A Living Learning Community (LLC) is a group of students placed together on a floor or within a building based on a common major, common interest, or common program affiliation. Being a part of a Living Learning Community has a number of different perks.
Housing agreement type: Fall/Spring
Population: Incoming first-year students
Additional requirements: None
The 21st Century Scholars program is for first-generation (parents or guardians have not completed a Bachelor’s degree within the United States) college students. This program is supported by Multicultural Academic & Support Services. Students living in this community will receive:
Additional requirements: EXCEL/COMPASS Program participation required
The EXCEL/COMPASS Living Learning Community located in Nike is for students who are a part of the EXCEL and COMPASS programs (students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math majors). Students living in this LLC program will receive:
Additional requirements: College of Education major, specific course enrollment
The Future Educators Living Learning Community located in Hercules is for first-year students who are pursuing a career in teaching. Students living in this LLC will receive:
The Healthy Knights Living Learning Community located in Neptune is for students dedicating themselves to health, wellness, and a substance-free lifestyle. Students living in this LLC will receive:
Housing agreement type: Fall/Spring/Summer
Location: Tower III
Additional requirements: Honors College admission required
The HONORS Living Learning Community, located in Tower III, is for students who are a part of the Burnett Honors College. Students living in this LLC will receive:
Additional requirements: LEAD Scholars Academy participation required
The LEAD Scholars Living Learning Community located in Neptune is for students who are a part of the LEAD Scholars Academy program (leadership, service, involvement, academic success.) Students living in this LLC program will receive:
Additional requirements: LEARN program participation required
The Learning Environment and Academic Research Network (L.E.A.R.N.) is located in Hercules. This program offers a select 28 first-year science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students a hands-on learning experience through an early research opportunity.
Students living in this LLC will:
Additional requirements: Declared pre-nursing major, specific course enrollment
The Nursing @ Nike Living Learning Community located in Nike is for first-year students pursuing a degree in nursing. Students living in this LLC will receive:
The Out of State Student Living Learning Community located in Neptune is for first-year students attending UCF from outside of the state of Florida. Students living in this LLC will have access to the Out of State Student Mentoring (OSSM) program. Students living in this LLC will receive:
Population: Returning residents
Location: Lake Claire
Additional requirements: Canine Companions program participation required
The University of Central Florida (UCF) is committed to a partnership with Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) to allow assistance dogs in training on UCF property, including but not limited to residences, classrooms and dining areas on campus. This partnership allows students of UCF to participate in the Volunteer Puppy Raising Program with CCI, which includes the privilege of bringing the CCI puppy to work. All UCF students, faculty and staff participating in the Volunteer Puppy Raising Program with CCI must be in compliance with the puppy raiser guidelines set forth by Canine Companions.
Canine Companions for Independence enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to graduate teams. Our partnership to support the CCI mission promotes disability awareness across the UCF campus and student community, and teaches the value of community service. UCF is eager to support CCI by providing this unique opportunity to our students who meet the necessary requirements outlined by CCI.
UCF Housing & Residence Life only partners with Canine Companions for Independence, therefore no other puppy raising entity will be considered for on-campus accommodations.
The Social Justice Living Learning Community recognizes that social justice is a process and a goal. The LLC will foster a culture of advocacy and education through raising consciousness, engaging in dialogue, and encourages students to become a change agent. Community members will be prepared to challenge injustice at the University of Central Florida and beyond.
Housing agreement type: Summer B only
Additional requirements: Access Program participation required
Summer access programs are a specialized 6 week program offered to select students during Summer B based on academic need. These programs build and upgrade the writing, verbal, mathematical, social, and study skills necessary for students to succeed in college. Participants are placed together during the summer to enhance their academic experience. For more information, visit:access.sdes.ucf.edu.
Additional requirements: STEP program participation required
The Supporting Teacher Education Preprofessionals (STEP) program is a unique opportunity for incoming first-year students who plan to major in education and want tobecome teachers. STEP participants must be admitted for Summer. Visit the STEP website to learn more about the benefits of joining STEP. For Summer B housing, STEP students are placed together in the Nike or Hercules Community to help enhance their academic experience. You must be admitted to the STEP program in order to be placed with other STEP students in housing.