Get Oriented

The New Student Orientation week is the time for first-year and transfer students to get their bearings and prepare for the year ahead.

Welcome to New College!

Congratulations! Here are the next steps to learn more about your new home!

Check this site often for updates and forms needed to get you ready for the start of the Fall semester. Deadlines for each item will be determined later this year. If you have any questions about the forms below, how to submit, or general Orientation questions, please email or call 941-487-4250.


Information about registering for Fall 2017 Orientation will be available in late spring. 

2017-2018 Estimated Cost of Attendance
Meal Plans
Packing List


Financial Aid awards will be mailed beginning in late January. To obtain a complete award, be sure you have filed the 2017-2018 FAFSA at Release the FAFSA to New College using code #039574.

Were you selected for Verification when you filed the FAFSA? If so, you will need to submit additional items to the Financial Aid office. Your SAR (Student Aid Report) will have an asterisk next to the EFC (Estimated Family Contribution) if you were selected. Your award letter will also be stamped “Selected for Verification”. Please see relevant information and forms here.

Are you an in-state student and wondering about state aid? You can obtain info here and also at the State of Florida website.

Once you receive your Financial Aid Award Letter, if you’d like to estimate your bottom line costs, you can use our online Payment Worksheet.

Interested in any outside scholarships we are aware of? Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter at New College of Florida Financial Aid for complete postings. You can also check our Private Scholarship page for any listings of local scholarships.

Contemplating student loans? There is very good information hereabout budgeting and calculating payments.

Additional Resources

Paying for your College Education
Learn what is needed by the Business Office to discuss your account with your parents or others; how and when to pay for your education.

Just the Facts Brochure 
Helpful information related to financial aid, payments and billing, terminology and more!

Residential Life
Welcome home. Click to find the answers to your commonly asked questions and see photos and floor plans of the residence halls.

Course Offerings
View current and past course offerings to see all the exciting possibilities, as well as the 2017-2018 academic calendar.

Academic Advising
Learn how to choose your classes and get your academic advisor.

Student Life
Learn about the many first-year programs, student activities, student groups and volunteer opportunities on and off-campus.

Life after New College
Learn much more about the many doors that open for our graduates.

Campus Police
Review important safety information and learn about the services Campus Police provides to the New College community.

Information Technology
Learn more about your New College email address, computer specifications and the wireless networks on campus.

Get Connected, Stay Connected
Meet your admissions counselor, information for guidance counselors, join our Facebook group, meet our Student Admissions Representatives (STARs), and find out when we are coming to a town near you.

Disability Services
For general information on support services for students with disabilities.

Off-Campus Study and Study Abroad
It is never too early to start planning for a semester or year abroad or at another U.S. institution. Learn more about planning for success, academically and financially.

Learn more about our library services and be sure to take a moment and Meet our Librarians!

More Information

Residential Life

Our campus community is so important to our student success that New College is designated as an intentional residential college, and, as such, requires all students to live in the residence halls unless they have been granted exceptions or waivers.

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Academic Calendar

Never miss an important date or deadline.

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Orientation Schedule

Orientation week is busy. As it approaches, check here to get the latest schedule.

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