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Ready to earn your bachelor’s degree?

With online access to an outstanding university, turning your two-year degree from Hillsborough Community 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.

Hillsborough Community College and the University of Central Florida have partnered to offer a pathway for students to transition from HCC to an online bachelor’s degree at UCF. Once you are close to earning your associate’s degree at Hillsborough Community 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 HCC Hawk 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 Hillsborough County 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 Hillsborough Community College to UCF Online today.

Take the next step.

To ask a question or set up a coaching appointment:
Call: 321-433-7903 | Email: [email protected]
Jessica Houts

Meet Your Coach

Jessica Houts is the pre-enrollment counselor dedicated to serving students at Hillsborough Community College. Well before your first online class, Jessica is available to guide you through the admission and transfer processes to UCF.

About Jessica

Jessica has been employed by the university since 2007 and brings this perspective to her transfer counselor role. Jessica is currently working on a Master’s in Social Work and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising/Public Relations from the University of Central Florida. In order to help students reach their goals, Jessica encourages early preparation when planning on transferring to UCF and is here to help them during this process.

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.