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College of Undergraduate Studies

Vision

Achieve national prominence for undergraduate education that emphasizes excellence, innovation, and distinction.

Mission

Provide undergraduate students with robust, meaningful, and integrated academic experiences that will enable them to successfully acheive their post-graduation goals as engaged citizens.

Goals

  1. Expand and promote Interdisciplinary Studies.
  2. Collaborate across dicsiplines to enrich the learning experiences of undergraduate students.
  3. Offer a dynamic and meaningful general education experience that creates a foundation for ongoing academic success.
  4. Promote and sustain a culture of continuous improvement.
  5. Promote diversity and inclusion throughout the academic enterprise.

Division of Teaching and Learning

Vision

Support and promote teaching and learning that positions UCF as a national role model for integrated, impactful education.

Mission

Engage faculty and students in inventing and experimenting with new methods of teaching and learning in todays dynamic educational environment.

Goals

  1. Engage faculty members in professional development, scholarly research, and collaboration that will create transformations in teaching and learning, including constructivist approaches.
  2. Serve as a resource to UCF's colleges by offering instructional informationand models; providing recommendations to enhance students' educational experiences; and helping develop, vet, and measure the learning outcomes of programs and curricula.
  3. Facilitate transformative, integrative teaching practices and the intentional cultivation of big ideas that improve and bridge learnings gaps.
  4. Integrate the Quality Enhancement Plan across UCF.
  5. Promote and sustain a culture of continuous improvement.
  6. Cultivate and culture of diversity and inclusion through support systems and outreach activities that meet the needs of our diverse faculty.

On a practical, day-to-day basis, these functions are carried out by:

  1. Administering the General Education Program
  2. Managing Academic Services
  3. Enabling students from all disciplines to pursue Undergraduate Research
  4. Overseeing opportunities to work with the community through Experiential and Service Learning

And the list goes on. I hope this website will help inform you about the many efforts in which the Office of Undergraduate Studies facilities is engaged. Whether you are faculty, staff, or student, I encourage you to find out more about US!