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Family Weekend

Pegasus Parent Programs is looking forward to bringing you an exciting weekend! A tentative schedule of events will be available in June. Be sure to check back often as events will be added weekly.

Healthy Knights Tour

Come see all the areas on campus that are committed to Healthy Knights! Visit one, or all of the offices listed below, to learn more about the services they offer to keep students healthy, and performing their best academically, mentally, and physically!


Recreation and Wellness Center (RWC)
Tour starts at the Member Services Desk
1-2 PM
Come visit your student's favorite place to play, workout and reach for their healthy lifestyle goals! The RWC is more than just a "gym!" Find out all we have to offer your student's during this short, but comprehensive interactive tour. Learn more about our six program areas sure to fit into any student's daily and weekly routine.


Wellness and Health Promotion Services (WHPS) Open House
Recreation and Wellness Center, Room 111
1:30-3 PM
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 time frame to learn more about how we help students de-stress, and live healthier lifestyles.


Health Services
Meet at the first floor Appointments Counter, Health Services
3-4 PM (Tours start at 3 and 3:30 PM)
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 (CAPS)
Counseling Center
4-5 PM (Tours start at 4, 4:15, 4:30 and 4:45 PM)
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!


Your Future is Our Mission

Is your student career ready? UCF Career Services is here to help ensure your student is successful in their career path. Our services assist in your student’s career development, starting with picking a major to finding employment. We will give you an overview of all the services our office has to offer, as well as information from our First Destination Data survey. At the end, we will give you a tour of our state of the art facilities.


Family Weekend Check-In

Check-in to receive your official Family Weekend 2016 schedule and giveaways as a part of your registration!


Friday Knight Welcome

The official welcome event for Family Weekend 2016. Located in the Student Union, registration and check-in will take place here. Come enjoy food, fun, and a showcase of UCF!  (Events and times are tentative at this time)
5:00-9:00 p.m., Check-in, outside Pegasus Ballroom
5:30, 6:30, 7:30 p.m., Campus Tours, depart from Student Union Atrium
5:30-7:30 p.m., BBQ Dinner, Pegasus Ballroom
7:30 p.m., Outdoor Movie, Memory Mall
8:15 p.m., SAK Comedy Show, Key West Ballroom, 218
9:00 p.m. (tentative), Lighting of the Spires!


Inaugural Lighting of the Spires on Knights Plaza

Students and parents are invited to gather on Memory Mall for a ceremony to celebrate the inaugural lighting of the new spires in front of CFE Arena and the public launch of the IGNITE campaign.


Late Knights (Tentative)

Grab your family and come to Late Knights! This event will feature games, entertainment, and prizes for people of all ages. This is one of the many UCF traditions that you do not want to miss. Show your family what it means to charge on! You bring a friend, we will bring the fun.


Come Grow in Service With Us!

Join Volunteer UCF on the Saturday of Family Weekend for an awesome volunteer opportunity! "Come Grow in Service with us" and help maintain the UCF Arboretum. The Arboretum grows plants and foods that are donated to the Knights Food Pantry for students in need. We will be helping to harvest and plant, rid of weeds, and we'll even get informative session about the different things found in the Arboretum. A tour, and maybe even some gifts, will be included in the morning's events.


Family Weekend Check-In

Check-in to receive your official Family Weekend 2016 schedule and giveaways as part of your registration!


Office of Student Involvement Jazz Breakfast

Additional cost of $20 per person (paid at time of Family Weekend registration)
Join the Office of Student Involvement for an enjoyable and relaxing Jazz Breakfast. What a great way to kick start your Family Weekend Saturday morning than with a cool Jazz Breakfast experience!


Menu: Croissants served with honey butter, fruit salad, yogurts with berries and granola, scrambled eggs, skillet hashbrowns, crispy bacon, breakfast sausage turkey links, coffee, hot tea, orange juice, and water.


LEAD Family Weekend Brunch

LEAD Scholars Academy presents a Family Weekend Brunch to give the families of LEAD Scholars the opportunity to interact with the staff and learn more about what the program has to offer. It will be a fun-filled time to eat and mingle before the football game.


MASS Open House

Come visit the MASS office and talk to representatives about what the office can do to help students be successful at UCF. MASS staff will be available to answer questions and talk to you about its resources and scholarships available to multicultural and/or first generation students.


Light hors D' Oeuvres will be served.


College Showcase

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


UCF Football Game - Maryland vs. UCF

Kick-off Time: 7:00pm
Let’s cheer on our Knights as they face the Maryland Terrapins. Go Knights and Charge On! Once registered for Family Weekend a 20% off discount code will appear in your confirmation to be used to purchase football game tickets through UCF Athletics.


Faculty Recital: George Weremchuk, saxophone


Free, no ticket required.  Performance to occur in the UCF Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium (116). www.music.ucf.edu.


Meghan Trainor: The Untouchable Tour

GRAMMY® award winning Best New Artist Meghan Trainor announces her summer headline tour: The Untouchable Tour coming to the CFE Arena on September 18 with special guest Hailee Steinfeld.


Tickets are available through www.ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, by calling 800-745-3000, or at the CFE Arena Box Office.


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