Will my diploma and transcript say UF Online or the University of Florida?
From day one, you are a University of Florida Gator. Your diploma and transcript will be indistinguishable from the diploma and transcript that students who complete all courses residentially receive.
What degrees are available in the UF Online program?
Check out Degrees page for a full list of undergradate degrees currently available through UF Online.
Can I pursue a double major or dual degree?

Yes, you are eligible to apply for a double major or dual degree as long as the second major is offered in UF Onlin (exception: Nursing students are not eligible to do dual degrees). Prospective student do not specify this during the admissions process, rather this is discussed with their academic advisor. At the time, they need to complete the appropriate form to designate the double major or dual degree. They will need to satisfy tracking requirements for both majors and be able to complete all of the coursework in a reasonable number of hours and terms. More information about double majors and dual degrees can be found here:

How will UF Online courses be different than other UF courses or courses offered on campus?
There is no difference in content and rigor between UF Online courses and other courses offered by the University of Florida. In many cases, courses will be exactly the same with a special online section designated for online students of the University of Florida.
Are online students at UF encouraged to graduate in eight semesters?
Yes. As with all UF ground students, full-time online students will have an eight semester academic plan. That said, part-time online students will follow an academic plan that runs longer than eight semesters.
If there are available seats in an on-campus course, can an online student register for this course during late add/drop with college approval?
No. The goal of UF Online is to deliver courses exclusively online. This means that UF is not offering any “blended” programs except in those cases where a clinical or lab course is required.
Does UF Online offer dual high school enrollment?
UF Online courses are only offered to admitted, degree-seeking college students. High school students who wish to pursue dual credit for online college credit courses should refer to the University of Florida Online Dual Enrollment program.
What are the computing requirements for UF Online?
There are general computer requirements applicable to every major. Some colleges and programs have their own requirements as well. Review the requirements here.
Where can I find out about other distance and online programs at UF?

To find out about other distance and online programs and courses at UF, visit the following links:

When will the first class of online students start classes at the University of Florida?
The first online transfer students began classes in January 2014. Freshmen will enroll and begin their studies in August 2014.
Can I apply any time?
Yes. You can apply whenever you are ready. UF Online has preferred application deadlines for fall, spring and summer.
How do I register or enroll?
You can fill out a simple form or call 1-855-994-2867 to get in touch with an enrollment coach, who will help you get started with registering and the enrollment process.
What is the cost?
For current tuition rates and fees for both Florida and out-of-state residents, go to the Tuition & Financial Aid page.
Are financial aid and/or scholarships available to online students?
Yes. Online students are eligible for consideration for a wide range of federal, state and institutional aid as administered by the Office for Student Financial Affairs (SFA), which also administers a limited number of privately funded scholarships. These include grants, scholarships, student employment, loans and non-SFA administered aid. Descriptions of financial aid options are on the Tuition & Financial Aid page. For more in-depth information as well as how to apply, go to the Student Financial Affairs website.
What services, programs and activities can an online student at the University of Florida access?
Most current services, programs, and activities are accessible to online students through websites or other modes of communication such as email. In addition, the University of Florida is creating programs designed specifically for online students to build community and to offer professional development opportunities. Take a look at the Resources page for more information on these programs.
Will online students have opportunities to participate in campus housing as well as club, extracurricular, or leadership activities?
Online students will have the chance to participate in extracurricular and leadership activities that are unique to the UF Online experience. However, on-campus housing is not an option for online students.
Can online students access UF libraries?
Yes. Online students have full access to all library services just like any other UF student. The Services for Distance Learning and UF Online page outlines how distance students can access and use library services and materials. Online students in the Gainesville area can use the libraries and check out materials in person.
Can online students access UF health services?
They can access the self-help materials on the Counseling and Wellness Center website.
Can UF Online students use the UF recreation and fitness centers?
Since UF Online students do not pay the Activity and Services fees, they do not have automatic access to the Rec Centers. However currently enrolled UF Online students can purchase a non-fee paying student membership each semester in order to use the on-campus Rec Centers and participate in intramural sports. Students outside of the Gainesville area may also want to check out the Recreational Sports video channel, which includes “Trainer Time” and other fitness training videos.
Will online students get to participate in Career Showcase and use the career resource center?
Yes. Online students can choose to attend Career Showcase events on campus. Additionally the Career Resource Center (CRC) has a variety of services available online including the award-winning CHOMP program, which assists students in determining potential majors and careers. The UF CRC is routinely ranked in the top five university career centers nationally.
If online students are in Gainesville, FL, can they access on-campus resources?
While UF Online students do not have access to the student rec centers and other facilities supported by student fees, UF Online students are always welcomed on campus. All students are invited and encouraged to participate in non-fee supported activites and events.
Can UF Online students purchase meal plans on campus?
Yes, the same meal plans available to all students are available to UF Online students. Off-campus students may be particularly interested in the Commuter Meal Plans. Read more about the meal plans.

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