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For first-year students, attending one of the largest universities in the United States can be both exciting and intimidating. It's often easy to get lost in the ocean of students that populates the campus, and overwhelmed by the sheer number of clubs, events, and resources. Whether a first-year student, transfer student, or upperclassmen approaching challenging higher level courses, many students discover that they need to adjust their study skills -- or adopt new ones.
Hey OSSM Parents!
Make sure you student saves the dates below! We invite all first-year out-of-state students to attend our OSSM Signature Events for the Fall semester. Our events give your student an opportunity to connect with other out-of-state students, explore the Orlando area, and receive discounted tickets to theme parks! Sign ups for the OSSM Signature Events are open and can be accessed through the links below. Each event has a limited amount of space, so make sure your student reserves their spot before it's too late.
If you have any questions about OSSM Signature Events, please contact Tiara Anderson at Tiara.Anderson@ucf.edu.
Preparing for move-in day should be a fun experience. But, it's also a teachable moment when students can learn a little about frugality and strategy. After all, there's a delicate balance to strike between being practical, expressive and homelike; all while optimizing space, cooperating with roommates and staying on budget.
To help students kick off campus life on the right foot, here are six hacks for decking out a dorm without overspending:
Gaining experience with diversity and inclusion can strengthen your student’s global mindset, which currently is highly prized in the workplace. An ability to speak another language, a study abroad experience, or volunteer work with people who are different shows employers your student has an ability to understand and appreciate another culture. In turn, this provides them essential communication and teamwork skills necessary in all workplace environments.
In 2012 UCF joined over 700 colleges and universities from around the nation as having either a tobacco and/or smoke-free policy in place. Today, there are now at least 1827 100% smoke-free campus sites. Of these, 1536 are also 100% tobacco-free, 1400 also prohibit e-cigarette use and 701 also prohibit hookah use.