In response to coronavirus and to help minimize its spread, many UCF events are being canceled.

If you have questions about what’s still open around campus, please check out this regularly updated guide.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

  • Half Marathon Training 2017

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Half Marathon Training 2017! **This program will tentaitevely start on Wednesday, Septemeber 13th** Join expierneced coaches in this 12 week program designed to prepare you to run the OUC Half Marathon in Decemeber (OUC Half Marathon participation is not mandatory). During mornings runs on and around UCF campus, you will work with a team of dedicated runners to reach your …

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  • Half the Sky (Recurring Event)

    UCF Cocoa: Bldg 3: 325

    Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a four-hour PBS primetime documentary film and national broadcast event inspired by the widely acclaimed book of the same name by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Filmed in 10 countries, the series follows Nicholas Kristof and celebrity activists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union and …

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  • CANCELED: Board of Trustees Meeting

    Fairwinds Alumni Center: Ballroom

    CANCELED-Board of Trustees meeting at Fairwinds Alumni Center.

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  • Blood Drive (Recurring Event)

    Veterans Commemorative Site

    Blood drives are one of the many ways our Knight family demonstrates its giving spirit. Come join us on the Big Red Bus! Knights Bleed Black & Gold! Visit for information for students, faculty, and staff regarding drives, events, volunteering, blood donor facts, advocacy, and UCF training and educational opportunities.Students, faculty, and staff interested in working with the Knights …

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  • Market Research: The Key to Growing Your Business

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Understanding your customers and the market for your product/service is important for every business. And market research is the tool that can give you the deeper and broader grasp of your market you want to maximize business success. It can help you evaluate business opportunities and guide key decisions and plans about, for example, the feasibility of a new business …

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  • UCF Great American Smokeout

    Student Union

    Join Student Health Services and the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) as we bring UCF together to celebrate the National Great American Smokeout 2017! Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event. Encourage someone you know to use the date to make a plan to …

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  • Contemporary Kurdish Politics in the Middle East

    Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)

    A Conversation with Amberin Zaman Amberin Zaman is a columnist for Al-Monitor's Turkey Pulse who has covered Turkey, the Kurds and Armenia for The Washington Post, The Daily Telegraph, The Los Angeles Times and the Voice of America. She served as The Economist's Turkey correspondent between 1999 and 2016. She was a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center …

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  • Wellness Coaching (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: 111 (WHPS Classroom)

    Connect with a Wellness Coach to achieve your personal well-being goals and learn how to apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP coaching is available at Wellness and Health Promotion Services every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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  • Nature Talks (Recurring Event)

    Tower I

    Get a breath of fresh air! This program offers an opportunity to get into the great outdoors at UCF. Students will participate in nature walks along the Lake Claire Trail and nature-based activities designed to enhance well-being, promote serenity and relaxation, and encourage personal reflection — all through the power of connecting with nature. Meet at the tables in front …

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  • Build Winning Resumes Presented by Aflac (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Find out how to get your resume noticed. Students can RSVP through Handshake at For an RSVP to be honored you must arrive promptly by the start of the event. Career Services may be unable to honor the RSVP of late arrivals.

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  • Assisting Students in Financial Crisis

    Student Union: 223

    Are you a college student who may be experiencing financial distress? Do you know someone who is homeless? Are you a faculty member interested in learning more about how to assist students? Join us to learn how UCF can support students experiencing homelessness or who are in financial distress and what resources are available. This is a is Lead Impact …

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  • Getting Great Rec Letters

    Student Union: 224

    This workshop will provide you information on how to develop strong relationships with faculty, how to ask for recommendation letters, and how to provide all the information your recommenders need to prepare strong recommendation letters.

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  • Japanese film: A Tale of Samurai Cooking

    Colbourn Hall: 401

    The UCF Japanese program presents a Japanese film with English subtitles: A Tale of Samurai Cooking. Set within the Kaga Domain of the Edo Period, an excellent cook marries the heir to a renowned cooking family. However, her husband is a terrible chef. With the help of her new mother-inlaw, she begins to teach him the way of the culinary …

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  • Couponing 101

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    Healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. Learn the basics of couponing and save money on grocery items during our Couponing 101 Workshop. Discover how you can get name brand items for less or even free. You will receive coupons and a coupon organizer to get you started.

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  • Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love and Use (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Do you ever wonder if there is a great app out there that you are missing out on? Need help staying organized, taking notes, or need a better way to communicate with classmates over shared projects? Well look no further as this session will introduce helpful and important apps that all grad students should love and use! We will cover …

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  • Veterans Educational Training and Support (V.E.T.S.)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV291 Facilitators: Dr. Bryan Batien, Joshua "JJ" Johnson With approximately 1500 Student Veterans currently studying at UCF, the potential of interacting with a Veteran is likely. A Veteran’s military service may come with a variety of strengths and challenges. This session will explore military culture and some of the challenges Student Veterans may face (e.g., readjusting from the …

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  • SET Program: Customer Service Session (Recurring Event)

    Live Oak Ballroom/Garden Room

    As part of the SDES Student Enhancement Training (SET) program, attendance at this session counts for SET credit towards Customer Service as an elective. Purpose: Help participants to increase and develop their customer services skills At the completion of this session students should be able to: Define customer services from a service culture versus transactional model Identify exceptional customer service …

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  • Getting Started with Experiential Learning (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115

    Are you expecting to work in your major field when you graduate? Employers look for graduates with experience. Learn how to gain such related experience while in school through internships, co-ops, and service learning.

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  • Become a School Psychologist and Help Children Excel! (Recurring Event)

    TA 130: TA 130

    Considering graduate school? Learn about becoming a school psychologist through the 32-month UCF Graduate School Psychology Program in the College of Education and Human Performance. School psychologists help children succeed in school and life. They are highly trained in both psychology and education with emphasis in the areas of mental health, prevention, intervention, academic achievement, and social-emotional development. All are …

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  • Legal Perspectives for Women Attorneys

    Harris Corporation Engineering Center: 125

    Join the Department of Legal Studies as they discuss the view of the legal world through the eyes of women attorneys. Panelists include UCF's own Lisa Delvecchio of Florida Underwritting, and Ava Doppelt of Allen, Dyer and Dopplet. Legal Studies Department Chair Alisa Smith will moderate. An open Q&A session will follow the discussion. The forum is open to all …

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  • CEL Starter Showcase

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Explore the unique and diverse ventures that current UCF students have started! Come by the Student Union to chat with entrepreneurial students about their businesses, experiences with startup , and learn how you can start that business you can't stop thinking about!If you already have a student venture and are ready to gain valuable consumer feedback, ask your Blackstone LaunchPad …

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  • How to Request a Letter of Recommendation

    Student Union: 224

    How do I ask a Professor for a letter of recommendation? We will show you how. Learn how to develop a positive working relationship with Professors which could lead to a letter of recommendation.

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  • Salary Negotiation Presented by CFE Credit Union

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Learn to evaluate the worth of the whole package, and know what's important to you. Students can RSVP through Handshake at For an RSVP to be honored you must arrive promptly by the start of the event. Career Services may be unable to honor the RSVP of late arrivals.

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  • Smoking Cessation Orientations

    Global Building: 122

    Are you a smoker? Have you considered quitting but you don't know where to start? Join UCF Student Health Services for a presentation designed to give an overview to the resources available here at UCF to help you quit! Open to Students, Faculty and Staff!We have two sessions planned to accomodate schedules. Join us either at 2pm or 2:30pm for …

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  • Faculty Textbook Adoption Q&A

    John T. Washington Center: Barnes & Noble, UCF Bookstore

    Barnes & Noble bookstore is hosting a Q&A session. Bookstore representatives will be available to answer questions and help faculty members submit their course materials.

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