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.


Learn More About UCF’s Downtown Campus

Latest Updates

Valencia Names New Downtown Dean

June 14, 2017
A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses: Please join me in welcoming Eugene Jones, who will be the new executive dean of the Downtown Campus, to Valencia. Eugene comes to Valencia with more than 20 years of experience in higher education at several institutions. He has served in a variety of capacities, […]

Public Outreach Meeting on June 27

June 5, 2017
Subcontractors interested in working on the first phase of UCF Downtown will have an opportunity to connect with the construction project managers during a public meeting this month. UCF and general contractor Skanska USA Building Inc. will host a public outreach meeting on June 27 for work on the new four-story Dr. Phillips Academic Commons building […]

Campus Groundbreaking Signals New Day for Community, Downtown Orlando

May 11, 2017
Children from the Parramore community helped Central Florida leaders sink shovels into the dirt today at a groundbreaking ceremony ushering in a transformative campus that will soon rise in downtown Orlando. Dr. Phillips Academic Commons is the first building to be built at the new campus the University of Central Florida will share with Valencia […]

Central Florida Celebrates Downtown Campus Groundbreaking Thursday

May 8, 2017
Leaders from across Central Florida are expected at the highly anticipated groundbreaking ceremony for the UCF Downtown campus from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday, May 11. The UCF community is invited to attend the festivities at the UCF Center for Emerging Media, 500 W. Livingston St., with partners from Valencia College, the City of Orlando, […]


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