Big Connections.

We know going to a new college is a huge transition, so UCF offers an array of services to help you succeed.

Academic advising is available for programs offered at UCF Connect locations in conjunction with the Departmental and College Advising offices.

Academic Calendar

Campus Security

Security is provided by the respective state college and escort services to parking lots are also available.

UCF Altamonte Springs and UCF Sanford/Lake Mary safety is provided by Seminole State College. For non-emergency situations, call:

Altamonte Springs Campus
Room A-132A (across from Cashier’s window)
Phone: 407-407-6100
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

Sanford/Lake Mary Campus
Building: J008A
Phone: 407-708-2178
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

UCF Cocoa and UCF Palm Bay safety is provided by Eastern Florida State College. For non-emergency situations, call:

Cocoa Campus
Building 1
Phone: 321-433-7086
Officer Cell: 321-403-5907
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

Palm Bay Campus
Building 1, Room 101
Phone: 321-433-5286
Officer Cell: 321-403-5911
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

UCF Daytona Beach safety is provided by Daytona State College. For non-emergency situations, call:

Building 541
Phone: 386-506-4444
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

UCF Ocala safety is provided by College of Central Florida. For non-emergency situations, call:

Phone: 352-873-5841
After hours: 352-789-5001
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

UCF South Lake and UCF Leesburg safety is provided by Lake Sumter State College. For non-emergency situations, call:

Leesburg Campus
Phone: 352-516-3795

South Lake Campus
Phone: 352-536-2143

UCF Valencia East, UCF Valencia Osceola, and UCF Valencia West safety is provided by Valencia College. For non-emergency situations, call:

East Campus
Building 5, Room 220
Phone: 407-582-2000
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

Osceola Campus
Building 2, Room 109
Phone: 407-582-4000
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

West Campus
SSB Building, Room 117
Phone: 407-582-1000
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

Computer Labs

UCF Cocoa and UCF Palm Bay have well-equipped computer labs providing a wide variety of computer software applications, including statistical analysis, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and graphics. A valid UCF ID is required for use.

  • UCF Cocoa, Building 3, Room 184
    Phone: 321-433-7814 for days and hours of operation
  • UCF Palm Bay, Building 3, Room 303
    Phone: 321-433-7838 for days and hours of operation

UCF Daytona Beach has a well-equipped computer labs providing a wide variety of computer software applications, including statistical analysis, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and graphics. A valid UCF ID is required for use.

  • Building 140, Room 204
    Phone: 386-506-4037 for days and hours of operation
  • Wireless Internet Access is available to UCF students in building 140 and 150. Look for “WPA2” in your wireless networks on any mobile device, and connect to it using your NID and NID password.

UCF Sanford/Lake Mary has a computer classroom and a well-equipped computer lab providing a wide variety of computer software applications, including statistical analysis, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and graphics.

  • Partnership Building, Suite 1100
    Phone: 407-708-2838 for hours of operation

UCF South Lake and UCF Ocala have well-equipped computer labs providing a wide variety of computer software applications, including statistical analysis, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and graphics. A valid UCF ID is required for use.

  • UCF South Lake: Building 2, Room 209
    Phone: 352-536-2142 for days and hours of operation
  • UCF Ocala: Building 20, UCF Lobby
    Phone: 352-854-2322 ext. 1824

UCF Valencia West and UCF Valencia Osceola have access to the joint-use computers in the UCF Valencia libraries at each campus. Students may also check out laptops from the library.

Degree Audit

  • What is an audit?
    A degree audit is an individualized computer generated summary of progress toward completion of degree requirements. It is not an official document, but an advising too to be use for the following:

    • Assist you during advisement
    • List classes to fulfill your degree program
    • Check progress of courses taken
    • Complete your final graduation check
    • Check courses transferred in form other universities
    • Refer to your catalog for official program requirements
  • How do I obtain my audit?
    • Log into the myUCF portal
    • Select “Student Self Service” from the menu.
    • Under “Academics” in the middle of the page, select “Other Academic” then “View my Knight Audit”
    • Print a copy to bring to every advising appointment

Fee Payment

Tuition and fees may be paid online or by mail. Payment is not accepted at UCF Connect locations. Please do not send cash through the mail and VISA is NOT accepted as a form of payment.

  • To pay online: access “Student Self Service” in the myUCF portal. A convenience fee will apply.
  • Fee payment deadlines are available on the Academic Calendars.
  • Mailed payments must be postmarked the day before the fee payment deadline:

UCF Cashier
PO Box 160115
Orlando, FL 32816-0115

  • Call the Cashier’s Office at 407-823-3434 with questions.

Financial Assistance

Honor Your Knighthood

Immunizations

Knights Email

Knights Email is the primary email system for all UCF students. The email system is hosted by Microsoft and powered by Office 365, but UCF maintains control of the accounts. All official university communications will be sent through Knights Email.

Log in to Your Knights Email Account

  1. Navigate to the Knights Email website.
  2. Click Knights Account Login.
  3. Sign in with your email address and password.

Libraries

Orientation

Parking Information

Parking decals obtained at a UCF Connect location are valid only at the respective campuses. To park on the Orlando campus, an Orlando campus parking decal must be purchased or a daily rate must be paid. For more information access the Parking and Transportation website for the Orlando campus.

UCF Cocoa and UCF Palm Bay
UCF students are required to purchase a parking permit from EFSC to park their vehicles on EFSC properties. There is a $40 plus tax charge for an Eastern Florida State College annual parking decal. EFSC parking permits can be purchased at the EFSC Cashier’s office:

  • Cocoa Campus Cashier: Building 11, Room 201
  • Palm Bay Campus Cashier: Building 1, Room 135

UCF Daytona Beach
Parking is FREE at UCF Daytona Beach and parking decals are not required. However, a decal may be required if courses are taken at another UCF Connect location.

UCF South Lake, UCF Leesburg, and UCF Ocala
Parking is FREE at UCF South Lake however, parking decals are required. Students are not allowed to park in guest, visitor or faculty parking spots. Decals can be obtained from:

  • South Lake Campus: Campus Security in Building 2, Lobby
  • Leesburg Campus: Student Services Building
  • Ocala Campus: Public Safety Office

UCF Altamonte Springs and UCF Sanford/Lake Mary
Parking is FREE at UCF Sanford/Lake Mary, and parking decals are not required.

UCF Valencia East, UCF Valencia Osceola, and UCF Valencia West
Parking decals are free and may be obtained from the Valencia College Campus Security. If you currently have a Valencia College parking decal, you may continue to use it until it expires. To obtain a new decal, please bring your Drivers’ License, car registration, and UCF student ID to the Security Office on your Valencia College campus.

The UCF Connect locations serve as a drop off point for Registrar documents and we can answer general questions regarding readmission, senior citizen audit, and requesting official transcripts (via the myUCF portal).

After selecting courses, students may register by accessing myUCF and utilizing Student Self Service. Registration assistance is available at the UCF Connect locations if you encounter problems.

Students may not register prior to their scheduled appointment time, but students may register any time after their assigned appointment time while registration is open. Students must register for classes prior to the first day of classes and Add/Drop to ensure that they are not assessed a $100 late registration fee.

Please know your UCF ID when requesting a UCF Card.

You must present one of the following valid forms of photo identification:

  • State Issued Driver’s License
  • State Issued ID Card
  • Passport

You must meet one of the following eligibility requirements:

  • You’re enrolled in classes for the current semester
  • You’re attending an orientation session
  • You’re a current faculty or staff member

Regional Card Offices

  • UCF Cocoa: Building 3, Room 147 or call 321-433-7821
  • UCF Palm Bay*: Building 3 Room 305 or call 321-433-7838
  • UCF Daytona Beach: Building 140, Suite 101 or call 386-506-4021
  • UCF Sanford/Lake Mary: call 407-708-2471
  • UCF South Lake: Building 2, Room 145 or call 352-536-2217
  • UCF Leesburg*: Health Service Center, Room 110 or call 352-536-2113 for appointment
  • UCF Ocala: Building 20, Room 201E or call 352-854-2322 ext. 1824
  • UCF Valencia West: Building 11, Room 104 or call 407-582-5500
  • UCF Valencia Osceola: Building 4, Room 234 or call 321-682-4190

* Same day service not available.

Student Services

  • Career Services: Career Services has numerous resources and services to offer as you search for the right major or prepare for your job search.
  • UCF Global: UCF Global is on a quest to transform lives by providing access to high impact, international experiences across the UCF and global community with a commitment to excellence in partnership, innovation, and services.
  • Nursing Hotline: Student Health Services: In the event that you need care when UCF Student Health Services is closed, we have compiled a list of resources in close proximity to our facilities for your convenience.
  • Student Accessibility Services: Student Accessibility Services (SAS) views disabilities as an integral part of the rich diversity at the University of Central Florida. To that end, we work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to create an inclusive educational environment for students.
  • Veterans Services: The Veterans Academic Resource Center, or VARC, is your one-stop solution to your needs as a student veteran.
  • UCF Cares: UCF Cares is an umbrella of care-related programs and resources dedicated to fostering a caring community of Knights.
  • UCF Recreation and Wellness (RWC): The Recreation and Wellness Center is pleased to partner with the Student Government Association, Student Outreach Services and UCF Connect to extend our services to students on the regional locations.

Textbooks

UCF textbooks may be purchased online through the UCF Bookstore or other online retailers. Textbooks may also be available for rent from the UCF Bookstore or the partner college bookstores. UCF logo items are also available from the UCF Bookstore and local vendors. Orlando campus bookstore web address: ucf.bncollege.com

Short term advances for textbook purchases are available for students receiving financial aid. The application is available here: Short Term Advance for Books and navigate to the form in the list.

  • Bookstore for UCF Cocoa: Building 6, 321-433-7290
  • Bookstore for UCF Palm Bay: Building 3, 321-433-5195
  • Bookstore for UCF Valencia West: Building1, Room 121 and Building 2, Room 142A
  • Bookstore for UCF Valencia Osceola: Building 4, Room 103

Testing Centers

Web Courses

Support for web courses is available by submitting the Web Courses @ UCF Support Request Form

Phone and live chat support are available Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 6:00pm. Evening and weekend support is provided via email on a limited basis.

Writing Centers

The University Writing Center is a campus resource that offers free individual and small-group consultations to UCF community members, for any writing in any situation. Our purpose is not merely to fix papers but to teach writers strategies to understand and to navigate complex situations for writing, both in and outside the University.

Consultations are also offered at the Rosen Campus Library. Schedule an appointment by logging into TutorTrac from the Orlando Writing Center webpage or calling the Orlando office.

 

ROS Paint and Dine

ROS Paint and Dine at UCF South Lake

 

Red Nose Day

Red Nose day at UCF Sanford/Lake Mary

 

Knightro at UCF Daytona

Knightro at UCF Daytona