What is SDES? Student Development and Enrollment Services (SDES) is a division of the university comprised of a wide-ranging array of programs and services dedicated to providing students with opportunities for learning and a broad, collegiate experience.
First time to the division? Not sure where to go? Check out our list of common SDES provided services! If you need to search the entire university, use the convenient UCF search bar at the top of the page or in the footer of any SDES site at UCF.
SDES News & Happenings
On a normal weekday for nearly half a year, Major League Baseball Umpire Laz Diaz calls balls and strikes or signals outs in stadiums across the country. But just days before taking the field as an umpire in the American League Championship Series between the Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays, Diaz had a chance to make a difference in the lives of more than a dozen UCF students.
Knights Wake, the UCF Wakeboarding team, recently won its third national championship in four years by defeating the USF Bulls at Quest ATX Cable Park in Austin, Texas.
It’s On Us is a national awareness-raising campaign that encourages everyone to play an active part in preventing interpersonal violence; #ITSONUS to prevent interpersonal violence, which includes sexual assault, relationship abuse, stalking and sexual harassment. Come find out how we can all make UCF a safer place! We will have giveaways such as shirts, rally towels, laptop stickers, tumblers, photos, and more. There will also be a drawing for an It’s On Us Prize Pack, which includes gift cards and all the giveaways from the week.
For over 20 years, Greek Street has closed down once a year to host Trick or Treat on Greek Street (TOTOGS). Many children and family members will be donned in costumes as they walk from house to house on Greek Street.
The Veterans Academic Resource Center (VARC), in collaboration with the Orlando VA Medical Center, will be offering Student Veteran Allied Faculty Education (S.A.F.E.) training on:
9 a.m. to noon
Global UCF Building, Room 101
UCF is joining universities across the nation and recognizing National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week [NCAAW] by sponsoring programs and educational initiatives aimed at raising awareness of alcohol issues on campus.
Applications have opened three months earlier than previous years for students to be considered for state and federal financial aid, known as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Members of the UCF community will be able to hand over their unused, expired or unwanted prescription medications with no questions asked Wednesday, Oct. 19.
The Recreation and Wellness Center continues its commitment to fulfilling one of UCF President John C. Hitt’s key goals of becoming a more inclusive and diverse university with its annual Inclusive Recreation Expo.
On September 30, UCF was named one of the top 20 colleges with the best Career Services in the U.S. by OnlineCollegePlan.com. UCF Career Services, a leader in its field across the state and country, was ranked at number 18.
UCF Homecoming, a time for members of the UCF community to come together and take pride in their university, starts today with a series of campus celebrations.
Highlights include Spirit Splash and the UCF football game against Temple, where the Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned.
The College Living Survey is an annual assessment conducted by the Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services, Department of Housing and Residence Life. The survey is for all UCF students living on campus and off campus. The survey will ask a series of questions related to living arrangements and usage of campus resources. The survey results will help the Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services improve student services and programs.
The 2017–18 FAFSA® will be available October 1, 2016—three months earlier than usual!
Beginning this year, you’ll also be required to use earlier (2015) tax information** than in previous years. How does that benefit you? Since you’ve already filed your 2015 taxes, you’ll be able to transfer your tax information into your FAFSA right away! (And you won’t need to update your FAFSA after you file 2016 taxes.)
The animals may not have noticed, but students from Volunteer UCF helped spruce up the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens on Thursday by pressure cleaning walkways, mulching flower beds and painting new lines to reserve parking spaces for Wounded Warrior visitors to the Sanford attraction.
Displays dedicated to loved ones who have died, sugar skull designs and Mexican music will turn Memory Mall at the University of Central Florida campus into an observance of Día de los Muertos from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 29.
In its first full year, the Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities, a partnership between Florida International University, University of Central Florida and University of South Florida delivered key achievement on their collaborative efforts. For example, members of the career readiness team designed a Virtual Career Fair program that brought 70 employers including AT&T, Verizon and The Mayo Clinic along with over 1,800 students/alumni for over 700 career related discussions. Campus workshops and career resources that were specific to each campus were also made available to all students from Florida Consortium universities.
The Latino Faculty and Staff Association and the Latin American Student Association invite the UCF Community to join in on a campus wide celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month!
The Opening Celebration will be held on Thursday, September 15, from Noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom 316. Guests will hear from keynote speaker, María S. García de la Noceda, vice president of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando, while enjoying Latino cuisine and music.
Several programs will be held throughout the month, concluding on October 14. For program descriptions and contact information, please visit: http://ucflafasa.org
Oct 24Academic Skills Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)
Oct 24Meditation Class RWC @ Knights Plaza
Oct 24How to Get a Good Knights Sleep Hercules 108: Programming Center
Oct 25Tuesday Talk Series - "Where I Stand" Student Union: Pensacola Boardroom (Room 222)
Oct 25UCF Cares Student Union: 220
Oct 25Staying Ahead of the Game: Avoiding Procrasti Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)
Oct 25Tower Garden Workshop Student Union: Atrium
Oct 25Pride Chats: Self Care Ferrell Commons - G