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Student Success and Advising Certificate

Effective May 6, 2024, the SSA Certificate has been suspended.

The Student Success and Advising (SSA) Certificate provided a structured professional development curriculum for the UCF advising community between October 2020 and May 2024. An overview of the SSA Certificate objectives, requirements, and tracks can be found in the SSA Certificate and Course Catalog.

SSA Certificate Completion History

A complete history of the SSA Certificate completion by recognition period and completion level is included below.

SSA Certificate Completion History

Other Campus Programming

Access and Community Engagement

The office of the Vice President for Access and Community Engagement oversees a multitude of initiatives and departments who support our students, faculty, staff and community partners.  We provide services like workshops, symposiums and programing aimed at developing competencies needed to thrive in a competitive, diverse, and interconnected workforce and society. Several of the Access and Community Engagement workshops are incorporated into the SSA Certificate.

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HR Learning and Organizational Effectiveness

The UCF Human Resources Learning and Organizational Effectiveness team collaborates with the UCF community to improve organizational effectiveness and provide access to learning and professional development. The team offers training and professional development opportunities for all employees and select programs for supervisors only.

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Professional Organizations

NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising 

NACADA is an association of professional advisors, counselors, faculty, administrators, and students working to enhance the educational development of students. NACADA hosts annual and regional conferences, online web events, global advising awards, and other opportunities to support the academic advising community. UCF resides in NACADA Region 4 with other Southeastern U.S. states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other Caribbean nations.

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Florida Academic Advising Association (FLACADA)

Florida Academic Advising Association (FLACADA) is an organization of professionals from higher education institutions concerned with the personal and academic advising needs of students in Florida. FLACADA is an Allied Member of NACADA. An annual drive-in conference is typically hosted during May each year.

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NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

NASPA is the professional home for the field of student affairs. They are dedicated to fulfilling the promise of higher education through their guiding principles of Integrity, Innovation, Inclusion, and Inquiry. As a leading voice of student affairs, NASPA drives innovation and evidence-based, student-centered practice throughout higher education, nationally and globally.

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American College Personnel Association (ACPA)

The American College Personnel Association (ACPA) is a leading comprehensive student affairs association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery. ACPA leads the student affairs profession and the higher education community in providing outreach, advocacy, research, and professional development to foster college student learning. 

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