Text of University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management
University of Central Florida
Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Rosen College of Hospitality Management at UCFConstituent College of the University of Central FloridaUCF is the eighth largest university in the U.S. with 45,000 students and 1500 academic staff Research funding of over $100million in 2004-2005
Rosen College of Hospitality ManagementNew campus opened in September 2004159,000 square foot building including 18 classrooms, two teaching kitchens, a 200 seat teaching restaurant, a beer and wine laboratory, a 400 seat auditorium and an executive education centre. Wireless Internet access throughout the campus
Rosen College of Hotel Mgt.Undergraduate programmesB.Sc. Hospitality Mgt.B.Sc. Event Management B.Sc. Restaurant and Foodservice ManagementPostgraduate programmesM.Sc. Hospitality and Tourism Mgt.PhD in Hospitality Education
Training Bar and Wine tasting facilities
Training restaurant and kitchen
Funding new campusTotal campus cost = $28.1 millionPrincipal benefactor Harris Rosen donated site + $12millionSite is situated near Orlandos International Drive district and was valued at $8million. The site is adjacent to the new Rosen hotel and golf course. The college was built in the style of a resort hotel. Other benefactors included Disney, Anheuser Busch, Universal and the Marriott foundation.
Staff AccommodationForty full-time academic staffOne office per staff member. Approx 10msq per person.
Student AccommodationAccommodation for 400 students on campus110 units with 4 individual bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen and spacious living room.Broadband, cable television, local telephone service, limited housekeeping are included in the rent Contract period August 15th to July 31stRosen College Apartments are managed by the UCF Department of Housing and Residence Life
Student AccommodationNot for profit corporation was set up with the hotel school dean and principal benefactor as members of the board.The not for profit corporation got a 100% bank loan which covered the construction and furnishing cost. The rental income covers the repayments and any surplus is returned to the hotel school.