UCF Cares is an umbrella of care-related programs and resources dedicated to fostering a caring community of Knights. UCF Cares focuses on the Safety and Well-being, Respect, Violence Prevention, Mental Health, and Diversity & Inclusion of students.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a free-of-charge campus agency designated to provide psychological services to university-enrolled students. CAPS offers initial assessments, brief individual counseling, group therapy, workshops and educational presentations on a variety of topics, crisis intervention and daily walk-in services, and professional consultations to staff, faculty, students and parents.
UCF Student Health Services provides a variety of primary and specialty care services to help keep students at their optimum health. The Health Center is located on the Main Campus, and satellite clinics are located at the Rosen campus and Health Sciences campus.
Togetherall is a safe, anonymous online peer community to support your mental health. This award-winning digital mental health service is available at togetherall.com and is free to all UCF students with their Knights email. It offers 24/7 support, with trained clinicians online at all times, as well as a range of helpful tools and resources. Togetherall is widely commissioned in the NHS, as well as by local authorities, employers, universities, and the Armed Forces.
The Multicultural Student Center’s (MSC) mission is to create a more inclusive and equitable campus environment that enriches the university experience through actively supporting diverse and intentional programming. The MSC will strive to promote awareness, strengthen cultural competency and social responsibility by encouraging the educational exploration and challenge of societal norms that enables students to explore the varied concepts of multiculturalism.
Student Accessibility Services (SAS) views disabilities as an integral part of the rich diversity at the University of Central Florida. SAS works collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to create an inclusive educational environment for students. SAS envisions UCF to be a fully accessible campus and inclusive environment for people with disabilities.
The mission of UCF’s Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is to ensure equal opportunity and to protect the civil rights of all University community members through proactive outreach, education, and effective response and resolution. The OIE supports a living, learning, and work environment that is free from discrimination, discriminatory harassment and retaliation where all members of the UCF community feel welcomed and valued.
UCF is committed to creating and maintaining a campus free from all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and retaliation. Sexual harassment and violence is not tolerated at UCF. When reports of sexual harassment and violence are made, UCF takes them seriously and will respond. As a University, we are dedicated to ensuring compliance with all federal and state laws and University policies and regulations that prohibit discrimination based on the sex and gender identity of employees and students.
UCF designed the Let’s Be Clear website to provide every UCF student, employee and community member with information regarding what constitutes sexual harassment and sexual violence, as well as what support and resources are available should such misconduct occur. Through this website, the university is raising awareness about UCF’s nondiscrimination policies, employees’ reporting obligations and individuals’ options, and UCF’s extensive prevention programming.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion supports the University of Central Florida’s goal, “to become more inclusive and diverse.” The Office of Diversity and Inclusion offers education, training and support services, facilitation of cross-campus collaboration, and enterprise-wide leadership to the campus and our community to build an inclusive culture for all students, faculty and staff.
The Office of Student Involvement (OSI) supports student success and enhances the campus environment through quality programs, services, student leadership opportunities, and intentional environments. OSI creates intentional opportunities that help students engage in activities that encourage personal growth, promote civic responsibility, and that support diversity, inclusion and equity.
Wellness & Health Promotion Services (WHPS) offers a wide variety of services and programs aimed at helping all UCF students be healthy knights! WHPS promotes healthy lifestyle habits associated with higher academic performance by providing outreach and educational workshops on safe sex, nutrition, stress management, sleep, healthy relationships, and body image.
The Veterans Academic Resource Center, or VARC, is your one-stop solution to your needs as a student veteran. VARC provides offices, study space and lounge space, as well as access to a number of university offices, in one central location.
The mission of Multicultural Academic and Support Services (MASS) is to maximize student success by assisting Multicultural and First-Generation College Students in their transition to UCF and by connecting with the University community and campus partners to promote and facilitate academic support services and programs.
The mission of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning/Queer (LGBTQ+) Services is to connect our diverse student population to opportunities, resources, and each other to achieve the vision of a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBTQ+ people and its allies. LGBTQ+ Services is a resource office for LGBTQ+ students and allies. We are an entry point for anyone looking for resources relating to sexual orientation or gender identity.
LGBTQ+ Services has identified numerous gender-neutral restrooms for students who need a safe space to change and utilize a restroom without having to be restricted based on gender. Above is a map of the gender-neutral restroom map of the UCF campus.
The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities’ (CARD) mission is to educate and empower individuals and families throughout the lifespan by providing support, assistance, and awareness within the community, with the goal of optimizing the potential of all individuals with autism and related disabilities; and to provide training that enables professionals to deliver evidence-based treatments to achieve optimal outcomes.
Campus Faiths & Ministries (CFM) is a network of faith-based organizations dedicated to meeting the personal, religious and social needs of university students, faculty and staff. Each organization seeks to enrich lives by providing opportunities for growth through fellowship, educational programs, worship services, recreation, entertainment and the development of one’s faith.
Catholic Campus Ministry at UCF is a community that strives to foster faith during a student’s time at college.
Central Florida Hillel is the center for Jewish life on campus and the home to Jewish young adults aged 18-29 in Central Florida.