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LINK (Learning and Interacting with New Knights) is designed to get you out of your room and into the UCF community!

LINK is an education and involvement-based program to help first-time-in-college students get involved on campus. With events from academic and learning programs to interaction and community-building events, there is something to help every student feel right at home.

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Tuesday, August 04, 2015 6:00 PM–7:00 PM

Come out to the Pegasus Ballroom on August 4th to play bingo with LINK! Check in starts at 6:00 PM. Use your summer Loot to get "LINKO" cards and play for a chance to win some of our great prizes! Please bring your UCF ID. Loot cannot be combined or shared with other students. There will be a disputes table where you can go if you are missing Loot from events prior to August 4th. If you have any questions email

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Friday, August 21, 2015 6:00 PM–9:00 PM

The UCF Fan Fest is an event that introduces the current year Football team and Staff to the student body and general fan base. Personalize autographs opportunities and giveaways!

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Saturday, August 22, 2015 7:00 PM–10:00 PM

As the kickoff event to Pegasus Palooza, LINK Launch offers students the opportunity to meet fellow students, enjoy great music and live performances, a chance to win awesome prizes, and enjoy epic entertainment. Incoming freshman students also have the opportunity to reunite with their O-Teamer from their orientation experience. As an extra bonus, the first 600 students get a FREE smoothie from Smoothie King!

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Sunday, August 23, 2015 3:00 PM–5:00 PM

Convocation is a celebration of the beginning of students' academic journey at UCF. First year students and transfer students alike will assemble to be welcomed by the university President and other distinguished speakers. All new students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend; freshmen students are required to attend.

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Sunday, August 23, 2015 5:00 PM–7:00 PM

Opening Knight is your one stop shop for all things pertaining to involvement. Discover 170 of our registered organizations, departments, and agencies. Pizza will be provided.

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Monday, August 24, 2015 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Stop by the UCF Art Gallery for an inside look at the sideshow banners, the large, brightly painted signs that advertise the extraordinary acts of the carnival sideshow. Today, the sideshow is largely a thing of the past, but examples of its banners as well as photographs of them still exist. This exhibition tells the story of American leisure and entertainment from the 1930s-1960s through sideshow banners, photgraphs, paintings and sculptures by original artists. For more information, visit

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Monday, August 24, 2015 12:00 PM–3:00 PM

Stop by Wellness and Health Promotion Services (1st Floor of the RWC) between 12-3 pm to learn about all the services we have to offer and walk away with a cool prize!

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Monday, August 24, 2015 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Join the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life for the opportunity to learn about the Greek Community and how to get involved. There will be free swag and a chance to meet some our fraternity and sorority student leaders.

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Monday, August 24, 2015 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

The LINK Amazing Race provides students the chance to band together in teams of 4-5 and race around UCF on a campus wide scavenger hunt. To complete the Race, students will solve riddles, find hidden wonders around campus, and discover beneficial campus resources. Winners in previous years have won exclusive prizes such as Knight Rave VIP passes and UCF gear!

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015 8:00 AM–5:00 PM

The Relaxation Station is a great stress reduction tool that you can try anytime at Wellness and Health Promotion Services. Its an iPad relaxation app that uses a sensor on your ear lobe to detect your heart rate and guides you though self-directed biofeedback breathing exercises that help you feel more calm and centered.

Looking for more programs? Check out the Programs page!