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.

Tuesday, February 18, 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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  • Join the Fun: Engineers Week 2020

    Harris Corporation Engineering Center

    Love your smart phone, driving a car, watching TV, online shopping, electricity, clean water, to name a few? If so, thank an engineer! Join the UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science as we celebrate Engineers Week – Monday, Feb. 17 to Friday Feb. 21 – with a variety of free events on UCF's main campus to showcase that just ...

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  • Leadership Week 2020

    UCF Student Union

    The LEAD Scholars Academy invites you to a week of empowering events that highlight leadership, service and social change. Leadership Week is coordinated by the LEAD Scholars Academy and supported by the UCF Student Government Association and numerous offices and departments throughout the university. It is a week of lectures, programs, events and workshops intended to educate the campus community. ...

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  • CFO's - Controllers Panel

    Rosen College of Hospitality Management: Darden Auditorium

    This event is part of the Rosen College Professional Internship Leadership Workshop Series. Professional attire is required. The workshop starts promptly at 8:00 AM. No late arrivals are allowed in the auditorium. All students, Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend, walk in!

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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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  • 2020 UCF Nursing Career Fair

    DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando East- UCF Area

    EVERY PATIENT DESERVES A KNIGHT NURSE! UCF Knight Nurses are in high demand as our BSN graduates consistently score among the highest NCLEX-RN pass rates in Florida, exceeding national averages. Come and meet our 2020 BSN graduation candidates and discover potential Knight Nurses to enhance your organization's patient care. Students invited include three cohorts graduating in May 2020 from Orlando, ...

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  • CANCELED: How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Chuck Wheeler, FSBDC at UCF Consultant A three-hour seminar designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics included business plans, legal forms of business, and licensing requirements. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at ...

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  • Social Justice 101

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Recognizing social justice is a goal and a process, this session will provide attendees with a basic understanding of the topic. This workshop seeks to equip and engage the audience in consciously considering and critically thinking about the role and impact social justice (access) has on the UCF campus community.

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  • Social Justice 101 -- DIV433

    Barbara Ying Ctr. Room 140--CMMS 81

    Recognizing social justice is a goal and a process, this session will provide attendees with a basic understanding of the topic. This workshop seeks to equip and engage the audience with consciously considering and critically thinking about the role and impact social justice (access) has on the UCF campus community.

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  • Jumping the Broom

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    Historically the term: "Jumping the Broom" has various meanings depending on an individual's culture, ethnicity, birth country, and etc. In the context of organization and institution leadership, "Jumping the Broom" depicts an individual, department, division, or organization/institution taking necessary steps to enhance leadership quality that fosters, empower employee performance. This presentation will examine and explore various leadership styles, how these ...

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  • Networking Your Way to Success

    Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218)

    This presentation is based on the author's book "Networking Your Way to Success: Tips Pre During and Post Event." Presenter will cover tips of what to do before you attend an event and how to effectively follow up. Other points covered include research on attendees, 30-second elevator speech and techniques on working a networking event.

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  • Understanding a Research Literature Review (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 201

    Need to write a literature review as an undergraduate? Learn about the purpose and structure of a literature review in academic research. At this workshop. you will also learn how to get started writing your own literature review.

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  • NF Series: Overview of Department of Defense

    Student Union: 224

    Overview of the Department of Defense Led by: Michael Macedonia, Office of Research RSVP by 2/17/2020

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  • CANCELED: Navigating Difficult Relationships: Violence Prevention Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    RWC: 249

    Learn how to identify and recognize red flags of unhealthy behaviors in relationships. Participants will watch a short video and discuss the cycle of abuse.

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  • Economic Growth and Immigration with Laura Collins

    Global UCF: Room 101

    Presented by the UCF Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives. Speaker: Laura Collins Director, Bush Institute- SMU Economic Growth Initiative 12-1:30pm Lunch will be provided. Join us for this luncheon discussion as Laura Collins of the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University discusses her institution’s work, particularly on the hotly debated issue of immigration. Is immigration ...

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  • FreshU Kitchen Cooking Class - by RSVP only (Recurring Event)

    Neptune 158: Multipurpose Room

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services (WHPS) is proud to offer:FreshU Kitchen Cooking Class Get hands on experience in the kitchen and learn how to make delicious, healthy food! You get to eat what you make and take home the leftovers too. Check out our schedule below. All classes take place in the Multipurpose Room of the Neptune Housing Community (behind ...

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  • Therapeutic Art

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    This experiential workshop will explore the creative and therapeutic aspects of making art as a means to improve mental health and overall wellness. 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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  • Joust New Venture Competition Application Workshop 2

    Student Union: The Blackstone LaunchPad

    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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  • Should We Continue to Celebrate Black History Month?

    SJA Lounge SU 207: SU 207

    Is celebrating black history still relevant today? Why does Black History Month matter? Join this lively dialogue as we discuss the meaning of this month being devoted to remembering and celebrating the colorful history of Afro Americans. Free lunch will be provided.

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  • CANCELED: Drum Your Stress Away! (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    Experience the power of music to help you lower stress, increase relaxation skills, build intrapersonal support and discover your personal rhythm. In this workshop, you will use drums to express yourself by engaging in an evidence-based program to increase overall wellness. Come to one, two, or all three workshops. No musical experience necessary and drums will be provided. CAPS workshops ...

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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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  • MSN: Healthcare Simulation Information Session

    Zoom Call: Meeting ID: 502 245 646

    DISCOVER…Graduate Nursing Education at UCF. Is Professional Development One of Your Resolutions? Attend this information session to learn more about the application process and how to improve your chances for admission. You will also have the opportunity to meet with graduate advisors, nursing faculty and current graduate students. Recently ranked among the nation's 25 best online graduate nursing programs by ...

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  • Major in Happiness (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Not sure what to major in? Thinking about changing your major? Learn how your values, interests, personality, and skills intersect for a career that works for you.

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  • Listen Up! Active Listening - PER109 (Faculty & Staff Only)

    University Tower: 211

    Active listening is a critical skill for effective communication, yet much of what we hear is either misunderstood or missed altogether. In this interactive workshop, you will learn what "active listening" means and techniques for doing it well. Topics include: Benefits of active listening Listening skills self-assessment The importance of tone and non-verbals Barriers to effective listening Note that this ...

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