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Hours Mon-Fri: 8am - 5pm
Phone 407-823-3789
Fax 407-823-3546
Location Howard Phillips Hall 116
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Welcome to the office of First Year Advising and Exploration (FYAE)! FYAE is the primary academic advising office for first-time-in-college (FTIC) students. We will begin our advising relationship with you at orientation through the conclusion of your first year at UCF. For students who are undecided upperclassmen, FYAE will assist you with exploring majors and careers.

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FYAE Knight Watch Program Recognized
2018 NACADA Region 4 Program Award
Posted on Thursday, March 29th, 2018 @ 4:30pm

Congratulations to Simone Teel on her 2018 NACADA Region 4 Program Award for the FYAE Knight Watch Program! NACADA Program Awards recognize innovative and/or exemplary practices resulting in improvement of academic advising services. NACADA is an association of professional advisors, counselors, faculty, administrators, and students working to enhance the educational development of students. NACADA Region 4 supports student success by providing opportunities for recognition and professional development opportunities for academic advisors and administrators.

FYAE Walk-in Advising
First-come, first-served advising
Posted on Friday, January 12th, 2018 @ 5:00pm

Advisors will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for walk-in advising on Walk-in Wednesdays and other select days in Howard Phillips Hall 116. Walk-in advising is available for quick questions on a variety of topics. For more detailed questions and concerns, please schedule an appointment for increased time with your assigned academic advisor.

You must complete and print out the Walk-in Intake Form prior to checking in for a walk-in appointment. The following locations are available to print the form (some locations have printing fees):

  • UCF Library: Ground floor
  • Student Union SGA Express Printing Lab: 1st floor across from Kaplan Test Prep
  • Student Union SGA Computer Lab: Room 209
  • Breezeway - The SPOT: Across from Barnes and Nobles bookstore
  • UCF Technology Commons: Right next to the College of Science building

Check the FYAE Calendar for the walk-in times.

Academic Probation Program
Requirements for FTIC students placed on Academic Probation
Posted on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 @ 8:00am

FYAE requires FTIC students placed on Academic Probation for the spring 2018 semester to complete the following program requirements:

  1. Submit Academic Standing Questionnaire. (ASQ)
  2. Attend a Academic Probation Information Session during the first week of classes (January 8-11).
  3. Schedule one hour advising appointment with your FYAE advisor during your information session (Jan 8-11). After January 11th, please call 407/823-3789 to schedule your 1-hour appointment.
  4. Complete TWO (2) ACE Coaching Sessions with the Student Academic Resource Center (SARC).

FTIC Students placed on Academic Probation for spring 2018 should review their Knight's email account for more details about their change in academic standing and their requirements for FYAE during the spring 2018 semester.