At UCF Cocoa, you can get a high-quality education right on Florida’s Space Coast. Together with Eastern Florida State College, the university provides access to bachelor’s and graduate degree programs close to home and work—and guarantees you admission to UCF through DirectConnect to UCF.
All the services you need
You don’t have to travel to Orlando to get it all done—your local campus has the services you need. To make your educational experience easier, UCF Cocoa offers you the following services:
We’ll help you prepare for your bachelor’s degree program, make the easy transition to UCF and succeed long after graduation.
Plus, the personalized attention will help you feel right at home and give you clear direction on what classes to take and what you need to do to graduate UCF.
This office can provide students with resources and information, including, but not limited to the following areas:
- New Student Orientation Advising
- Academic Advising
- Registration Assistance
- Override/Permit Processing
- Transient Student Information
- Academic Probation Advisement
- Graduation Advising
- Readmission Advising
- Meet with your Advisor on a regular basis
- Be aware of important deadlines
- Read Knights email daily and follow through with instructions
- Review you degree audit
- Be aware of pre-requisites
Schedule an appointment
To schedule an appointment with your Cocoa campus academic advisor to discuss your undergraduate program, please call our office at (321) 433-7889.
Regular Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 6pm and Fridays 8-12pm
Summer Hours: Monday – Thursday 8am – 12pm and Closed on Fridays
Degree Audit Review – What is a degree Audit?
- A Degree Audit is a check list of what must be completed in order to graduate from UCF with your chosen degree.
- By tracking your grades, the Degree Audit tracks your progress in your classes and shows what you have left to complete in order to finish your degree.
- Your Academic Advisor will help you with any questions about your Degree Audit when you come in for your orientation advising appointment.
New Student Pre-Orientation Advising
Your Academic Advisor will answer questions about UCF’s General Education Program requirements, academic policies, and academic standards and procedures. They will discuss possible course selections and begin to develop short- and long-term academic goals with students. Advisors wish to see students succeed, which makes them one of the best resources to help solve academic issues.
Registration, Drop/Swap, and Add
Students may adjust their schedules (i.e., add or drop/swap classes) throughout registration and the drop/swap and add deadlines. Check the appropriate Academic Calendar for drop/swap and add deadlines
If a student is seeking an override for excessive hours they must have a minimum 3.0 UCF GPA and a minimum 3.0 term GPA in the preceding semester.
Overrides will be determined on a case-by-case basis. Overrides are not guaranteed and students should plan their schedule accordingly.
Intent to Graduate
Students who intend to graduate must complete the online Intent to Graduate Form by logging into myUCF and navigating to the Student Center – Academics > Undergraduate and Graduate Careers > Intent to Graduate > Apply at: http://commencement.ucf.edu/2014/spring
Students should consult the UCF Academic Calendar for the graduation application deadline during the first month of classes. Students who miss the deadline must contact the College Advising Offices of their major to inquire about earning their degree.
Graduating seniors must meet with a Program Advisor to review final degree requirements.
Location: 1519 Clearlake Road
Building 3, Room 203
Cocoa, FL 32922
P: 321.433.7900 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
The UCF Cocoa Enrollment Services Office offers assistance in the areas of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Registrar functions.
The office is located in room 214, building 3 of the UCF Cocoa campus. For further assistance at Cocoa please contact 321.433.7900 or email email@example.com.
Hours of operation: Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Thursday 8:30am – 6:00pm, Fridays 8:00am – 12:00pm ; Summer semesters, Monday through Thursday 7:30am – 6:00pm. Closed Fridays
You can come to Building 3, Room 214, for more assistance on Admissions.
We can assists transfer students with the application process and accept all requested documentation such as official transcripts and test scores. Here is the online admission application.
The application fee must be either paid online or mailed by check or money order to the Orlando campus undergraduate admissions office.
Students who have not graduated high school, prior to applying to UCF, should contact undergraduate admissions in Orlando at 407.823.3000. Students interested in applying to the graduate school should contact graduate studies at 407.823.2766.
Current students can drop off registrar documents to the UCF Cocoa Enrollment Services office located in Building 3, Room 214.
We can also answer general questions about readmission, senior citizen audits and questions about using the MY UCF Registrar functions.
You can download registrar forms here.
Here is the Academic Calendar.
You can come to Building 3, Room 214, for more assistance on Financial Aid.
Financial Aid advisors are available to assist with applying for financial aid, questions about financial aid and scholarship information.
Most financial aid documents can be obtained and submitted at the UCF Cocoa campus. Please check out the UCF financial aid website for general information, scholarship opportunities and to download financial aid forms.
Students can acquire and submit the necessary forms required to satisfy UCF’s mandatory proof of immunizations at the UCF Cocoa Enrollment Services office.
P: 321.433.7950 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Student Services office, serving the UCF Cocoa and Palm Bay campuses, renders a wide range of services for UCF students.
The office shares responsibility for coordinating new student orientation, assisting with veterans benefits, accommodating learning and physical disabilities, and registering new student organizations among other items.
Student Services also serves as a liaison unit to the Orlando campus for departments such as Career Services, Counseling Services, Recreation and Wellness, Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, and others housed within the Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services.
To ensure new and returning students receive a positive experience during their time at UCF, Student Services works locally with Academic Advising, Enrollment Services, Student Outreach Services, and various faculty and administrative staff in Cocoa and Palm Bay to meet the needs of students.
The office is located in Building 3, Room 238 on the UCF Cocoa campus and in Building 3, Room 209 on the UCF Palm Bay campus. For further assistance at Cocoa please contact 321.433.7950 or email email@example.com.
Hours of operation: Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm, Fridays 8:00am – 12:00pm ; Summer semesters, Monday through Thursday 7:00am – 6:00pm. Closed Fridays.
*Business hours are applicable to the Cocoa campus office. Students may schedule appointments to meet with Student Services personnel in Palm Bay.
- Orientation Services
- National Student Speech Language and Hearing Assoc (NSSLHA) –
Christina Kaiser (President)
- Psi Chi – International Honor Society for Psychology – Marcy Csuhran (President)
- Psychology Club – Margo Storm (Advisor)
- Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC) – Kelly Turco (President)
- Student Nurses Association – Rich Campora (President)
- Student Outreach Services (SOS) - Natalie Nazon (President)
New Student Orientation sessions are coordinated on the UCF Cocoa and Palm Bay Campuses through the Student Services office.
This includes on-site and virtual orientation sessions. Course registration restrictions are removed by the Student Services office once all requirements are completed for orientation, which includes meeting with an academic advisor prior to, during, or following completion of orientation. Only students seeking to attend classes in either Cocoa or Palm Bay should register for orientation as it assigned to these locations.
Once students are admitted, they can register for orientation.
All students attending orientation through the UCF Cocoa or Palm Bay campuses should be transfer students. Students who have recently completed high school and/or may have completed dual enrollment prior to graduating should make plans to attend an orientation session on the UCF Orlando campus.
Veterans Services are available for all veterans and veteran dependents that utilize VA education benefits to further their education.
To receive VA educational benefits, you must be certified through the university. Eligible students are urged to consult their Student Services office early in the process in order to meet VA deadlines and to receive other information.
Certification paperwork may be submitted to the Student Services office or faxed to Orlando Veterans Academic Resource Center or VARC as soon as a class schedule is finalized.
Paperwork, miscellaneous information, and work study opportunities are among the services provided for regional campus veterans and vet dependents at the UCF Regional Campuses. Please, visit the UCF Veterans Services website.
Student Disability Services (SDS)
SDS provides testing accommodations, classroom accommodations and help in completing university paperwork, resumes, and registration for students with documented disabilities.
You must contact the Student Services office for further information and/or to register for these services.
To learn more about this process and possible accommodations, please check out the Student Disability Services website and click on Documentation Guidelines.
The Office of Career Services provides access to professional development opportunities and career exploration, and the Experiential Learning office is an academic program that offers work experience in their program of study while pursuing their degree.
The Student Services office for the UCF Cocoa and Palm Bay campuses serves as liaison to both Career Services and Experiential Learning, and you can find assistance and information on creating a cover letter, resume development, workshops, and occasionally mock interviews.
Student Services also maintains a list of internships and job postings on bulletin boards as a convenience for regional campus students.
For more information or assistance, contact the Cocoa/Palm Bay Student Services office, or, you may logon to Career Services website.
Recreation & Wellness
The Recreation and Wellness Center is pleased to partner with the Student Government Association, Student Outreach Services and Regional Campus Administration to extend our services to students on the Regional Campuses.
Through the Regional Recreation program, memberships are provided to currently enrolled UCF Cocoa students at the Cocoa YMCA Family Center at Eastern Florida State College.
For UCF students currently enrolled in the Palm Bay campus, memberships to the Elite Fitness Center are provided.
In addition to the fitness facility memberships, the Regional Recreation program offers a variety of programs and services on both the Cocoa and Palm Bay campuses as an extension of what is offered to the students on the Orlando campus.
For more information on what Recreation & Wellness provides, please visit our website.
Student Outreach Services (SOS)
SOS or Student Outreach Services is a unit of the Office of Student Involvement and is operated and led by students.
It strives to serve students’ needs by providing services such as free printing, passes to regional wellness centers, free Scantrons, off campus activities and campus networking opportunities throughout the semester.
Many of these services are provided in collaboration with the Student Services. Free beverages and snacks are provided in the student lounge during office hours.
SOS also serves as the campus liaison to the Student Government Association (SGA) assisting in fulfilling the functions of SGA at the campus.
Aside from providing funding for SOS, SGA is responsible for allocating and distributing the student activity fees.
These allocations also fund events and services at the Orlando campus that are available to all students including homecoming activities, speakers, comedians, movies, recreation and wellness center, student union, personal counseling, legal services, scholarships, and funding for student organizations.
Regional Campus students may participate in SGA elections online. Senate elections are held each fall semester, and presidential elections are held each spring semester.
The SOS office is located adjacent to the UCF student lounge on the 2nd floor of Building 3 on the Cocoa campus.
Clubs and Organizations
The UCF Cocoa campus has 5 clubs and organizations.
Have a Question?
For more information about UCF Cocoa’s admissions, advising, financial aid or student resources, call 321.433.7821 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ready to DirectConnect to UCF? Sign up here.
You can signup to take a test at your local campus by visiting the Online Registration site.
The UCF Cocoa Directory is a listing of all the faculty and staff members.
P: 321.433.7821 E: email@example.com
The Business Services Office is located in suite 147, building 3 of the UCF Cocoa campus, 321.433.7821, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours of operation: Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Thursday 8:00am – 5:30pm, Fridays 8:00am – 12:00pm ; Summer semesters, Monday through Thursday 7:30am – 5:30pm. Closed Fridays.
IMPORTANT: Cash is not accepted as payment for any fee at the Cocoa campus
- ID cards and Nursing badges
The first copy of a UCF ID card for students, staff, or faculty are provided at no extra charge. A $15 charge will apply for a replacement card and a $10 charge will apply for name change.
Cards are made in suite 147, building 3 of the Cocoa campus Monday through Thursday between 8:00am and 5:00pm and on Fridays between 8:00am and 11:30am (please note, UCF Cocoa campus is closed on Fridays each summer semester).
Nursing badges are made for students in suite 147, building 3 of the Cocoa campus Monday through Thursday between 8:00am and 5:00pm and on Fridays between 8:00am and 11:30am (please note, UCF Cocoa campus is closed on Fridays each summer semester). There is a $10 charge for Nursing badges due at the time of purchase (not included in student fees).
Effective Fall 2011 semester, there is a $20 plus tax charge for an annual parking decal for all students. New decals must be purchased at the beginning of the fall semester every year.
UCF STUDENTS MUST HAVE A EFSC STUDENT DECAL ON ANY VEHICLE PARKED ON ANY EFSC CAMPUS- UCF PARKING DECALS PURCHASED AT THE UCF ORLANDO CAMPUS ARE NOT VALID ON ANY EFSC CAMPUS. FAILURE TO HAVE A VALID EFSC PARKING DECAL WILL RESULT IN A TICKET WITH AN ASSOCIATED FINE.
For more information on purchasing a EFSC parking decal, including where to go to purchase a decal and where to place the decal on your vehicle. Parking Decal link.
Tuition and Fee Payment
Any UCF student wishing to pay tuition and fees can come to the computer lab in room 187, building 3 of the Cocoa campus Monday through Thursday between 8:00am and 6:00pm and on Fridays between 8:00am and 12:00pm (please note, UCF Cocoa campus is closed on Fridays each summer semester).
Tuition and fees can be paid without an added convenience charge using an electronic check. The convenience fee of 2% of the total payment will be assessed for MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. VISA is not accepted.
Lost and Found
If you believe that you lost an item in building 3, please contact the Business Services Office with a detailed description of the item.
If you find an item in building 3, please bring it to the Business Services Office. Lost and found items are turned over to EFSC Security at the end of each semester.
The Computer Lab is open M-Th 8:30am – 6pm and is located in Building 3, Room 187. You can contact them at 321.433.7971.
Need some help expressing yourself? UCF’s Writing Center provides you peer consultants to give your writing another look and help you improve, but students can seek services from the Cocoa center. For more information on Writing Center.
UCF Cocoa shares a joint-use library with BCC where you can enjoy the same services as the main campus library, including access to online databases and Interlibrary Loan.