At CF, we are committed to your success. Through StartSmart@CF, you have all the resources and guidance you need to succeed in college.
As a first-time-in-college student you will:
- Begin by exploring your strengths through career and interest surveys.
- Be matched with a success specialist, who will advise you through your first year.
- Collaborate to select an academic pathway with clear guidance on what courses to take and when to take them.
- Benefit from free college resources such as tutoring.
- Grow personally by making campus connections.
|What can YOU do to StartSmart?|
After you have completed orientation, you'll work with your StartSmart First-Year Success Specialist to explore your career interests, including taking a Career Coach survey. Then, you'll be able to choose the rightAcademic Pathway.
Your First-Year Success Specialist is here to help you achieve your goals. Prior to your registration window, schedule an appointment with your First-Year Success Specialist to decide on the best courses and degree plan.
There's always something going on at the CF campuses! Join a club, attend arts and cultural events and athletic competitions, or be part of an intramural team or wellness class!
CF offers many free services to help you succeed now and in the future, including tutoring, career services, mental health screenings, counseling, and more.
|Meet Your First Year Success Specialists|
We're here to guide and advise you on academic pathways, career options, and more. Our goal is to see you succeed, so let's talk! Call or email to set up an appointment.
Ocala Campus First-Year Students Aaa-Eaa
Call: Ext. 1306
Ocala Campus First-Year Students Riv-Zzz
Call: Ext. 1431
Roger "RJ" Prigge Jr.
Ocala Campus First-Year Students Eab-Lee
Call: Ext. 1433
Citrus First-Year Students
Call: Ext. 6125
Ocala Campus First-Year Students Lef-Riu
Levy First-Year Students
Call: Ext. 2105
...And Your StartSmart Fellows
StartSmart Fellows are there to help you learn more about specific academic programs and campus resources. If you're interested in learning more about a degree or career field, they're the experts!
Business, Industry, Manufacturing & Construction
Associate Professor, Office Administration
Call: Ext. 1387
Coordinator, Educational Opportunities
Call: Ext. 1369
Associate Professor, Communications
Call: Ext. 1357
Social/Behavioral Science & Human Services & Public Safety
Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences
Call: Ext. 1315
Arts and Humanities
Call: Ext. 1744
Faculty, Business and Technology
Call: Ext. 1425
Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education
Call: Ext. 1660
Associate Professor, Emergency Medical Services, Health Sciences
Call: Ext. 1252