UCF is your home. And while campus looks a bit different these days, you’ll have all the resources needed to succeed inside and outside of the classroom. Plus, there are still many ways to make the most of your college experience, whether you’re on campus or learning remotely.
Explore what’s in store for you this fall, and take the pledge to Armor Up and protect your fellow Knights.Take the Armor Up Pledge
Your Fall Classes
Fall classes are being delivered in-person, remote, or a blend. Whether you’re here studying on campus or from the comfort of your home this semester, learning doesn’t stop. Focus on your future and continue on the path to achieve your dreams.
- Classrooms set up to follow physical distancing.
- Face coverings are required in all classrooms.
- Faculty will provide alternatives to ensure that you can keep up with coursework if you become ill or must isolate.
- A high-quality educational experience while learning away from the classroom.
- You’ll still have class, participate in projects and coursework, talk with professors and connect with classmates.
- Faculty received training on how to produce courses that foster remote learning.
- New mode added to lineup of online and face-to-face classes this fall.
- Splits larger classes into smaller cohorts.
- You’ll switch between attending an in-person class meeting to remote instruction.
- Provides flexibility while maintaining UCF’s academic quality expectations.
Living On Campus
While settling into your new home away from home, here are some things you can do to stay safe and healthy.
- Complete a daily self-assessment for symptoms through your COVID Self-Checker on the UCF Mobile app.
- Contact the UCF COVID Line at 407-823-2509 if you begin to experience symptoms or have been near someone who tested positive.
- Keep at least 6 feet distance between yourself and others, and wear a face covering in common areas.
- Talk with roommates about expectations for behavior and the steps each of you are taking to prevent spread of COVID-19.
In the event that you or someone you have had close contact with tests positive for COVID-19, you may hear from UCF Housing or Student Health Services about the need to quarantine or isolate.
UCF Housing recognizes that this is will be a unique academic year, and we remain committed to keeping you informed, engaged and supported. Please note that housing will remain open in the event the university fully transitions to remote instruction due to COVID-19.Get the latest housing updates
Dining On Campus
No matter what you’re craving, you can find it on campus. Favorites including Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Chili’s, Pollo Tropical, Qdoba and more will be open this fall. Before heading out to grab a bite, check out some of the new safety measures in place.
On-Campus Dining Safety:
- Face coverings
- Limited seating
- 6-feet physical distancing
- Hand sanitizer available across campus
- Take-out and delivery options
- Frequent cleaning and sanitation
Fall Events and Activities
There’s plenty of opportunity to experience the best of Knight life both virtually and face-to-face.
Here’s what to expect:
- In-person events, whether indoors or outdoors, require you to wear a face covering and practice physical distancing.
- In keeping with state guidelines, gatherings are limited to no more than 50 people.
Get together with your UCF community safely this fall — making friends, memories and the most of this semester.Check Out Upcoming Events
Getting Around Campus
All UCF shuttles for Fall 2020 will operate on their normal schedules. If you take a shuttle to get around, rest assured that they’re being thoroughly cleaned each day. You can also expect some windows to be kept open throughout the day to allow circulation of fresh air.
- Seating capacity reduced by 20 percent
- No standing room
- Wear face covering on board
- Some windows will be open to allow for circulation of fresh air
Virtual Student Services
Get the tools and support you need to thrive. From academic advising and orientation to physical and mental health services, find the resources you need to make this semester a successful one.Explore All Virtual Student Services
See someone on campus not wearing a face covering? Here are simple steps on how you can help.
- 1 Remind them that face coverings are required at UCF.
- 2 Direct them to a nearby face covering distribution location.
- 3 Request that they leave the area, or leave the area yourself if you feel at risk.