DirectConnect to UCF®

If a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida is your goal, then DirectConnect to UCF® will get you there. DirectConnect to UCF® guarantees* Valencia College graduates admission and a smooth transition to UCF.

DirectConnect to UCF® was selected by Excelencia in Education as America’s top program for increasing academic opportunities and success for Latino students at the associate level.

To sign up, just check the DirectConnect to UCF® box on your Valencia College admissions application.

*Consistent with university policy.


  • Guaranteed admission* to a bachelor’s degree program at UCF.
    *Consistent with university policy.
  • Joint advising from UCF and Valencia College helps ensure a smooth transition.
  • Take your UCF courses at the main campus or on Valencia College West or Osceola campuses.
  • UCF staff available on site at Valencia College West and Osceola campuses to help with advising, admissions, financial aid and academic support.
DirectConnect to UCF
For more information from UCF visit: UCF’s DirectConnect website

Interested in transferring to a different university?

Valencia College has plenty of options for connecting to other schools.

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