Primary Affiliation

The Primary affiliation is a single EduPerson value (i.e., Faculty, Staff, etc.) taken from one of the eight EduPerson values in the table below. Only one Primary Affiliation is assigned to a UFID, and is determined by the UF affiliation (i.e., Faculty, Vendor, etc.) assigned to the individual.

Example 1: An individual has a UF affiliation of Departmental Associate, so the EduPerson Affiliation in this case would be ‘Member.’ The Primary affiliation would also be Member.

Example 2: An individual has an affiliation of Student, and is also a TEAMS employee. This individual’s EduPerson affiliations would be ‘Staff’ and ‘Student’, because the EduPerson affiliation may be multi-valued. The Primary affiliation would be ‘Staff’. Based on the hierarchical table below ‘Staff’ is a higher EduPerson affiliation than ‘Student’.

An individual’s Primary Affiliation describes their relationship to UF using one of the broad, predefined categories described below. A process runs nightly that determines this affiliation by order of precedence, and is used by DSAs and IdM Coordinators in managing security (roles) and identity information, as well as other functions. The highest ranked affiliation held by an individual is by default, considered their de facto Primary Affiliation. The only mutually exclusive relationships involve Pre-Applicant when the Registrar’s Office changes this categorization to Affiliate (i.e., Student Applicant) or Student.

Valid PRIMARY AFFILIATION codes (used in BAUDD050, BAUDD051, BAUDD060 and BAUDD070) are limited to (in prioritized order):

  1. F=Faculty
  2. T=Staff
  3. E=Employee
  4. S=Student
  5. M=Member
  6. A=Alumni
  7. L=Affiliate
  8. P=Contact

Order of Precedence

EduPerson Affiliation / UF Affiliation

‘F’ FACULTY     

  • 192 Faculty
  • 221 Consultant Faculty

‘T’  STAFF  

  • 193 USPS
  • 195 TEAMS
  • 220 Consultant Staff

 ‘E’  EMPLOYEE

  • 194 OPS
  • 197 Courtesy Faculty
  • 200 Emeritus
  • 204 Board of Trustee
  • 205 UF Executive
  • 209 SHANDS
  • 213 DSO
  • 217 Athletic Association
  • 218 Foundation Employee
  • 219 Clinical Faculty
  • 236 Recent Employee

‘S’  STUDENT

  • 191 Student
  • 263 UF Online Student
  • 214 DCE Student
  • 216 Non-Reg Student
  • 261 Non-Reg UF Online Student
  • 224 Newly Admitted Applicant
  • 260 Newly Admitted UF Online Applicant
  • 253 Innovation Academy Student

‘M’  MEMBER    

  • 198 Vendor
  • 203 Departmental Associate
  • 237 Continuing Ed Student

 ‘A’  ALUMNI                                                     

  • 208 Alumni

‘L’  AFFILIATE  

  • 190 Student Applicant
  • 259 UF Online Student Applicant
  • 199 Retiree
  • 202 Volunteer
  • 207 Library Patron
  • 210 Campus Resident
  • 215 Former Student
  • 222 Recent Attendee
  • 264 UF Online Recent Attendee
  • 238 Former DCE Student
  • 245 Library Wkstn User
  • 248 CE Participant
  • 249 Former Student Subscription
  • 252 Library Guest
  • 254 PKY K-12 Student
  • 255 K-12 Student
  • 265 Former Applicant

‘P’  CONTACT                  

  • 211 Pre-Applicant
  • 258 UF Online Pre-Applicant
  • 239 Unaffiliated UF Payee
  • 244 Self-Service User
  • 247 Former Self Service User