The transition to college life can be both an exciting and challenging time. Your new student transition experience will help you successfully prepare for your time at the University of Florida. Together, we will make your transition to the University of Florida to new heights.
Preview is a required, robust program focused on providing you the core resources to start your Gator journey.
Students, Parents & Families will register for a 2-day session in May, June, or July. Each session will consist programs that educate incoming Gators about important resources, engage incoming students with their peers, and help students register for classes. Preview sessions will take place from 8:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. PM EDT on Day one and 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Day two.
Ensure that you have your active GatorLink username and password – for assistance, please visit gatorlink.ufl.edu.
Note: if you are setting up your GatorLink account for the first time, you may have to wait 1-business day before being able to register for Preview.
Log into the registration system via the Preview registration system.
Select an available session that best fits your schedule.
Pay your Preview costs with a major credit card through our online registration system.
Once you log in to the registration system you will be provided with different dates based on your individual admissions decision; you will be given a variety of dates to choose from.
|ADMIT TYPE & TERM||PROGRAM LENGTH||DATE(S)|
|Freshman Summer B 2022||Two Days||May – June | Various Dates|
|Freshman Fall 2022||Two Days||May – July | Various Dates|
|Freshman PaCE 2022||Two Days||June - July | Various Dates|
|HS/AA Admits 2022||Two Days||June - July | Various Dates|
|Freshman Spring 2023 (IA)||Two Days||May – July | Various Dates|
During your Preview experience you will spend six plus hours engaged in intentional academic, major and career planning. To achieve this goal, you will work with Preview Advisors and undergraduate Preview Staffers to learn about potential majors, critical tracking, general education requirements, and your steps to graduating in four years. To accomplish this, you will work with a small group of no more than fourteen fellow Gators to discover your academic goals and the path to accomplish them. On the second day of your Preview experience, you will meet one-on-one with a Preview Advisor to register for your first semester(s) courses. The goal of Preview is that you leave empowered to be as successful as possible on day one.
Please click on one of the following questions below to see if we might be able to answer your question regarding Preview.
Transitioning to a new place can be filled with many emotions! New Student & Family Programs, in collaboration with various campus departments and academic areas, strives to support you inside and outside of the classroom. There are many milestones in your first year; below are just some of the events that you will want to mark on your calendar.
Jump-start your Gator experience and register for First Year Florida, UF’s signature first-year experience course.
A formal invitation will be sent to you later in the summer to attend your official welcome to the UF community of scholars.