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, February 13, 2020

  • 4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassador Applications Due March 6!

    UCF: TBD

    4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassador Applications 4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassador applications are open for the 2020-2021 academic year! 4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassadors support the efforts of the UCF Advancement office and aid in the advancement of the institution through fostering relationships between students, alumni and donors. Ambassadors spearhead the coordination of events and initiatives including the Class Gift Campaign, Welcome Week Photo, Knights of ...

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  • 5k Training for UCF Downtown Students (Recurring Event)

    RWC@Downtown

    This 6 week 5K running program will meet in-person (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8am) at RWC @ Downtown. No previous 5K training is required. This program is open to all Downtown Students! Sign up here: http://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4VdrfyWyaal9QUZ

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  • Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Native Village’: Historic Eatonville Remembered (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library

    The UCF History Department exhibit, Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Native Village’: Historic Eatonville Remembered, hosted on the first-floor gallery wall in the John C. Hitt Library, explores Hurston’s anthropological research into the people, history and culture of Eatonville. Curated by UCF Associate Professor of History and Director of Public History Dr. Scot French, the exhibit features photographs related to Hurston’s investigation ...

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  • Fostering a Civil Workplace - LDR012 (Faculty & Staff Supervisors Only)

    University Tower: 211

    According to a 2018 survey, 69% of respondents cited incivility as a major problem in American society, with 29% reporting that they have experienced uncivil behavior at work. Supervisors have an important role in creating a work environment that is respectful. This workshop explores issues of workplace civility, and provides supervisors with strategies for addressing uncivil behavior and ways to ...

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  • Gaudnekolor Pop by Walter Gaudnek (Recurring Event)

    UCF Art Gallery

    GAUDNEKOLOR POP, a solo exhibition by Walter Gaudnek, celebrates the artist’s 50th and final year as a professor in the School of Visual Arts and Design at the University of Central Florida. Walter Gaudnek and his daughter Yve Gaudnek (a current UCF film student) selected works for the exhibition that highlight the use of color in poetic figurative settings between ...

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  • Virtual - Building your Online Brand (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Social media can be an effective tool in your job search. Discover the do’s and don’ts of social media usage and how you can build a professional online brand to support your career goals.

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  • Learn Quechua! (Free Incan language classes) (Recurring Event)

    Online

    Free Quechua classes at UCF UCF offers free classes in basic Quechua, taught by Department of Modern Languages & Literatures instructor Ms. Norma Ledesma. With an emphasis on Quechua vocabulary and expressions related to medicine, food, and travel, these classes will give students a lively, robust introduction to the language of the Inca Empire, a language still spoken by 10 ...

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  • Apps to Help Organize Your Research Life (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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  • Gun Violence Support

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and space is provided on a first-come-first-serve basis to currently enrolled students.

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  • Yoga Nidra Meditation with Hammocks (Recurring Event)

    RWC @ Knights Plaza

    Yoga Nidra is an ancient meditation practice from India. Though the literal translation of Nidra is “sleep” it also means “a changing state of consciousness” which is brought about as you connect with your mind and body. This meditation practice uses aerial hammocks to aid the body in feeling relaxed and comfortable, yoga mats are also available for a stationary ...

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  • CANCELED: CANCELED: Yoga at UnionWest (Recurring Event)

    UnionWest 2nd floor, RWC @ Downtown

    Come move with your breath and intention. Find space and move freely to find your flexibility. This is an all levels class

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  • Online Info Session: Research Administration Graduate Programs

    Online

    Are you a research administration professional looking to take the next steps in your career? Have you considered a graduate degree in research administration? UCF offers a graduate degree and graduate certificate in research administration. The fully online program focuses on cutting-edge research administration techniques and emphasizes a curriculum that can be designed to suit your specific needs. Learn more ...

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  • CANCELED: Couponing 101 (Recurring Event)

    RWC: 206

    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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  • CANCELED: Getting Started in Undergraduate Research (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 201

    Are you interested in learning more about research? Not sure where to start or how to navigate all the programs available? This workshop will discuss how to expand your academic experience through undergraduate research. No RSVP required. All workshops are first-come, first-serve unless otherwise noted. Questions? Feel free to contact the Office of Undergraduate Research (our@ucf.edu)

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  • Tips and Resources to Find the Jobs You Want

    Boardroom 102J

    *All students and faculty are welcome: Entertainment, Event, Hospitality, and Restaurant*

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  • Immigration 101 ( DIV441)

    UCF Global: 101

    Immigration is a prominent topic in the national discourse and affects the lives of millions of people, yet it is incredibly complex and difficult to understand. The Immigration 101 workshop explores basic immigration concepts so that participants walk away with a better understanding of this important topic.

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  • UCF I-Corps Pizza Social

    Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership: BA1,135

    Need Some Dough? Think outside the box. Learn more at the I-Corps Pizza Social. We have all the ingredients to help develop and build a business around your ideas! Come network with us and learn more at this free social, open to students and faculty. Top off with teams sharing their experience from a past cohort. Don't miss your opportunity ...

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  • Joust New Venture Competition Application Workshop 1

    Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership: BA1,135

    The Joust New Venture Competition presented by Viatek celebrates the entrepreneurial efforts of student starters across our campus, introduces them to community leaders, and provides key resources to help launch their ventures. The top four ventures will earn up to $75,000 in cash and essential business services provided by some of our region’s most forward-thinking sponsors and donors. The Joust ...

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  • Gender in Islamic Philosophical Ethics: Metaphysical Tension Between Equality and Hierarchy of Being

    Mathematical Sciences Building: 360

    Please join us for a virtual lecture — featuring Dr. Zahra Ayubi — on Gender in Islamic Philosophical Ethics: Metaphysical Tension Between Equality and Hierarchy of Being. AbstractDr. Ayubi explores the way in which medieval Islamic philosophers forged a hierarchical virtue ethics that exalted the status of men over women. In doing so, they often ignored or contradicted conceptions of ...

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  • CANCELED: Continuum: Violence Prevention Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    RWC: 249

    Participants will place various scenarios on a continuum spanning from harmless to interpersonal violence. See where each scenario falls according to individual participants and how this relates to rape culture in our society.

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  • IEEE MTT/AP Orlando Chapter & Raj Mittra Distinguished Lecture Program: Damped Sinusoidal Signals Energizing Pulsed Helical Antennas

    Harris Corporation Engineering Center: 113

    Abstract: CW sources of sinusoidal signals and transmitting systems are the mainstay in many areas of civilized life such as communication, radar, radio and microwave cooking. Recently damped sinusoidal sources are finding their place in vulnerability studies of electronic systems. While a CW source is of single frequency, a damped sinusoidal source has a moderate bandwidth. We describe several such ...

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  • Cultural Dance: Afrobeat

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Come out and get your groove on. African Student Organization will be teaching students how to dance.

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  • CANCELED: CANCELED: Express Pop Pilates (Recurring Event)

    UnionWest 2nd floor, RWC @ Downtown

    POP Pilates is a group exercise fusion class that incorporates strength, cardio, and dance into a choreographed, mat-based, and Pilates-inspired workout!

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  • UCF Trumpet Day

    Rehearsal Hall: Auditorium

    The University of Central Florida’s Trumpet Day features activities designed for high school, college, and community trumpet players, including performances and masterclasses. It will feature guest artist Ansel Norris. Ansel Norris has distinguished himself as a soloist, orchestral and chamber musician of enthusiasm and diverse taste. He currently resides in Naples, Florida, where he enjoys an eclectic musical career with ...

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