Voyages is now available.  If you have not already set up your GatorLink user account, you will need to set up that account before you will be able to log in.  The video below reviews what you will see in Voyages, as well as the steps necessary to set-up your GatorLink.  If you are not able to review the GatorLink video, you can set-up a GatorLink account by going to and selecting "Create Account" on the right-hand side of the screen.  Once you have set-up your GatorLink account, you can log into Voyages by going to and selecting the "e-learning in Canvas" login link on the left side.  Once you are loged in, Voyages, International Pre-Arrival Orientation on the top of the screen.

Voyages Checklist

  • Set-up your GatorLink account: The following video will guide you through how to set-up your GatorLink account.  You’ll use your GatorLink username and password to access the Voyages program, as well as other online UF resources, such as your e-mail and student records.
  • Plan your travel arrangements: The Transition to UF module within Voyages will cover information to help you plan how you will arrive in Gainesville.  Where should I fly into?  What should I pack?   How do I complete my immigration paperwork?  Where do I check-in once I arrive to Gainesville?  These are all questions that will be answered within this module.
  • Find Housing: There are a number of options for finding housing in Gainesville.  The Settling in to Gainesville section of Voyages covers both UF’s on-campus housing options and UF’s Office of Off-Campus Life, which has a free housing locator you can use to find housing options off-campus.


Video Instructions for setting up your GatorLink account


Tips for Navigating Voyages

  • Troubleshooting: If you have questions at any time during the completion of your Voyages modules, please feel free to contact New Student & Family Programs at or by phone at 352-392-8396.

Campus Resources

The Dean of Students Office creates a culture of care for students, their families, faculty and staff by providing exemplary programs and services to enhance students' acdemic and personal success.  We are here to assist you with your pre-arrival planning and throughout your time at UF.

For questions about your visa paperwork or your immigration status, you should contact the University of Florida International Center (UFIC).  The UFIC's department of International Student Services can assist you with the immigration process and will also be who you check-in with once you arrive in Gainesville.

For information on our o campus orientation programs, undergraduate freshman and transfer students should refer to Preview page on this website. Graduate students should reference the Graduate School's website.