Student Development and Enrollment Services
Academic advisors help you make important decisions like choosing classes, selecting a major and staying on track for graduation. Need to know about registration, financial aid, career options and dozens of other details? We can help with that, too. Get to know your UCF advisor and you’ll go far.
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.
Select attendees of Valencia College, Seminole State College of Florida, Eastern Florida State College, College of Central Florida, Daytona State College, and Lake-Sumter State College who graduate with their A.A. or A.S. can be offered guaranteed admission into UCF via DirectConnect to UCF.
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.
Looking to turn your academic break into a professional opportunity? Then take a look at UCF’s Externship Program. This short-term training program pairs students with employer partners for a unique job shadowing experience. Externships vary from one to five days in length and there is no cost to participate.
Ready to become a Knight? Make sure your first stop is the First Year Experience (FYE) office. 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 Pegasus Palooza and beyond, FYE is here to help.
The Purpose of UCF’s commitment to an initiative for students with intellectual disabilities is to design and implement an inclusive and comprehensive postsecondary experience that welcomes students with intellectual disabilities who cannot otherwise traditionally access college opportunities.
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.
The mission of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning/Queer (LGBTQ+) Services is 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 its allies.
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.
Shopping malls may be passé, but if you’re enrolled in Intermediate or College Algebra, Trigonometry or Precalculus, you’ll definitely be spending some time at the UCF MALL — a state-of-the-art computer lab providing hands-on learning and one-on-one assistance.
The Out of State Student Mentoring Program (OSSM-pronounced "awesome") provides all freshman, out-of-state students with an upper-class peer mentor that assists students in their transition to university life in a new state, as well as offers opportunities that help students get involved at UCF and connected to the Orlando community.
Various UCF offices provide Peer Mentoring to all UCF students, such as the Student Academic Resource Center (SARC), Transfer and Transition Services (TTS), First Year Experience (FYE), First Year Advising and Exploration (FYAE), Career Services, Sophomore and Second Year Center (SSYC), TRiO Center, to name a few.
Put simply, PRIME is an acronym for Purpose + Reach = Individuals Measured for Excellence. And the PRIME STEM Project addresses the academic and social needs of eligible UCF STEM students who are first-generation in college, have a documented disability or demonstrate financial need.
Need a boost in biology or extra help in organic chemistry? Be sure to check out Supplemental Instruction. SI sessions are open to all students who want to increase their understanding of course material and improve their grades. These voluntary, peer-assisted study groups offer students a chance to compare notes, discuss important concepts, develop strategies for studying and quiz each other before big tests
The TiPS Transfer Leader program is a partnership between the Office of Transfer and Transition Services and Multicultural Academic and Support Services which seeks to professionally develop multicultural transfer students.
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.
Transfer & Transition Services provides pre-admission advising for transferring undergraduate students, including information on UCF's General Education Program (GEP), guidance on choosing a major, prerequisites for a major and major requirements; information on UCF's application deadlines, foreign language requirements; and transfer course equivalencies.
Get an edge on your academics with free tutoring from the Student Academic Resource Center (SARC). Peer tutoring sessions are provided in more than 30 subjects each semester, and we offer tutoring labs designed specifically for our student veterans and students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
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.