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EXCEL

In Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
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EXCEL aims to increase student success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) during the first two years of college by connecting UCF students, faculty, and staff in STEM disciplines, and creating a learning community to support discovery and engagement. Science and Engineering subjects require that students have a strong mathematics foundation. EXCEL is structured to help students hone their math skills to easily master material in their STEM discipline.


EXCEL by the numbers

First Year
92%
First-Year retention to the University (81% in STEM)
Graduate
Graduation
53%
increase in STEM graduation of EXCEL students over their matched cohort
Reasearch
750
EXCEL students have participated in mentored undergraduate research
Learning Community
4339
students have been an active part of the EXCEL STEM learning community

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Gems - EXCEL females are connected with a strong upper division mentor who offers the necessary guidance to guarantee a smooth transition from high school to college in your first year at UCF.

Mentoring

EXCEL females are connected with a strong upper division mentor who offers the necessary guidance to guarantee a smooth transition from high school to college in your first year at UCF.

Undergraduate Research

Eligible students will be paired with an EXCEL faculty mentor to conduct research during the spring semester of the second year.

Excel tutoring Center

EXCEL Tutoring Center

Students have access to free math and science tutoring at the Center, which is staffed by our Teaching Assistants and undergraduate tutors.

Spotlight

Maria Urdaneta

Congratulations to Maria Urdaneta for winning 1st place in UCF CECS's Virtual Fall 2020 Senior Design showcase in the MAE department! Maria and her team

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Events

Contact gems@ucf.edu for more information.
Contact gems@ucf.edu for more information.
Contact gems@ucf.edu for more information.
Contact gems@ucf.edu for more information.

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