Student Standards

1. Grade Point AverageStudents studying in Library West

  •  Graduate students at UF must maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA to continue and graduate with a masters degree.
  • Students who fall below a 3.0 GPA may be placed on probation with the expectation that their GPA will be raised to a minimum 3.0 within the following semester in order to continue in the program
  • MPH students must have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA to enter the Internship element of the program
  • MPH students must earn a C or better in all MPH courses

2. HIPAA and Blood Borne Pathogens Training and Confidentiality Statement

  • Once you have created a Gatorlink, please log into and complete the following two trainings: HIPAA & Privacy – Research (UF_PRV801_OLT) AND BBP/BMW General Training (UF_EHS850G_OLT)
  • Signed Confidentiality Statement: Confidentiality Statement
  • All students must submit proof of training and the signed statement in the appropriate assignments in the Canvas Course Site for your program in Public Health Seminars – Campus MPH or Public Health Seminars – Online MPH .  (Gatorlink authentication is required to log into Canvas.)  These trainings do not count toward the total seminar credit requirement.

3. Photograph

  • Photograph: All students are required to submit a 2×2 head-shot photo for their student file
  • Campus students email your photo to Christy Ewing,
  • Online students email your photo to Robyn Smith,

4. Campus Student Mandatory Immunizations

  • General UF immunization requirements: University required immunizations along with the official form to be completed by your healthcare provider can be found at –
  • Additional PHHP College Immunization Requirement:  The College of Public Health and Health Professions requires proof of a negative tuberculosis test or a written statement of contraindication from your physician. If you have had a positive test in the past and a chest X-ray showing no signs of active disease, you will not be required to have another chest X-ray.

5. Campus Student Mandatory Health Insurance