uFlorida developing no-fall-semester option

May 19, 2011

The University of Florida plans to enrol 2,000 students in a spring and summer cohort. The students will be full-fledged undergraduates who will be allowed to live and take classes on campus only during those terms for the entire time they are at the institution. Applicants will be able to apply for both regular fall admission and the spring-summer option. Applicants will only be offered spring-summer admission if they have expressed interest in it. While uFlorida officials plan to eventually accommodate 2,000 students with the new schedule, they hope to enrol between 500 and 1,000 in the first year, depending on the mix of first-year and transfer students. uFlorida plans to enrol the first spring-summer students in January 2013. The Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription required)