Orlando's University

We have a strong commitment by all partners not just to be in downtown, but to be of the downtown community.

UCF President, John C. Hitt

Dreaming Big

A 21st-century city needs a 21st-century campus. A place where new ideas can flourish from a foundation that’s built on innovation. One that will transform lives and our community for decades to come.

With your help, UCF will create a game-changing campus in the heart of our great city. Let’s build our future together.


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Latest Updates

UCF Community School Model in Wall Street Journal

Aug. 21, 2017
Earlier this month, Orlando County Public School’s Academic Center for Excellence community school opened in Parramore across the street from UCF Downtown. UCF is proud to be a lead partner in the ACE school, which incorporates before- and after-school enrichment programs and resources for parents, as well as on-site medical and dental services for students, their families […]

Canvs Opens Coworking Pilot at UCF Downtown

Aug. 7, 2017
Canvs, a downtown-Orlando nonprofit coworking space for startup entrepreneurs, celebrated its grand opening for a pilot coworking space and educational programs to support local entrepreneurs in Parramore. The new space is housed in the University of Central Florida’s Center for Emerging Media, which will be part of the UCF Downtown campus in the heart of Creative Village. The Canvs Parramore coworking […]

Forbes Features UCF, Creative Village

July 12, 2017
UCF and Creative Village are examples of a new urban campus model that's driving innovation districts around the country. "The great new American university is by definition urban," Creative Village developer Craig Ustler told Forbes last month. "That's where the market is, that's where the market wants to be educated, and that's where all the […]


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