Congratulations! We are thrilled to welcome you to New College. To ensure that you’re prepared to begin your graduate studies in the fall, review the checklist below and complete these items.

All official communications from New College will be sent to your NCF email address. To access and check your NCF email, log in to MyNCF App Gateway and click on the GMail Tile.

Access MyNCF Portal

Questions? Contact IT Help Desk:


Login to your New Cleis (click on the New Cleis tile after logging into your MyNCF Gateway) and subscribe to NCFSafe Emergency Notifications.

Access New Cleis

Questions? Contact IT Help Desk:


The health history form and immunizations are required for students to register for housing, classes, and Financial Aid at New College.

Health History and Immunization Instructions

Immunization Form

All documentation may be submitted to: 

  • Address: New College of Florida, Counseling & Wellness Center, 5800 Bay Shore Road Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Fax: 941-487-4256

Questions? Contact the Counseling and Wellness Center:

Marguerite Perretta:

Emily Goodie:, 941-487-4254 option 3

If entering the United States on an F-1 visa from Latin America or the Caribbean:

  • Send your Financial Statement Form (sent via email once scholarship awarded) to Alisa Lannon at and copy
  • Submit your Residency Declaration form to so you are eligible for Florida tuition rates. Fill out the highlighted sections and attach a copy of your passport (all pages) and a government issued ID (with your home address and country).
  • Due Dates: Priority date: April 15th Deadline: June 15th.

If entering the United States on an F-1 visa from a foreign country (excluding from Latin America or the Caribbean)

  • Send your Financial Statement Form (sent via email once scholarship awarded) and a copy of your Passport (all pages) to Alisa Lannon at and copy
  • Due Dates: Priority date: April 15th Deadline: June 15th

Questions? Contact Registrar’s Office

Alisa Lannon

(941) 487-4423

If you wish to be considered for a scholarship and/or need-based financial aid like loans for your graduate studies, you must complete the 23-24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the graduate student scholarship application. 

If you are receiving scholarship funds from an organization outside of New College, please arrange for the scholarship funds to be sent directly to the Office of Financial Aid at the college address.

Get Started on your FAFSA

Questions? Contact the Office of Financial Aid:

941-487-5000 option 2

If you are a student with a disability who will be applying for accommodations, please contact the Advocacy and Accessible Learning Center at to begin the registration process. We look forward to working with you!

Questions? Contact the Advocacy and Accessible Learning Center:



Students interested in living on-campus may apply for housing via the Housing Registration tile in their myNCF portal. Log in to your myNCF portal and look for the Housing Registration tile.

Apply For Housing

Questions? Contact Housing & Residential Life:

941-487- 4259

Have your college or university send your official final transcript, including final grades and reflecting degree conferral, directly to New College. Transcripts may be sent electronically to, or via mail:

New College of Florida, 5800 Bay Shore Road, ℅ Nikita Bagley, HNS E172C, Sarasota, FL 34243

If your offer of admission was contingent upon satisfactory completion of a course in Linear Algebra and/or programming, please submit documentation (official transcript, certificate of completion, etc.) confirming that you have met the requirement(s) to by August 1.

You’re always able to see your financial bill online. Fall bills are available in July and monthly statements are emailed out to the student’s NCF email address (as well as to any additional payees on file, see below).  Here are the steps to view and pay your bill:

  • Sign into myNCF Portal
  • Click the NewCleis Tile
  • Select View and Pay Bill
  • Click Make a Payment (select the payment to be made)
  • Hit Continue
  • NCF accepts payments online using a credit card or eCheck.

Handwritten checks may also be delivered in person to the START Center and/or mailed to:

New College of Florida, Business Office, 5800 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243.

Questions? Contact the Finance and Accounting Office:


NOTE: Course registration for graduate students is managed internally by the Office of the Registrar and the Graduate Program. Graduate students are not required to register themselves for courses. 

Submit a photo for your NCF ID so you’re ready to pick it up at Orientation!

Complete a Student ID form. Once the form is submitted, NCF ID cards can be picked up on campus at the START Center, located on the first floor of Palmer D.

How to Request your NCF ID:

  • Take a photo of your head and shoulders with nothing obstructing your face.
  • Complete the Student ID Request Form
  • Upload your photo when asked
  • Complete Form and submit

If you plan to bring a car to campus, you can purchase a parking pass by logging into your myNCF portal.

How to Purchase a Parking Pass:

  • Sign into the myNCF Portal
  • Choose the Campus resources Tab
  • Click on the Parking Tile
  • Select the permit icon at the top left.
  • Choose Mail in the Delivery Method
  • Complete Form – select permit, enter car info, make payment
  • Choose Add to cart in top right
  • Click on the cart
  • Choose payment type
  • Enter Payment information
  • Choose check out in the top right

Parking Permit will be available for pickup at the START Center, located on the first floor of Palmer D.

Questions? Contact Finance & Accounting Office:


Graduate student orientation week will begin with IDC5100 Introduction to Data Science Bootcamp, a three-day course aimed to equip all students entering the graduate program with introductory skills and knowledge needed to conduct further coursework in the program. The bootcamp is required.

At the end of the week, students will meet with Data Science faculty and other students in the program. A schedule for orientation will be sent to all entering students.