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.
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 News & Happenings
Memory Mall is a sight to see any day of the week at UCF, but it was filled to capacity on February 9, 2017 for the first-ever UCF Gather Luncheon. More than 550 students were served a free three-course meal, thanks to a collective effort from nearly a dozen departments from the Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services and food partners UCF Dining Services, Coca-Cola, Pita Pita and Chicken Salad Chick.
Students were invited to take a break from the demands of the semester, and stop by Counseling and Psychological Services to play with fun, friendly therapy dogs. It is known that the human-animal bond can relieve stress, anxiety and depression, as well as improve mood. Furthermore, this event is intended to increase visibility/accessibility of CAPS on campus and decrease the stigma of mental health services.
The Mr. and Miss UCF Scholarship Program began in 1984 and has been providing scholarships and opportunities to UCF students.
This past weekend, sophomore Angelo Baldado and senior Madison Daniel became the new titleholders of Mr. and Miss UCF, respectively.
Success in the 21st Century for collegiate males attending the University of Central Florida looks very similar to other colleges and universities across the country. Male students are simply not graduating at the same rate as their female counter parts nationwide.
The Multicultural and First Generation Knights Networking Reception was an opportunity for knights representing diverse and often underrepresented campus populations to engage with premiere employers who recruit at UCF.
Congratulations to Melissa Nogues, Haley Zilberberg, and Nicholas Cheke who received the 2016-2017 LGBTQ+ Undergraduate Book Award for their outstanding leadership in the LGBTQ+ community. Each student received $250 for books and materials.
UCF Knights men’s basketball fans are asked to bring a food or toiletry donation to the home game Feb. 11 to help support the Knights Helping Knights Pantry, an on-campus food pantry for students in need.
Will you be ready for what’s next? Employers seek people that can communicate their problem solving skills, teamwork and professionalism. Each of these competencies can be achieved during your time at UCF and Career Services can help along the way. The Career Expo, specifically, can help you learn about different employment paths, employer expectations, and how to stand out, all in addition to finding a job.
On January 31, 2,838 students attended and 241 employers participated in the Spring 2017 Career Expo at the CFE Arena.
UCF scientists received almost $1.3 million in state funds Wednesday to research the Zika virus with the goal of understanding its effects on human health and developing a vaccine for the mosquito-borne illness.
The funding was part of Gov. Rick Scott’s authorization of $25 million in state funds to develop better testing and prevention for the mosquito-borne virus that authorities say has infected almost 5,000 people in the U.S. and
President John C. Hitt sent the following message to the campus community on Monday, January 30, 2017.
Since the White House issued an executive order suspending the entry of individuals from certain countries into the United States, UCF has worked with our international students and faculty and staff members to help understand and manage this change.
The recreation area around Lake Claire is now the William E. Davis and Mary Jo Davis Recreation Area at Lake Claire, in honor of William E. and Mary Jo Davis, one of the 89 founding families who pledged money and donated land to secure the site for a new university in 1964.
The UCF community of faculty, students and staff are joining together to celebrate women’s history month in March and to highlight women’s achievement and challenges to gender equity.
You are invited to attend spring semester workshops on hazing prevention. The topics include: hazing behaviors, strategies of prevention, leadership development and group responsibility.
Feb 20PhysAssist Scribes Info Session Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115
Feb 20Service Your Way Panel Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
Feb 20Meditation Class RWC @ Knights Plaza
Feb 21Freedom of Speech vs. Hate Speech SJA Lounge: Student Union 207
Feb 21Communication Skills of Success Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)
Feb 21Understanding and Seizing Promotional Opportu Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
Feb 22Interviewing Strategies with ADP Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
Feb 22Getting Started: Experiential Learning Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115