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The Program

Key Benefits
Engineer Your Tomorrow, Today, With STEPUP!

Jumpstart your engineering future with the University of Florida’s STEPUP program, a unique initiative designed for first-year students under the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. STEPUP (the Successful Transition and Enhanced Preparation for Undergraduates program) offers an accelerated transition into university life, connecting you with a supportive community of mentors, faculty, and industry leaders. Experience a mix of academic rigor and team-building activities that prepare you for success. This year, we will be celebrating the 30th Anniversary of STEPUP. Join us!  Apply now!


Office of Student Transition and Retention 212 Weil Hall P.O. Box 116550 Gainesville, FL 32611-6550 352-294-7933. For questions about the STEPUP program, please email Mr. Stephen Roberts, STAR Office Director, at