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  • Graduate College

    If you need assistance, please visit the College of Graduate Studies and we will help you find the appropriate support.

    Campus Address
    Millican Hall, 230
    4000 Central Florida Blvd.
    Orlando, FL 32816
    Phone: 407-823-2766 Fax: 407-823-6442

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 160112, Orlando, FL 32816-0112


    Dr. Elizabeth KlonoffDr. Elizabeth Klonoff
    Vice President for Research and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies

      John WeishampelDr. John Weishampel
    Senior Associate Dean
    College of Graduate Studies
    Dr. Devon Jensen  Dr. Devon Jensen
      Associate Dean
      College of Graduate Studies
      Dr. Jennifer Parham  Dr. Jennifer Parham
      Assistant Dean
      College of Graduate Studies

    • Melanie Warren, College Budget Director
    • Kelli Marini, Project Manager to Vice President for Research and Dean
    • Michele Pozdoll, Administrative Assistant


    Admissions and Recruiting

    • Dr. Devon Jensen, Associate Dean


    General Admissions Inquiry -
    Graduate Residency Inquiry - 

    • Leben Goldman, Associate Director, Graduate Recruitment
    • Brandy Pieper, Associate Director, Admissions 
    • George Fulginiti, Assistant Director, Admissions
    • Emily Stettner, Assistant Director, Graduate Curriculum
    • Chris Mucha, Coordinator, Administrative Services
    • Rebekah Shbeeb, Coordinator, Credential Evaluations
    • Adam Springer, Coordinator, Credential Evaluations
    • Saima Owens, Admissions Counselor, Residency 
    • Keri Corbett, Admissions Counselor, Business Administration, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, and Health and Public Affairs
    • Kourtney Siano, Admissions Counselor, Sciences, Optics, Modeling and Simulation, and Medicine
    • Cameron Leonard, Admissions Counselor, Education
    • Mollie Johnson, Admissions Counselor, Arts and Humanities, Nondegree, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Nursing
    • Khue Duong-Rhymer, Admissions Counselor, Engineering and Computer Science, Nanotechnology 
    • Anthony Tufano, Receptionist
    • Ashley Rivera Mercado, Receptionist



    • Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala, Executive Director, Communications


    Graduate Catalog - 

    • Carreen Krapf, Assistant Director, Communications
    • Andy Torres, Web Designer

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    • Dr. John Weishampel, Senior Associate Dean
    • Elizabeth Smock, Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Programs

    Student Services and Graduation 

    Student Services –
    Academic Progress – 
    Graduation - 
    Graduate Residency Reclassification –
    Graduate Handbooks -

    • Jessica Cheatwood-Alvarez, Director, Student Services and Graduation 
    • Elsa Nieves, Coordinator, Student Services
    • TBD, Specialist, Academic Progress and Graduation
    • Rodel Beredo, Specialist, Academic Progress and Graduation
    • Morgan Reed, Specialist, Academic Progress and Graduation
    • Debbie Christian, Specialist, Academic Progress and Graduation
    • Elizabeth Cooper, Student Services Program Assistant


    Funding, Professional Development, and Scholarship

    • Dr. Jennifer Parham, Assistant Dean


    Fellowships -
    Assistantships -
    Presentation Fellowships -

    • Joy Kittredge, Assistant Director
    • Riva Heinrich, Coordinator
    • Evelyn Morales, Coordinator
    • Mary Bermudez, Assistantships


    Pathways and ETD 

    Thesis/Dissertation Format Review -
    Pathways to Success -
    Graduate Student Center -


    • Nathalia Bauer, Assistant Director (Thesis and Dissertation, Pathways to Success)
    • Tara Levine, Assistant Director (Graduate Student Center, Pathways to Success)
    • Wendy Cartier, Coordinator (Thesis and Dissertation)


    Information Technology

    • Brian Graham, Manager, Information Technology
    • Miguel Pellot, Systems Administrator
    • John Aedo, Application Development Team Lead
    • Brandon Counts, Programmer
    • Zihang Zou, Programmer
    • Nick Whidden, Data Reporting Team Lead
    • Robert Valladares, Data Warehouse Analyst
    • TBD, Data Warehouse Analyst
    • Miryana Blesso, IT Business Analyst Senior
    • Marie Malazarte, PeopleSoft Business Analyst 


The University of Central Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist, and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Central Florida.

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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