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You are a Gator.

Fall into your curiosity as a University of Florida student, where incredible discoveries begin on day one.

Who You are is Who We ARe

Welcome to the University of Florida! We are so excited that you have chosen to become a Gator. Our team in New Student & Family Programs is dedicated to ensuring our new students, current students, and family members can be supported through major milestones. We facilitate positive transitions for students and family members through meaningful connections, impactful teaching and comprehensive support.

First Steps

Orientation is your first official step as a Gator.

Successful Start

First Year Florida helps establish yourself on campus.

Family Connection

Families and UF working together to ensure success.


Expert student leaders helping to lead the way for new students and families in the Preview process.


Helping to teach the First Year Florida courses these students dedicate their time and effort to ensuring a smooth first year and beyond.