Registration Instructions

Courses at the University of Florida fill up quickly, so students are encouraged to complete course registration requirements as early as possible. The International Programs Office will register exchange students for courses in the order applications are completed and send each exchange student a tentative course schedule prior to the start of term. Please pay close attention to the course registration requirements, as one hold will prevent registration.

Course registration requirements:

  1. Submit Online Course Request Form.
  2. Submit all required immunization and insurance documents
    • Course registration cannot begin until all immunization and insurance holds are cleared. Submit these forms as soon as possible and ensure documentation conforms to the guidelines. Email Health Compliance at the UF Student Health Care Center or call (352) 294-2925 for questions about insurance or immunizations. Students will not be contacted if forms are completed incorrectly.
  3. Create GatorLink account.
    • Create a GatorLink account through the UF Computing Help Desk.
    • Students must enter their UFID, your last (family) name, and your date of birth. In the U.S. always list month (mm) before day (dd).
    • Contact the UF Computing Help Desk or call (352) 392-HELP to resolve any issue.
  4. Complete Emergency Contact Information.
    • The emergency contact information can be updated via One.UF.
    • Navigate to “Student Self Service”.
    • On the left menu under “My Record,” select “Update Emergency Contact Info”.
    • Login with the GatorLink credentials
    • Complete the emergency contact information form and submit.
  5. Complete Local Address Information.
    • The local address information can be updated via One.UF.
    • Navigate to “Student Self Service”.
    • On the left menu under “My Record,” select “Holds”.
    • Login with the GatorLink credentials
    • Submit local home data using address line 3 (country, city, state & zip code).
  6. Complete Registration Acknowledgement.
    • The registration acknowledgement can be updated via One.UF.
    • Navigate to “Student Self Service”.
    • On the left menu, select “Registration Preparation”.
    • Login with the GatorLink credentials.
    • Follow the instructions to complete the form and submit.
  7. Complete Administrative Mandatory Health Insurance Acknowledgement.
    By completing this step, you are acknowledging that you will be automatically registered and financially responsible for a UF insurance policy if you have not provided evidence of another accepted policy by a certain date.

    • The Administrative Mandatory Health Insurance Acknowledgement can be updated via One.UF.
    • Navigate to “Student Self Service”.
    • On the left menu under “My Record,” click “Holds”.
    • Select the “Health Insurance Acknowledgement” hold.
    • Login with the GatorLink credentials.
    • Carefully read the policies and confirm your understanding of them.
  8. Check your holds.