Critical Dates


Application Deadlines:


  • Fall admission – July 15th
  • Spring admission – November 15th
  • Summer admission (ONLINE ONLY) – March 15th

Semester Start and End Dates


Fall 2018

  • Begins August 22, 2018
  • Ends December 5, 2018

Spring 2018

  • Begins January 8, 2018
  • Ends April 25, 2018

Summer 2018

  • Summer A semester

    • Begins May 14, 2018
    • Ends June 22, 2018
  • Summer B semester

    • Begins July 2, 2018
    • Ends August 10, 2018
  • Summer C semester

    • Begins May 14, 2018
    • Ends August 10, 2018

Registration Deadlines

  • Please consult the Academic Calendar for dates for the most current approved academic calendars.  The Registrar’s Office has links to many resources at http://registrar.ufl.edu.
  • Students must register for courses by the last business day before the semester starts (at or after assigned registration appointment).
  • Registration not completed by 5PM, on the last business day before the semester starts, will incur a $100 late registration fee. Section numbers will be sent out via an email notification.

Fall Registration

Fall registration starts in late March and runs until the last business day before the semester starts.

Spring Registration

Spring registration starts in late November and runs until the last business day before the semester starts.

Summer Registration

Summer registration starts in late March and runs until the last business day before the semester starts.


Tuition Payments

 When and where to make tuition payments:

  • Tuition payments are due before 3:30 p.m.on the second Friday of the semester .  Tuition paid after 3:30PM this date will incur a $100 late payment fee.  See the UF Bursar website – or check One.UF.
  • Payments are considered on time based on the date they are received, not by the postmark date.  See http://calendar.ufl.edu (click on Academic in the upper right corner for UF deadlines – or check Student Self Service).
  • Tuition and fees are payable online at http://my.ufl.edu – select Main Menu > My Campus Finances > Make a Payment (or at Student Self Service)

Types of acceptable payments:

  • Electronic payments by be in one of the following forms:
    • Credit card: MasterCard, Discover, American Express, or Visa  – there will be a 2.6% fee for using a credit card
    • Electronic check payment from a US bank – no additional fee charged for this payment type
    • Wire transfer from an international bank (student pays all exchange rates – this can take 7-10 business days) – no additional fee for this payment type
  • Mailed payments:
    • Pay to the order of:  University of Florida
    • Mail a check or money order to: University Bursar, PO Box 144050, Gainesville, FL 32611
    • On time payments are counted by the receipt date and not the postmark date

IMPORTANT: It is very important that all payments include the student name and UFID number to assure proper payment credits.

For more information please see the University Bursar website at http://fa.ufl.edu/bursar


Drop/Add and Course Withdrawal

  •  Please consult the Academic Calendar for dates for the drop/add and withdrawal dates for the current approved academic calendars.  The Registrar’s Office has links to many resources at http://registrar.ufl.edu.