LINK (Learning and Interacting with New Knights) is an education and involvement-based program to help first-time-in-college students get involved on campus. LINK is designed to get students out of their rooms and into the UCF community. With events from academic and learning programs to interaction and community-building events, there is something to help every student feel right at home.

Upcoming Programs

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UCF Fan Fest

Friday, Aug 15th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Bright House Networks Stadium (BHNS)

Contact: Katelin Greene

The UCF Fan Fest brings together community members on and off the campus for a special opportunity to meet the current and new student athletes. It will include games and prizes, as well as an interactive experience perfect for everyone- from the die-hard to the casual fan along with multiple opportunities to get autographs and take photos. This event is also where first year students learn traditions and embrace the spirit of being a Knight!

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LINK Launch

Saturday, Aug 16th, 7:00pm – 10:00pm

CFE Arena (ARNA)

Contact: Andrea Sarto

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 800 students get a FREE smoothie from Smoothie King!

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Simulated Impaired Driving Experience

Saturday, Aug 16th, 7:00pm – 10:00pm

CFE Arena (ARNA)

Contact: Stephanie Spies

This program helps students identify first-hand the potentially deadly consequences of distraction, alcohol and other drugs can have on their driving ability. Influencing students to consider alternative choices to impaired driving begins with engaging the audience in a meaningful experience and disucssion about personal responsibility and the consequences of choice.

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Convocation

Sunday, Aug 17th, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

CFE Arena (ARNA)

Contact: Katelin Greene

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, including the author of our Common Reading selection for the year. This is the only place where first year students can receive their 2018 Graduation tassels.

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Opening Knight

Sunday, Aug 17th, 5:00pm – 7:30pm

Student Union (STUN)

Contact: Katelin Greene

KoRT serves as a resource to over 550 student organizations. We put on several events throughout the year to help students like you find the right organization to join. There will be over 200 organizations set up in the Student Union, along with prizes and free refreshments. It’s an easy and fun way to get involved on campus! For more information, please visit our website at osi.ucf.edu/kort and check us out on KnightConnect!

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Technology Commons Open House

Monday, Aug 18th, 11:00am – 3:00pm

Technology Commons I (TC1)

Contact: Katelin Greene

Join the Tech Commons for our first open house! This tech-filled event will show you the latest and greatest in student gear. Learn about the new and unique services we offer, and pick up some free swag along the way.