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

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, […]

Community Update: Construction Opportunities

March 20, 2017
City of Orlando Commissioner Regina Hill and UCF are hosting a community update on construction opportunities for the downtown campus on Tuesday, March 28, at 6 p.m. The update will take place at the UCF Center for Emerging Media, 500 W. Livingston Street. Please join UCF and members of the design and construction teams for […]

New UCF Downtown Academic Building Gets Its Name

March 14, 2017
University of Central Florida leaders will vote this week to name the academic building at the downtown campus after one of the region’s leading philanthropic organizations. Last year, Dr. Phillips Charities committed $7 million to the new campus, helping the university surpass its $20 million community support goal and making available state funding for the […]


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