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UCF Ocala is an instructional site for students in Citrus, Levy and Marion counties to get a quality education—and access all of the benefits of a large university at a local campus. UCF partners directly with College of Central Florida providing you seamless access to a bachelor’s degree.

All you need. All in one place.
The University Center isn’t just a great facility—it’s the place to get everything you need to make sure you graduate. UCF Ocala offers you the following services at the center: 

Academic Advising

We’re here to help — UCF Ocala has a wealth of advising resources available to guide you through every step of your education.

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 finish up your degree.

Below is the contact information for the campus:

UCF Ocala Academic Support Services
3001 S.W. College Road
University Center Building 20, Room 201
Ocala, FL 34474

E-mail: ucfocala@ucf.edu
Phone: 352.854.2322 x 1824
Fax: 352.873.5872

Enrollment Services Office

The UCF Ocala Enrollment Services Office offers assistance in the areas of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Registrar functions.

The office is located in the University Center building 20, room 201 on the UCF Ocala campus. For further assistance at Ocala please contact 352.854.2322 x 1824 or email them at ucfocala@ucf.edu.

Hours of operation: Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm, Fridays 8:00am – 12:00pm ; Summer semesters, Monday through Thursday 8:00am – 7:00pm. Closed Fridays.

    Admissions

    What do you need to do to apply to UCF?

    Step 1: Apply to UCF and pay $30 application fee

    1. The application fee must be either paid online or mailed by check or money order to the Orlando campus undergraduate admissions office.
    2. 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.

    Step 2: Submit ALL official transcripts to receive an admission decision

    Step 3: Submit supporting documentation

    Step 4: Complete the Health Immunization form

    Step 5: Check your Application Status on myUCF

    Step 6: Orientation Registration

    Transfer Students

    If you wish to transfer to UCF, you may apply up to one year prior to the term you wish to enroll. All applicants are considered on a space-available basis and you should apply as early as possible to also meet financial aid. For more assistance, contact the Ocala Enrollment Services Office at 352.536.2195, 352.854.2322 to make an appointment or email ucfocala@ucf.edu.

    Transient

    Current college students that need to complete coursework at another institution to fulfill degree requirements can do so by becoming a transient student.

    Courses taken as a transient student need to be approved by your college before they are transferred to your home institution.

    To start the transient process, go to www.flvc.org and complete the Transient Student Admissions Application.

    Change Major

    Before changing your major it is best to speak with an academic advisor to discuss your options and how the change of major can impact your progress at UCF.

    The change of major is an online process that is accessed through MyUCF.

    Here is an online tutorial that walks through the change of major process step by step.


    Registrar

    Current students can drop off registrar documents to the UCF Ocala Enrollment Services office.

    We can also answer general questions about readmissions, senior citizen audits and questions about using the MY UCF Registrar functions.

    You can download registrar forms here.

    Steps to Register

    Prior to registration it is wise to familiarize yourself with your major by meeting with your academic advisor and pulling a DARS degree audit.

    Students can search for classes, add classes to their shopping cart and self-register all through MyUCF. UCF’s web enrollment guide walks you through step-by-step.

    Readmission

    Student’s applying for readmission need to submit a readmission application to UCF’s Registrar’s Office.

    Before starting the readmission process students should see a UCF academic advisor to discuss readmission policies and degree options.

    Schedule your appointment today by calling 352.854.2322 x 1824. Here are the readmission application and policy.

    Here is the Academic Calendar.


    Financial Aid

    What do you need to do to get financial aid at UCF?

    Step 1: Complete the FAFSA If the FAFSA application priority date (March 1st) is missed, students should apply as soon as possible to be considered for financial aid that is still available.

    1. Use UCF’s school code: 003954

    Step 2: If you have Bright Futures, contact them to switch it to UCF

    Step 3: Watch your To Do list on myUCF

    Step 4: Check your Knight’s email for communication from Financial Aid

    Step 5: Check the financial aid website for important information

    Enrollment Services Staff are available to assist with applying for financial aid, questions about financial aid and scholarship information.


    Health Services

    Students can acquire and submit the necessary forms required to satisfy UCF’s mandatory proof of immunizations at the UCF Ocala Enrollment Services office.

Student Services Office

The Student Services office, serving the UCF Ocala campus, renders a wide range of services for its 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 Ocala to meet the needs of students.

The office is located in the Faculty Office Building on the UCF Ocala campus. For further assistance at Ocala please contact 352.536.2219 or email WRSS@ucf.edu.

Hours of operation: Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm, Fridays 8:00am – 12:00pm ; Summer semesters, Monday through Thursday 8:00am – 7:00pm. Closed Fridays.

    Orientation Services

    New Student Orientation sessions are coordinated on the UCF Ocala campus through the Student Services office.

    The office is located in the Faculty Office Building on the UCF Ocala campus. For further assistance at Ocala please contact 352.536.2219 or email WRSS@ucf.edu.

    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. Students seeking to attend classes in Ocala should register for orientation.

    Once students are admitted, they can register for orientation.

    All students attending orientation through the Ocala campus 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

    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 Requirements.


    Career Services

    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 Ocala campus 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 Ocala Student Services office, or, you may logon to Career Services 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.

    For more information on how to get involved with the UCF Ocala SOS call 352.536.2241 or email SOSWR@ucf.edu.


    Clubs and Organizations

    With more than XX clubs and organizations you can join, UCF Ocala has something for everyone.

Have a Question?

For more information about UCF Ocala’s admissions, advising, financial aid or student resources, call 352.854.2322 x.1824 or email ucfocala@ucf.edu. You can also sign up to be added to our email list.

Registration for Testing

You can signup to take a test at your local campus by visiting the Online Registration site.

UCF Ocala Directory

The UCF Ocala Directory is a listing of all the faculty and staff members.

Campus Safety and Security

Learn what your local campus is doing to keep you safe. In accordance with the Clery Act, you can access the UCF Annual Security and Fire Safety Guide here.

Business Services Office

The Business Services Office is located in room 201, building 20 of the Ocala campus, 352.854.2322 x 1824, ucfocala@ucf.edu

Hours of operation: Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm, Fridays 8:00am – 12:00pm ; Summer semesters, Monday through Thursday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm. Closed Fridays.

IMPORTANT: Cash is not accepted as payment for any fee at the Ocala campus except parking decals (purchased at CF)

    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 room 201, building 20 of the Ocala campus Monday through Thursday between 8:00am and 6:00pm and on Fridays between 8:00am and 12:00am

    Nursing badges are made for students in room 201, building 20 of the Ocala campus Monday through Thursday between 8:00am and 6:00pm and on Fridays between 8:00am and 12:00pm. There is a $10 charge for Nursing badges due at the time of purchase (not included in student fees).


    Parking decals

    Parking Permits can be obtained in building 55 or 352.873.5841.

    UCF STUDENTS MUST HAVE A CF PARKING PERMIT ON ANY VEHICLE PARKED ON THE CF CAMPUS- UCF PARKING DECALS PURCHASED AT THE UCF ORLANDO CAMPUS ARE NOT VALID ON THE CF CAMPUS. FAILURE TO HAVE A VALID CF PARKING PERMIT WILL RESULT IN A TICKET WITH AN ASSOCIATED FINE.

    Parking Decals obtained for the regional campus locations are valid only at the respective campuses. To park on the Orlando campus, an Orlando Campus decal must be purchased or a daily rate must be paid. For Information about obtaining an Orlando Campus parking decal click here .


    UCF Cashier station for tuition and fees payments

    Any UCF student wishing to pay tuition and fees can use the Fee Payment Kiosk located in room 201, building 20, Monday through Thursday between 8:00am and 5:00pm and on Fridays between 8:00am and 11:30am.

    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 41, please contact the Business Services Office with a detailed description of the item.

    If you find an item in building 20, please bring it to the Business Services Office. Lost and found items are turned over to CF Security at the end of each semester.

Technology/Computer Lab

The UCF Ocala computer lab is located in room 209, building 20 or 352.854.2322 x 1824.

Undergraduate Research

UCF Regional Campuses encourages student participation in undergraduate research. To find out more about Undergraduate Research opportunities please click here

Writing Center

A Writing Center is not currently available on this campus.

Library Services

UCF Ocala shares a joint-use library with CF where you can enjoy the same services as the main campus library, including access to online databases and Interlibrary Loan.


Contact

UCF Ocala

3001 S.W. College Road
Ocala, FL 34474

Phone: 352.854.2322 x. 1824
Fax: 352.873.5872

Email: ucfocala@ucf.edu

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