Assistantship appointments provide students with academic or professional development experience while at UCF that will help prepare them for their future work in research, teaching, or other activities.
A list of exceptions of required documentation needed to request residency classification.
- Fee Invoice
Information regarding your Fee Invoice.
- Florida Law
A student may qualify as a Florida resident for tuition purposes if they meet the residency qualifications based on Florida law.
- Florida Residency
To qualify as a Florida resident for tuition purposes, the student (dependent or independent) must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident alien, or a legal alien granted indefinite stay by U.S. Immigration, and must have established physical and legal residence in Florida for a least one year.
- For UCF Fellows
UCF fellowship recipients will find helpful information about their awards here.
- Funding for Graduate School
This section reviews the types of funding available, requirements, and UCF financial packages for assistantships and fellowships.
- Graduate Teaching
Appointment as a GTA is seen as an integral part of students' graduate educational experience and essential to their professional development and preparation for employment in academia, industry, or government after graduation.
- Helpful Definitions
These termswill help you understand the process of residency classification.
- Initial Classification
The College of Graduate Studies determines residency for all first-time graduate students and reviews graduate student requests.
- Presentation Fellowship
The Graduate Presentation Fellowship is a great opportunity for students who plan to deliver a research paper or comparable creative activity at a professional conference.
Register for courses online using myUCF at https://my.ucf.edu.
- Residency for Tuition
Useful information about residency in the state of Florida.
- Residency Reclassification
The College of Graduate Studies is required to adhere to specific procedures in making determinations for residency reclassification for students who were initially classified as non-Florida residents for tuition purposes.
- Seeking Fellowships
UCF awards over $2 million in university fellowships to graduate students each year.
- Student Account Offices
List of student offices that provide support regarding financial information for students at UCF.
- Tuition Remission
UCF pays tuition support for qualifying assistantship and university fellowship students as part of their financial packages.