How to Apply
1 Search for the program you have selected

When you search for a program, you can search for your program by name, location or other variables.  Be sure to review the program information to make sure it is the correct program! (NOTE: If you have selected a program or term that does not exist in our website, please complete the Study Abroad Program Proposal and submit it by email).

2 Once you have opened the page of your program, click Apply Now Log in using your Gatorlink username and password.  At this time, you will be asked to supply your emergency contact information.
3 Click on the program name to access your application The following screen will have your program name on the left, highlighted in blue where you can click to open your application. 
4 Material Requirements Your application page is divided into several categories on the right side of the screen.  In the Material Submissions section you will access instructions for the Academic Advising Form (list of courses you will take abroad-- signed and approved by UF faculty or advisor).  Please read and follow the directions provided for the Academic Advising Form as well as for all material submissions. The International Center will check off these materials after you submit them to our office as instructed online.
5 Signature Documents Read thoroughly and electronically sign each document.  These include UF policies and procedures, terms and conditions, health insurance information, etc.
6 Questionnaires Complete all Application Questionnaires.  Please note the importance of the Financial Aid questionnaire, as you must indicate here the type of financial aid you receive, if any.
7 Payments All students are required to pay a deposit or application fee when applying to their chosen study abroad program.  This fee is due within 21 days of starting your application in our system and is non-refundable should you withdraw your application. Deposits and application fees can be paid online as part of the application process. For students who are unable to make the deposit/application fee payment online, make check or money order payable to UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA.  Enter name and UFID, name of program, term and year of your program on the front of the payment and mail to:
UF International Center
SAS Accounts Receivable
P.O. Box 113225
Gainesville, FL 32611-3225


If you are under 18, our system will automatically require you to submit your parent/guardian's signature on your forms. These forms can be mailed, faxed or scanned and emailed to us.




Application Process by Program Type

The application process may vary depending on the program you choose. Below is an overview of the application process for each program type.

UF Sponsored Programs UF Exchange Programs Non-UF Programs
Begin online UFIC application
Pay Deposit Pay Application Fee
Complete program-specific Academic Advising Form;
return to UFIC
Complete Undergraduate OR Graduate Academic Advising Form;
return to UFIC
Complete online UFIC application
  Complete application process
for the Exchange University
Complete application process
for the Program Provider or Host Institution
Apply for your passport and any required Visas for the country of your program