Weeks of Welcome


Weeks of Welcome is the bi-annual UCF Downtown and Valencia College Downtown Campus’s official welcome back to campus celebration. Throughout the first two week of the Fall and Spring semester, Valencia College and UCF students are welcome to attend a variety of events that are geared toward helping them acclimate to campus and get connected to the downtown community.

This page contains information about the events that will be occurring throughout. If you have any questions regarding a specific event, please reach out to the indicated contact located in the description of the event.

 

Monday, January 9, 2023

Coming to the downtown campus for the first time? Not sure where to go? Wondering what services campus has to offer? Look for the Downtown Campus Locator tents located in the DPAC Seneff Plaza and near the Parramore parking garage! There will be staff waiting to help you find what you are looking for and answer questions you may have.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Coming to the downtown campus for the first time? Not sure where to go? Wondering what services campus has to offer? Look for the Downtown Campus Locator tents located in the DPAC Seneff Plaza and near the Parramore parking garage! There will be staff waiting to help you find what you are looking for and answer questions you may have.

Join the RWC@Downtown for a fun-filled hour of group fitness demonstrations. Enjoy 20-minute sample classes showcasing Zumba, Yoga, and Total Body Strength!

College is all about meeting new people. Come meet new friends in a fun and relaxing environment. There will be food, a DJ, giveaways and more!

Hosted by Student Engagement and UnionWest Student Living

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Meet your UCFPD officers for conversation and coffee!

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Join us for Downtown Student Life's annual Glow Jam. Glow in the dark fun, activities, pizza and the opportunity to meet other downtown students await!

Friday, January 13, 2023

This event has been postponed. Follow ithappensdt and dwntwnstudentlife for updates on new event date!

Monday, January 16, 2023

Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No Classes

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Bring your lunch and learn more about UCF PD, Victim Services, the campus safety network at the downtown campus, and participate in a Q&A session with members of the campus police department.

Stop by the DTC Library during the first two weeks of the spring semester to make your own vision board. While there, meet and greet the DTC Library staff; they’re here to support you in your research and learning efforts. On January 17th, attend a hands-on workshop about vision boards and library resources.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Meet with and explore numerous support services, programs, and registered student organizations available at the UCF Downtown and Valencia College Downtown Campus. Outdoor activities and food trucks will be available to attendees!

Presented by First Year Programs and Downtown Student Engagement

For logistical information or accommodations, please contact sse@ucf.edu.

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Thursday, January 19, 2023

Join Downtown Student Life at an Orlando Solar Bears Hockey Game!

Tickets will be STANDBY ONLY and distributed on a first come, first served basis.

Check-in begins at 5:30 pm on the 2nd floor of UnionWest.