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UCF Alumni Business Directory

For Consumers:
The alumni directory is a brand new service for alumni that serves as an online marketplace for alumni to find products or services from companies owned by follow Knights. Some even offer discounts and special offers.
For Businesses:
  • An online resource that helps you spotlight products or services so they get noticed by other UCF Knights
  • An alumni-to-alumni marketplace where you can build your business
  • An opportunity to help strengthen our Knight community
  • Offers you a way to tell alumni that your company offers discounts or other value-added services that are exclusive for UCF Knights
  • Learn how to LIST YOUR BUSINESS
 
UCF GEAR
UCF Bookstores: Visit the UCF Bookstore, the official merchandise providers of the UCF Alumni Association. Receive a 15% discount on UCF logo items by showing your UCF Alumni card. Check out the full line of UCF clothing, merchandise and diploma frames* online. For more info, call 407.823.2665.
*Diploma frames excluded from discount.

CB&S Bookstore: College Book & Supply is your place for UCF textbooks, gear and supplies. Alumni receive a 15% discount on UCF logo merchandise. Buy or sell used and new textbooks, find Knights gear, and purchase software and gifts.

Gray's College Bookstore: Enjoy a 15% discount on all UCF logo apparel. Gray's College Bookstore, locally owned and operated, offers unsurpassed customer service and is committed to exceeding your expectations with honesty and integrity.

CAREER BENEFITS/ OFFICE SPACE

Career Services: The UCF Alumni Association and UCF Career Services are ready to help you find your dream job. Whether you are a new grad or a seasoned professional looking for a new challenge, we have a suite of tools to help you match your education, skills and experience to great career opportunities. You can also take advantage of FREE job-search services, including job listings, graduate schools, workshops, career fairs and more. Step into your future today! 

  • MyPlan: UCF Career Services has prepaid your subscription to this great tool, so make sure to use "YF5J4MAA" when you create a new account. [Returning to MyPlan: Log In]

  • KnightLink: Show your UCF Alumni card to receive free access to KnightLink. Use of KnightLink includes free access to job listings and on-campus recruiting. In addition, alumni have access to workshops, career fairs and use of the career library. This is a $50 savings! For more information, call 407.823.2361.


Regus office space at The Orlando University business center occupies two suites of a low-rise building on a high-quality commercial development called the Quadrangle. As its name suggests, the business center is close to the talent pool represented by the University of Central Florida and Research Park.It is conveniently located minutes from Orlando International Airport, with access to downtown and major road routes like Hwy 417.

  • Meeting Rooms

  • Virtual Office

  • Business Lounge

  • Parking

  • Video Conferencing/Voicemail

CAMPUS-RELATED BENEFITS

College Optical ExpressAlumni receive 20% discount on frames, 10% discount on complete glasses/sunglasses (frames + lenses) or 5% off contacts. In addition, Dr. C. Ray Descheneaux, OD and Dr. John A. Clark, OD offer $39 eye exams and $79 contact lens exams. For more info and to set an appointment, call 407.823.4020.

  • Daily $39 Exams and $79 contact lens exams

  • Alumni receive 20% off frames, 5% off contacts.


UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center: Alumni receive seasonal rental discounts for business meetings, luncheons, banquets, weddings and more.


UCF Bookstore: Receive a 15% discount on UCF logo items by showing your UCF Alumni card. Check out the full line of UCF clothing, merchandise and diploma frames. For more info, call 407.823.2665.


UCF Campus Activities Board (CAB): Alumni receive free admission to many campus events sponsored by CAB, such as movies, cultural events, speakers and comedians. For info on upcoming activities, call 407.823.6471.


UCF Computer Store: Save on Dell Optiplex desktop and notebook computer products; any non-academic discounted software; Hewlett-Packard, Lexmark and Epson printers and supplies; computer supplies and accessories; and PC repairs and upgrades. (No purchases available on IBM and Apple computer products or academically discounted software or software licenses.) For more info, call 407.823.5603.


UCF On-Campus Parking Permit: UCF alumni can purchase a parking permit that has the same privileges as a regular staff permit (authorizing you to park in any staff or student lot, which includes any parking garage). This benefit is typically only available to faculty, staff, students and vendors. Alumni who fall under the above categories are required to purchase their respective parking permit. Parking permit costs: 1 Semester Decal-$96.90 | 3 Semester Decal- $192.78 | 1 Semester Hangtag-$145.36 | 3 Semester Hangtag-$289.17. The parking eligibility letter can be downloaded in PDF format: PDF Version of Letter 


UCF Recreation and Wellness Center: NEW discount for alumni only! Receive first four months of unlimited access for $25 per month, renew for $45 per month or $120 per semester. Present your UCF Alumni key card to obtain discount. The rec center includes a cardiovascular area, indoor track, 40-foot climbing wall, indoor basketball and volleyball courts, and aerobic and fitness classes. For more info, call 407.823.2408.


UCF Student Union Ticket Center: Alumni may purchase discount tickets for AMC, Regal Cinemas and local attractions, as well as Lynx bus passes through the UCF Student Ticket Center. All purchases require a valid UCF Alumni card and photo ID. For info concerning the purchase of discounted tickets, please call 407.823.2816. PLEASE NOTE: All alumni wishing to take advantage of discounts offered through the SGA Ticket Center must come to the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center to obtain information verifying their alum status.


Knights E-mail: Activate your free e-mail account today. KnightsMail provides lifetime e-mail, online storage, collaboration features, instant messaging, alerts, personal calendars and more.

EDUCATION

The UCF Alumni Association provides alumni access and discounts to continuing education programs and test prep courses. Enhance your office productivity, certify your skills and save money at the same time through UCF Continuing Education. Applying for graduate school? Ace the GRE with help from one of our two test prep programs.


UCF Continuing Education: Provides alumni a 20% discount on many of their programs; assists your personal, professional and organizational development on your schedule; will customize programs at your work site; and offers access to programs at community locations and online.Visit UCF Continuing Education at www.ce.ucf.edu/alumni-discounts or call 407.882.0260.


UCF Test Prep Program: Smarter Test Prep offers 20% discounts to UCF alumni in the GRE and GMAT review courses. New UCF alumni discount for the SAT review course. GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, FTCE, SAT, ACT, CIA & CMA (fast-track course options are available). For more information, call 407.882.TEST or visit www.testprep.ucf.edu.

FINANCIAL/INSURANCE

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Apply for the new BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ Visa Signature® credit card for the UCF Knights that rewards customers with more cash back for the things you buy most, all while supporting the UCF Alumni Association programs and services. In addition to earning cash rewards for yourself, use of this card benefits UCF at no extra cost to you!

Here are some of the features of the BankAmericard Cash Rewards Visa Signature credit card for the UCF Alumni Association, with a $175 cash rewards bonus offer:

  • 1% cash back on all purchases.

  • 2% cash back at grocery stores.

  • 3% on gas.

  • The 2% cash back on grocery purchases and 3% cash back on gas purchases applies to $1,500 in combined purchases in these categories each quarter. After that, the base 1% earn rate applies to those purchases.

  • Get a $175 cash rewards bonus after making at least $500 in purchase(s) within the first 90 days.*

  • Rewards are automatic and do not expire. There's no need to register your card or sign up to earn your cash rewards.

  • Choose how you want to receive your cash. Have it deposited into a Bank of America® checking or savings account or applied as a statement credit. To enjoy even more rewards, get a 10% customer bonus when you redeem cash back into a Bank of America checking or savings account.

For information about the rates, fees, other costs and benefits associated with the use of this credit card, or to apply,
Click here and refer to the disclosures accompanying the online credit application.

*You will qualify for $175 bonus cash rewards if you use your new credit card account to make any combination of Purchase transactions totaling at least $500 (exclusive of any transaction fees, returns and adjustments) that post to your account within 90 days of the account open date. Limit one (1) bonus cash rewards offer per new account. This one-time promotion is limited to new customers opening an account in response to this offer. Other advertised promotional bonus cash rewards offers can vary from this promotion and may not be substituted. Allow 8-12 weeks from qualifying for the bonus cash rewards to post to your rewards balance. The value of this reward may constitute taxable income to you. You may be issued an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 (or other appropriate form) that reflects the value of such reward. Please consult your tax advisor, as neither Bank of America, its affiliates, nor their employees provide tax advice.

This credit card program is issued and administered by FIA Card Services, N.A. BankAmericard Cash Rewards is a trademark and Bank of America and the Bank of America logo are registered trademarks of Bank of America Corporation. Visa and Visa Signature are registered trademarks of Visa International Service Association, and are used by the issuer pursuant to license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. © 2013 Bank of America Corporation.

 

As a Knight, you can qualify for low-cost insurance programs offered exclusively to University of Central Florida alumni.

Auto/Home Insurance:

Check out special alumni-discounted rates with the No. 1 provider of auto and home insurance, Liberty Mutual.

Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify. >> Get Details

10-Year Term Life Insurance:

You and/or your spouse are eligible to apply for up to $1 million of term life insurance coverage with a fixed premium and a fixed death benefit, guaranteed to remain level for 10 years as long as you are younger than age 65. This group plan is underwritten by New York Life. Call Marsh Affinity Group Services at 888.560.2586. >> Get Details

 

Young Alumni Short-Term Medical Insurance:

Designed for recent college graduates, this plan provides temporary major medical coverage up to $2 million for those who are between jobs, self-employed, unemployed or in need of an alternative to COBRA. This plan is underwritten by Standard Security Life Insurance Company. Call Marsh Affinity Group Services at 888.560.2586 for more details. >> Get Details

 

Long-Term Care Insurance:

Designed to help cover the costs for nursing home and long-term care bills, this long-term care program is underwritten by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Prudential Life Insurance Company of America and John Hancock. A 5% discount is available through MetLife and Prudential. UCF alumni who are licensed long-term care agents may also become licensed for this program through Long Term Care Resources. For more information, contact 800.616.8759 or visit www.ltcr.com/alumni. >> Get Details

Renter's Insurance:

As UCF alumni, you may qualify for a savings on renter's insurance with Liberty Mutual, on top of its already competitive rates. Imagine your personal items being stolen or damaged in your home or in your car. That's a lot of money out the window. Renter's insurance protects the possessions that matter to you if you suffer from a loss due to theft, fire and other covered events. And here's the best part: It's affordable, averaging just $20 a month.

To receive a free quote, visit youcovered.com or call 800.225.8281 and speak to a local Liberty Mutual agent. Discount available where state laws and regulations allow and may vary by state. Not available in AL, AK, FL, TN or WY.

Major Medical Insurance:

Access a wide variety of health insurance coverage from top-quality providers like BlueCross BlueShield, Anthem, Aetna, Humana and many more. Employee group plans are also available for business owners. Receive a no-obligation medical insurance quote at 877.249.7868. >> Get Details


Catastrophe Major Medical Insurance:

This plan is designed to help pick up where your basic health insurance or even Medicare levels off. After satisfying a deductible that can be covered by expenses paid through Medicare, your basic health insurance or out-of-pocket, this plan helps take over to pay up to 100% of all eligible expenses for up to five full years — up to $2 million. This plan is underwritten by New York Life. Call Marsh Affinity Group Services at 888.560.2586. >> Get Details

RESTAURANTS/FOOD & DRINK

 

Cafe Murano: Show your UCF Alumni card and get 15% off. Café Murano serves inspired Italian cuisine. Enjoy the Italianesque landscape, inviting atmosphere and great food at this lakefront location in Cranes Roost.


Kyoto Sushi & Grill: Alumni enjoy 10% off any entrée (excluding the Hibachi chicken). Located between Maggie Moo's and the UCF Mail Center in Knights Plaza (Building 30, N. Gemini Blvd., Orlando, FL 32816) at the UCF Arena. Show your UCF Alumni card to receive the discount.


Knight Library: We are owned and operated by UCF alumni. Bring in any UCF athletic ticket stub from an event that week and receive FREE cover on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Receive a FREE soda with a menu purchase at lunch. (The Knight Library is located at 11448 University Blvd.)


 

 

Broadway Ristorante & Pizzeria: 10% off for alumni (University Boulevard location only)


NYPD Pizza: 15% discount at MetroWest location


Froggers: 10% off entire bill for alumni (Oviedo location only)


World of Beer: 10% off entire tab for alumni, nightly.  25% off entire tab on Tuesdays.  Must show alumni key card/not valid with any other discounts. (University Boulevard location only)

STORES / SPECIALTY ITEMS

Sam's Club has extended an exclusive membership offer to UCF Alumni! You will receive a $10 Sam's Club Gift Card when you sign up for a new Advantage Membership or renew a current Advantage Membership. This is a UCF Alumni exclusive and requires registration in the UCF Knights Network. Once you have registered, you can access the discount certificate at www.ucfknightsnetwork.com/samsclub.


Lasik Plus - Eye Care: Dr. Jeffrey Robin, 155 Cranes Roost Blvd. Altamonte Springs - 10% off LasikPlus.


Carlyle Orthodontics: UCF Alumni are eligible to receive a 5% discount on orthodontic treatment. They will also receive a free orthodontic consultation. This offer may not be combined with any dental insurance plan or promotional discount. Discount only available to UCF Alumni and their immediate family. UCF Alumni must mention this promotion when scheduling their consultation. The offer is good from September 1st, 2013 to September 1st, 2014. Carlyle Orthodontics is a UCF Alumni owned business. Carlyle Orthodontics is located 2 miles North of the airport on Lee Vista Blvd. in Orlando. Please call 407-447-9060 to schedule your consultation today.

 


Etching Expressions: The gift that makes a lasting statement. Custom etched wine, beer and liquor bottles make a unique, treasured and memorable gift. Use code UCF15%OFF at checkout and receive 15% off your personalized etched wine bottle purchase.

 


CarePackages.com: Visit this special website to order care packages for your friends, family and students on any occasion. A portion of the proceeds benefit the UCF 4EVER KNIGHTS Student Alumni program. Visit today and order a care package that will make someone feel special, while supporting 4EK students.


Free Business Journals Online: Get the Orlando Business Journal and many other business journals FREE. Get access to job prospecting research and career planning resources, plus so much more.


Tuffy Tire & Auto Service: Alumni receive a discount of 15% on repairs (parts and labor), oil changes for $14.99, free tire rotation and free battery check at two locations near UCF. Shuttle services are available at no cost or they will pick up your vehicle and bring it back to you.

  • Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oviedo: 385 West Mitchell Hammock Oviedo, FL 32765 / 407-977-7595

  • Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Orlando: 1222 North Semoran Blvd Orlando, FL 32807 / 407-207-4045


nfaGreat Lakes Carpet and Tile in conjunction with the National Floor Covering Alliance (NFA) have teamed up to offer a 20% discount on all regular priced merchandise and 10% on already discounted flooring to UCF alumni. Click here to find a location near you.

   

Dell: UCF alumni can visit www.dell.com/UCF to receive exclusive pricing and discounts of up to 30% off Dell PCs, TVs, and electronics. Please use code “00000” if you are prompted for a student or employee ID.


Personalized UCF Furniture

XZipit Furniture offers a wide array of quality furnishings perfect for your home, office and dorm! Our interchangeable system allows for endless options and our customization capabilities encourage you to make it your own! With XZipit you can easily display your pride and showcase your passion!

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SPORTS & RECREATION

Play it Forward Golf is a great way to save up to 70% when playing your favorite sport...over 2,500 hundred courses across the U.S...over 300 in Florida alone. Plus, every time you play your alumni association earns funds for new activities. Everyone wins!  Get started today...registration is fast and easy. Click here( www.ttmggolf.com). You must log in through this site each time you purchase rounds for UCF to earn funds.

Golf Discounts


Stoneybrook Golf Club - 4EK members and alumni receive 15% off golf fees (M-F) and weekends/holidays after 1 p.m.  Alumni also receive *10% off food & beverage in club restaurant (excludes holidays).

*Not valid on alcohol and cannot be combined with other discounts.


Orlando Predators - The Orlando Predators have a new home at the CFE Arena, and UCF alumni receive season ticket holder pricing for all of the team's home games! Contact Al Upshaw at 407.648.4444, ext. 14607, and use the code "PREDALUMNI" to take advantage of this special offer. "If you're not a Predator, you're prey!"

TRAVEL & RELOCATION

CAR RENTALS


Budget Truck Rental – Alumni will enjoy a 15% discount on local and one-way rentals. To receive the discount call the Reservation Center at 1-800-566-8422 and mention BCD #R352700.

Budget Car Rental – Alumni will receive up to 20% off on car rentals when you mention our alumni code BCD #R353700.


Avis Car Rental – Alumni receive up to 25% off when you mention our alumni code AWD #H800100 at the time of reservation.

  •  Travel overseas and still receive your alumni discount!

- 20% off in Western Europe

- 10% in Africa & Mid East

- 15% Asia and Pacific

- 10% Latin America and the Caribbean (including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands)

Enterprise Rent-a-Car

Enterprise Rent-A-Car: Excellent UCF alumni benefits
Get Reservation Details: Use corporate code "07C8255" and pin "UCF"
You will need to show your UCF Alumni card when you pick up your car.


HOTELS

Vista Cay Resort by Millennium:

This luxury vacation resort features 2 and 3 bedroom condo suites and town homes, located next to theme parks, shopping, dining and entertainment, across from UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management. The UCF exclusive rate offers 15% off the best available rate all year around (offer excludes 2 bedroom deluxe unit and not eligible during black-out dates).

Book this rate now! *Please be careful not to navigate away from the directed webpage, as it may cause loss of discount*


Choice Hotels:

Alumni receive a 20% discount nationally when advance reservations are made at participating Sleep, Comfort, Quality, Clarion, Rodeway, Econo Lodge and Main Stay Suites. Call 800.258.2847 and use UCF Alumni Association ID #00801662.


Other Hotels:

Alumni receive savings at more than 4,000 hotels throughout North America. Receive 15% to 30% savings off the standard rate at the hotels listed below. Advance reservations are required. Mention UCF Alumni ID #61670 at the time of reservation. Call toll-free: 

  • AmeriHost: 800.996.2087
  • Howard Johnson: 800.769.0939
  • Knights Inn: 800.682.1071
  • Ramada: 800.462.8035
  • Travelodge: 800.545.5545
  • Wingate Inn: 877.202.8814
  • Villager: 888.821.5779

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld: Discounted room rates during our football season! UCF alumni can book $69.00/ night during August 20th-December 1. (Current non-UCF alumni rate is $139) Maximum occupancy is four (4) per room in a double/double and queen/queen, and three (3) per room in a king. Rates include complimentary transportation to Universal Orlando & Walt Disney World Theme Parks. For reservations or special requests, please contact the Reservations Department directly. At the time reservations are made the corporation name, UCF- Alumni must be specified. Hotel Mainline: 407.352.1100. Reservations Toll Free #:800.327.0363. Mention UCF Alumni ID #61670


UCF Area Hotels: When you come back to campus, stay at one of our neighboring hotels and save by showing your UCF Alumni card. Present your card to the front desk at time of check in or when making a reservation. Additionally, vacation rental homes are available in the Orlando area through FlipKey.


TICKETS/TRAVEL PACKAGES


OrlandoVacation.com: Save up to 35% on your next Orlando vacation/staycation!
  • Discounted tickets for Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, Aquatica and more
  • Up to 60% off rack rates at select Orlando hotels close to or on theme park property (rates as low as $55/night)
  • Hotel and theme park ticket travel packages
  • Fully stocked and professionally decorated vacation homes (most with pools) as low as $99/night
  • Free 75-page Disney World guide ($35 value) to help you plan your vacation

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REGIONAL BENEFITS
South Florida Area
Florida Panther (Hockey) Tickets: UCF alumni can enjoy exciting hockey all season long and enjoy great savings and group packages. UCF Knights receive nearly 50% off regular ticket prices!