Most undergraduate degrees at UCF require 120 credit hours. Completing 30 credit hours per year will allow you to graduate in 4 years. But that’s just the start.Think 30
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Academic Coaching and Engagement (ACE) Program facilities academic success among undergraduates by providing one-on-one, ongoing peer coaching. Coaches meet with students about once a month throughout the semester.
The Access Program is for selected groups of freshmen who receive additional academic preparation before attending classes in the fall. Participants in these intensive programs are evaluated solely by UCF's Undergraduate Admissions Office and participation is by invitation only.
If you’ve ever wanted to get fit but were worried about fitting in—worry no more. The UCF Recreation and Wellness Center is one of the nation’s leading campus recreation departments for creating space for students of all abilities to play, work out and compete against each other. At the RWC, we value the opportunity to provide quality programs and services that are accessible to the entire UCF community.
If you are a student in recovery, know that you are not alone. We understand the challenges of being in recovery, especially on a college campus. That’s why we created the Collegiate Recovery Community at UCF as a way to foster a sense of belonging and accomplishment for students who choose to lead a sober lifestyle. As a result, students are able to flourish in academics and in their personal lives.
The Office of Civil Discourse & Engagement (CDE) will promote civil discourse within the UCF community and beyond, through programming about different lived experiences and perspectives. CDE is a part of the Ginsburg Center for Inclusion and Community Engagement.
The Alliance Mentoring Program is designed to connect UCF students who identify within the LGBTQ+ community with an LGBTQ+ faculty or staff mentor.
Multicultural or first-generation male students seeking extra support at UCF can look to the Brother to Brother Program.
Promising undergraduate students who have achieved scholastic success can challenge themselves by participating in the programs offered through The Burnett Honors College.
Campus Faiths & Ministries (CFM) is a network of faith-based organizations dedicated to meeting the personal, religious and social needs of university students, faculty and staff.
Student Care Services offers guidance, resources and referrals to UCF students who are experiencing a distressing situation that significantly impacts their academic or personal success.
The Office of Civil Discourse & Engagement (CDE) promotes civil discourse within the UCF community and beyond through programming about different lived experiences and perspectives. CDE is a part of the Ginsburg Center for Inclusion and Community Engagement.
As a CECS student, there may be times when you feel overwhelmed with course work or you need a little help with a certain subject.
Studies show that everyone—yes, everyone—can benefit from therapy and counseling. Whether you’re experiencing short-term stress or long-term challenges, it’s important to talk about your feelings and take care of your mental health. That’s why UCF Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, provides comprehensive psychological services to our students free of charge.
Engaging Latino Students for Transfer and College Completion, an initiative sponsored by The Kresge Foundation and Greater Texas Foundation, is a special project led by the National Survey of Student Engagement, the Center for Community College Student Engagement and Excelencia in Education.
Don’t let challenging science, technology, engineering and math courses or large class sizes intimidate you.
Behind every successful Knight is a dedicated UCF faculty member.
If neither your parents nor guardians have a bachelor’s degree, you qualify as a first-generation student.
Ready to become a Knight? Make sure your first stop is First Year Experience (FYE). With resources aimed at student success and opportunities to get engaged in the UCF community, FYE provides students and family members the support they need to make a smooth transition into UCF. From Orientation for new students to the Pegasus Parent Program and beyond, FYE is here to help.
The Knights Helping Knights Pantry provides UCF students with access to free food and necessities when they need it most. The thriving food pantry program, which began in 2009 as a class project in a first-year LEAD Scholars course, is located in Ferrell Commons next to the All Knight Study facility.
Similar to the EXCEL program, Girls EXCELing in Math and Science aims to increase success rates for of science, technology, engineering and math students during their first two years at UCF.
A program held by the women's center in partnership with the office of Fraternity and Sorority Life to educate the UCF community on assault prevention starting with the Greek community.
Working out doesn’t have to mean going it alone or sticking to predictable routines. Instead, check out Group Exercise programs at the UCF Recreation and Wellness Center. You can join high-intensity workouts like cardio dance, bootcamp, spinning and kickboxing, or enrich your mind and body with yoga, barre and foam rolling. With nearly 100 classes each week, there’s something for everyone.
Part of UCF’s commitment to safety and success, Honor Your Knighthood is a required series of online modules that all incoming students must take to better understand the UCF Creed of Integrity, Scholarship, Community, Creativity and Excellence.
The IFC leadership trip is a 4 day program design to educate, engage and equip the members with the applicable skills to further enhance their chapters and individual members.
Everyone deserves a chance to attend school. But for students with intellectual disabilities, finding a university can be challenging.
Whether you’re an all-star athlete or a rookie of the year, you’ll love the fun and competitive edge of UCF Intramural Sports. Team leagues and individual sports take place year round and include flag football, basketball, soccer, dodgeball, golf and more. Best of all, you have the chance to win a coveted IM Sports Champion shirt.
The mission of the Knight Alliance Network (KAN) mentoring program provides guidance, support, resources, advocacy, financial literacy, and a place of belonging for foster care youth enrolled at the University of Central Florida.
In an effort to increase retention in STEM disciplines and promote academic success, the Learning Environment and Academic Research Network was established at UCF as a living-learning community.
As the only academic and co-curricular leadership program in Florida, LEAD Scholars Academy at UCF offers students many exciting opportunities in academics, leadership, research and campus life.
UCF is proud to be an inclusive community that values diversity in its many forms. Leading the way is Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning/Queer (LGBTQ+) Services, which serves to connect our diverse student population to opportunities, resources and each other to achieve the vision of a stronger, healthier and more equitable world for LGBTQ+ people and their allies.
Put your future on a path to success with the UCF Lockheed Martin College Work Experience Program (CWEP). CWEP is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to gain real-world work experience at Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company located here in Orlando.
Multicultural Academic and Support Services (MASS) assists multicultural and first- generation students. The mission of Multicultural Academic and Support Services (MASS) is to maximize student success by assisting Multicultural and First-Generation College Students in their transition to UCF and by connecting with the University community and our partners to promote and facilitate academic support services and programs.
Some incoming Knights have their career path drawn out, while others get stuck on which major to pursue.
It’s empowering to have someone on your side and nice to have a place to get advice.
First-generation, low-income and traditionally underrepresented students who plan on continuing at the doctoral level are invited to apply for the McNair Scholars Program.
At UCF, we celebrate diversity and applaud the dedication it takes to be the first person in your family to attend a university.
Familiarizing yourself with a new school can be difficult for many students, but we understand multicultural and first-generation students face additional challenges.
Become a brother. Become a sister. Become a lifelong friend. Fraternity and Sorority Life at UCF is committed to fostering student growth, academic excellence, civic engagement, leadership development and positive relationships.
Implementing and improving student programs is a one big, important job. At UCF, the Office of Student Involvement is the hub for all registered student organizations.
Because we want our students to succeed, all undergraduate students are required to complete a UCF Orientation component prior to registering for classes.
If we had to pick one word to describe our Out of State Student Mentoring program, it’d be awesome — and that’s how the acronym OSSM is pronounced!
Calling all outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers! Turn your compass toward UCF’s Outdoor Adventure program and you’ll discover a whole new world of excitement and thrills. From hiking, biking and climbing to rafting, paddling and camping, students of all experience levels are welcome to take part in the activities our team offers. UCF Outdoor Adventure also offers accessible and inclusive outdoor equipment so every Knight can enjoy the outdoors.
It’s a weeklong party — and you’re invited! As UCF’s official Welcome Week, Pegasus Palooza is jam-packed with excitement.
Though you may have left home to attend UCF, your parents will still want to know what your daily school life is like.
If you’re ready to quit smoking, we’re ready to help. Smoke-Free UCF offers programs and prescriptions to assist students and faculty members in breaking the habit. Six-week classes led by Quit Smoking Now facilitators are available for groups and individuals. Classes are free and include nicotine replacement therapies, such as gum, lozenges and patches. Contact us via email to sign up for our next session.
The UCF Recreation and Wellness Center is more than a place—it’s the place to be. It’s a positive environment for getting fit and staying healthy, as well as a way to meet new friends and explore a variety of athletic offerings. UCF is nationally recognized for our comprehensive year-round programming in Aquatics, Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation, Fitness, Intramural Sports, Outdoor Adventure and Sport Clubs. We value diversity at the RWC and are proud to offer something for everyone and every skill level.
Don’t let classes and college life stress you out. Take control with stress-reduction techniques designed to help you decrease anxiety, increase focus and concentration, and improve sleep. Visit Wellness & Health Promotion Services to discover Relaxation Stations, biofeedback, meditation classes, our Journal to Self-Discovery program and more.
If you’re serious about playing sports, you seriously need to check out UCF Sport Clubs. With opportunities for recreational, instructional and competitive growth, Sport Clubs are perfect for students who were athletes in high school or students who are looking for new challenges. Beginners are always welcome! Choose from more than 40 club teams, including paintball, kiteboarding, tae kwon do, ice hockey, lacrosse and volleyball, and compete in intercollegiate events across the country.
UCF welcomes community college students interested in participating in the Two Year/Four Year Transfer Initiative Program to join us at State College Day each spring semester.
The Student Academic Resource Center (SARC) provides high-quality academic support programs, including tutoring and supplemental instruction, retention programs, and various other academic programs and services.
Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among college students, but it is also one of the most preventable causes of death. Can you spot the warning signs and help make a difference? With our suicide prevention course, you will be trained to QPR — question, persuade and refer — someone who may be suicidal.
The purpose of the Talent Search Program is to identify qualified individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds with potential for education at the postsecondary level and encourage them to complete secondary school and undertake postsecondary education.
Florida high school students who rank in the top 10 percent of their high school class can benefit from the Top 10 Knights program, which was launched to recognize student academic achievement and to provide Florida students and families with more certainty regarding the UCF admission process.
Reading is fundamental — and also required in many courses at UCF. For textbooks, school supplies, apparel and so much more, stop by the UCF Bookstore. Textbooks are available for purchase and rental, and we offer a buyback program for many materials throughout the semester.
From certification tests to exit exams, the University Testing Center offers a variety of tests and services to UCF students, prospective students, alumni and the surrounding community. Our facility features a secure and comfortable environment with 46 testing stations across three technologically advanced computer labs, as well as a traditional paper-pencil testing center.
The Wellness & Health Promotion Services (WHPS) office offers a wide variety of services and programming aimed at helping students "be well" so they can "do well".