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

Canvs Opens Coworking Pilot at UCF Downtown

Aug. 3, 2017
Canvs, a downtown-Orlando nonprofit coworking space for startup entrepreneurs, will celebrate its grand opening Monday for a pilot coworking space and educational programs to support local entrepreneurs in Parramore. The new space will be 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]


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