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UNF Transfer Orientation

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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. 

Transfer Orientation Dates

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.

Spring 2023 Transfer Student Orientation Sessions

November 4, 2022 Virtual Session
November 9, 2022 Virtual Session
December 2, 2022
December 9, 2022 Virtual Session
December 15, 2022 Virtual Session
January 5, 2023 Virtual Session
January 6, 2023

Summer and Fall 2023 Transfer Student Orientation

April 7, 2023 Virtual Session May 12, 2023 Virtual Session August 11, 2023
April 14, 2023 June 23, 2023 Virtual Session August 14, 2023 Virtual Session
April 21, 2023 Virtual Session July 10, 2023 Virtual Session August 18, 2023 Virtual Session
May 4, 2023 August 8, 2023 Virtual Session

Made Your Decision? Get Started!

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STEP 1

Confirm your attendance to UNF by registering for Transfer Student Orientation.

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STEP 2

Begin completing your Transfer Student Orientation Checklist. You'll want to give yourself time to complete these so don't wait too late! 

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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!

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.

  • 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 Course

    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.