Events



The Knighting

Aug 22, 4 PM
Doors Open at 3PM

UCF’s Official welcome ceremony for all new Knights held in the Addition Financial Arena! More information on KnightConnect.

Opening Knight

Aug 22, 5:30 PM

Meet with Registered Student Organizations. What’s the best way to get involved? Talking to people who are! Come check out all of the student organizations you can join here at UCF at the Bounce House! More information on KnightConnect.

Movie Knight

Aug 23, 8 PM
Doors Open at 7PM

Enjoy time with your friends while watching a movie on the big screen in the arena. RSVP on KnightConnect.

Taste of UCF

Aug 24, 11 AM – 2 PM

Experience a day of cultural performances, dance, exhibits, music, and food from around the world in the Pegasus Ballroom.

Homecoming Reveal

Aug 25, 11 AM – 1 PM

Excited for Homecoming? Come on down to Student Union to find out what events will take place during this celebratory week!

Comedy Knight

Aug 25, 8 PM
Doors Open at 7PM

Come out for a night of entertainment at Addition Financial Arena to experience the comedic stylings of Melissa Villaseñor, Heidi Gardner, and Punkie Johnson! RSVP on KnightConnect.

Lavender Brunch

Aug 26, 11 AM – 1 PM

Lavender Brunch will be hosted in the Pegasus Ballroom! There will be various different organizations from on UCF Campus and in the Community sharing their resources – as well as a Drag Show!

Concert Knight

Aug 26, 8 PM
Doors open at 7PM

The most anticipated night of Pegasus Palooza, head over to the arena to watch your favorite musical artist perform live! RSVP on KnightConnect.

Magic Knight

Aug 27, 8 PM
Doors open at 7PM

Prepare yourself for a night of illusions and mind tricks as a well-renowned magician hits the UCF stage! RSVP on KnightConnect.

Day of Service

Aug 28, 8 AM – 3 PM

A large volunteer event hosted by VUCF to meet new people and become more familiar with the community! Check-in starts at 7:45 a.m. on the Student Union Patio. More information on KnightConnect.

 

All Events


Event Date/Time Department Category Notes
Welcome Event 8/21, 3PM-7 PM UCF Campus Store Engagement Carnival themed event, complete with games, prizes, Foxtail samples, and extra help for students finding their course materials.
Location: UCF Campus Store
Open House Bagel Brunch 8/22, 10:30AM-12:30PM Central Florida Hillel Engagement Tours of Hillel with bagels & lox to follow
Location: Hillel (Northview)
The Knighting 8/22, 4PM OSI/FYE Engagement UCF’s Official welcome ceremony for all new Knights! Event information is on OSI’s KnightConnect page. Check-in at 3 p.m.
Location: Addition Financial Arena
Welcome Week Photo 8/22 4Ever Knights Engagement Photo takes place after The Knighting and before Opening Knight
Location: Bounce House
Opening Knight 8/22, 5:30PM KoRT Engagement Meet with Registered Student Organizations
Location: Bounce House
On Campus Adventure: Full Moon Paddle 8/22 RWC: Outdoor Adventure Well-being Students will have the opportunity to experience paddling at Lake Claire
Register at rec.ucf.edu (free event; registration required)
Pegasus Palooza: Movie Knight 8/23, 7PM CAB Engagement Check-in at 7 p.m. Start time at 8 p.m. See CAB’s KnightConnect for event details
Location: Addition Financial Arena
Taste of UCF 8/24, 11AM-2PM MSC/SG/SDES Cultural Competency Location: Memory Mall
I am UCF: First-Generation Welcome Event (Virtual) 8/24, 4PM-5PM MASS, First-Generation Program Engagement Welcome to UCF! This session is designed to increase the connectedness and experiences of first-generation scholars by creating access to peer networks, access to campus resources, and access to support services. This session will introduce scholars to the First-generation Program and a new first-generation national honor society (Tri-Alpha) that promotes your sense of belonging as a UCF Knight.
Location: Zoom
Chi Alpha Worship Kickoff 8/24, 7:30PM-9PM Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship Engagement Students will have the opportunity to participate in worship, hear a short word and connect and talk to other students in small groups.
Location: Garden Room in Live Oak (Ferrell Commons behind ’63 South & between Garage B & Apollo Community)
Group Exercise Mash-Up 8/24 RWC: Fitness Well-being Students will take a fun, hour-long group fitness class with a variety of formats
Location: RWC
Back to the Library Scavenger Hunt 8/25, 10AM-12PM UCF Libraries Engagement Step back into the library as you follow the clues to learn more about your 21st century library. The first 150 Knights to complete the adventure will receive a limited edition astroduck and will be included in a drawing for a grand prize pack!
Location: Library Entrance, Main Floor (Student Union Side)
FreshU Kitchen Demonstration 8/25, 11AM WHPS Well-being FreshU Kitchen Cooking Demos teach students how to incorporate fruits and vegetables into their diets and reduce food waste. Stop by to watch the demonstration and try a free sample!
Location: Front of RWC
Homecoming Reveal 8/25, 11AM-1PM HC Engagement Homecoming Artist and programming revealed
Location: Student Union Atrium
TRiO Trivia 8/25, 1PM-3PM TRiO Engagement Test your TRiO and trivia knowledge. Participants will have the opportunity to win a gift card, coupons, and more! This is an ongoing event, rather than a sit-down event. Participants will come and go.
Location: Howard Phillips Hall, Suite 208
What can MASS do for you? 8/25, 5PM-6PM MASS Student Success Learn how the Multicultural Academic and Support Services office can help you be successful at UCF.
Location: Cape Florida – Student Union 316
Welcome Back BBQ 8/25, 6:30PM-8PM Central Florida Hillel Engagement Students will get free BBQ food in the Northview courtyard with a pool party and music
Location: Hillel (Northview)
Pegasus Palooza: Comedy Knight 8/25, 7PM CAB Engagement Check-in at 7 p.m. Start time at 8 p.m. See CAB’s KnightConnect for event details
Location: Addition Financial Arena
Disney Movie Trivia 8/25, 7PM UCF Campus Store Engagement Disney movie trivia, play in teams or solo, prizes for top 3 teams/players
Location: Foxtail Café
Game Night w/Ice Cream 8/25, 7PM-9PM Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship Engagement Students will have opportunity to play board games, card games, video games and more. Ice Cream will be provided.
Location: Student Union Key West Ballroom AB
Grow Together 8/26, 11AM-12PM WHPS Well-being Plant Sunflower seeds and enjoy time with your friends
Location: RWC, WHPS Entrance
Lavender Brunch 8/26, 11AM-1PM LGBTQ+ Services Cultural Competency Draw Show and local LGBTQ+ resources (UCF & Orlando)
Location: Pegasus Ballroom
Couponing 101 8/26, 3PM-4PM WHPS Financial Wellness Do you want to learn how to save money the right way and get items for little to no cost. If you do come, check out our Couponing 101 classes.
Location: RWC 206
Sport Club Showcase 8/26, 4PM-7PM Sport Club Council Engagement Location: TBD
Night of the Arts 8/26, 5PM-7PM Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship Engagement Students will have the opportunity to paint on canvas, participate in open mic with approved music or poetry, participate in creative writing and drawing, and/or create a vision board.
Location: Student Union Key West Ballroom AB
Pegasus Palooza: Concert Knight 8/26, 7PM CAB Engagement Check-in at 7 p.m. Start time at 8 p.m. See CAB’s KnightConnect for event details
Location: Addition Financial Arena
Campus Worship Service 8/26, 7:30PM BCM – Campus Ministry Engagement Free Chick-fil-a, a band, a speaker, and an opportunity to meet new people highlight a campus worship service Thursday night. Hosted by BCM, kicking off its 49th year as a Christian campus ministry at UCF. All are welcome!
Location: Cape Florida – Student Union 316
Night of Zen 8/26 RWC: Fitness Well-being Students will take a fun, hour-long group fitness class with a variety of formats in Mind-body such as Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates
Location: RWC
Welcome to the Majors 8/27, 9AM-2PM College of Business Engagement CoB’s official Welcome to the College for FTIC and Transfer students. Keynote Speaker: Justin Wetherell, Founder, uBreakiFix.
Location: Addition Financial Arena
Free HIV Rapid Testing Event 8/27, 10AM-12PM, 2-4PM WHPS Harm Reduction Do you know your status? Stop by Wellness and Health Promotion Services during our Free Rapid HIV Testing event from 10am-12pm and 2pm – 4pm to get tested. No appointments necessary – walk-ins welcome. Take charge of your sexual wellness by taking an HIV test and get your results in 60 seconds. Be a Healthy Knight.
Location: WHPS Office
Grill & Chill 8/27, 5PM-8PM Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship Engagement Free food – burgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers. Volleyball, card and board games, other field games.
Location: Lake Claire Recreational Area Suwannee Pavilion
Magic Knight 8/27, 7PM Late Knights Engagement Check-in at 7 p.m. Start time at 8 p.m. See Late Knight’s KnightConnect for event details
pMLocation: Addition Financial Arena
Welcome Back Shabbat at Hillel 8/27, 7PM-9:30PM Central Florida Hillel Engagement Shabbat, the Jewish sabbath takes place every Friday night to Saturday night and Friday dinner is very traditional. We host Friday night dinner every week! This week will have an appearance with Knightro! Be sure to RSVP.
Location: Hillel (Northview)
On Campus Adventure: Flora and Fauna Hike 8/27 RWC: Outdoor Adventure Well-being Students will have the opportunity to hike at the Arboretum and meet others to learn about our natural environment
Register at rec.ucf.edu (free event; registration required)
Pegasus Palooza: Day of Service 8/28, 8AM-3PM VUCF Engagement See VUCF’s KnightConnect for event details
Location: Student Union Patio
I am UCF: First-Generation Welcome Event (Virtual) 8/28, 11AM-12PM MASS, First-Generation Program Student Success Welcome to UCF! This session is designed to increase the connectedness and experiences of first-generation scholars by creating access to peer networks, access to campus resources, and access to support services. This session will introduce scholars to the First-generation Program and a new first-generation national honor society (Tri-Alpha) that promotes your sense of belonging as a UCF Knight.
Location: Zoom
Theme Song (A Dramatic Production) 8/29, 9/5, 9/12, 7PM The Voice Orlando Engagement Theme Song: Everyone has one, no one can deny it. Opening Night on Aug. 29th with free pizza, free wings, & fall essential kits!
Location: Mainstream Center 9307 Curry Ford Rd. Orlando FL 32825
Photo Scavenger Hunt 9/1, 6PM-8PM Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship Engagement Campus wide scavenger hunt. Six ounce smoothies will be served.
Location: Memory Mall Flagpole
ONE NAME Orlando 9/7, 7PM-9:30PM Impulse Ministries Inc. Engagement ONE NAME Orlando is a worship event for the fame and glory of Jesus. Hosted by Impulse Ministries, a University of Central Florida campus ministry for the Greek Life student, ONE NAME aims to bring people together to find community and be encouraged through powerful worship and an inspiring message.
Location: UCF Addition Financial Arena

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