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University of Central Florida





Educational Resources

Libraries

Facilities: Main Library, Orlando Campus Curriculum Materials Center, College of Education, Orlando Campus Universal Orlando Foundation Library at Rosen College of Hospitality Management Joint-Use Libraries at Cocoa and Palm Bay Lake Sumter Community College/UCF Joint-Use Library Daytona College/UCF Joint Use Library Partial Listing of Special Collections: Bryant West Indies Collection - a scholarly collection of over 1,800 books and periodicals on the history, geography, economy, and social life of the West Indies and the Caribbean area. The collection also includes paintings, graphics, sculptures, maps, sound recordings, and anthropological artifacts. Carey-Hand Funeral Records - records covering the years 1891 to 1952 of the Orlando Funeral Home. Includes undertakers' memoranda, funeral, cemetery, cremation, ambulance, and veterans records. The Walter and Dorothy Donnelly Collection - The collection includes works in world literature, art, book arts, and travel, and approximately 180 items from the collection are housed in Special Collections. The other 4,000 titles in the collection have been added to the Library's general collection. Howard Eves Mathematics Collection - the library of the noted teacher and author of mathematics. A selective bibliography is available for checkout from the general collection, and reference copies are available for use by researchers in Reference and Special Collections. Finney Accounting Collection - comprised of materials from the personal library of Harry Anson Finney. Finney was elected to the Accounting Hall of Fame in 1958 in recognition of his influence on accounting education. The collection includes scarce, fine and special materials collected by Finney during his lifetime, and a specimen group of his landmark textbooks; both in English and in translation. Floridiana - books and ephemera documenting the history and culture of Florida. Sol and Sadie Malkoff Book Arts Collection - a resource collection of books, periodicals, graphics, and type foundry specimen books. The collection assembled over 60 years by graphic artist Sol Malkoff demonstrates the principles of good calligraphy, type, typography, graphic design, and book design. Thomas and Georgine Mickler Collection - books, pamphlets, maps, diaries, photographs and ephemera covering many topics related to Florida's history and development. A complete inventory is available for researchers upon request. Henry Nehrling Papers - correspondence, photographs, newpaper clippings and writing relating to Henry Nehrlings research gardens in Gotha, Florida. A complete inventory is available for researchers upon request. Albin Polasek Collection - papers and photographs of the internationally known sculptor. A complete inventory is available for researchers upon request. Van Sickle Leftist Pamphlet Collection - a 50 year assemblage of political pamphlets on socialism and communism. Many of the titles may be unique to UCF. Wagar Space Collection - a set of newspaper clippings, periodicals, technical manuals and photographs documenting the NASA Space Program from 1956 to 1976. A complete inventory is available for researchers upon request

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,623,277 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 16,530 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,921,975 microforms.
  • 40,216 Audio/Visual items.
  • 45,037 e-books.

Museums & Art

Observatory, Arboretum

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 3,147 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 19 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 10 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,600 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 10,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 23% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 1% of housing units are Singles.
  • 27% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 72% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 108 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 82% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming events, International Fair, Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment, Symphony Under the Stars, Comedians, Concerts;
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 302 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society, Beta Alpha Psi Honorary Accounting Fraternity, Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society, Golden Key International Honour Society, John T. Washington Honor Society, Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity, National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS), Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honors Society, Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma National Freshman Honor Society, Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity, Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society, Psi-Chi National Honor Society of Psychology - Orlando, Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Tau Beta Sigma National Honorary Band Sorority;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Apostolics Committed to Service (ACTS), Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM), Bhakti Yoga Club, Campus Advent Ministries, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Outreach, Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM), Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christian Campus Fellowship (CCF), Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Gospel and Cultural Choir, Hillel at UCF, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF), Knight Circle, Latter-day Saints Student Association, Muslim Student Association (MSA), The Navigators, Orlando Church Student Ministry (OCSM), Orthodox Christian Fellowship, University Christian Fellowship, University Life Ministry, The Way Campus Fellowship, Wesley Foundation, Womens Prayer Band;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African American Student Union, African Association, Asian Students Association, Bhakti Yoga Club, Black Female Development Circle, Caribbean Students' Association, Chinese Culture Club, Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA), Club Kreyol, Dutch Caribbean Student Association (DCSA), The Elements Hip Hop Organization, Filipino Student Association, Hispanic American Student Association, International Explorers of Florida (IEF), International Student Association, Iranian Student Organization (ISO), Italian Club, Latin Rhythm, Multicultural Student Center, National Council of Negro Women, Pakistani Students Association (PSA), Sangam - The Indian Student Association, Sankofa Council for Africana Empowerment, Spanish Graduate Association (SAGA), Taiwanese Student Association, Turkish Student Association, Vietnamese American Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Many Greek Organizations, Various Club Sports, 4EVER KNIGHTS (formerly Student Alumni Assoc. ), Actuarial Club of UCF, Air Force ROTC (159th Cadet Wing), Amateur Radio Club; American Chemical Society, American Choral Directors Association, American Marketing Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, Apple Corps: Apple Users Group at UCF, Army ROTC, Art-Animation Club, Arts Alliance, Assoc for Childhood Education Intl. , Assoc of Information Technology Professionals, Association for Women in Communications, Astronomy Society, Billiards Club; Biomedical Engineering Society, Bouldering Club, Business Administration College Council, Campus Activities Board, Campus Peace Action, Chess Club, Clinical Exercise Physiology Club, College Democrats, College Republicans, Computer Combat Simulation Club, CREOL Association of Optics Students, Cryptography Club, DanceFever, Digital Media Association, Electrochemical Society Elements, Environmental Society, Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, Financial Management Association, First Year Student Advisory Council, Forensic Science Association, Free the Planet!, Gaming Club, Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Student Union, Graphic Design Student Association, Greenpeace at UCF, Honors Congress, Hospitality Association, Human Factors & Ergonomic Society -Student Chapter, Inner Self, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engrs. -IEEE, Institute of Transportation Engineers, InterFraternity Council, International Special Events Society, Japanese Animation Club of Orlando, Juggling Club, Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, LEAD Scholars Association, Liberty Knights, Management Information System Association, Materials Research Society, Men of Integrity, National Art Education Association Student Chapter, National Organization of Women, National Pan-Hellenic Council, National Press Photographer's Assn. , National Society of Black Engineers, National Student Speech Language Hearing Assoc. , NORML at UCF, Objectivist Club, Official's Association, Organization for Future Public Administrators, Panhellenic Association, Philosophy and Religion Club - Cocoa, Photographic Association, Potter's Guild, Pre-Dental American Student Dental Association, Pre-Med American Medical Student Assn. , Pre-Professional Medical Society, Progressive Council of UCF, Psi-Squared Club, Psychological Society, Psychology Club, Quotes: the AD/PR club, Radiologic Sciences Student Organization, READS at UCF, Rebuilding on a Conservative Kornerstone, Recycle UCF, Red Cross Club, Rotaract Club of Orlando at UCF, Saxophone Collegium, Semper Fi Society, Society for Human Resource Mgmt. Student Chapter, Society for Marketing Professional Services, Society of Automotive Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Society of Physics Students, Society of Women Engineers, SPIE, Student Chapter at CREOL, Student Accounting Society, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Student Athletic Trainers Organization, Student Entrepreneur Society, Student Florida Educators Association, Student Health Information Management Association, Student Managed Portfolio Program, Student Nurses' Association, Student Personnel Association, Student Philosophy Society, Student Physical Therapy Association, Student Respiratory Therapy Society, Student Wellness Advocate Team, Students for Life, Swing Knights, Tabletop Gaming Club, Trial Team, United Nations Association, Vegetarian Club, Video Game Club, Vocal Society, Volunteer UCF;

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Orlando (21), Sanford (17)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Winter Park (11)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Orlando (17)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 24 fraternities
  • 5 fraternity houses
  • 11% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 20 sororities
  • 6 sorority houses
  • 9% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited






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