Academic Privacy Guidelines (FERPA)

In keeping with university guidelines, Undergraduate Student Services is limited in the detail of information that can be provided via phone or e-mail. If any in-depth or detailed questions arise, please visit USS. For additional information about FERPA, visit Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

When Should Students Meet with USS?

  • Schedule plan for next term(s)
  • Semester prior to intended graduation
  • Questions related to University policy (i.e. withdrawal, grade forgiveness)
  • Challenges concerning progress
  • Discuss admission requirements into a COHPA limited-access major
  • When Undecided about COHPA majors
  • Other inquiries and/or concerns
  • Click here for a list of additional resources on campus

Financial Matters

Any financial aid-related questions should be directed to the Office of Student Financial Assistance

When Should Students Meet with the Program Advisor

  • Questions regarding courses being accepted in the major (non-GEP)
  • Discuss internships, study abroad, or clinical experiences
  • Learn about the career field and/or career trends
  • Meet with faculty in the department for potential recommendation letters
  • Click here for a list of professional resources

Preparing for Registration/Advising

Students must bring their myKnight audit to see an advisor. Follow these steps:

  • Select “Student Self Service” in myUCF
  • Select “myKnight audit” in the “other academic” pull-down menu
  • Select “view report as PDF” & print

Students should have already viewed the class schedule, compiled a potential list of courses to take as well as questions/concerns to mention to the advisor.
Professional advisors are available on an appointment basis & peer advisors are available on a walk-in basis.

After Advising...

Students should follow-up immediately on any matters that need to be resolved with other UCF offices;
Students should inform the advisor of the results, as well as any changes to the planned schedule(s);
Students should frequently check their myKnight audit to track progress

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