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What you can expect to find in this guide (Current version 0.5):

I’ve tried to cover the most frequently asked questions that I’ve noticed people asking about on Facebook, Whatsapp groups and on Edulix. There’s bound to be lots of unanswered questions, I’ll try to work on them in revised versions of this guide. Anyway, here’s a synopsis:

Version 0.5 revision log:

  • Spelling corrections and writing errors corrected.
  • Updated names of places (Gateway at Glades -> The Nook etc)
  • Added details for printing locations
  • Added new study locations
  • Added pictures for more libraries.

Version 0.4 revision log:

  • Spelling corrections and writing errors corrected.
  • Updated rent rates for all locations
  • Added details for printing locations
  • Added minor details throughout the book.

Version 0.3 revision log:

  • Spelling corrections and writing errors.
  • Updated with Walmart’s new location
  • Updated Library West and Marston hours of operation
  • Added a few more answers

Version 0.2 revision log:

  • Spelling corrections and writing errors corrected.
  • Quoted IGSA articles for new detail on places to stay.
  • Suggestions using IGSA’s services.
  • More information on various ways to pay fees
  • Added detail for students using loans for tuitionfees

Frequently asked Questions

  • Is UFL better than this other university I’ve gotten an admit into?
  • How is the internship/job scene at UFL?
  • How difficult is it to make TA/RA at UFL?
  • Are part time jobs easy to get?

I’ve been admitted, now what?

  • Accepting the admit, scholarship and other initial paperwork.
  • Getting immunization done
  • Getting your finances in order
  • Getting your i20

How do I go about getting the visa?

  • Everything from paying the SEVIS fee to the final visa interview

Preparing for your travel

  • What you need to take and what you don’t.

Making travel arrangements

  • How to get to Gainesville.

Housing

  • The best places to stay while at UFL.

Banking

  • Paying tuition fees, setting up bank accounts and so on.

Shopping

  • Where you can get what you need to get.

Academics

  • Choosing your first courses.

Health insurance

  • Something most people have problems doing right.

First day at UFL

  • Checking in at various places and so on.

Miscellaneous.