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 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.
The Registrar's Office manages UCF’s official Academic Calendar, which contains the dates and times for all registration periods, application deadlines, holidays, special events and more. You can filter the calendar, save it and even subscribe to it.
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.
We’re always rooting for our UCF athletes whether in the game or in the classroom.
The Student Academic Resource Center (SARC) offers workshops and seminars.
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.
At Student Accessibility Services, we view disabilities as an integral part of our university’s rich diversity. That is why we continuously collaborate with students, faculty and staff to create an educational environment that is inclusive for everyone.
The Alliance Mentoring Program is designed to connect UCF students who identify within the LGBTQ+ community with an LGBTQ+ faculty or staff mentor.
Think the only way to get help from a librarian is by walking up to the library help desk?
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.
Once students declare a major, they work exclusively with the advising office in their college.
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.
Navigating the university admission process might seem confusing, but College Prep Day is dedicated to helping multicultural and first-generation students better understand the necessary steps.
Thanks to funding from the National Science Foundation, which aims to promote the progress of science, the mission of COMPASS is to increase the number of UCF students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees.
For those times when you need to get to a computer right away or you forgot to print out something for class, UCF has numerous computer labs throughout campus — and some of them are open 24 hours a day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At UCF, we pride ourselves on information fluency — the ability to gather, evaluate, and use information in ethical and legal ways.
Academic courses provide students with one or more semesters of a major-career-related real-world experience with employers in Central Florida, nationally, and internationally.
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.
We understand that sometimes things come up in life that may negatively impact your academic performance.
Calling all leaders, organizers and anyone who likes bringing people together.
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.
Sometimes we can all use a bit of study help, and at UCF’s Student Academic Resource Center, our Learning Skills Specialists are here when you need them.
Living on campus is convenient — and living alongside students in your same major can make your experience even better.
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.
The Math Placement Test (MPT) is required for all incoming freshman students. The MPT is required for transfer students who have not earned credit for MAT 1033 or earned a "C" (2.0) or better in MAC 1105.
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.
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.
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.
For those times when you need a hand but are unable to attend regularly scheduled peer tutoring or Supplemental Instruction sessions at the Orlando campus, check out UCF’s OPAL sessions.
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!
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.
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.
UCF’s Quality Enhancement Plan, What’s Next: Integrative Learning for Professional and Civic Preparation, is a five-year plan that prepares undergraduates for success in their professional and civic lives.
It’s easy to feel lost if you aren’t familiar with a research topic or the library where you’re searching for information.
LGBTQ+ awareness and sensitivity trainings to reduce heterosexism, homophobia, and transphobia at UCF and to increase LGBTQ+ inclusion by embracing and valuing people of all sexual and gender identities.
Service Learning at UCF is a teaching method that uses community involvement to apply theories or skills being taught in a course.
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.
Student records, including transcripts and grades, are only available through myUCF — but the UCF Registrar's Offiice can help you access those records.
This three-day, pre-research course prepares students to get involved in research early in the academic career at UCF.
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 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.
The Think 30 campaign was created to encourage UCF students to complete 30 credit hours each year with the goal of a timely graduation that minimizes the expense of a college degree.
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.
First-generation college students, low-income students and students who have a documented disability can take advantage of the TRiO Center, which provides help to students who are transitioning from one level of higher education to the next.
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.
Undergraduates engage in research, scholarship, and creative projects with faculty mentor Southside of the traditional classroom setting.
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.
Whenever you find yourself suffering from writer’s block or you’re unsure of what the best way to word something is, head to the University Writing Center.
[email protected] Support provides technical support services to students for [email protected] (Instructure Canvas LMS), Panopto (video lecture capture system), and UCF-developed supplements to the LMS.
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".