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According to, “downtown campuses can be a win-win for universities and for a city’s downtown.”

The blog says, “Major universities are often landlocked, and have trouble meeting their needs for facility expansion.  Opening a downtown satellite campus can be a great option to expand the university’s reach. And the creation of a downtown university campus can do wonders for a city’s downtown.”

A downtown university campus is included in the site’s roundup of 12 strategies to transform a city’s downtown, along with improving public transportation, rethinking under-utilized public land and creating a branded downtown entertainment district.

Want to learn more about UCF’s efforts to build a downtown campus in Orlando? You can continue to receive updates on UCF Downtown on our website.