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The Office of Diversity and Inclusion offers students at the University of Central Florida the opportunity to enhance their diversity-awareness, people, and professional skills through:

  • Diversity trainings and workshops on various topics
  • Diversity Certificates that can be used for student’s resume and skill set
  • Elite mentoring programs: LEGACY, CREAR Futuros and Odyssey Ambassadors, providing students with important leadership skills for their school career, professional advancement and citizenship contributions

ODI Student Programs

Legacy Leadership and Mentoring Program

The LEGACY Program is an mentorship program pairing participants with UCF faculty and staff members. LEGACY students also participate in leadership development and service-learning opportunities.

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CREAR Futuros

CREAR Futuros, which means “To Create Futures” in Spanish, is a peer-mentor initiative designed to improve student academic success and leadership potential.

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Odyssey Ambassadors

Odyssey Ambassadors will have the opportunity to enhance their leadership competencies, explore various facets of diversity, exhibit knowledge of diversity and inclusion as ambassadors for ODI, and serve as mentors for the “UCF Young Knights Mentoring Program.”

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Student Resources

Campus Faith and Ministries & Humanist and Secular Services

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. Humanist and Secular support services provides resources, advocacy, and pastoral care from a Humanist perspective. 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.

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LGBTQ+ Services

The mission of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning/Queer (LGBTQ+) Services is to connect UCF’s 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, allies, and anyone interested in LGBTQ+ issues. They serve as an entry point for anyone looking for resources relating to sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Multicultural Student Center (MSC)

The MSC’s 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 strives 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.

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Multicultural Academic and Support Services (MASS)

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 our partners to promote and facilitate academic support services and programs. It is comprised of many services and programs, including the First Generation Program, the Brother to Brother Program, the Multicultural Transfer Program, and the Knight Alliance Network.

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Office of Student Involvement (OSI)

The mission of the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) is to provide quality programs, services, and leadership opportunities that enrich students’ academic endeavors and enhance the campus environment. Students and staff collaborate to develop programs and services which encourage student’s personal growth, to promote civic responsibility, to embrace differences, and to connect students to the campus and the community.

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Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) views disabilities as an integral part of the rich diversity at the University of Central Florida. To that end, they work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to create an inclusive educational environment for students. Staff at SAS are happy to discuss any course or campus barriers that may be preventing access to education and an equitable campus experience for students.

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Student Government (SG)

The Student Government is a representative body modeled after the United States government. Through its Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches, the Student Government aims to represent student issues and concerns at all levels of university decision making. Through governmental affairs divisions, committees, and professional lobbying firms, SG ensures that the student voice is not only heard but taken seriously.

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Student Health Services

UCF Student Health Services provides low-cost health services to the UCF community and are funded, in part, by the student health fee. The Student Health Services staff includes two sports medicine physicians, three psychiatrists, two gynecologists, two dentists, five primary care physicians, four physician assistants, six advanced registered nurse practitioners, two dietitians, pharmacy staff, nursing staff, alcohol and other drug counseling staff, laboratory staff, and radiography staff.

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Veterans Academic Resource Center (VARC)

The Veterans Academic Resource Center, or VARC, is a one-stop solution to student veteran needs. At VARC, their goals are to: ensure access to all available campus resources; provide study space and special tutoring; help UCF faculty and staff understand the unique needs of student veterans; and provide the tools that students need to stay on track and finish their degrees.

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