Transfer Orientation

Are you a transfer student who is ready to make a splash? Begin your journey at orientation.

Transferring with 29 or less credit hours?

Freshman Transfer


Spring, Summer & Fall 2018 Transfer Online Orientation

The online orientation 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. You can schedule an appointment with your advisor through the SSC Campus app in you MyUWF account.

When registering for orientation, simply select the online option.


  • Detailed next steps for advising and registration
  • Knowledge of campus resources
  • Can be completed anytime before the first day of classes



Transfer Online Orientation Fee Breakdown
Spring/Summer/Fall 2018 Costs
 Transfer Online
Total Cost $20
Detailed Breakdown   
Sales Tax  Not Applicable
Housing  Not Applicable
Food  Not Applicable
Orientation Fee  $20
Nautilus Card  Not Provided



Preparing for Orientation

Orientation Registration

To register for orientation, go to your MyUWF, search and click "Orientation Registration for Undergraduate Students", select your entry semester (e.g., Fall 2018) and complete your registration. 

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 through your MyUWF. If you request edits to your registration less than one week prior to your orientation, you must contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 850-473-7229 or To edit your orientation registration, go to your MyUWF, search and click Orientation Registration for Undergraduate Students (where your completed application will appear), click on Edit My Orientation Registration, and make your updates.


Please your trip to campus for orientation by visitng Undergraduate Admissions webpage for travel information.

Check-In & Parking

Detailed check-in and parking information will be provided prior to your selected session via email.  
Regardless of session, students should bring a photo ID (e.g., Driver's License, Passport, or State/Government issued photo ID), rain gear, 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.


Submit your Mandatory Immunization Health History Form to the Student Health Center. You can find information about immunizations needed at The Health Center must receive this information prior to your orientation so the immunization hold can be removed from your records. Please make sure that the form is completed correctly. 

Beginning Fall 2015, all students who will be living in UWF residence halls will be required to provide documentation of receiving one dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4), also known as Menactra or Menveo. Additionally, documentation of a booster dose of MCV4 will be required if the first dose was administered before the age of 16 years.

Wondering About Your Advising Status?

Check out our new Advising Status App on your NEXT STEPS checklist or through your MyUWF account!  This App informs you of your advising pin status for registration and will provide you with your advisor's contact information.  The registration status link provides information related to your priority registration dates, any holds on your account, and your academic standing.