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First Year Students


Incoming first year students should:

  • Attend the Honors Orientation session in June (or a designated alternate session)
  • Complete all modules and activities facilitated by the Office of First Year Experience and the student’s academic college
  • Complete the required Honors Orientation WebCourse
  • Meet with Honors Orientation Ambassador

Transfer Students


Incoming transfer students should:

  • Attend the Transfer Orientation session
  • Schedule an advising appointment with an Honors Advisor to discuss Honors requirements and resources (after receiving admission to the Burnett Honors College)

Honors course registration is only available upon successful completion of both steps.

Registering for Orientation

Students should sign up for Orientation as soon as possible after they are admitted to both UCF and the Burnett Honors College, beginning in February.

Meet Our Orientation Ambassadors


  • Allison Turner
    Music, Computer Science
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Amanda Craig
    Environmental Studies
    Vero Beach, FL
  • Anika Virmani
    Finance
    Sanford, FL
  • Bethany Bradshaw
    Kinesiology
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Brianna Wyer
    Civil Engineering
    Pensacola, FL
  • Calli Quire
    Biology
    Oviedo, FL
  • Elana Treiser
    Theatre
    Clearwater, FL
  • Erick Sousa
    Mechanical Engineering
    Kissimmee, FL
  • Haley Heldmyer
    Material Science and Engineering
    Oviedo, FL
  • Hannah Mittan
    Business Economics
    St. Cloud, FL
  • Henry Bright
    Aerospace Engineering
    Columbus, OH
  • Jared Decker
    Mechanical Engineering
    Melbourne, FL
  • Jasmine Masri
    Political Science, Legal Studies
    Melbourne, FL
  • Jonathan Gitzendanner
    Aerospace Engineering
    Gainesville, FL
  • Kaitlyn Yu
    Nursing
    Seminole, FL
  • Kelly Tran
    Biomedical Sciences
    Irvine, CA
  • Kyle Neilson
    Computer Science
    Lake Worth, FL
  • Laura Dunlap
    Mechanical Engineering
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Lauren Abbitt
    Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology
    Oldsmar, FL
  • Lia Fiore
    Psychology
    Orlando, FL
  • Mackenzie Grzesik
    Aerospace Engineering
    Winter Springs, FL
  • Madelyn Francis
    Biomedical Sciences
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Mae Conuel
    Computer Science
    Ithaca, NY
  • Mariah George
    Biomedical Sciences
    Ocoee, FL
  • Marley Denierio
    Anthropology, Biomedical Sciences
    Orlando, FL
  • Megan Rhodes
    Secondary Education
    Longwood, FL
  • Noah Harney
    Computer Engineering
    Orlando, FL
  • Rana Scherer
    Photonic Science and Engineering
    Tampa, FL
  • Ruth Nguyen
    Biomedical Sciences
    Petaluma, CA
  • Sallyrose Ravage
    Public Administration
    Weymouth, MA
  • Samantha Royall
    Health Sciences
    Cape Coral, FL
  • Shemuwel Russ
    Political Science
    Orlando, FL
  • Sofia Weintraub
    Biology
    Miami, FL
  • Taylor Haycock
    Political Science
    Tampa, FL
  • Vishay Chudgar
    Industrial Engineering
    St. Johns, FL
  • Zachary Rogers
    Mechanical Engineering
    Lutz, FL