College Junior 2012-08-30T13:37:57Z
Great Place to Study – University of Central Florida has many things to do. There is a mall just 10 minutes away from the university that all the students go to and hang out. It's for all ages and there are many restuarants and entertainmnet for everyone. On the campus it self there is a huge gym and many different activities and clubs that we can join and meet new people.
College Sophomore 2012-08-30T13:22:47Z
UCF has the best dorms because none of them are traditionally-styled. This means you have a bathroom connected to your dorm rather than having to roam the halls in a towel in front of other people. There are over 400 clubs and organizations which each come together as a family. There are several fraternities and sororities for those interested in Greek Life. The Rec and Wellness Center is ridiculously awesome, especially our two-story rock wall and group sessions! Not to mention the unlimited food choices from tons of restaurants and the cafeteria for those who can afford a meal plan.
College Junior 2012-08-30T07:56:13Z
Drug Scene – Ucf is very strict when it comes to the use of drugs, alcohol, or people being peer pressured. They have security roaming the campus to make sure every thing is okay, And the school also has hotlines, to help anyone who's in need, or to prevent danger. Also before anyone becomes a student they must complete courses regarding drugs, alcohol and ext... Failure to break the rules will resolve in consequence'
College Junior 2012-08-30T07:10:05Z
Transportation at ucf is great! they have different locations around campus, that will pick you up and drop you off. They even have a shuttle for local markets. AND, if you live off campus, no problem. Most of the off campus housing is affiliated with Ucf, so they will pick you up from your home on the hour, and take you to school and back, how convient is that !
College Sophomore 2012-08-30T02:52:51Z
Spirit for All Sports – All our sports have their fans. We have one of the largest student population in the country. Everyone goes above and beyond to cheer for our school's sports. Team spirit is as big as our school spirit.
College Junior 2012-08-30T02:50:59Z
Good Studies, Good Times, Good People – When I first applied to UCF, it was only because I knew that I wouldn't really be able to go anywhere else due to the distance. It was my last resort, so to speak. I never thought that I would end up loving it here. The first month or so was a little rough, especially with getting used to new teaching styles and disciplining yourself, but it was so rewarding. Even though not all the professors are standing ovation worthy, they have many resources so you can at least pass your classes. The people are, most of the time, so friendly and personable. I have met countless people with mutual friends, and it seems as if everybody kind of knows each other, especially within a specific area of study. There are plenty of things to do and so many diverse student organizations that you can be a part of, and it is just overall a great school. I thought that I would be ready to leave after my sophomore year, but as the end of it is readily approaching, I do not think I am.
College Sophomore 2012-08-30T02:48:30Z
Not on Campus – Only a few students drink on campus, mostly off campus.
College Sophomore 2012-08-30T02:46:15Z
It is humid here but sunny for the first half of the day. Around noon, it will be raining for a good hour and then its back to beautiful. After the rain, it cools down and is nice to walk to class.
College Junior 2012-08-30T02:43:23Z
Mixed Feelings – There are a lot of options in the area for off-campus housing, especially apartments, but there are a lot of factors to consider. Some of them are university-affiliated, which have added benefits, like noise restrictions and security. These make the apartments safer and more peaceful to live in. These generally include shuttle service during the weekdays to and from campus from the complex, which makes it more convenient. Some apartments are not affiliated with the university, nor are they strictly student housing, which makes them noisy most of the time. Some of these offer shuttle service as well, but they are not as regulated. The benefits are, of course, the freedom, a full kitchen, and, the majority of the time, your own bathroom. However, these amenities come with a very steep price, especially if you are not planning on having several roommates. There are many options, but be prepared to tone down your expectations to fit within your budget.
College Sophomore 2012-08-30T01:02:53Z
Relatively Easy – We cannot declare ourselves Business majors until we are accepted by the actual Business College so we are kind of forced into taking gen ed classes until then.
College Sophomore 2012-08-30T00:58:05Z
High Quality Apartments – The apartments are relatively expensive but definitely worth the money that they do ask for.
College Sophomore 2012-08-30T00:53:09Z
They Are Very Reliable and Accessible – The computer labs at UCF are grade A and easy to manage as well as access along with the school wide WiFi.
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-30T00:08:53Z
Knight's Circle Is VERY Convenient – Living in Knight's Circle is pretty awesome. The service we recieve can't be better and the free shuttle service to campus is convenient as well. Not having to worry about parking on campus is the best feeling ever!
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-30T00:07:22Z
Shuttle System – the shuttle system from apartment complexes to main campus run rather smoothly.
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-29T23:55:39Z
Nice and New – The Student Union is big and new, but very hard to find seats to eat if it's a busy time of day. The study spaces there are nice but aren't usually quiet. The library is quiet but kind of dark and gloomy, depending on the floor. It's hard to find a place that isn't crowded or loud that you can just relax in without going into the hot Florida outdoors.
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-29T23:53:28Z
There are a bunch of college-student-friendly restaurants on University Blvd and Alafaya Trail, both streets are directly connected to UCF. Chipotle, Moe's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Kyoto, Ruby Tuesdays, and the usual fast food places as well as sit-down dining.
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-29T23:44:37Z
Wet Campus – Greek Life on campus is basically devoted to partying, despite whatever policies they may have in place. UCF is therefore not a "dry campus" and alcohol is allowed on campus (they even have a bar/pub in the Student Union, Wackadoo's). Tailgating at football games, of course, is all about beer pong and drinking, and frat parties are happening every week. Drinking is not very visible on a daily basis at UCF, but it's not hard to find.
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-29T23:42:13Z
Big School, Big Spotlight – The size of UCF blows my mind every semester, and that comes with the feeling of being a number to the administration and just one of 59,000 students with the same degree. However, being in Orlando and having such a large faculty has provided incredible opportunities and information for students in any field. The city of Orlando has so much to offer to everyone, not just hospitality. And the faculty - at least in my program, Journalism - bring years of experience from the field that is so beneficial for students to learn from. That being said, the size of UCF and the Greek Life there make it easy for a student to feel excluded socially and academically, so it takes work to find your way. Besides joining Greek Life or on-campus clubs, the many organizations and offices on campus offer great opportunities for students who are serious about their careers.
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-29T23:05:44Z
Lots of Options but Still Limited – There are a lot of places to eat on campus and two really great dining halls. One located next to the Arena and one located near the gym. Also a very decent selection of third party food options. And three different companies to get your coffee from.
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-29T23:03:41Z
Gym, Memory Mall, Fountain, Union – There are a lot of places to sit outside on campus. Lots of benches and places to just hang out. Memory Mall is often utilized for outdoor events, ultimate frisbee and a swordsmens class. The gym is open roughly 18hrs of the day most days. Has two pools, rock wall, and plenty of exercise equipment. Also since the campus is built in a big loop, you can run around the entire campus for those of you whom like to run. Also every wednesday there is a market that sets up outside the union and they have clubs tabling, boutiques, and other various companies just trying to get their names in your mind with free samples like from Monster energy drink or Redbull.
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-29T22:56:37Z
Lots of Options – UCF is located literally 5 minutes from a whole strip of places to eat right on University. and then about 10 or so minutes down alfaya there is the Waterford Town Center which is a huge shopping area with a whole lot of places to eat, of every variety too.
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-29T22:43:09Z
Drinking Very Popular – There is some drug use around campus because it is so close to downtown Orlando, however the bigger problem is alcohol. There have been a few deaths due to alcohol (traffic accidents, overdrinking, etc) and while the school is trying to better it, there is still lots of alcohol on campus for tailgating.
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-29T22:39:28Z
Plethora of Color – I would say that there are literally all types of students at UCF, also a great range of ages. I see everyone from fresh out of high school to established working men and women in all of my classes.
Recent Alumnus 2012-08-29T22:34:42Z
University Drive and Waterford – Lots of places to check out, not many discounts for students though, prices vary depending on the place - most not too pricey.
College Senior 2012-08-29T21:47:17Z
Guys & Girls:
The students on campus tend to dress well for the most part. Everyone is clean and properly dressed and looks presentable. I rarely see anyone on campus that looks unkempt.
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