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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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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 1:00 PM–2:00 PM

Learn why students procrastinate, how to identify it and how to overcome the procrastination cycle. Learn how to be more effective and successful here at UCF.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Reputation, perception, and image are three key factors college students must consider when engaging in social media outlets. Learn how to establish a character consistent of integrity, civility, and respect when communicating and participating in social media.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016 1:00 PM–2:00 PM

Learn how your values, interests, personality, and skills intersect for a career that works for you.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:00 PM–3:30 PM

Journal to Self-Discovery provides a safe space for UCF students to be present and mindful while channeling their creativity. This is a self-guided workshop, and we encourage students to participate every week to continue adding pages to their journal. During this FREE workshop students will have access to paper, stickers, paints, stamps, fabric and more. Each week has a different theme, with the goal of helping students learn more about themselves.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016 4:00 PM–6:00 PM

Transfer students take a break from school work and come have some fun. Come join us Oct 27th from 4-6pm to relieve stress, engage on campus and learn about study resources. We will have organizations from all across campus come and show all the different resources they have to offer. There will be a ghostly dodgeball game in order to take out all your frustrations from the semester. We also provide helpful study tips that will help you get the grades you want. Lastly we will finish up by having some terrific pizza in order to fuel you up for the rest of the semester. Students are encouraged to come dressed in costume but this is completely optional. Come one over and a have a ghoulish time at the most amazing Halloween event on campus FREE FOOD - PRIZES and MORE!

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Thursday, October 27, 2016 8:00 PM–9:30 PM

All UCF students are all welcome to visit Robinson Observatory for telescopic views of the night sky. At a typical event, we set up a variety of portable telescopes and point them at various interesting objects such as planets, nebulas, and the Moon. Each telescope is staffed by a knowledgeable volunteer who can explain to you what your seeing, and answer any other questions you have. We also give visitors brief tours of our permanently-mounted, research-quality, 20-inch telescope, and show off some of its astrophotos. More info: . Note that weather can force us to cancel an event at the last minute so watch our website for scheduling updates.

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Friday, October 28, 2016 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Stop by UCF Arboretum's Nature Pavilion for a mouth watering cooking demonstration by Chef Jason Fridrich, a hospitality instructor at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. He has been involved or ran restaurants/kitchens in New York City, Atlantic City, Charleston, and in several cities in Florida. With more than 28 years of experience in the industry, Chef Fridrich will be making a delicious meal featuring the seasonal produce grown at the Arboretum's Community Garden.

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Sunday, October 30, 2016 3:30 PM–6:30 PM

Gliding Stars is an adaptive ice skating program for individuals with special needs in Central Florida. Come out and volunteer with VUCF Different Abilities as we assist individuals with special needs as they ice skate. Must be able to have basic ice skating levels. We will be meeting at the Lake Claire Pavilion at 3:30 p.m on Sunday, October 9th, 30th and November 6th to sign in and carpool. We will be back to UCF around 6:30 pm. Drivers will receive an extra service hour. Please comment whether you will need carpooling or if you can be a driver. The event is at the RDV Sportsplex Ice Den-8791 Maitland Summit Blvd, Orlando, 32810. The attire for the event is warm clothing, jacket, pants, socks, and gloves (you don't have to but it will keep your hands warm). Ice skates will be provided but if you have your own you can bring them. Please RSVP on Knight Connect . If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Angie Gonzalez at

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Tuesday, November 01, 2016 10:00 AM–2:30 PM

Come join us in volunteering with the Victim Service Center of Central Florida! This organization provides counseling and resources to victims of crime and their loved ones. Our expected tasks will most likely be administrative, but it will become more clearer closer to the event date. Please RSVP on Knight Connect, since only a limited number of volunteers can come:

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Tuesday, November 01, 2016 2:00 PM–4:30 PM

A Walk for Disabilities' is a scavenger hunt where students will go through the Student Union searching for ways that UCF can become more accessible to students with a disability. This is designed to help students grow in their perspectives of the daily challenges others face. Accessibility Services will provde a presentation on disabilities and ways we can help to improve accessibility to become more inclusive.

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