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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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Program Helps Children in Foster Care Prep for College
Posted on Thursday, July 30th, 2015 @ 12:41pm by Judy Pardo

A small group of children in foster care are getting a sneak peak at college life thanks to a new partnership between Community Based Care of Central Florida and the University of Central Florida.

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Students Experience White Water Rafting
Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 @ 9:47am by Judy Pardo

“It’s hard to beat North Carolina in July especially when you’re whitewater rafting just south of Great Smoky Mountain National Park,” said Nathan Vink, assistant director Recreation and Wellness Center Outdoor Adventure program. Ten Knights including three international students from India and Columbia, one student trip leader, and Vink packed, bumped and weaved their way through the Nantahala River for a three-day adventure that they will never forget.

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PRIME STEM/Students Support Services Receives Two Grants
Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 @ 2:32pm by Judy Pardo

The University of Central Florida has earned $2.2 million in grants to help first-generation and at-risk students pursuing STEM and other fields succeed in college.

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Summer Late Knights Luau
Posted on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 @ 2:38pm by Judy Pardo

UCF Late Knights kicked off the 2015-2016 school year with their first-ever Saturday night event, Late Knights Luau. Approximately 1,000 attendees enjoyed the event held at the Recreation and Wellness Center’s Leisure Pool.

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Cait-Jarell: SGA Executive Leaders 2015-16
Posted on Friday, July 17th, 2015 @ 1:23pm by Judy Pardo

Caitlyn Zona and Jarell Jones have known each other since their freshman years. In January 2015, Jarell introduced Cait to the idea to run for Student Body president and vice president as he felt Student Government Association needed strong leaders in position. Evaluating their strengths, Cait with very strong advocacy skills and Jarell’s passion for programming, they felt Cait would be best in the president position. With 63+ percent of the votes, they became the new leaders for SGA Student Body.

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Career Services Successful Partnership with Lockheed Martin
Posted on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 @ 11:01am by Judy Pardo

For the last 30 years, Lockheed Martin has successfully partnered with UCF’s Career Services to offer the Lockheed Martin College Work Experience Program that offers UCF students the opportunity to gain ‘hands-on’ professional work experience related to their academic discipline while still a student.

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Career Services Presents a Professional Online Presence
Posted on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 @ 8:25am by Judy Pardo

“Our digital identity is a permanent collection of data that we are portraying through our online footsteps,” stated Melanie Brown, marketing coordinator for Career Services. “Every picture we post, every article we share, every statement we tweet and every status we update is forming our digital identity for others to see.”

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Social Connects Students with Advisors
Posted on Monday, July 13th, 2015 @ 12:05pm by Judy Pardo

The Sophomore and Second Year Center held a Summer Social on July 2 for Accelerated FTICs [students coming to UCF for the first time with 30 hours or more college credits] at Academic Village in the Hercules Programming Center.

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Health Center Expands to Meet Students Needs
Posted on Thursday, July 9th, 2015 @ 8:57am by Judy Pardo

The Health Center will be expanding in fall 2015 to best serve students' needs by adding two floors over the existing pharmacy area.

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Two Summer Programs Welcome Knights
Posted on Monday, July 6th, 2015 @ 3:49pm by Judy Pardo

As part of Summer Knights programming, First Year Experience hosted two large scale events to welcome students to Summer B 2015.

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Nominate a Faculty, Staff or Student Body Member Today
Posted on Friday, May 1st, 2015 @ 2:34pm by Judy Pardo

Do you know someone who has made outstanding contributions to enhancing diversity and inclusion efforts at UCF? If so, here’s an opportunity for that individual to be recognized for their hard work and dedication.

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