In response to coronavirus and to help minimize its spread, many UCF events are being canceled.

If you have questions about what’s still open around campus, please check out this regularly updated guide.

  • Summer Research for Grad School Prep (Panel)

    Virtual

    How do summer research programs help your application for graduate school? Come listen to and ask questions of students who participated in summer research programs on and off-campus this past summer. Be strategic in where you apply to, in order to have the best chance at being a competitive applicant for graduate school. Never attended an AAP workshop before? This ...

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  • Applying to and Succeeding in Grad School (Grad Student Panel)

    Virtual

    Have you ever wondered how students manage to successfully apply to and thrive in graduate school while handling other responsibilities? This Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) workshop allows you to get that information directly from the source. Ask questions and listen to a panel of graduate students discuss their experiences. This workshop is in our “Mastering” stage. You’ll learn how they ...

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  • Developing Your Statement of Purpose

    Virtual

    Have you ever wondered what graduate schools look for in a statement of purpose? Come to this Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) session and learn how to shape your statement of purpose into a competitive statement. Graduate school application committees are usually looking for specific features in a statement of purpose that stands out. This workshop is in our “Applying” stage, ...

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  • Getting Great Letters of Recommendation (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    How do you know if the relationships you’ve built with your faculty will turn into great letters of recommendation? This Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) workshop will break down the steps needed to ensure your letters of recommendation are strong for graduate school applications. Now that you’ve built upon your experiences. Let’s hone those experiences and create a competitive application. This ...

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  • What is Grad School & Why Should I Apply? (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Not sure where to start in preparing for graduate school or what the difference is between a master’s or a PhD? This presentation from Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) defines graduate school and where your career and academic goals meet. Never attended an AAP workshop before? This workshop is in our “Exploring” stage, which means it is perfect to start your ...

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  • Become a Competitive Grad School Applicant (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    What do I need to prepare for a graduate school application? Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) gives an overview of the pieces of a competitive graduate school applicant. Usually, students with 0-60 credits gain the most from this workshop, as they learn how to build towards a competitive application. Now you know that graduate school is for you, but what do ...

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  • Building Your Academic Portfolio

    Virtual

    Prepare your academic portfolio now! Learn how to build an ePortfolio and prepare materials for your graduate school application(s). Bring your computer to this workshop, along with electronic items you'd like to add to your ePortfolio. Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) has created a presentation to walk students how to build a professional academic portfolio online to showcase their skills and ...

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  • The Graduate School Application Process (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    For students who are 1-2 semesters from applying, get the details from Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) on the application process for graduate school. You’ll be able to fully prepare for the application process after this session. This workshop is in our “Applying” stage, which means that you’ll learn the details about the application process. RSVP: aap.ucf.edu/grad/workshops Questions? Contact aap@ucf.edu for ...

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  • Become a Competitive Grad School Applicant (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    What do I need to prepare for a graduate school application? Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) gives an overview of the pieces of a competitive graduate school applicant. Usually, students with 0-60 credits gain the most from this workshop, as they learn how to build towards a competitive application. Now you know that graduate school is for you, but what do ...

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  • What is Grad School & Why Should I Apply? (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Not sure where to start in preparing for graduate school or what the difference is between a master’s or a PhD? This presentation from Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) defines graduate school and where your career and academic goals meet. Never attended an AAP workshop before? This workshop is in our “Exploring” stage, which means it is perfect to start your ...

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  • CANCELED: Demystifying the GRE

    Online: Zoom

    Prepare for the GRE now! Discover what the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is and how to prepare for the standardized test. Students who attend and engage in the workshops will be able to sign up for a GRE preparation course and have a chance to win free GRE preparation materials. This workshop is Co-Sponsored by Kaplan and Academic Advancement Programs ...

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