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New to "U"? (University of Central Florida Libraries)

Whether you're a new "DirectConnect to UCF" transfer student or a new transfer student from another college or university, here's information to help you locate the library resources you'll need for research assignments.

UCF Libraries: We're Everywhere!

John C. Hitt Library, Main Library, Orlando Campus, New North Entrance 


To check out  materials, return materials, pick up and return keys to study rooms or check out something from the course reserves, visit the Circulation Desk (2nd floor)

To ask for help getting started on a research project, locating a specific items, or any other research question, visit the Research and Information Desk (2nd floor) OR contact your subject librarian.

To check out a tablet, camera, or other type of electronic equipment, visit the LibTech Desk (2nd floor)

​To print or scan, visit the 2nd floor of the library. (See the print, copy, scan page for more information.)

For quiet study space, the 4th and 5th floors are designated quiet study zones.


(Photo courtesy of David Benjamin)

Curriculum Materials Center Library (CMC),  Orlando Campus, located in the Education Complex, Room 194
  • CMC resources include a Production Lab with a 3-D printer and 3-D scanner, Ellison die cut machine and Ellison die cut blocks (used to create letters and designs for display)
  • The CMC is a public library focusing on Pre-K-12th grade materials.
Addition Financial Downtown Campus Library (in partnership with Valencia College), located at 528 W. Livingston Street, Orlando
  • The library is located on the second floor of the Dr. Phillips Academic Commons.
  • Subject librarians based at the John C. Hitt Library visit the Downtown Campus to meet with students and faculty as needed.
Connect Campus Libraries at multiple DirectConnect College Partner Locations
  • Many Connect Campus libraries offer study rooms, as well as access to  computers, copying and printing.
  • UCF students have check-out privileges at all Connect Campus libraries; just bring your UCF ID and a government-issued photo ID (such as a driver's license) to create an account.

Navigating the Library Homepage

The library website provides access to a variety of our resources and services. Watch this video to find out more about what we offer.