UCF admission harder for incoming first-year freshmen

The University of Central Florida isn’t the easiest school in the state to attend, at least for first-time, first-year students. In a population of nearly 64,000 students in attendance, both admitted straight out of high school or transferred from a community college, UCF bodes a competitive academic environment for those seeking admission. “We typically do … Continue reading UCF admission harder for incoming first-year freshmen

SARC’s 8th annual Study Union event to help prepare students for finals

Starting Dec. 3, the Student Union will be transformed into a “Study Union”, where students can come prepare and relax before final exams. The SARC heads the process each academic year in collaboration with the SGA, OSI, Knights helping Knights Pantry, UCF Foundation Parent and Family Fund, the UCF Police and the Recreation and Wellness … Continue reading SARC’s 8th annual Study Union event to help prepare students for finals

Elementary students to receive support through spring reading clinic

The College of Education and Human Performance will continue to offer reading clinics for elementary school children next semester. Classes begin Feb. 2 through April 27 and will be held at the University of Central Florida’s Teaching Academy on Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. The cost of enrollment is $75 per student. No refunds … Continue reading Elementary students to receive support through spring reading clinic

8th annual Study Union gets 100,000th student

On Monday, the University of Central Florida’s eighth annual Study Union reached its 100,000th student. Since its inception in fall 2008, the Study Union event has served to assist students with 24-hour academic support in the days leading to final exam week. This program was developed by the Student Union and the Student Academic Resource … Continue reading 8th annual Study Union gets 100,000th student

Program helps Knights make ‘Centsible’ financial decisions

While many college students graduate with debt, programs at the University of Central Florida try to help students make healthy financial decisions. Centsible Knights provides students with information and resources on financial literacy utilizing the tools and resources presented to them at orientation. The program was first launched November 2015. “Upon entering UCF, I was … Continue reading Program helps Knights make ‘Centsible’ financial decisions

Think 30 Campaign strives for students to graduate on time

The Think 30 Campaign, which encourages students to complete 30 credit hours per academic year, is beginning to see signs of a positive trend. While the campaign is still in its early stages, preliminary numbers show that since its inception, there has been a 4.4 percent increase in full-time, first-time in college students taking 30 … Continue reading Think 30 Campaign strives for students to graduate on time