Distance Learning Director: Dr. Velvet Yates
Information for Prospective Students
Information for Applying Students
Applicants to the MA and ML programs are required to register for an online Latin entrance exam by emailing Dr. Velvet Yates, Distance Learning Director, no later than Friday, January 24, 2014. MA and ML Applicants will then be provided instructions for taking the Latin exam on Saturday, February 8, 2014. The exam will be a sight translation and parsing exam, lasting two hours, that can be taken online at any time on February 8. A sample exam is available upon request. Applicants will be able to take a practice online exam several days before taking the official online exam.
Applicants to the PhD program are required to complete an on-campus visit. The week of February 17-21, 2014 is recommended. (Please do not plan on visiting during UF’s Spring Break, March 3-7, 2014.) Please allow at least a half-day for this visit, which will include a 90-minute sight translation exam of standard Latin authors, and short interviews with the Director and available faculty. A sample exam is available upon request.
Upon admission into the distance learning program, entering students are required to attend the Summer Latin Institute, held at the University of Florida in Gainesville, July 7-17, 2014.
To ensure full consideration, applications and all supporting materials should be received no later than Friday, February 28, 2014 (see application checklist below).