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The College of Graduate Studies offers the following training to assist graduate program directors and their staff. The training sessions review graduate policies and procedures, resources and services, as well as systems (PeopleSoft, GradInfo, GWIS, DocView, etc.) available to you.

Please enroll in the training appropriate for your responsibilities as soon as possible. If you need help deciding what to take, contact one of the College of Graduate Studies staff listed below.

DocView access must be specifically requested by your department as annual usage fees are involved. To request a new DocView account, please visit

For online courses, register through myUCF > Employee Self Service:

  • Log on to the myUCF portal ( using your UCF ID and password.
  • Select Employee Self Service on the myUCF menu.
  • Select Learning Development.
  • Select Request Training Enrollment.
  • Search via one of the four methods and enroll.

FERPA Training (SR100W, offered online): This course is a prerequisite for College of Graduate Studies training. Sign up on myUCF > Employee Self-Service for the SR100W course. More information about FERPA can be found at

PeopleSoft Basics (PSC001, offered online): This course is a prerequisite for College of Graduate Studies training. Sign up on myUCF > Employee Self-Service for the PSC001 course.

Admissions Training (GRA001, offered twice a month): Sign up on myUCF > Employee Self-Service for the GRA001 course. If the pre-scheduled trainings conflict with your schedule, please contact Brandy Pieper ( for other options.

Student Services, Academic Progress, and Graduation Training (GRD001, offered twice a month): Sign up on myUCF > Employee Self-Service for the GRD001 course. If the pre-scheduled trainings conflict with your schedule, please contact Jessica Cheatwood-Alvarez ( for other options.

Graduate Financials Training (individualized training, approximately 1.5 hours): Please contact Dr. Jennifer Parham ( to arrange a meeting.

Graduate Catalog/Handbook Review (an annual process):  Training occurs in December and January of each year. To receive access to make edits to your Graduate Catalog or Handbook, please contact Carreen Krapf ( with your NID, birthdate and the list of programs for which you need access. Carreen will provide you with training materials until the annual training occurs in winter.

Thesis and Dissertation Policies and Procedures: Please see the Advising Thesis and Dissertation Students section of the Graduate Guide for information regarding thesis and dissertation policies and procedures. Thesis and dissertation questions can also be sent to Nathalia Bauer (

Graduate Council Curriculum Committee: In Fall and Spring semesters, this committee reviews and makes decisions on requests for new tracks, certificates, courses, special topics, and requests for modifications or deletions to any of these programs. Please refer to for more information.  




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Campus Address:
Millican Hall, Suite 230
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32816
Phone: 407-823-2766
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Mailing Address:
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Please note the commission's expectation that contact occur only if there is evidence to support significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. For other information about UCF’s SACSCOC accreditation, please contact the university's SACSCOC liaison in UCF's Office of Academic Affairs.

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