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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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One Stop for Campus Involvement
Posted on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 @ 9:56am by Judy Pardo

The Office of Student Involvement has just made it easier for students to get involved. With more than 600 Registered Student Organizations on campus, it can be a daunting experience for students to find their “involvement fit.” The Hub opened its doors on August 25 providing that one-stop shop for students to connect with involvement opportunities, events and student organizations.

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SDES VP SAC
Posted on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 @ 9:14am by Keya Jatkar

The mission of the Student Development and Enrollment Services Vice President Student Advisory Council (SDES VP SAC) is to strengthen the student voice by providing valuable feedback, consultation, and advice on current and future initiatives in order to enhance student life, success, and satisfaction at UCF.

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UCF's Inclusive Education Services
Posted on Friday, August 28th, 2015 @ 11:41am by Judy Pardo

With their goals set on studying social services, education and other fields, six new UCF students started classes this semester as part of the university’s first inclusive education program for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

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Career Services and Alumni Association Partnership
Posted on Friday, August 28th, 2015 @ 10:33am by Judy Pardo

‘It’s been quite a busy year in the Alumni Career Services Office,” said Leah Goldson, coordinator, Alumni Career Services. “This Career Services/Alumni Association partnership was formed a year ago to assist alumni who are in need of career guidance and has been incredibly successful.”

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The Countdown is On!
Posted on Friday, August 28th, 2015 @ 7:57am by Judy Pardo

On August 26, UCF Homecoming revealed the 2015 Homecoming Week theme, “Knights Come Together.” The event took place in the Student Union atrium and consisted of a balloon drop, reveal videos and promotional item giveaways.

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Primed To Improve Student Success
Posted on Thursday, August 27th, 2015 @ 3:15pm by Judy Pardo

It’s one thing to get into college. It’s another to get through and earn a degree. To help students stay on track, UCF is launching two new programs this semester. One program is aimed at helping students think about graduation as early as orientation, and the other is geared toward preventing students from going off track.

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Princeton Review of Best Health Services
Posted on Thursday, August 27th, 2015 @ 2:23pm by Judy Pardo

UCF Student Health Services has earned the No. 6 spot in the annual Princeton Review’s annual Best Colleges for having one of the best health services in the nation.

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UCF 101: Why Welcome Week Means More Than Just a Fun Intro to College
Posted on Monday, August 24th, 2015 @ 12:26pm by Judy Pardo

Feeling welcomed is nice, but it means a lot more at universities these days. Studies show that students who feel connected to their institution will engage and are more likely to stay in school and get a degree.

Being hospitable and creating a welcoming atmosphere matters more than ever. That’s why at the University of Central Florida – the second-largest university in the nation – a team of faculty and staff spend countless hours preparing for Welcome Week called Pegasus Palooza.

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UCF 101: One More Thing to Remember, Take Care of Your Health
Posted on Monday, August 24th, 2015 @ 9:31am by Judy Pardo

Article by Dr. James Schaus

I’ve yet to see an off-to-college checklist that includes: “Visit your campus Health Center and get established with a provider.” I know that finding an apartment, figuring out finances and scheduling classes are at the top of most students’ priority lists, but I would like students to put their health at the top of that list. Doing so will help ensure academic success and set them up for a lifetime of well-being.

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August 21-22
Posted on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 @ 2:09pm by Judy Pardo

Students moving into one of UCF’s 10 residential communities soon discover there’s more to preparing their new home for the school year than picking up their room keys and dropping their stuffed boxes on their beds.

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The Perspective of Alexis Szelwach
Posted on Monday, August 17th, 2015 @ 9:11am by Judy Pardo

Among the hustle and bustle of students engaging in campus activity, there are very important and often overlooked student leaders in the crowd - Resident Assistants.

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Guarantee Your Space for Game Day
Posted on Monday, August 17th, 2015 @ 8:48am by Judy Pardo

With exclusive access to many of the campus' prime tailgating spaces, UCF students and alumni can reserve their spaces on Memory Mall starting Monday morning.

Registration for tailgating spaces for the Knights' home opener will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, August 17. Tailgating activities for the UCF-FIU game on Sept. 3 will begin at 1 p.m., and the game will kick off at 6 p.m. at Bright House Networks Stadium.

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