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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, Florida
  • Amanda Craig
    Environmental Studies
    Vero Beach, Florida
  • Bethany Bradshaw
    Kinesiology
    Clermont, Florida
  • Cam Garrow
    Legal Studies
    Oviedo, Florida
  • CJ Derickson
    Biomedical Sciences
    Tallahassee, Florida
  • Charlotte Moore
    Physics
    Mount Airy, Maryland
  • Cory Brynds
    Computer Engineering
    Cherokee, Kansas
  • Duke Yeom
    Computer Science
    Madison, Alabama
  • Elizabeth Ommi
    Biomedical Sciences
    Orlando, Florida
  • Gabriella Battenfield
    Entertainment Management
    Winter Garden, Florida
  • Ian Adams
    Mechanical Engineering
    Bonita Springs, Florida
  • Jake Nair
    Integrated Business
    Tampa, Florida
  • Julianna Diaz
    Industrial Engineering
    Kissimmee, Florida
  • Kaitlyn Yu
    Nursing
    Seminole, Florida
  • Kelly Tran
    Biomedical Sciences
    Irvine, California
  • Laura Dunlap
    Mechanical Engineering
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Lauren Abbitt
    Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology
    Oldsmar, Florida
  • Mack Brueggemann
    Kinesiology
    Boynton Beach, Florida
  • Mackenzie Grzesik
    Aerospace Engineering
    Winter Springs, Florida
  • Madelyn Francis
    Civil Engineering, Biomedical Sciences
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Maggie Duckworth
    Marketing
    Key Largo, Florida
  • Mariah George
    Biomedical Sciences
    Ocoee, Florida
  • Nate Obrochta
    Mechanical Engineering
    Fort Myers, Florida
  • Nicole Harkrider
    Psychology
    Dade City, Florida
  • Rachel Dauns
    Computer Science
    Oviedo, Florida
  • Rebekah May
    Nursing
    Spring Hill, Tennessee
  • Ronit Luthra
    Biomedical Sciences
    Orlando, Florida
  • Sasmeta Giriraj
    Molecular and Cell Biology
    Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Seva Reilly
    Communication Sciences and Disorders
    Sanford, Florida
  • Shemy Russ
    Political Science
    Orlando, Florida
  • Taylor Haycock
    Political Science
    Tampa, Florida
  • Toby Bower
    Electrical Engineering
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Vicki Westra
    Mathematics
    Buffalo, New York
  • Vishay Chudgar
    Industrial Engineering
    St. Johns, Florida
  • Zoe Lammers
    Nursing
    Gainesville, Florida