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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 students new to UCF 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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Thursday, August 25, 2016 5:00 PM–8:00 PM

The UCF community is invited to the Arboretum to learn more about this campus resource, the services it provides, and how each of us can be a hero in our community. The UCF Arboretum will lead an interactive tour of the Arboretum during the event where students will learn ways they can increase their botany & environmental powers. After the tour, guests can join them for food and socializing at the Nature Pavilion (UCF Arboretum headquarters).


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Thursday, August 25, 2016 7:00 PM–11:00 PM

Come rock with New Politics featuring MAX as we welcome the fall semester. With songs like Harlem and West End Kids, you're sure to have an awesome time partying with your friends. This concert is free to students with a valid UCF Student ID. Doors open at 7:00 pm and the show begins at 8:00 pm. Please no backpacks or skateboards.


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Friday, August 26, 2016 9:00 AM–4:00 PM

LEAD Scholars Academy is hosting a scavenger hunt across campus that will allow students to visit various offices across campus and become familiar with and be able to identify on-campus resources. This event will also expose students to upcoming events within their office as well as opportunities across campus. There will be a sign-up sheet, and prizes for the winners.


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Friday, August 26, 2016 11:00 AM–2:00 PM

Visit the WHPS office and chat with the staff between 11am-2pm to learn about the services they have to offer. There is something for everyone from cooking classes, interactive workshops, mediation classes, to wellness coaching and more.


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Friday, August 26, 2016 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Attention Transfer Students! Do you have a plan to protect your personal credit? The future will bring you many credit challenges and so this is your opportunity to get prepared. Come check out "Credit Battle Plan for Transfer Students", hosted by FAIRWINDS Credit Union and Transfer & Transition Services. FREE FOOD & Prizes will be avaialble to attendees. Check out our social media for more info @ ucftts


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Friday, August 26, 2016 9:00 PM–11:00 PM

As Palooza's official dance party, Knight Rave is the ultimate opportunity to have fun during the first week of school. Held in the CFE Arena, live DJs spin a variety of sick beats featuring EDM, Dubstep, and House music, and glow-sticks and black lights abound. (For UCF students only- must have valid UCF ID to attend! Personal items are prohibited at this event. Prohibited items are any item larger than 4.5" x 6.5" including, but not limited to: large purses, coolers, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, computer bags and camera bags, and/or any bag larger than the permissible size stated.)


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Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:30 AM–1:00 PM

Start your semester as a superhero! Join Volunteer UCF for their annual Pegasus Palooza: Superheroes Day of Service! This year they will have two sites for our Day of Service - Clean the World and Seminole Education, Restoration and Volunteer (SERV) program. If you will be going to SERV, please meet at 7:45am. If you will be going to Clean the World, please meet at 7:30am. Please be sure to arrive early or on time as the bus will be leaving Transportation will be provided; participants will meet outside the CFE Arena for both sites. All students will return to UCF by 12:00PM. For any questions, please contact the Volunteer UCF Student Director, Annabelle, at vucf_director@ucf.edu.


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Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:00 PM–5:30 PM

UCF's Greek Community wants to welcome all incoming knights to the best four years of their lives! This event will have live music, free food catered by Burger U, and fun games and activities for everyone to enjoy. The Greek Community looks forward to hosting this UCF welcome event for all knights!


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Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:00 PM–1:00 AM

End the week of Pegasus Palooza 2016 by coming out to Memory Mall from 10pm to 1am for some Live Music, games, surprises, and more!


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Monday, August 29, 2016 2:00 PM–3:30 PM

This How-To workshop will guide students through the process getting started in Undergraduate Research. The workshop will cover how to find a faculty member to work with (and how to contact them) and an overview of opportunities available on campus - including funding opportunities, presentation opportunities, and publication opportunities.



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