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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.

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The Knights Celebrated 76 Graduating Student-Athletes Tuesday
Posted on Friday, April 28th, 2017 @ 4:13pm

UCF Athletics honored 76 student-athletes Tuesday afternoon at the annual Student-Athlete Graduation Celebration. Senior Associate Athletics Director Dr. Eric A. Wood, Faculty Athletics Representative Dr. Manoj Chopra and Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Daniel J. White spoke to this year's class of graduating Knights, commending them on their achievement in front of their coaches, as well as members of the UCF Athletics staff and administration.

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Think Advising. Think Finances. Think Future.
Posted on Friday, April 28th, 2017 @ 3:38pm

Most undergraduate degrees at UCF require 120 hours. Taking 30 credit hours each year enhances the chances that a student will earn a degree in four years. The Think 30 campaign was created to encourage UCF students to complete 30 credit hours each year with the goal of a timely graduation that minimizes the expense of a college degree.

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Academic Success of First Generation, Low-Income Students
Posted on Friday, April 28th, 2017 @ 10:18am

The ninth annual TRiO End of the Year Celebration was held on April 25 to celebrate the successes of scholars in two of UCF’s TRiO Programs- PRIME STEM and Project BEST.

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Woody Joseph Appointed Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Posted on Thursday, April 27th, 2017 @ 4:37pm

Woody Joseph has been named the new director of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Central Florida. Joseph previously served as the assistant director.

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Six RWC Seniors Move Forward to the Next Level
Posted on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 @ 3:50pm

UCF’s Recreation and Wellness Center continues to produce the next generation of campus recreation professionals. The 2017 crop includes a current RWC professional staff member and six graduating seniors.

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A UCF Tradition
Posted on Friday, April 21st, 2017 @ 11:03am

More than 800 students, faculty, staff and community members gathered around the Reflecting Pond last night for Campus Activity Board’s 24th annual Symphony Under the Stars event.

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Be Prepared for Final Exams
Posted on Thursday, April 20th, 2017 @ 2:30pm

As we approach final exam week at UCF, we would like to invite students to use the many academic support services available through Student Academic Resource Center, including Study Union.

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Mobile Kitchen Grand Opening was April 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Memory Mall
Posted on Thursday, April 13th, 2017 @ 3:43pm

UCF’s mobile demonstration kitchen is the first of its kind in the country. The mobile aspect of the kitchen allows the Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services to reach more students in the efforts to increase accessibility to fruit and vegetables, provide nutrition skills, and reduce food waste.

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UCF Urges Students: Apply for Financial Aid on Time or Risk Delays
Posted on Thursday, April 13th, 2017 @ 10:26am

The Internal Revenue Service’s removal of a popular tool that helps students apply for financial aid has made it even more important for students to file their aid applications early and to fill out the forms correctly – otherwise, they’ll be at greater risk of delays in receiving their money.

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Stress Free Time with Therapy Cats and Dogs
Posted on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 @ 11:45am

Counseling and Psychological Services will be hosting the first Purrfectly Stress Free event at CAPS on April 19 at noon-2 p.m. and at the same time and day, they will also host PAWS a tively Stress Free. Both events will be held in the CAPS building but in separate rooms.

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Multiple Asian Cultures Represented
Posted on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 @ 10:43am

The Asian Student Association hosted the 17th anniversary of the Mr. and Miss ASA Scholarship Pageant on April 2. The event, themed fairy tales, was held at the Cape Florida Ballroom with an overwhelming audience of more than 400 attendees.

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First-Generation Knight Works to Promote Financial Literacy
Posted on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 @ 9:27am

Andrew Allen has a mission: Study hard and be the first in his family to graduate from college.

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Laugh and Learn with Colin Ryan
Posted on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 @ 12:07pm

Come out and laugh and learn as Colin Ryan presents Funny Money: A Comedic Guide to Money Management on April 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Morgridge International Reading Center.

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Explore and Learn
Posted on Friday, April 7th, 2017 @ 12:42pm

Come join the UCF Cares Ambassadors for a special UCF themed paint night on April 19 at 6-8 p.m. at the Arboretum Nature Pavillion!

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UCFPD, Student Health Services to Collect Unused Prescription Drugs
Posted on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 @ 2:21pm

The UCF Police Department and UCF Student Health Services are partnering to collect expired, unwanted and unused prescription drugs.

Medications will be collected Monday, April 10, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Student Union Atrium.

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18 Students to be Honored
Posted on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 @ 1:19pm

Flags will be at half-staff and the Student Union’s Pegasus seal will be covered with tea-light candles and yellow roses April 11 for an Eternal Knights Memorial Service honoring 18 students who passed away in the past 12 months.

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Justus Griffith's First Wrestling National Championship
Posted on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 @ 10:46am

UCF Wrestling Club member Justus Griffith had been there before. Staring down the mat at Darius Bunch from Emmanuel College, a Christian Liberal Arts school in Northeast Georgia.

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April 10-14
Posted on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 @ 9:56am

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 sexual assault and relationship abuse.

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UCF First Food Truck
Posted on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 @ 9:21am

Please join Wellness and Health Promotion Services for the grand opening of the FreshU Kitchen: UCF's first food truck for a free cooking demonstration, healthy and delicious samples, activities, music and a visit from Knightro.

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Creative UCF Students Raise $1.25M for the Kids
Posted on Monday, April 3rd, 2017 @ 3:04pm

The University of Central Florida’s Knight-Thon student philanthropy group revealed Sunday it has raised $1.25 million in the past year for Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Central Florida’s Children’s Miracle Network hospital.

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April 4: Wear Red to Show Your Support
Posted on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 @ 10:00am

Wear red on April 4 Equal Pay Day to symbolize how far women and minorities are "in the red" with their pay. This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. It is far worse for women of color.

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