Curriculum Materials Center

CMC interior


The Curriculum Materials Center is a library that provides representative PreK-12th grade materials for preview, analysis, and circulation to the students, faculty, and staff of UCF and the Florida community at large.  The CMC plays a unique role in empowering learners with information literacy skills, providing an open space for creativity and collaboration, and shaping superior future educators. View our current brochure.

The staff of the Curriculum Materials Center look forward to helping you.  Just ask!  Drop in, call at 407-823-2791, or email at  And, be sure to Like us on Facebook!

If you would like to schedule a personal or class session within the CMC please fill out an instruction request form.




  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Children’s and Young Adult Literature
  • PreK-12 grade resources


  • cash-to-card machine
  • copier
  • printer
  • color printer
  • scanner
  • public computer


In this Library Phone Email
Circulation Desk (407) 823-2791
Reference, Instruction, and Research Consultations (407) 823-2791


  • Education Complex, ED 194
  • P.O. Box 162666
  • Orlando, FL 32816-2666



The Curriculum Materials Center is located in the Education Complex, Room 194.  Room 194 is in the corner between Einstein’s Bagels and the gym.

Directions to the University

See the UCF Web site for Directions to UCF or use Google Maps to get driving directions.

Visitor Parking

Parking Garage A and Garage I are the closest parking garages to the John C. Hitt Library. These garages have accessible spaces. Visitors can purchase a Virtual Daily Permit to park in the “D” parking lots or garages which are denoted with GREEN signs.

Visitors may also park in metered parking spaces at the Visitor and Parking Information Center located in Parking Lot B6.

For more information, please visit the UCF Parking website.



The Curriculum Materials Center is a public library. Access is available to the public.


Find more information at our Accessibility Services page.

Production Lab

The Curriculum Materials Center has a Production Lab where patrons may create items for their use.  The following items are available in the production lab:

  • Dremel 3D Printer
  • Overhead projector
  • Ellison Block Die Cuts
  • Ellison Die Cut machines 
  • Glowforge Laser Cutter
  • Promethean Board
  • Laminating machine

The die cut machines and die cuts are free to use, but bring your own paper.  To see a list of the die cuts that are available, please go to our Ellison Blocks research page.  Laminating is 50 cents per foot.  And,  3-D printing costs 10 cents per gram.


The Curriculum Materials Center has computers for research use, a black and white printer, and a color printer.  Check out the Computer and Technology page to find out more information.

Need to print or photocopy?

Click on the link below to find out more information about the Curriculum Material Centers Print, Copy, Scan services.

Print, Copy, Scan


The Curriculum Materials Center has  iPad Air 2s and other useful technology for checkout..  See our Technology Lending page for more information.

Instruction and Research Consultations

If you are a student and would like an orientation to the Curriculum Materials Center or one-on-one time with the librarian to help you with assignments, research, children’s or young adult literature, simply contact her at (407) 823-2791 or at

If you are a faculty member and would like your class to have an orientation to the Curriculum Materials Center or to have a specialized instruction session (e.g., genre booktalks, creating text sets, multicultural literature, promethean board use, software and app demos, etc.) then please contact the librarian at (407) 823-2791 or at

Research Guides

Our research guides are created to push you in the right direction when you’re looking for books, manipulatives, articles, etc.  You can find our guides, Education: Curriculum Materials Center (CMC), at the Research Guides page.

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