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Redefining Higher Education for the 21st Century

The Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs orchestrates UCF’s efforts to be the 21st-century model for higher education in teaching, research, innovation, student success, inclusion and collaboration.

The office works with academic leaders, faculty, staff, students and advisors across UCF’s 13 colleges and multiple campuses to ensure excellence and drive world-class teaching and research. As the nation’s top talent producer among public universities, awarding more than 16,000 degrees annually, UCF prepares students to energize the workforce and improve society.

The office oversees divisions that span UCF’s academic enterprise, including curriculum, faculty hiring and development, digital and online learning, budgeting and student success initiatives. The office also works closely with campus stakeholders to reach goals in UCF’s Collective Impact Strategic Plan.


Provost Elizabeth A. Dooley hugging a staff member

Provost Elizabeth A. Dooley

Meet Dr. Elizabeth A. Dooley, UCF's chief academic officer and the university's No. 2 leader.

Meet the Provost
Provost Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Learn more about the academic officers who support one of America's largest and most innovative universities.

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Colleges

UCF's 13 colleges are home to our enterprising faculty and more than 215-degree programs that distinguish UCF as a special place to teach, learn, research and innovate.

Meet the Colleges
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Reporting Units

The units that report to the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs support and energize the success of faculty, students and colleges through dedication to innovation, excellence and improvement across UCF’s academic enterprise.

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Provost Staff

The Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs is served by talented and dedicated administrators and support staff.

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