Who We Are
The mission of the Karen L. Smith Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning is to support excellence in teaching and learning at UCF. We are dedicated to promoting the success of our stakeholders—the UCF full-time, part-time, and graduate student faculty—and, indirectly, the students they serve and the staff and administrators with whom they work.
Help! I’m New at UCF!
Welcome to UCF! If you’re new faculty, you may be feeling daunted by all the things you’ve got to figure out before the first day of class. Whether you’re new full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, or a graduate teaching assistant, this page is a one-stop shop for most information you’ll need about teaching at UCF.
Faculty Support Offices
Click here for a “where to find what” list of places to go when you’ve got a question or a problem as a teacher at UCF.
If you’re new faculty, you may be feeling daunted by all the things you’ve got to figure out before the first day of class. Visit this page for answers to basic questions about how to get started at UCF.
Being an adjunct faculty member can make it challenging to get the information you need. Visit this page for quick information about getting started at UCF and information about our adjunct programming.
Whether you’re a grader, graduate teaching assistant, or graduate teaching associate, we’re here to help you with teaching. Visit this page for resources and GTA programming.
Guide to Teaching at UCF
The Guide to Teaching at UCF is a one-stop source for most of your information needs as teaching faculty. It is a living document and is updated regularly; a print version is also available for new full-time faculty members at the beginning of each fall semester. View or download the book for everything from parking to pedagogy!
Faculty in the News
UCF Engineering Chair Named Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry
Sudipta Seal, an engineering professor and chair of UCF’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been named a fellow of the Royal Society of…
UCF Professor Emeritus Receives Highest Civil Engineering Honor
Essam Radwan, a professor emeritus in UCF’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, will be inducted Oct. 11 as a distinguished member of the American…
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