If admitted, students usually are admitted with conditions." While each case is handled individually, students who have been expelled from other institutions are not granted admission to UCF, she said.
Students with criminal pasts are admitted under disciplinary probation, excluding them from certain opportunities at UCF.
We are looking for submissions that are fresh, exciting, or offer new perspectives.
If you have that weird but brilliant story hidden away in your hard drive, now is a good time to bring it back to life. Submission Categories (ONE submission equals): Fiction — minimum 100 words, maximum 6,000 words; we accept short stories, flash fiction, or novel excerpts.
While procedures are in place for review of these applications, UCF spokeswoman Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala said, there is not a standardized way of dealing with individual cases. Felonies receive close scrutiny," Gonzalez Kotala said in an email.
"Students must complete any probation and be clear of any activity for at least a year before they will be considered for admission.Scripts & Plays —maximum of 12 pages; we accept single act only. Here are the deadlines: Why would I make an Early Bird Submission?Graphic Narrative — maximum 12 pages, black and white, fiction or nonfiction (please specify in your cover letter) Visual Art — maximum 5 pieces of artwork; we accept drawings, paintings, photographs, digital art, sculptures, and other visual work, please note the medium in your cover letter. If you make an Early Bird Submission and submit before Oct 31st, The Cypress Dome editors will review your work and respond with some feedback.If you like, you can revise your work based on this feedback and re-submit it to be again in the second submission period OR you may make a completely new submission. Final decisions on all work regardless of submission period will be made in the Spring when all submissions have been reviewed.Either way, you can submit again after November 1 in Open Submissions. Responses are usually sent by the beginning of April. Include your name, address, phone number, UCF email address (and an email you check regularly, if those are not the same), academic status (graduate or undergraduate), in addition to the title(s) of submissions, submission category, number of words/lines per submission (if applicable) or medium of the work (visual art only).The OSC does not track which students with criminal records enroll after being cleared for admission, nor which crimes those students committed.For those undergoing the review process, OSC officials may speak to parties who have knowledge of the candidate's criminal history or behavior, including probation officers, wardens of detention facilities or others familiar with the candidate, the website states.This means you get the opportunity to submit more work or submit your work twice. The Cypress Dome accepts up to TWO submissions per student per submission period So, during the Early Bird Submission AND Open Submission periods, you can make the following kinds of submission: 2 stories; 1 story AND 3 poems; 1 essay AND 1 story; 1 script AND 5 pieces of visual art ; 1 graphic narrative AND 3 poems; or 10 pieces of visual art. Copy and paste your Cover Letter into the box on the Submission Page. There are essays, surveys and forms to submit that seem never ending.Nonfiction — minimum 100 words, maximum 6,000 words; we accept memoir, personal essays, literary journalism, or lyric essays.Poetry — maximum of 3 poems; we accept poems in any form. You can submit during the Early Bird Submissions AND/OR during Open Submissions.