Through collaboration, CUGS, creates a differentiated educational experience that empowers our students to succeed academically and professionally and serves as an economic catalyst for our region. We create meaningful degree pathways for students, lead innovative university-wide curricular and policy initiatives to enhance academic progress and processes and support excellence and distinction through research-based interdisciplinary programs for leaders of a diverse society.


The College of Undergraduate Studies is a model academic community of educational transformation, excellence, and innovation.


  • To empower UCF undergraduate students to earn life-changing college degrees through structured and self-designed curricula, enabling them to thrive professionally, academically, and personally
  • To provide an exceptional, student-centric learning experience focused on undergraduate pathways to credentials
  • To drive student progression by collaborating with UCF’s colleges and divisions to strengthen academic policies, continually seeking opportunities to enhance curriculum, and facilitating outstanding student success across the university
  • To create engaging, distinctive, rigorous, and internationally recognized research and scholarship relevant to a global society