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 20, 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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  • 2020 FIRE (Focused Inquiry and Research Experience) Conference

    UCF College of Medicine

    UCF College of Medicine first- and second-year students will present their FIRE (Focused Inquiry and Research Experience) projects on Feb. 20-21. Designed to showcase medical student research, the FIRE conference will include poster and oral presentations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 20, followed, from 4 to 5 p.m., by Plenary Speaker Annette Khaled, Ph.D., who leads the …

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  • UCF Board of Trustees meeting - February 20, 2020

    FAIRWINDS Alumni Center

    Meeting of the Board of Trustees at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center.

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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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  • Nina Yon - Growing with your Jobs

    Rosen College of Hospitality Management: Darden Auditorium

    This event is part of the Rosen College Professional Internship Leadership Workshop Series, and it counts towards Internship III requirements. 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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  • 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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  • 20th Annual Colloquium of Spanish and Hispanic Literatures, Linguistics, and Cultures

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    UCF's Spanish Graduate Association, SaGA, will host its 20th Annual Colloquium on the Literature, Linguistics and Culture of Spain and Spanish America. This important event brings together professors and students to celebrate the Spanish language with different roundtables and presentations related to the literatures, linguistics and cultures of the Spanish language. Keynote speaker Dr. Grant Armstrong, University of Wisconsin - …

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  • The Lessons of Misrule: Failed Leaders in History

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    While it is easy to judge historical figures by our own standards and values, the most useful measures to evaluate leaders are their own goals and objectives. Did they succeed or fail on their own terms? How would victory look to them? This presentation will look at three leaders who failed to achieve their dreams, in the process gaining notoriety …

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  • AAC Meeting (Recurring Event)

    CSB: Room 221

    Join us for the monthly Academic Advising Council meeting. The AAC at UCF provides leadership and direction for the UCF professional advising community. Membership is comprised of the leadership (director or designee) from the academic advising units across campus and directors or coordinators of specialized advising programs. The AAC serves as an advisory role to the university administration concerning policies …

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  • CANCELED: Let's Be Clear Tabling (Recurring Event)

    Ferrell Commons

    Come stop by the Let's Be Clear table to learn more about campus rescources relating to Title IX and interpersonal violence. Also possibly get some free Let's Be Clear giveaways!

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  • Pathways to Achieving Your Goals

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)

    Leaders often have to set and find ways of achieving goals for themselves and their teams to be successful. A variety of challenges can arise in the process of working toward goals. Drawing on theories from goal achievement and positive psychology, this session will address key aspects about the purpose and benefits of goals, process of developing and working toward …

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  • LGBT Activism in Schools and Beyond

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    This workshop is about activism. The presenter will share details of their journey to become an activist, and how anyone can be an activist. The author will discuss the components of activism and invite atttendes to outline their strategies to defend causes that they are passionate about. Presenter: Andrew Adams

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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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  • Gen Z: More Than Just a Meme

    Student Union: 224: Egmont Key Meeting Room

    This presentation will focus on students working with those outside of their generation. We will focus on the current generation, Generation Z, as they navigate the workplace with those in older generations: Millennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers. The presentation will cover conflict management, professionalism, differing ideas and work ethic. Presenters: Hannah Ward & Travis Parrish

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  • Interfaith Dialogue

    '63 South Dining Hall

    As a community of more than 68,000+ students, we are a campus of diverse thoughts, knowledge, and beliefs. Join Social Justice and Advocacy for an Interfaith Dialogue where students, faculty, and staff will gather over a meal to share knowledge, experience, and learn from one another. It is our hope by providing space and place for interfaith dialogue it will …

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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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  • MSN: Leadership & Management

    Zoom Call: Meeting ID: 120 242 512

    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 U.S. News & World Report, we make …

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  • Starter Connections: A Purpose Driven Life with Scotty Moore

    The Center of Entrepreneurial Leadership): BA 1-135

    Scotty Moore is like a corporate eye doctor - he helps corporations and executives find their vision and focus on what is important. Scotty has spent the past 20 years helping people thrive. He holds a BA in communication and his international career has focused on helping build better people, teams and cultures with a focus on the U.S. and …

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  • It's not me, it's you.

    DPAC: 278

    Please join UCF Victim Services Advocates to meet and discuss healthy relationships.

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  • Communication is Key! A Team Building and Public Speaking Workshop

    UCF Downtown: DPAC: 152

    Did you know that working on a team is one of the most sought-after skills employers look for in hiring and promotions? Communication is also one of those valued skills. The workshop, hosted by Dr. Buckingham, a faculty with thirty years as a practitioner in public administration, will explain why it is important to develop yourself as a team member …

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  • Self-Care: The Anatomy of Trust

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    The practice of self-care and the ability to trust oneself through difficult times is one of the greatest abilities we can acquire in our life. Battling back shame and embarrassment is how me move forward from difficult experiences. Additionally, knowing the physiological and emotional reactions we have to those experiences plays a key role in how we succeed as professionals …

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  • Networking Strategies

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    What is networking and do you do it? Learn how to network successfully in a highly competitive job market. 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. RSVP at https://ucf.joinhandshake.com/events/414965/share_preview This workshop is presented by Aflac.

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