New student orientation is fun and exciting. It is also very busy and a little hectic. For that reason, students must complete several items prior to attending. Among other things, submitting a Meal Plan Contract is one of them: Continue reading
Common College Application Mistakes to Avoid
Applying to colleges can be a very stressful process. You have to remember what each school requires and their deadlines. Sometimes, even the smallest mistakes can have big consequences. Below are the most common mistakes we see students make while they are navigating the college application process.
Application Mistake #1: Incorrect Information
Very seldom do students make major mistakes on their applications. However, small mistakes can complicate the process as much as large mistakes. This is the case when students submit incorrect information such as the wrong social security number, date of birth, type of application, term of application, or intended major. It is also very important that when you apply to college you use your legal name. Often students will list a nickname instead of their legal name (e.g. listing “Will” instead of “William). Any of these mistakes can cause a delay in your application because the school may not be able to match your transcripts and/or test scores to your application. Continue reading
Without a doubt, “It” is the most school-spirited week of the year. Students of every assortment come out to it. Organizations of every variety compete in it. And if you’ve read the title of this blog entry, then even you know its name…Homecoming! Continue reading
Just think of all the factors you have to take into consideration when choosing the right college. Will it be easy to establish a social life? How high are my chances of getting that internship I want? Will there be a million other students in my classes? Is it impossible to find a job on campus? The list is seemingly endless. But what if I told you that many of these never ending questions can be traced back to one simple answer? You must be clever because you guessed it- size. Continue reading
Writing a blog entry that covers the basics of Freshman Orientation was a piece of cake. But when my boss asked me to write an entry about my own personal experience with orientation and dorm life, I knew I’d have to go into the back of my closet to rummage through my little freshman memories box to do some long overdue reminiscing. Continue reading
~Guest submission by One Stop Student Serivces
It’s that time again, folks! Summer registration and Fall ATR are fast approaching. Here in One Stop Student Services we know you have a ton of questions, so we’re going to take a moment and break it down for you.
Nurture YOU at the University of North Florida! College is so much more than just going to class; it is where you lay the building blocks of who you will be in the future. The University of North Florida gives students an environment to build a strong foundation inside and out. For some, it’s the outside sunrise yoga or climbing our indoor rock wall in our state-of-the-art Student Wellness Complex. For others it’s volunteering in our organic garden or braving the outdoor ropes course. Come to UNF and nurture a happier, healthier you! Continue reading
The 1300-acre campus of the University of North Florida is located in the heart of Jacksonville but is far from “urban.” In fact, over 300 acres of campus are designated as a protected Nature Preserve. Whether you are jogging our nature trails, kayaking on one of our many lakes, or enjoying the beautiful bamboo trees in the center of campus, you won’t be able to deny the Zen-like goodness UNF offers! Continue reading