Helpful Tips – Getting Started

Please review the information below to prepare for the upcoming term.

Questions/Contact

  • Always contact us first for any questions you have
  • Many questions can be answered using the FAQ page on the program website

Registering

  • Students in our program DO NOT register through Student Self Service
  • Check critical dates to see when registration opens
  • Submit registration requests here

Holds

  • It is crucial that you remove holds or we will not be able to register you for your classes
  • Follow the instructions here to clear your holds

eLearning

  • Your courses will be available in e-Learning on the first day of class
  • eLearning works best with the latest version of Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome
  • Log in with your Gatorlink username and password
  • Your course(s) will appear on tabs at the top of your workspace
  • You may be able to see the tab with your course information on it before the first day of classes, but you will not be able to access any course materials until the first day of classes
  • If you have any technical issues, contact us

Tuition/Financial Aid

  • Tuition will be able to be paid twenty days prior to the first day of classes
  • Your tuition statement is available in Student Self Service.  On the left panel click University Bursar, Tuition Statement
  • To pay your tuition click University Bursar, Charges Due
  • Master’s students are eligible for private and federal loans. Certificate students are not eligible for federal financial aid but might be eligible for private loans.  Nondegree seeking students are not eligible for federal or private loans.
  • Only U. S. citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens are eligible for federal financial aid
  • If you plan to receive financial aid, you must be registered for at least 5 credits during the Fall/Spring semesters and at least 4 credits during the summer semester
  • Visit our Tuition/Financial Aid page for more information

UF Email – For Certificate and Masters students only

All official UF and program communication will be sent to the student’s UF email account.  You will be able to set up your UFL Email account about 2 weeks after you have been admitted to the program. At that time, use the following instructions to set up your UFL Email.