Schedule of Events

First Year Experience (FYE), in conjunction with the University of Central Florida, is looking forward to bringing you an exciting weekend! Be sure to read the event carefully for information on how to register and any associated costs.

September 19th, 2014

Family Weekend 2014

Time TBD, Howard Phillips Hall (PH)

The Office of First Year Experience welcomes you to Family Weekend 2014! Enjoy a weekend full of events, friends, family and fun. To register for the weekend and enjoy our exclusive events, visit http://fye.sdes.ucf.edu/


Family Weekend 2014 General Check-In

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Student Union (STUN)

Be sure to stop by to receive your official Family Weekend 2014 giveaways as a part of your registration.

Locations:
Student Union: noon-4 p.m.
The Venue: 5-8:30 p.m.


Recreation and Wellness Center Tour

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Recreation & Wellness Center (RWC)

Tour our state-of-the-art fitness facility available to students! Learn about personal training and athletic training services, fitness assessments, group exercise, aquatics and our nationally recognized intramural sports, club sports and outdoor adventure programs!


Wellness and Health Promotion Services Exhibit

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM, Recreation & Wellness Center (RWC)

Visit us to learn about the services we offer to help your student be a Healthy Knight so that they can be their best in classes and in life. Stop by anytime within the timeframe to learn more about how we help students de-stress, and live healthier lifestyles.


Health Services Tour

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Student Health Center (HC)

Tour our facility and learn about all the comprehensive medical services we offer to help students achieve optimum health. We are way more than just doctors!


Counseling and Psychological Services Tour

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Counseling Center (COUN)

Learn about all the great services we offer students so they can live happy, fulfilling lives. Whether it’s through individual counseling, group therapy, workshops or outreach events, our staff is here to help students be their very best!


Family Weekend 2014 General Check-In

5:00 PM – 8:30 PM, The Venue

Be sure to stop by to receive your official Family Weekend 2014 giveaways as a part of your registration.

Locations:
Student Union: noon-4 p.m.
The Venue: 5-8:30 p.m.


Grow Together

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, UCF Arboretum

Join Volunteer UCF for a community service project hosted at the UCF Arboretum! There is a multitude of projects from path creations to garden maintenance and creating garden beds. Spend time with friends and family while engaging in community outreach and learning more about the University of Central Florida’s campus. Students can register themselves and their family members through Knight Connect. Please indicate the number of family members attending by adding them as guests through the RSVP. Contact Todd Currie at vucf_director@ucf.edu for further information!


Friday Knight Welcome

5:00 PM – 8:30 PM, The Venue

The official welcome event for all Family Weekend 2014. Located in The Venue by the CFE Arena, registration and check-in will take place here. Come enjoy food, fun and a showcase of UCF! 
Cost is $15 per guest, including your student.

Featuring:
- SAK Comedy Lab
- Rukus Ent.
- Knightro
- Family Weekend 2014 Boxed and Canned Food Drive


Late Knights - Knights in Wonderland

10:00 PM – 1:00 AM, Student Union (STUN)

Join Late Knights as we venture down the rabbit hole for a night full fun, games, entertainment, prizes and more! This event is one of the many UCF traditions that you don't want to miss. You bring a friend, we'll bring the fun.


September 20th, 2014

Office of Student Involvement Jazz Breakfast

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM, Student Union (SU) Pegasus Ballroom

Join the Office of Student Involvement and members of the SDES Leadership team for an enjoyable and relaxing Jazz Breakfast. What would be a better way to start your busy Family Weekend Saturday morning than with a cool Jazz Breakfast experience?! Come, relax and get your Knight on!
Cost is $20 per person.


Department of Housing and Residence Life Open House

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM, All Residence Halls

Join us for an open house of our residence communities and meet the staff of Housing and Residence Life for brunch and tours of our facilities.


Then & Now with Career Services

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Career Services Experiential Learning CSEL)

Come and get acquainted with Career Services staff members while having fun learning about our services and resources!


LEAD Scholars Family Weekend Brunch

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Student Union (STUN)

Come and enjoy brunch with the LEAD Scholars program. Learn about all of the fantastic leadership and social change efforts facilitated by current and past LEAD Scholars.


UCF College Showcase

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Student Union (SU) Pegasus Ballroom

Interested in learning more about your college? Join the colleges at UCF as they showcase what they have to offer.


MASS Welcome Reception

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Student Union (STUN)

Come visit and talk with the staff of the Multicultural Academic and Support Services office. They will provide you with insights on what this office does to assist multicultural and first generation students on the University of Central Florida campus. Refreshments will also be served at the event.


MSC Presents: Gospel Saturday

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM, Student Union (STUN)

Join the Multicultural Student Center for a unique celebration featuring gospel singers and choirs in a relaxing family environment.


VARC Tailgate

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Veterans Academic Resource Center (VARC)

The Veterans Academic Resource Center welcomes all veterans and their families to join us in a family friendly tailgating experience before the Family Weekend football game. Activities will be provided that everyone can enjoy. Join us and share your Knights Pride with other student veterans and their families.


First Year Experience Meet and Greet

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Student Union (STUN)

Stop by before the football game to meet our staff and learn more about the Pegasus Parent Program. Special giveaways will be awarded to the first 250 families.


UCF Football - UCF vs. Bethune-Cookman

6:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Bright House Network Stadium (BHNS)

Let’s cheer on our Knights in our first home football game as they face the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats. Go Knights and Charge on!


Family Weekend 2014

Time TBD, Howard Phillips Hall (PH)

The Office of First Year Experience welcomes you to Family Weekend 2014! Enjoy a weekend full of events, friends, family and fun. To register for the weekend and enjoy our exclusive events, visit http://fye.sdes.ucf.edu/


September 21st, 2014

Theatre UCF Presents "Baltimore Waltz"

2:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Theater (TH)

With BALTIMORE WALTZ, playwright Paula Vogel pens a love note to her brother who recently passed away from AIDS-related complications. Anna and her brother embark on a fantastical trip to Europe in order to flee the diagnosis of Acquired Toilet Disease, a fatal disease contracted by the sister from a school bathroom. Will they find an escape before reality sets in?

Website: http://theatre.cah.ucf.edu/events.php?id=2724


UCF Women's Soccer vs. Ole Miss

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Track & Soccer FIeld (TS)

Come watch your UCF Knights take on the Ole Miss Rebels at the UCF Soccer Field!

Season tickets are only $30 and single game tickets are $5. UCF Faculty and staff can purchase a ticket for $3 and UCF students receive free admission. For more information or to purchase tickets please call 407-UCF-1000 or visit www.ucfknights.com.


Family Weekend 2014

Time TBD, Howard Phillips Hall (PH)

The Office of First Year Experience welcomes you to Family Weekend 2014! Enjoy a weekend full of events, friends, family and fun. To register for the weekend and enjoy our exclusive events, visit http://fye.sdes.ucf.edu/


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