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What is SDES?

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.

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Where Do I Go?

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 Departments

SDES is all about its departments! Not sure where to go in the sea of help we provide? Click above to see a list of all of our departments, including a basic list of every office and department within the umbrella of SDES with each featuring contact information and a thumbnail.

SDES News & Happenings

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HK2020 Goals Introduced to Students
Posted on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 @ 3:00pm by Judy Pardo

The Healthy Knights Expo has come a long way in eight years. From what use to be a passive tabling event about services on campus has grown into a signature event for many Student Development and Enrollment Services’ offices involved in student health. Now, the Healthy Knights Expo attracts over 1,100 students where they learn about the HK2020 goals and what UCF is doing to help improve the health of the student body.

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How does the UCF Creed help you build your armor?
Posted on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 @ 8:04am by Judy Pardo

The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities and the Parent and Family Fund announced the start of the 2014 Creed Art Contest. Students can submit original 2-D or 3-D pieces of artwork that represent the UCF Creed Values of Integrity, Scholarship, Community, Creativity or Excellence. This year’s theme: How does the UCF Creed help you build your armor?

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October 19-25
Posted on Monday, October 20th, 2014 @ 2:20pm by Judy Pardo
Traditional Homecoming 2014 has begun - October 19-25. Don’t worry there are still many events to attend. This year’s theme is “IGKNIGHT Fuel Your Legacy.”

There is an impressive schedule of events as well as the Homecoming’s opening website at: osi.ucf.edu/homecoming. A must see! A schedule of events can be found at: osi.ucf.edu/homecoming/events.

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Empower High School Students to Think Big
Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 @ 11:37am by Judy Pardo

On September 27, over 110 Jefferson Awards student leaders from Central Florida attended the 8th annual Students in Action Leadership Conference held on the campus of Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs. The conference was designed and facilitated by students in the UCF LEAD Scholars Academy program. The LSA is a selective, two-year academic leadership development program for students committed to academic excellence and making a difference in the world around them. The scholars make a difference in the UCF and Central Florida community with thousands of hours of community service each year.

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Expired, Unwanted Drugs Disposed Safely
Posted on Monday, October 13th, 2014 @ 10:30am by Judy Pardo

Cleaning out the medicine cabinet at least once per year is a habit the Health Services’ Pharmacists and the UCF Police want you to adopt. To accommodate students’ schedules, UCF hosted the Drug Take-Back in the John T. Washington Center breezeway a few days before the national take-back day on Saturday, September 27.

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Trivia, a Fun Way to Learn about UCF Services
Posted on Monday, October 13th, 2014 @ 8:31am by Judy Pardo

The Student Academic Resource Center’s 11th annual Learning Fair took place on September 17 in the Student Union. This event aims to foster academic success and retention through student development of academic skills and increased awareness of learning support services. The Learning Fair is different from other “like” fairs because it offers students an opportunity to meet with organizations on a smaller scale and engage in meaningful academic conversation.

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Volunteer UCF Hosts 8th Annual Knights Give Back Saturday
Posted on Friday, October 10th, 2014 @ 10:37am by Judy Pardo

Volunteer UCF will host its 8th annual Knights Give Back day of service Saturday, Oct. 11, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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LEAD Scholars Brunch─The Great Leader
Posted on Thursday, October 9th, 2014 @ 1:02pm by Judy Pardo

The LEAD Scholars Academy hosted a brunch on Saturday morning for all of the families who were in attendance for Family Weekend (September 19-21). Students and families had the opportunity to participate in activities which included a photo booth and a brainteaser challenge.

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Breakfast and All That Jazz!
Posted on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 @ 2:06pm by Judy Pardo

The Office of Student Involvement hosted the Annual Family Weekend Jazz Breakfast, held in the Student Union Pegasus Ballroom on Saturday, September 20. OSI and the UCF Jazz Studies Department collaborated on this event.

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SDES Offices Partner to Host Health and Wellness Tour for Families
Posted on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 @ 10:22am by Judy Pardo

Families were introduced to all the services on campus that help their student stay healthy and safe while at UCF through the Health and Wellness Tour offered as part of the Family Weekend events.

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Welcome Students and their Families
Posted on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 @ 11:52am by Judy Pardo

Every year, the Office of First Year Experience hosts its annual Family Weekend, a UCF annual tradition bringing together families and students to create memories that last a lifetime.

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Culture Shock Talent Competition to Promote Voter Registration
Posted on Friday, October 3rd, 2014 @ 2:41pm by Judy Pardo

The talent competition “Culture Shock” is Friday, October 3 at 7 p.m. held at the UCF Nicholson School of Communications Auditorium.

UCF’s Asian American student organizations united to bring Culture Shock, a talent and dance competition, to bring awareness and excitement ahead of the upcoming elections in the Asian American community.

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