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Housing Ambassador Spotlight: Kayla McEwan

Honoring Armed Forces Day

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Kayla McEwan is a Housing Ambassador who has shown a passion for UCF’s ROTC program ever since she joined in Fall 2018. This Armed Forces Day, McEwan shares how UCF is helping her reach her military goals.

McEwan’s Armed Forces journey began in the eighth grade when she joined JROTC, and continued through her junior year of high school. She knew at an early age that she wanted to join the military and ultimately committed to UCF to help achieve this. Now at UCF, she partic

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UCF Celebrates Nurses during “Year of the Nurse”

Ways to Support National Nurses Week, More

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To kick off National Nurses Day and National Nurses Week, The UCF College of Nursing launched a social media campaign in alignment with the American Nurses Association’s campaign,  Read More >>

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UCF Assists Students with Lease Reviews, Landlord/Tenant Law, and more

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The office of Student Legal Services offers legal counseling and court representation services to UCF students. Examples of cases they support include landlord/ Read More >>

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UCF Housing Hosts “Live, Learn, Belong” Series for Class of 2024

Live Q&A Covers Housing Options, How to Apply, Other Topics

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The Department of Housing & Residence Life is hosting a three-part “Live, Learn, Belong" webseries beginning Friday, April 17th at 3 PM on Zoom. This webinar invites the incoming Class of 2024 and their families to learn the ins and outs of living at UCF. Taking place each Friday through May 1st, audiences can tune in to hear from various housing employees on popular topics, including how to apply for housing, the benefits of Living Learning Communities, and ways to get involved in the department. Each session will include presentations that are similar to what families would hear dur

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Housing Ambassador Spotlight: Scott Buksbaum

Get to Know our Involved HAs

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Scott Buksbaum has been a Housing Ambassador with UCF Housing for the past year, providing daily tours, excellent customer service, and special events assistance to residents, prospective residents, and their families. Buksbaum is pursuing a double major in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Psychology, and Forensic Science with concentration in Chemistry. His minor is Legal Studies. Besides being an active UCF student staff member, he is also a member of the Burnett Honors Co

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Refunds Coming for UCF On-Campus Housing Amid COVID-19

Discussions in Place for Privately Owned Communities

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Last week, it was announced that the UCF Board of Trustees approved refunds for students in on-campus housing communities owned by the university for a portion of the spring semester.

"Refunds will go to students with leases in the Apollo, Libra, Lake Claire, Nike, Hercules and Neptune communities, as well as Towers and Rosen housing. The refunds will include students’ housing costs from March 27 through April 28, the end of the spring semester.

The university also is in discussions with the owners of NorthView and UnionWest — which are managed by UCF but privately owned.

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Six Residents Receive Highest Student Honor at UCF

Two Resident Assistants, Four Residents Awarded Order of Pegasus

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The Order of Pegasus is UCF’s most prestigious student award. Every year, about 20 recipients are selected based on factors such as academic achievement, campus involvement and leadership, and community service. This year, six students in the Order of Pegasus Class of 2020 resided on campus, with two of them employed as Resident Assistants. Get to know these stellar students below!

Kristen Detz, Former Resident

Detz is an Elementary Education major with a minor in Exceptional Student Education. Her current involvemen

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DHRL Assistant Director Wins Advisor of the Year

UCF Recognized at SAACURH Regional Conference

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Representatives of UCF Housing made their way to Daytona last week for the South Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (SAACURH) Regional Business Conference. The conference focuses on boardroom discussions, passing legislation, electing the upcoming year’s positions, voting on awards, and selecting the upcoming year’s conference location.

The Department of Housing & Residence Life representatives included three students from the UCF Residence Hall Association and two students from the UCF National Residence Hall Honorary.

The department was nomi

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UCF Moving to Remote Instruction March 16

All Classes Move Online Amid Coronavirus Concerns

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UCF announced that all classes will transition to online instruction to minimize health and safety risks to the UCF community.

"Remote instruction will continue for at least two weeks. Because courses are being moved online, students should not come back to campus for the next two weeks. Fourteen days is the period in which secondary transmission to others is thought to be highest, and UCF advises against any additional travel during this time.

Students should stay at or return to their permanent residences. Residence halls will remain open for residents who do not have an alt

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