history. You'll learn everything you need to have a strong start as you begin your college life at UNF. So, get started and get excited! UNF welcomes you, and we know that you'll be proud to say you're a UNF Osprey. 


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Made Your Decision? - Get Started!

alt="New Student Orientation Logo"    STEP 1: Sign-up for your required Transfer Student Orientation.  
alt=" "   STEP 2: Begin completing your Transfer New Student Orientation Checklist. You'll want to give yourself time to complete these so don't wait too late!
alt="  "   STEP 3: Prepare for Takeoff - Review the Transfer Orientation Details to find the day of schedule, travel instructions, and everything you'll need to have a great time at orientation!


If you have any questions along the way please ask! You can email or call the New Student Orientation Office at or (904) 620-1722.
Pro Tip: Always include your UNF Student ID number when leaving a message or sending an email, it will help us assist you better with your questions. 

Transfer Orientation Overview

UNF's Transfer Orientation Program is a required half-day program filled with informational sessions, academic information, and meeting and interacting with other incoming Ospreys. You will pay a one-time orientation fee when you to find your fit in the nest.


Transfer Orientation FAQs


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Transfer Orientation Travel Information

What to Expect

  • Find Your Flock - We start the morning off with a Resource and Engagement Fair designed to connect you with UNF student services, clubs, and organizations. You also meet First-Year Experience Mentors who will guide you through orientation. FYE Mentors are UNF's best, and as a current students, they are prepared to answer your questions.
  • College Career Sessions - Meet faculty and staff from your college's specialized Careers Services office and learn about the services you can take advantage of to get ahead on your resume building, internships, and more!
  • Academic Support - Hear from the Student Academic Support Services office about tutoring, peer guided study groups, and other services you can take advantage of to help you thrive in your coursework.
  • Life as a UNF Osprey - Learn all about what makes UNF unique. We'll teach you our traditions and technology, introduce you to organizations and clubs, and talk about the recreational perks of being a UNF Osprey.
  • Optional Tour - Get a birds eye view of campus. Tour the main campus with one of our Welcome Center Swoopers, and find out why Ospreys call UNF "home."

Online Orientation

We understand that our transfer students have a more hectic schedule due to work or current coursework. That being said, we have virtual options for those unable to attend in-person. Whether you choose to come in-person or virtually, you will absolutely be prepared for your transition to UNF. 

We offer an additional Online Orientation to help acclimate you to UNF. This is a supplement orientation viewable in myWings that highlights campus resources. This does not satisfy the orientation requirement set by the university, it is a recommended and viewable at any time.

STEPS: Login to myWings, click the "What's Next" tile > select "View Online Orientation".

Next Steps Guide for Transfer Students

To assist you in your transition to UNF and to help you with completing your Transfer New Student Checklist, you will be given access to self-enroll in the "Next Steps Guide For Transfer Students" course in Canvas, located under the Canvas tile in myWings. To self-enroll click here: Self-Enroll.

Transfer Student Orientation Schedule

Spring 2022 Transfer Student Orientation 

Registration is required and is completed in myWings. A confirmation will be sent to you after you register. If you pick a virtual session: you'll receive the Zoom link to access the live Virtual Orientation one week prior to your session. 



November 9 (virtual)
November 12 (virtual)

November 23 (virtual)
December 1 (virtual)

December 7
January 6 (virtual)
January 7



Summer and Fall 2022 Transfer Student Orientation

Registration for Summer/Fall 2022 admitted Ospreys will open on October 30, 2021. Monitor your email for notifications and updates.




April 12 (virtual)
April 15
April 20 (virtual) 
May 6 (virtual)
May 13
June 13 (virtual)

    July 11 (virtual)

August 3 (virtual)

August 10 (virtual)

August 12




Please note, all schedules are subject to change. Be sure to check your new UNF email in myWings for important orientation registration and admissions announcements.