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First Year Florida
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Finding Your Fit

First Year Florida is offered every Summer B, Fall and Spring Semester. There are a variety of First Year Florida sections offered. Depending on your interests and your needs, there are a variety of options for you. Below are some examples:

Out of State

This section is for out-of-state Gators only. Learn not only about UF but also about Gainesville and what it means to be a Floridian while meeting and interacting with other out-of-state Gators.

Exploratory

This section is designed to assist students that are exploring a variety of majors or undecided.

First-Generation

This section is for students who are the first to attend college in their family. Special attention will be given to answering questions about different policies and procedures that students new to the college experience may have.

On-Campus Housing

These sections are designed so students can take classes where they live. They will have the opportunity to interact with the housing staff and other students living in their Residence Halls.

Online

This section is designed for University of Florida Online students. Utilizing interactive modules, videos and discussion boards, online students will learn how to utilize the University of Florida’s resources regardless of where they are located.

ACCESS

This section is designed for designed for Gators with disabilities to aid in a successful transition to the University of Florida. The Instructor and Peer Leader will connect students to the best resources for students with disabilities.

Transfer

This section is designed for those student that have enrolled at a higher education intuition before coming the university of Florida and after completing high school.

PaCE

This section is designed for students in the PaCE program. The Instructor and Peer Leader will connect students to the best resources for PaCE students.

MFOS

This section is designed for students in the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars program. The Instructor and Peer Leader will connect students to the best resources for MFOS students.

PROMISE

This section is designed for students in the PROMISE program. The Instructor and Peer Leader will connect students to the best resources for PROMISE students.

Innovation Academy

This section is designed for students in the Innovation Academy program. The Instructor and Peer Leader will connect students to the best resources for IA students. Offered only during spring semester.

Major/College Specific

There are a variety of sections that are offered based on your college/major. This includes a section for the College of Health & Human Performance and Pre-Pharmacy. This list changes from semester to semester.

This section is designed for University of Florida Online students. Utilizing interactive modules, videos and discussion boards, online students will learn how to utilize the University of Florida’s resources regardless of where they are located.

Register for First Year Florida

Ask your advisor during Preview to learn more about how to register for YOUR First Year Florida class. For time and locations, please visit the Schedule of Courses.

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