Text reading Direct Connect to UCF®

Start Here. Finish There.

ϲʲͼ is proud to partner with the University of Central Florida to offer the DirectConnect to UCF® program to ϲʲͼ students. This nationally recognized program provides guaranteed admission and a smooth transition from ϲʲͼ to UCF after completing your Associate in Art (A.A.) degree.*

Register for DirectConnect to UCF®

about the DirectConnect to UCF® and the programs that UCF offers both on campus and online. To sign up, check the DirectConnect box on your ϲʲͼ admissions application or contact the .

UCF Connect South Lake

The UCF Connect South Lake Center is located in Building 2 on ϲʲͼ’s South Lake Campus in Clermont. Follow the link below to learn more and connect with UCF staff.

Why ϲʲͼ?

  • Affordable education where tuition rates are 50% lower than universities
  • Convenience of studying close to home in Lake or Sumter County
  • High-quality education that prepares you for transfer
  • Our award-winning faculty offer real-world experience and personal support
  • Flexible course offerings on campus, online, or hybrid

Why DirectConnect to UCF®?

  • Guaranteed and accelerated admission to a bachelor’s degree program at UCF*
  • Joint advising and support from ϲʲͼ & UCF to ensure a seamless transition
  • Student Services support from UCF’s regional campus at the ϲʲͼ South Lake campus before and after transfer

Why UCF?

  • Earn your bachelor’s degree from one of the country’s largest universities
  • Ranks among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, according to U.S. News & World Report
  • Highest ranking for research activity by the Carnegie Foundation
  • One of the top producers of graduates among public universities, awarding more than 17,000 degree per year

*Consistent with UCF policy. Limited- and restricted-access programs may require an additional admission process. Your UCF Connect office will assist in this process.