Graduate Student Welcome


Virtual OneStop

Virtual OneStop is designed to provide student enrollment services in one central location. The OneStop serves as a complement to the self-service portal at ONE.UF and provides students with 24-hour access to information and resources for UF enrollment services.

Learn more: 2020 Virtual OneStop (PDF)

Access the site via:

New Graduate Student Information

Welcome to the University of Florida. We are glad that you have chosen to join the CISE Department. Please check back often for updates.

This page is intended to assist in your transition to Gainesville. While we hope that you find everything that you need here, we realize that there may be information that you are looking for that may not be listed.

M.S. New Student Orientation – Spring 2024

Ph.D. New Student Orientation – Fall 2023

Master’s Orientation – Fall 2022

Ph.D. Orientation – Fall 2022


Graduate Handbook

This booklet contains rules and regulations of our degree programs and should be used in conjunction with the help pages. Please familiarize yourself with the portion that pertains to the degree that you are seeking.

General questions can be sent to Adrienne L. Cook, graduate academic advisor, or stop by and see her at E405 CSE Building.

Important Information

New Graduate School Student Orientation

SPEAK Test Information


Career Connections Center Overview (PDF)

Counseling & Wellness Center Orientation (PDF)

Checklist for Beginning Your Studies at UF

Immunization Information — IMPORTANT — Please contact the Student Health Center if you have questions regarding immunizations. You will not be able to register for courses until you have completed and sent in this form.

  • Graduate Student Health Insurance
  • If you have been offered a Graduate Teaching/Research Assistantship, you will receive information from our Human Resources personnel via email well before your contract period begins. This will include forms and a list of items needed before you can be placed on the payroll. Please note that there are strict deadlines associated with this process. Due to additional federal regulations for foreign nationals, it can take 8-10 weeks from the contract start date to receive your first paycheck.
  • Create your GatorLink Account — your official UF email account.
  • UF Map – Find your way around campus
  • Bookstore and Welcome Center
  • Graduate Catalog

CISE Graduate Program

General Gainesville Information


Public Transportation and Campus Parking


The UF International Center has an excellent chapter in their handbook that will help you with housing issues.

Living in Gainesville

Graduate Area

The CISE Graduate Area has been developed to centralize all information relevant to the Graduate Program in the CISE department. For graduate students, the system works on a student “profile” which allows students to return at any time in order to keep the most accurate information in their profile.

Currently, the following applications are available to authorized users.

Graduate Students
TA Application

CISE Faculty
TA Recommendation System

Graduate Office
Graduate Application System
TA Recommendation System
Seminar Postings
Surface Mail Requests

**You will need to log in using your CISE username and password and be on the UF network (on campus or via VPN).**