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Quick Facts

  • 6 - Number of graduate programs in the college ranked in the top 100 nationwide by U.S. News and World Report in March 2016
  • Fall 2015 - Launch of the Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice
  • Spring 2016 - Launch of the completely online Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program
  • 2015-16 - Academic year in which the college recognized 25 years since its founding in 1990-91
  • > 1,700 - Number of children and adults with speech, language and hearing problems served by the Communication Disorders Clinic

Pre-Advising Session Checklist

Academic Privacy Guidelines (FERPA)

In keeping with university guidelines, academic advisors in Undergraduate Student Services are limited in the detail of information we can provide by phone or e-mail. If you have in-depth or detailed questions, please visit Undergraduate Student Services.

Additional information about the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) has been made available online.

When should you meet with an Undergraduate Student Services advisor?

  • Before the registration period of each semester to plan courses for upcoming semesters
  • The semester prior to your intended graduation to ensure you should file your Intent to Graduate and for your final graduation review
  • If you have questions concerning Grade Forgiveness, Add/Drop, Withdraw or other UCF/college policies
  • If you need an override processed
  • If you are placed on academic probation, are disqualified or excluded
  • If you would like to seek readmission to the University
  • If you are seeking admission into a limited-access program (Athletic Training, Health Informatics & Information Management, Social Work)
  • If you are experiencing registration difficulties due to pre-requisites you believe you have completed (e.g. you took a prerequisite at another school, but the UCF registration system will still not allow you to register for the next course)
  • If you are undecided about COHPA majors
  • If you have any other academic questions or concerns

Preparing for registration and advising

Students must bring their current, printed myKnight degree audit:

1. Sign on to your myUCF account.

a) Click on "Student Self Service"
b) Use the pull-down menu to select "Degree Audit/myKnight Audit"
c) Click on "View Report as PDF." This will bring up a printable version
d) Print the audit in "landscape orientation"

2. Review the Schedule of Classes available at myUCF.

3. Create a list of courses to take during the upcoming semester

a) Plan for alternative courses in case you encounter enrollment errors or scheduling conflicts.

4. Prepare a list of questions and concerns to discuss with the advisor in Undergraduate Student Services

What should you do DURING your session?

  • Review your myKnight degree audit and list of courses with the advisor. Make sure you understand how to interpret/read your audit
  • Discuss your questions and concerns with the advisor
    • Ask follow up questions
    • Take notes
  • Confirm that you understand the information provided to you.

What should you do AFTER your session?

  • Follow up IMMEDIATELY on any measures that need to be resolved with other departments/campus offices
  • Inform your advisor of the results of your follow-up efforts and any changes to your academic plan
  • Check your myKnight degree audit frequently (at least once per semester) to ensure you are making academic progress

Learn More

Contact Information

Undergraduate Student Services
College of Health and Public Affairs
HPA II, Room 115
Phone: 407-823-0010
Fax: 407-823-0022
Email: hpainfo@ucf.edu

Office Hours           
9:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Friday Peer Advising ONLY
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Professional advising: Appointment basis
Peer advising: Walk-in basis

Curious about important deadlines?:
Visit http://calendar.ucf.edu

Graduating spring 2017?
1. File your intent to graduate in your myUCF as soon as possible; 2. Enroll-- you MUST be enrolled at UCF your graduation term; 3. Check your myKnight Audit to verify requirements met

The health care informatics master's program at UCF really helped me connect with the industry, meet people at conferences and sit for the most-desired certification exams."
— Michael Neimann,  M.S. in health care informatics ('14)
My internship with the District 9 Medical Examiner’s Office was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I gained an excellent understanding of the medical examiner’s office and the criminal justice field in general."
— Adam Stubley,  B.S. in criminal justice, criminal profiling certificate ('11)
UCF provides its physical therapy students with an excellent education and prepares them to work in the most challenging of settings."
— Jamie Dyson,  Rehabilitation Supervisor, Orlando Regional Medical Center
UCF's program provided me the opportunity to expedite my student experience while attaining practical experience working within local health systems."
— Daniel Barr,  V.P. at National Children's Hospital; M.S. in health sciences, health services administration track ('04)
My master's education helped me see the big picture of the nonprofit industry. UCF showed me how to see the different fundraising tools within the Central Florida area."
— Krysti Griffith,  Executive Director of Growth from Grief; Master of Nonprofit Management ('12)
The course opened my eyes to grant writing ... I learned a great deal and you [Barbara Howell] are truly an excellent instructor."
— Deborah Reith,  Master of Public Administration student who secured a $10,000 federal grant through a course project; B.S. in criminal justice ('86)
The skills I learned during my time at UCF are what made my transition to law school so seamless."
— Jacqueline Iaquinta,  Touro Law Center student; B.S. in legal studies ('10)
As an inaugural graduate of the M.R.A. program at UCF, I can attest to the outstanding curriculum developed for research administrators. "
— April Heyward,  Post Award Services Coordinator, University of South Carolina; Master of Research Administration ('13)
It was at UCF that I first learned many of the skills that I’ve since honed, including mapping with GIS software - an ability I found invaluable to my search for internships, graduate-level coursework, and employment."
— Richard "Ben" Hagen,  Research and Communications Associate, New Economy Project, New York City; B.S. in public administration ('10)
I am excited to be able to give back to the program that invested so much in me. It is truly and honor and a privilege."
— Carlos Gual,  Instructor of Athletic Training; B.S. in athletic training ('09)
The faculty advisor [at my medical school] was amazed that I had the opportunity to truly participate in the full spectrum of research as an undergraduate. "
— Chase Cavayero, medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicince, B.S. in health sciences - pre-clinical ('13),  
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