New Students

Welcome to Gator Smart Start.  We provide information about academic preparation and placement for English/Written Composition courses and Math/Quantitative Reasoning courses.  




Frequently Asked Questions

In addition to being introduced to school resources and policies, students receive an earlier registration date than the general freshmen population — as well as assistance in registering. This means orientation students have more choice of courses and times — and are more likely to sign up for the right courses as advisors are there in person to help. See New Student Programs page for more info.