Graduate Student Center

Graduate Student Center

Graduate Student Center
Your Space on Campus
Graduate Student Center

UCF’s Graduate Student Center

The Graduate Student Center is your space on campus! The GSC offers study space, private conference and presentation rooms that can be reserved, and a variety of events and workshops throughout the academic year to bring the graduate community together. Located on the second floor in suite 213 of Trevor Colbourn Hall Building, the Graduate Student Center is just minutes from the Student Union, Bookstore, and Library. 

Graduate Student Center Summer 2024 Hours

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Monday9 am – 5 pm
Tuesday9 am – 5 pm
Wednesday9 am – 5 pm
Monday9 am – 5 pm
Friday9 am – 5 pm

Meet Your Graduate Ambassadors

The Graduate Ambassadors are graduate students at UCF who focus on providing a welcoming and inviting atmosphere for all students in the Graduate Student Center. Additionally, they support students through working on professional and career development projects, thesis and dissertation assistance, research events, answering student questions, and more. They play an integral part in creating a graduate community at UCF.

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Natalie Donis
Arts and Humanities
English MA
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Ryan Hill
Feature Film Production MFA
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Olivia Van Natta
Arts and Humanities
Emerging Media MFA, Studio Art and Design Track
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Megan Yavar
Community Innovation and Education
Educational Leadership MA, Higher Education/Student Personnel Track

What We Offer:

Multipurpose Study and Collaboration Area

This comfortable, inviting space is a great place to talk with other graduate students, work in small groups, take a break or catch up on some reading. The room is furnished with couches, tables, and chairs. This space can also be used for open discussions and refreshments following presentations or thesis and dissertation defenses.

The Presentation Room

The Presentation Room is available for any graduate student to reserve to practice presentations such as thesis and dissertation defenses. In addition, it will host professional and academic development workshops and seminars for graduate students. With seating for 42 in a standard classroom setting, this room has the audiovisual equipment necessary for hybrid presentations. This room can be reserved for a maximum of 4 hours per person/group.

The Study and Data Analysis Rooms

The Study and Data Analysis Rooms feature computer workstations with specialized software for statistical analyses, creating publication-quality figures, and other software to help support graduate students conducting and presenting their research. 

The Conference Room

The Conference Room is available for any graduate student to reserve to host meetings, study groups, defenses and more. With comfortable seating for 10 around a traditional conference table, this room has video conferencing equipment to facilitate long-distance participation. This room can be reserved for a maximum of 4 hours per person/group.

Free Printing

Free unlimited black and white printing is available in the Graduate Student Center when you provide your own paper. You may print from any of the desktops in our study and data analysis rooms.

Discount Poster Printing

Graduate students can print posters focused on academic purposes for $25. each poster must follow the printing guidelines listed below and will be available 5 business days after approval. Payment can be made only through KnightsCash.

Events in the Graduate Student Center

The Graduate Student Center offers a variety of events focused on developing graduate community and professional development in partnership with Graduate Student Life. A list of these events can be found on the Graduate Student Life Webpage.

Room Reservations

To reserve space in the Graduate Student Center, events, activities, and meetings should be for graduate student audiences, related to developing graduate community, or focused on graduate education. Graduate students, faculty, or their programs, as well as those who serve graduate audiences, can reserve rooms in the Graduate Student Center. Friendly Graduate Assistants are available to answer your questions and provide support for meetings and presentations.

Complete the Room Reservation Request form online. We will reply to you about your request as quickly as we can. Please send your reservation requests in advance; for weekend events, it helps to have 2 weeks or more to plan for coverage.

If you want to check availability for future dates in the Graduate Student Center, call 407-823-4689 (no voicemail) during Graduate Student Center hours or email

Graduate Admissions Team Meeting Presentation Room May 21 | 08:00 am - 09:00 am
PhD Defense Presentation Room May 31 | 09:15 am - 11:15 am

GSC Poster Printing General Information 

GSC Printing Rules 

Printing Best Practices