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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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Graduates, Career Services Needs Your Input
Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2016 @ 12:14pm by Judy Pardo

Whether you are entering or leaving UCF, have you ever wondered what careers UCF graduates are going into? Have you ever wondered how much they are getting paid? The First Destination Survey that graduating students complete each semester, can tell you that.

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Intramural Sports Officials on NBA Radar
Posted on Thursday, April 21st, 2016 @ 1:41pm by Judy Pardo

UCF is on the radar of the National Basketball Association. Not just for basketball talent, but for basketball officiating talent. UCF senior and nursing major, Dannica Mosher, is a great example why.

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Join the Discussion
Posted on Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 @ 8:09am by Judy Pardo

The Office of Social Justice and Advocacy is hosting Conscious Dialogue for Staff on April 20, 2016 @ 2 p.m. in the Student Union Room 221.

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Scholarship Opportunities Demo in Student Union Atrium April 13
Posted on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 @ 10:49am by Judy Pardo

The Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services’ Office of Student Financial Assistance is pleased to announce the introduction of A2O, a new online scholarship application system. The A2O system simplifies the process for students seeking scholarship information and applying for scholarship opportunities. To celebrate the launch of A2O, students are invited to stop by the Office of Student Financial Assistance’s information table in the Student Union - Atrium from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Special give-a-ways are available.

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Torres Recognized for Promoting Inclusive Services at the RWC
Posted on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 @ 11:21am by Judy Pardo

Heroes make a difference, stand out and do whatever it takes. Those are all qualities that define the Recreation and Wellness Center’s Inclusive Recreation lead, Katherine Torres.

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ACHA Offers Webinar on Zika Virus
Posted on Monday, April 11th, 2016 @ 8:00am by Judy Pardo

This Zika Virus webinar is being conducted by the American College Health Association Emerging Public Health Threats and Emergency Response Coalition.

Date: April 12, 2016
Time: 2-3 p.m. EDT

Presenter: Timothy Moody, MD, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
Visit: http://www.acha.org/ACHA/Networks/Committees/Emergency_Response_Coalition.aspx

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April: Stress Awareness Month
Posted on Friday, April 8th, 2016 @ 11:56am by Judy Pardo

April is Stress Awareness Month. UCF Wellness and Health Promotion Services and Counseling and Psychological Services has join the national effort to educate and help students learn about effective coping skills and work on ways to reduce the stress you experience on a daily basis.

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UCF Hosts Florida College Learning Center Association Statewide Conference
Posted on Thursday, April 7th, 2016 @ 12:47pm by Judy Pardo

The Student Academic Resource Center at UCF is hosting the FCLCA 3rd Annual Conference on April 7 and 8 at the UCF campus. Approximately 100 staff members from Florida’s postsecondary learning centers will be on campus to attend presentations on student success. Thomas Miller, vice president for Student Affairs at the University of South Florida will be the keynote speaker.

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Student Academic Resource Center Schedules Are Now Available
Posted on Thursday, April 7th, 2016 @ 10:11am by Judy Pardo

The Student Academic Resource Center (SARC) is pleased to announce that the Spring 2016 academic support programming schedules are now available on the SARC website: sarc.sdes.ucf.edu/services.

This semester, SARC will provide over 220 hours per week of peer tutoring at three campus locations and Supplemental Instruction (SI) sessions for over 60 course sections in STEM courses.

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Pegasus Palooza Theme to be Revealed
August 12 at 12:30 p.m.
Posted on Thursday, April 7th, 2016 @ 9:04am by Judy Pardo

Mark your calendars for the inaugural Pegasus Palooza theme reveal:

WHEN: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
TIME: 12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Student Union Atrium

Pegasus Palooza is the annual Welcome Week held during the first week of fall classes. This year marks the first time Palooza programming will be extended into the first few weeks of the semester. The executive board is hard at work planning what is sure to be another huge success. The call for programs will be sent out in the coming weeks.

For additional information, visit: palooza.sdes.ucf.edu/.

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$1,001,678.20 Total Makes UCF 8th Institution to Reach Landmark
Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 @ 2:53pm by Judy Pardo

Once Knight-Thon’s 1,500 participants finally took a seat on Sunday after standing for 20 consecutive hours, they were greeted by a record-setting fundraising total of $1,001,678.20.

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Career Services Hosts First-ever Women’s Mentoring Event
Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 @ 2:30pm by Judy Pardo

In celebration of Women’s History month, the Women UKnighted committee of Career Services invited Central Florida women professionals to UCF’s Meet Your Mentor for a night of speed-networking and impactful conversation. Meet Your Mentor offered students and alumni the chance to learn from and form a connection with seasoned women in the workforce. Eleven ‘Mentors’ conducted roundtable discussions about their individual journeys and how they achieved success. Mentees had the chance to speak with multiple mentors throughout the evening.

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Student Success, Retention and Graduation
Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 @ 12:08pm by Judy Pardo

The University of Central Florida partnered with the Education Advisory Board (EAB) nine months ago to further enhance student success, retention and graduation. On April 4, UCF successfully implemented the Student Success Collaborative Campus (SSC Campus) to a limited audience. This new predictive analytics platform enables advisors, faculty, and staff to see at a glance which students are in need of intervention, and have a broad set of communication features to transform insight into action and outcomes.

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Appointment of Staff Member to National Advisory Group
Posted on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 @ 9:43am by Judy Pardo

Chanda Torres, assistant vice president for Student Development and Enrollment Services, was appointed to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Institutional Partners Network Advisory Group. The group is comprised of ten members with extensive experience related to postsecondary student success. The inaugural meeting was held in Seattle on March 8-10.

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Student Hands On for Respect
Posted on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 @ 9:00am by Judy Pardo

To be more inclusive and diverse is one of the key goals that President John C. Hitt established at UCF in 1992, and that goal continues to guide us today.

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UCF Smoke-Free Campus
Posted on Sunday, March 20th, 2016 @ 2:17pm by Judy Pardo

Students had the opportunity to show their support for the UCF Smoke-Free Campus policy by helping to clean up cigarette trash around the main campus. This was the fourth year that the UCF Student Health Advisory Committee hosted this event. Events such as this serve as a reminder to the UCF community of the importance of adhering to not smoking cigarettes while on campus.

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