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UCF Extends In-State Tuition Rate for Puerto Rican Students Through 2023

By Heather Smith | September 27, 2018

Posted Friday, September 28, 2018 @ 7:31 PM

The University of Central Florida’s Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to again extend the in-state tuition rate for students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, providing another boost to students and families impacted by Hurricane Maria. “These brave students are inspiring, and I am as committed to their academic success as they […]

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National Hazing Prevention Week

UCF will take part in this nationwide effort to raise awareness about hazing through various activities events and programs.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2018 @ 12:52 PM

More than half (51%) of college students involved in clubs, organizations and teams experience hazing on college campuses.  Hazing is defined as any activity expected of someone joining or participating in a group that humiliates, degrades, abuses or endangers them regardless of a person’s willingness to participate. National Hazing Prevention Week takes place September 24- […]

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Drinking 101: Debunking Myths, Some Do’s and Don’t’s for Your Health, and Resources for UCF Students

UCF researchers on alcohol abuse and risky behaviors share insights on safe drinking habits for students (and everyone, really).

Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 @ 6:41 PM

Does everyone go to keg parties in college? Does alcohol make you happy? Can coffee cure a hangover? UCF psychology professors Michael Dunn and Robert Dvorak have heard them all. The two dedicate their careers to studying alcohol consumption among college students, health-compromising behaviors and intervention methods for safer drinking habits. They’re here to clear up some myths about […]

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UCF to Receive 2018 Institutional Excellence Award for Students In Transition

Will be awarded at the 25th National Conference on Students in Transition

Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 @ 11:36 AM

The University of Central Florida received notification this week that they were selected as one of the recipients of the National Resource Center’s Institutional Excellence for Student in Transition Award. The Institutional Excellence for Students in Transition is awarded annually to institutions that have designed and implemented outstanding collaborative initiatives enhancing significant transitions during the […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month at UCF

Events and celebrations welcome all

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 4:53 PM

On September 17th, the University of Central Florida kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with a celebration in front of Millican Hall commemorating the recognition of UCF as a Hispanic Serving Institution — over 25% of UCF students are Latino. Guest speakers and students alike spoke at the event. National Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September […]

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