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An Educational Partner

UCF is an educational program partner for multiple Fortune 1000 companies. This financial support from employers helps make obtaining a college degree more affordable. We’re committed to providing a high-quality education that’s accessible to all students. Whether looking for career advancement or to strengthen skills within the industry, this opportunity puts eligible students on the path to success.

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Participating Employers

Knights employed by one of these companies* and enrolled in an approved program may be eligible for tuition assistance. Please note that approved degree programs and the amount of tuition assistance vary by employer. Academic programs are selected for and by each employer.

Amazon Career Choice

Amazon’s Career Choice program is an education benefit that empowers Amazon employees to learn new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere. Amazon provides a variety of education and upskilling opportunities including full college tuition.

The University of Central Florida partners with Amazon to provide their hourly employees with two educational benefit programs:

  1. Most undergraduate degree programs
  2. UCF Global non-credit English Language (ESL) courses

Guild Partners

The following employer partnerships were facilitated by Guild, a market leader in providing higher education opportunities designed for working adults. Guild supports workers alongside some of the nation’s largest employers by connecting upskilling opportunities to career mobility.

Students seeking additional information about these programs and eligibility requirements should contact their Human Resources department to ask about their organization’s partnership with Guild.

Explore All Partnering Employers




Children’s Hospital of Colorado




Five Guys


Gentiva Health Services


Herschend Family Entertainment




PNC Financial Services
Providence Health & Services


Sentara Health
Smithfield Foods


Taco Bell Corporate




Waste Management

Student Assistance

For further information and support, UCF students and staff may contact:

For Amazon

  • UCF students or staff with questions about program participation or eligibility requirements for Amazon Career Choice should visit

For Guild Partners

  • UCF students or staff with questions about program participation or eligibility requirements for Guild programs should contact Guild directly via or by phoning 720-709-2871.
  • UCF staff can open a ticket with Guild or on the behalf of a current UCF student by emailing Guild at

About Online Programs

  • UCF students or staff who have questions about UCF Online programs can also call the UCF Online Connect Center directly on 855-903-8576.
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Employment Partnership Program FAQs

Explore some of the most frequently asked questions about the employment partnership programs. Continue to check back as more FAQs become available.

Class modality varies between program options.

Students who are interested in learning more about the Guild employer partnership tuition benefits as outlined on this page should first contact their employer’s Human Resources department to enquire about eligibility requirements and application processes.

We encourage students to reach out to their employer’s Human Resources department to learn more about possible tuition assistance partnership programs.

For Amazon Career Choice: Amazon employees wanting to apply for tuition assistance through Amazon Career Choice should visit for instructions.

For Guild Partners: Students should reach out to their employer’s Human Resources department to learn more about Guild’s university partners program.

The tuition assistance programs outlined on this page are available to both current and newly enrolled UCF students who meet their employer’s tuition assistance program eligibility criteria. We encourage students to contact their Human Resources department to learn if they qualify and how to engage with their Guild Education benefit. Please note that eligibility criteria are determined by the employer partners and not by UCF.

The amount of tuition assistance varies by employer partner and by program. Students are encouraged to contact their Human Resources department for further details about specific tuition assistance that may be available to them.