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2 Graduate Student Orientation

3 Contact Us Online Call (407) Visit UCF Main Campus Education Complex Building Suite115 Mail Graduate Affairs Office PO Box Orlando, FL

4 What You Need to Know About Your… College’s DesignAdvising ToolsCollege ResourcesOnline ResourcesProgram Policies

5 Your College’s Design

6 College Buildings Campus MapMap Education Complex Parking Garage A Parking Garage I

7 College Design College Deans B. Grant Hayes, PhD Professor & Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Andrew Daire, PhD Professor & Associate Dean for Research Sandra L. Robinson, PhD Dean

8 College Design Departments and Programs Education and Human Sciences Website: education.ucf.edu/ehseducation.ucf.edu/ehs School of Teaching, Learning, & Leadership Website: education.ucf.edu/stlleducation.ucf.edu/stll Child Family & Community Sciences Website: education.ucf.edu/cfcseducation.ucf.edu/cfcs

9 Your Advising Tools

10 Advising Tools Program of Study (POS) From your program advisor or the Graduate Affairs office. Where can I find a POS template? Masters & Specialist students - by the end of the 2 nd major term Doctoral students - by the end of the 3rd major term When is my POS due? Include all courses completed and currently enrolled. Also include future courses required for your program. Include the semester and year of each course. Include the grade earned in each course. Submit to Graduate Affairs in ED 115. What Should I Include in my Program of Study?

11 Advising Tools Graduate Plan of Study (GPS) Report Log in to your MyUCF with your PID & password Look for the icon below on your screen. Click on Graduate Plan of Study to generate your report Where Can I Find My GPS Report? What Should I Look For? At least once each semester. When Should I Check my GPS Report? To track your progress in your program. What is the purpose of my GPS Report?

12 Your College Resources

13 Resources in the College Kysilka Graduate Student Study Location: Education Complex Room ED 120 Closed for University holidays and semester breaks Entry by access code that changes each semester - Visit the Graduate Affairs Office for access code. 4 computer stations available that include SPSS Statistical software

14 Resources in the College Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) Location: Education Complex Room ED 161 Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:45 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday 7:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays, University holidays, and during semester breaks Graduate Students are allowed longer check-out times Scanners, DVD/CD Burners, Laminating Machine, and Die Cuts available. Printing and photocopying available for a fee.

15 Resources in the College CASTLE Lab - Computing & Statistical Technology Lab in Education Location: Teaching Academy Room TA 305 Operating Hours: Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Wednesday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Statistical software available: SPSSMultilog SASMplus AMOSNvivo LISREL

16 Your Online Resources

17 Online Resources Useful Websites Visit the College of Education &College Human Performance Visit the College of Education &College Human Performance Access programs Access programs Visit Graduate Affairs online Visit Graduate Affairs online Access commonly used forms forms Access commonly used forms forms

18 Online Resources MyUCF Portal Your personalized UCF account that includes:accountCurrent and future course registrationGraduate Plan of StudyEnrollment appointmentHoldsTo Do ListClass scheduleFinancial AidIntent to Graduate

19 Online Resources UCF Academic Calendar Find important dates aboutdatesRegistration DatesClass Start DatesClass End DatesPayment DeadlinesFinal Exam DatesThesis & Dissertation DeadlinesFinancial AidCommencement Ceremony Dates

20 Your Program Policies

21 Top 5 Policies Top 5 Policies Please visit the Graduate Catalog for a complete list of policiespolicies. TRAVELING SCHOLAR Written permission is required from your faculty advisor to take courses at other institutions while enrolled in your graduate program. An official transcript must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies for transfer credit. Only courses with a grade of “B-“ or higher may be transferred into a program of study. TRAVELING SCHOLAR Written permission is required from your faculty advisor to take courses at other institutions while enrolled in your graduate program. An official transcript must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies for transfer credit. Only courses with a grade of “B-“ or higher may be transferred into a program of study. UNSATISFACTORY GRADES Exceeding 6 semester hours of unsatisfactory grades (“C+” and below or unresolved “I” grades) is reason for dismissal. UNSATISFACTORY GRADES Exceeding 6 semester hours of unsatisfactory grades (“C+” and below or unresolved “I” grades) is reason for dismissal. TRANSFER CREDITS No more than a total of 9 external semester hours will transfer into your UCF graduate program. Internal transfer credits may not exceed 50% of the program requirements. TRANSFER CREDITS No more than a total of 9 external semester hours will transfer into your UCF graduate program. Internal transfer credits may not exceed 50% of the program requirements. GPA REQUIREMENT The university requires that students maintain a graduate status GPA of at least 3.0 or higher in order to maintain regular graduate student status, receive financial assistance, and qualify for graduation. GPA REQUIREMENT The university requires that students maintain a graduate status GPA of at least 3.0 or higher in order to maintain regular graduate student status, receive financial assistance, and qualify for graduation. Intent to Graduate File an online Intent to Graduate form at the beginning of the final semester of course work. Students must be enrolled in the semester during which they intend to graduate. Intent to Graduate File an online Intent to Graduate form at the beginning of the final semester of course work. Students must be enrolled in the semester during which they intend to graduate.

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