Welcome to Orientation at the University of West Florida! Orientation is housed in Student Transition Programs. Orientation is MANDATORY for all first time in college (FTIC) students. Students must register and pay for orientation on MyUWF. Directions: Go to MyUWF, log in using your UWF ID #, search and click Orientation Registration for Undergraduate Student, select your admittance semester (ex. Fall 2015) and complete the reservation. Please note that we do not offer a sibling program during orientation. If siblings attend, their lunch will need to be paid out of pocket.
Orientation registration is only open to students starting in Spring 2015 currently. Orientation registration for students starting in Summer/Fall 2015 will open in mid-February. More information will be available in January.
All fees associated with orientation are non-refundable. This includes student and guest registration fees, cancellations, student and guest reservation changes, meals, overnight housing for students, tax, program materials, etc. Once you register for orientation, you will be prompted to pay orientation fees. Your spot at orientation will be reserved upon payment completion. They are not refundable, so be very certain before you make your reservations.
First Time in College (FTIC) students must attend an on-campus orientation session. In addition to orientation, this fee includes Nautilus Student ID Card, meals, housing, and other required materials, which are inclusive of tax.FTIC
Transfer Advantage is an optional (but highly encouraged) next step for your enrollment. This online session provides you with an opportunity to learn about UWF from the convenience of your home. Transfer Advantage PLUS is a half-day session that connects you with your academic advisor, learn about UWF and receive the information necessary to successfully transition to UWF.Transfer
Parents and family members are allowed to attend FTIC, Fast Pass and STEM orientation sessions with their student(s). We do not offer a sibling program during orientation.Parents & Families
Freshman Transfer students are students who have completed 29 or less credit hours.Freshman Transfer
STEM sessions are catered to students who want to go into the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.STEM
Fast Pass Sessions are for students who have 24 – 29 credit hours primarily from Dual Enrollment or a nontraditional student who is classified as a Freshman.Fast Pass