Campus & Location

Campus & Location

The Rosen College of Hospitality Management is located at
9907 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, Florida 32819.

Orlando Matters

Orlando is a place known for hospitality, and that extends to its many hotels, spas and services, world-famous restaurants, high-end outlet shopping centers, theatrical performances, and amazing concert and sporting event venues, all of which serve as a living laboratory for our students. That is why UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management is located in the perfect place. Situated near the hospitality and tourism corridor, International Drive also known as I-Drive, the Orange County Convention Center, Universal Orlando Resort, Walt Disney World, hundreds of hotels and attractions, the college is educating the next generation of hospitality leaders who will serve the community and the global hospitality industry.  With nearly 117,400 hotel rooms, 20,000 vacation ownership units, 5,300 restaurants, 176 golf courses, over 100 theme parks and attractions, 12 regional shopping malls, a top-ranked international airport, the second-largest convention center in the nation, multiple sports and entertainment venues, and countless bars and night clubs, Orlando is tops for what we teach. Florida welcomed more visitors in 2021 than in any other year in recorded state history – nearly 118 million people and 59,3 million of them visited Orlando – we are truly the heart of hospitality.

Location, Location, Location

Located approximately 30 miles from the University of Central Florida’s main campus, UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management is conveniently set in the heart of Orlando’s tourism district, placing world-renowned industry organizations and businesses within minutes of the specially-designed, resort-style campus.

The campus’ proximity to nearby industry partners provides convenience for students managing classes and internships. The college’s location also increases the accessibility of industry guest speakers, mentors, and opportunities to conduct industry research. Additionally, some of the industry’s top-ranked seminars, tradeshows and conventions are held within walking distance of the campus. Students are often treated to behind-the-scenes tours of major attractions, resorts, and convention & entertainment venues.

A Campus Designed for
Hospitality Education

“Rosen College offers a small school feel with all the benefits of a large university.” – Catherine Forrester, ’10, Hospitality Management

UCF’s Rosen College campus is the largest, most modern facility ever built for hospitality management education.

The 159,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, Mediterranean resort-style building features 18 high-tech classrooms, an executive education center, a 200-seat training dining room and bar, a beer and wine laboratory, three test kitchens, a 400-seat auditorium, two computer labs, a library, and bookstore. UCF’s Rosen College also features wireless internet access throughout its campus, and offers comprehensive services and amenities for students.

Visitor Parking

When you visit our campus, we invite you to pay for your parking online via the UCF Parking Portal. When you purchase through the portal, the permit is virtual. Your license plate will serve as your parking permit.  Visitors have the choice of two types of Daily permits:

Daily Permit:

    • $5 Pass Expires at 11:59 PM
    • $8 Pass Expires 24 hours from time of purchase

If you are unable to use the UCF Parking Portal, there is a Pay Station on campus on the sidewalk that runs through the middle of the parking lot and another near the Rosen College Apartments.  Daily Parking Permits may be purchased by credit or debit card.

Once you purchase a Daily Permit, you may park in any available parking space located in the “D” Parking Lot with the parking pass displayed on your dashboard.  The “D” parking area is denoted with a green sign.  You may also park in one of the five metered parking spaces located to the right of the main guard gate entrance.  The meters are cashless and signage is provided with information on how to download the app to add money to the meter.  To view the link for the app prior to your visit, please visit

If you are visiting both the UCF Main Campus and Rosen Campus on the same day, the visitor parking pass should only be purchased once but make sure it is displayed on your dashboard when you park on either campus.