Transfer Orientation

Orientation options for transfer students.


Transferring with 29 or less credit hours?

Freshman Transfer

Options

Summer/Fall 2015 Transfer Advantage

Transfer Advantage is an optional (but highly encouraged) next step for your enrollment at the University of West Florida.  This online session provides you with an opportunity to learn about UWF from the convenience of your home. Contact your academic advisor to schedule an advising appointment to discuss registration and course selection options.

Summer/Fall 2015 Transfer Advantage
Session Date(s) Cost
Online Session February-December 2015 $50

Benefits:

  • UWF Bookstore coupon
  • Detailed next steps for advising and registration
  • Knowledge of campus resources
2015 Transfer Advantage PLUS Dates

Transfer Advantage PLUS is an optional (but highly encouraged) next step for your enrollment at the University of West Florida.  This half-day session provides you with an opportunity to connect with your academic advisor, learn about UWF and receive the information necessary to successfully transition to UWF.

2015 Transfer Advantage PLUS Dates
Session
Audience Cost

March 30, 2015
(Summer/Fall)

Transfer Advantage PLUS $70
May 8, 2015
(Summer/Fall)
Transfer Advantage PLUS $70
July 10, 2015
(Fall)
Transfer Advantage PLUS $70

All of the Transfer Advantage benefits PLUS:

  • Face-to-face meeting with academic advisor
  • Interact with current students
  • Pick up Nautilus Student ID Card and take care of other campus business
  • Attend optional sessions on financial aid, dining services, campus safety, Military and Veterans Resource Center
  • Library tour
  • UWF swag

  

Fees

Transfer Advantage Fees Breakdown

$36.50 - Orientation Materials & Fee
$13.50 - Alcohol edu & Haven
$50.00 - Total Cost

Transfer Advantage PLUS Fees Breakdown

$46.50 - Orientation Materials & Fees
$13.50 - Alcohol edu & Haven
$10.00 - Nautilus Student ID Card
$70.00 - Total Cost

  

Preparing for Orientation

Orientation Registration


To register for orientation, go to MyUWF, log in using your UWF ID #, search and click Orientation Registration for Undergraduate Students, select your admittance semester (ex. Fall 2015) and complete the reservation. 

Changes to Registration:
You may change sessions, add a parent or family member, or make other edits to your orientation registration even after submitting your payment. Edits to your orientation registration may be completed up to one week prior to your orientation session on MyUWF. If you request edits to your registration less than one week prior to your orientation, you must consult with Student Transition Programs at (850) 473-7229 or orientation@uwf.edu. To edit your orientation registration, go to MyUWF, log in using your UWF ID #, search and click Orientation Registration for Undergraduate Student (where your completed application will appear), click on Edit My Orientation Registration, and choose your preferred orientation date.


Directions


Directions to the Center for Fine & Performing Arts (Bldg. 82) and if this is your first time to UWF directions to campus can be found at uwf.edu/visitorscenter.


Check-In & Parking


Fall 2015 Freshmen Students, Parents & Families
Follow the orientation check-in signs when you arrive on campus. Students should bring a photo ID (ex. Driver's License, Passport, or State/Government issued photo ID), rain gear, umbrella, and immunization information (if records have not yet been submitted). You will receive a printed schedule of events and other materials at check-in.

 

General Advising Information

Contact your academic advisor to schedule an advising appointment to discuss registration and course selection options. This can be done at any time after you confirm your acceptance to UWF.

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