Wednesday, October 12, 2022

  • Benefits Open Enrollment

    Virtual

    The state's annual open enrollment period for eligible employees to change insurance benefits options begins on Monday, October 10, 2022 at 8 a.m. and ends Friday, October 28, 2022 at 6 p.m. EST.UCF Human Resources is excited to announce the return of the in-person Benefits Fair this year during the open enrollment period. The annual Benefits Fair will be held …

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  • Drop-In Drafting Lab (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall 109: Trevor Colbourn Hall 109

    Starting a writing assignment, and don’t know where to begin? The University Writing Center’s Drop-In Drafting Lab can help! No appointments required — you can drop in during our open hours and: clarify assignment expectations develop a plan brainstorm ideas or just spend time writing!  Any and all writers are welcome! The Drafting Lab will be unavailable on the following …

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  • Grow with Google: Drop-ins

    Virtual

    Drop-in to our Zoom to ask your questions about the Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program. Our team is here to help with anything from account setup to what comes after you finish the program. This workshop is part of UCF’s Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program.

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

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    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 under the WHPS office awning. This class is open to …

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  • Amazon Comprehend for Natural Language Processing

    Research 1: 101-A and Virtual

    Learn how to use Amazon Comprehend to derive and understand valuable insights from text within documents. Amazon Comprehend is a natural-language processing (NLP) service that uses machine learning to uncover information in unstructured data and text. In this workshop, you will learn how to use Amazon Comprehend to perform sentiment analysis, syntax analysis, detect entities, extract key phrases, detect personal …

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  • Academic Success Workshop: Mind Meld: Study Habits & Metacognition

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224) and Virtual

    In this workshop, learn from our experts the tricks of the trade on metacognition and how to best preapre for your exams. This workshop will be facilitated in-person at Egmont Key (SU 224) and via Zoom through the registration link.

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  • Getting Great Letters of Recommendation

    Virtual

    The program to which you’re applying requires you to submit letters of recommendation as part of your application. Panic sets in as questions flood your mind: who should I ask? how do I ask? when do I ask? do they even remember me? Most applicants don’t appreciate how much weight their letters of recommendation carry when it comes to an …

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  • Immigration 101

    Virtual

    Description: 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. Registration Information:Employees register via Workday. (Home page > Global Navigation > Learning …

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  • Substance Use and Harm Reduction

    Virtual

    Substance use related impairment is one of the most prevalent issues facing college students today. Come learn how to protect your body, relationships, academic performance, and future. This workshop is part of the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Well-Being Online Workshop (WOW) series.  To learn more about CAPS and other workshops please visit caps.sdes.ucf.edu.

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  • Zotero Citation Management

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    Zotero is a free citation tool. Features allow you to organize sources for projects, import citations from databases, save PDFs, select citation formatting styles, add in-text citations and bibliographies in Word, and create groups for resource sharing.

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  • Mighty Knights self-defense (Recurring Event)

    UCF Police Department Community Relations Office: Student Union 153

    Our instructors are UCF police officers who are experienced and knowledgeable on topics of personal safety and threat awareness. This course primarily focuses on topics of mindset, preparation and safety awareness, but also utilizes defensive tactics instructors, certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to demonstrate basic physical defense techniques. Our courses are designed to provide attendees with information, …

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  • UCF Job Shadow Program Information Session

    Virtual

    Ever wondered what a “day in the life” of a particular job or career looks like? During spring break, students will have the chance to apply to shadow employers and industry professionals, throughout the state of Florida, to gain insight into career options. Attend an information session to learn more about the program. Information on applications, host locations, the matching …

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  • Understanding Student Loan Repayment

    Virtual

    This session provides student loan borrowers with information on the various repayment options and benefits available. 

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  • Student Researcher Panel (Recurring Event)

    TCH: 103: TCH 103

    Join us to hear directly from undergraduate researchers about their research paths and experiences on campus! Learn more about the realities of conducting research, the different paths a person can take, and advice from students for your own research opportunities. 

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  • Recharge to Charge On - Yoga for Faculty and Staff (Recurring Event)

    Education Complex and Gymnasium: ED176

    Relax and unwind with UCF faculty and staff during a free midweek afternoon yoga session, hosted by the Wellness Research Center from 4:30 to 5:15pm in the Education Complex and Gym, ED176. The session will be led by Violette Gibbs, a Yoga Alliance certified instructor. Participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or beach towel. 

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  • Pride & Poses: LGBTQ+ Yoga Class

    Recreation and Wellness Center at Knight's Plaza: Mind & Body Studio

    In celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month, this yoga class provides a safe space for LGBTQ+ students to practice with their peers. 

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  • Narcotics Anonymous (Recurring Event)

    ENG I: 435

    NA is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem. We meet regularly to help each other live drug-free. There are no dues or fees, the only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using. Our fellowship focuses primarily on recovery from the disease of addiction. Anyone may join us regardless of …

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