Pegasus Parent Program FAQs


Yes! You can learn more here about our virtual guest program implemented for Summer/Fall 2020. Registration for the program is $25 and includes:

  • Access to an informative web-portal, known as Canvas Free for Teachers, with campus resource content geared towards family members
  • Weekly webinars offered multiple times a week. See what is scheduled below!
  • Recordings of all webinars on Canvas Free for Teachers in case you miss a live session
  • Monthly Q&A sessions with UCF Staff, Faculty, and Orientation Leaders (O-Team), and other UCF families
  • A 2020 Family Handbook and a 2020 Family Calendar – mailed directly to you!

You can re-watch past webinars anytime through your Canvas Free for Teachers Once you have logged in, follow these steps: Pegasus Parent Program Webinar Series & Resources > Modules > Webinars > “Week of…”

If you would like to register, you may do so here or by emailing ucfparents@ucf.edu.

There is no easy, one-size-fits-all answer. UCF is working hard to welcome many students back this fall, but there are very real concerns regarding COVID-19 cases in Florida. It is important for you to discuss with your student what will be best for their success. We encourage you to review UCF's website with COVID-19 updates.

Additionally, there are some really helpful responses to frequently asked questions regarding the return to campus. On July 15, 2020 UCF provided this update about student life and engagement.

Health and safety of our Knights are our highest priority at UCF. Many new regulations and sanitation procedures will be in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. You can read more here.

Yes. The Student Health Center offers staffed physicians, registered nurses, pharmacists, and a full complement of other medical support personnel. All students who pay the health fee are entitled to the benefits provided through Student Health Services. A brochure outlining all of the services is available in the Student Health Center. For additional information see the Student Health Services website.

The University of Central Florida Public Safety and Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency with arrest authority and is dedicated to "Public Safety and Security for the entire University." UCF currently employs 45 police officers, stationed on campus 24 hours a day in patrol cars, mountain bikes, motorcycles and on foot. UCF also provides a Student Escort Patrol Service (SEPS) for escorting students anywhere on campus during evening hours. Safety statistics are available via the Campus Police Department.

The UCF Campus Map provides a plethora of options and directions for getting to the UCF Main Campus. Please visit their Directions page for more information.

Once students enter college, their educational records are protected under FERPA. Only the student can access these records, including grades. For more information about FERPA, please visit the Registrar's Office website.

Tuition and other fees are compiled onto one fee invoice, which the student can access through myUCF. Charges can be paid online through the fee invoice page, by mail, in person, or through financial aid deferment. Please visit theStudent Account Services website for more information about fee payment.

There are a number of financial aid options for students, both through UCF and external sources. For comprehensive information on financial aid options available to students, please visit the Student Financial Assistance website.

The UCF Card is your student's ID card. To obtain their card, students will need to visit the UCF Card Office. It can be used like a debit card for purchases on campus and at several UCF area restaurants. It can also be used to get into student activities such as UCF Athletics events, concerts, and various other activities.

We strongly encourage all Knights to purchase a meal plan for various reasons, but it is important to decide what best works for your student. There are a number of considerations. Does your student like to cook? How often will your student be on campus? For more information regarding meal plans and pricing, click here.

UCF offers both on-campus shuttles and shuttles to off-campus locations, including 18 different apartment complexes as well as the Rosen and Lake Nona campuses. Shuttle routes, pick up times, and hours of operation can be found on the Parking Services website.

Yes. We have several computer labs on campus containing more than 600 computers. The computer labs contain both PC and Mac computers and some UNIX machines. To view a list of labs, please visit the UCF Library page on Campus Computer Labs.

Family Weekend 2020, which normally would take place this fall, is postponed. More information about specific events and registration for future Family Weekends will be released later. Keep an eye out for more information about engagement opportunities occurring this fall.