UCF Orientation Alert:

After considering the unprecedented situation of COVID-19, guidance from the state, and the health and safety of all, the decision was made to move Orientation sessions completely online. 

Learn more about what's happening: https://orientation.ucf.edu/whats_happening/

For more information about refunds, please see our refund policy: https://orientation.ucf.edu/about/refund-policy/

Orientation Modules


This year, Freshman and Transfer students will complete their 2020 New Knight Virtual Experience. Although Orientation experience will be completed remotely, you are expected to still be available for the entirety of your Orientation date/program. The mandatory Orientation includes the virtual webcourse, advising, and course registration.

Accessing the Orientation Modules

You will be able to access the course via WebCourses@UCF.
You will need your NID to access the Orientation Modules via Webcourses@UCF. To retrieve your NID, please visit https://my.ucf.edu/nid.html and enter your first and last name and email address. You may also contact the UCF Service Desk at (407) 823-5117. Write down your NID and save it in a secure place.

  1. To access Orientation Modules, navigate to https://webcourses.ucf.edu.
  2. Use your NID and NID password to access Webcourses@UCF. You will find the Orientation course located in the “Courses” area of the page. You may need to accept the invitation to the course at the top of your dashboard in Webcourses.

You can preview the Webcourses@UCF Login tutorial for detailed instruction on how to access Webcourses@UCF. Review the Webcourses@UCF Student Tour to help familiarize yourself with Webcourses@UCF.

Orientation Modules Instructions

  1. Log in to WebCourses using the instructions above.
  2. Read all sections within the Orientation Modules. Pay attention; you will be quizzed at the end of each section to indicate you understand the information!
  3. You must score 100% on all the quizzes and complete them in sequence. Do not worry, you may take each quiz as many times as needed in order to pass.
  4. Make sure you complete all surveys and contact forms. Your course will not be marked as complete until these are completed.
  5. Once your Orientation Modules are complete, you will receive an email confirming the completion of the course.
  6. You must complete Orientation Modules at least one day prior to your scheduled Orientation session. If the Orientation Modules are not complete by then, a hold will be placed on your student record.

Please note, 2020 Transfer Students are required to complete two Orientation Modules (1.) Transfer Virtual Orientation (2.) Transfer Orientation Advising.

Security Warning

Some pages within the Orientation Modules will ask if you would “only like to view information that has been delivered securely” or may not display unsecure content at all. Make sure you allow for all content to be delivered in order to see the necessary information.

Below is how to allow for secure content to be delivered in three common browsers:

  • Internet Explorer: A message will pop-up, saying,
    “Do you want to view only the web page content that was delivered securely?” Please click no to display all content.
  • Google Chrome: Check the right end of the address bar for
    a small Shield Icon. Click on the icon and then click Load Anyway.
  • Mozilla Firefox: Click on the shield icon to the left of the address bar. Click the “Keep Blocking” drop down menu and select “Disable Protection on this Page.”