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Ready to earn your bachelor’s degree?

With online access to an outstanding university, turning your two-year degree from Florida Gateway College into a bachelor’s degree is a convenient and affordable way to continue your education. And right now, it’s easier than ever to get started.

Florida Gateway College and the University of Central Florida have partnered to offer a pathway for FGC students to transition to an online bachelor’s degree at UCF. Once you are close to earning your associate’s degree at Florida Gateway College, the UCF Online team provides you with pre-enrollment coaching and other support services designed to help you transfer to UCF Online — and succeed.

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If you’re a FGC Timberwolf and want to become a UCF Knight, we can get you there. UCF Online’s connect coaches help throughout your transition, putting you on the path to earning your degree without stepping foot on campus. As a leader in online education for more than 20 years, UCF Online is ranked as one of the top online bachelor’s programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Completing your online degree from UCF is not only convenient, but opens a world of opportunities — from Lake City to UCF’s campus and beyond. Your home meets your university starting now.

Ready to take the first step? Contact a specialized coach to start your transfer from Florida Gateway College to UCF Online today.

Take the next step.

To ask a question or set up a coaching appointment:
Call: 352-536-2214 | Email: [email protected]
Thomas Silarek

Meet Your Coach

Thomas Silarek is the success coach dedicated to serving students at Florida Gateway College. Well before your first online class, Thomas is available to guide you through the admission and transfer processes to UCF.

About Thomas

Originally from Laos, Thomas speaks fluently in English, Lao and Thai. He immigrated to the United States from Laos in 1984. By 1999, Thomas had moved to central Florida and found his place at UCF. He has a master’s degree from UCF in Student Personnel.

4 Steps to Transfer To UCF


Meet virtually with a dedicated coach.


Create a smooth transition plan.


Review financial aid options.


Apply to UCF with confidence.

Open a world of opportunity.

Transfer to UCF Online.