The purpose of the Pegasus Parent Program is to provide quality and up-to-date information to parents and family members of UCF students. Understanding that a healthy relationship between students and parents leads to a positive college experience, we aim to assist parents in their endeavor to gather any important information that enables them to help their student succeed at UCF.
Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS), part of the College of Undergraduate Studies, is a unique degree program that provides students with the flexibility to create a course of study that aligns with their interests and goals. With more than 1,400 majors in fall 2016, IDS is one of UCF’s largest degree programs. It also offers a Bachelor of Arts track in Transnational Gender, Race and Sexuality Studies, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies.
IDS students choose two areas of study and a minor from options across UCF. They take an IDS Cornerstone course as incoming jun
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The Out-of-State-Mentoring Program (OSSM) has partnered with the Recreation and Wellness Center (RWC) to present the Learn to Surf with OSSM trip! On April 14, OSSM students will have the opportunity to experience surf instruction on the beach while connecting with other students and peer mentors. If your Knight is interested in participating, sign ups are located at the Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC) located in Room 154 in the RWC. The cost to participate is $15.00. The OAC office is located on the first floor of the RWC, just past the racquetball courts down the l
The deadline for withdrawal from spring 2018 courses is March 21, 2018.
A withdrawal is an option for students to remove themselves from a course after the add/drop period ends. A withdrawal from a course should be a consideration if a student is not achieving solid “C” work by the withdrawal deadline. When a student withdraws from a course, a “W” will appear on their transcript but it will not impact their GPA. The student will not receive a course refund.
Before a student withdraws from a course, they are encouraged
If your Knight is interested in an interactive leadership opportunity, they should consider applying to be a Peer Mentor for the Out of State Student Mentoring (OSSM) Program! OSSM Peer Mentors serve as peer advisors, resources, and role models for first year students and are representatives of the First Year Experience Office and the University of Central Florida. Through training, OSSM Peer Mentors will be responsible for a specific body of knowledge about the University and must be sincerely interested and skillful in sharing this know
The Knights of Distinction Program is designed to help students connect the dots between their experiences in the classroom and those outside the classroom. The program encourages students to set post-graduation goals and develop a plan to meet them.
Knights of Distinction emphasizes the importance of participating in integrative experiences that allow students to draw on lessons learned in the classroom and apply them to real-world situations in order to gain valuable skills that can be adapted to various workplace environments such as problem solving, teamwork, and communication. S
By now your student has completed the first half of the academic year. Hopefully they did well in their classes, but maybe they could have done better.
Has your student ever taken the time to evaluate their college level study skills? Many students had to study very little in high school. When they came to college they may have had a rude awakening if they lacked those study skills. There are resources on campus to help your student figure out their areas of weakness, or to just help them improve overall in their studies. Your student’s Read More >>