Week of Welcome


Week of Welcome is the bi-annual UCF Downtown and Valencia College Downtown Campus’s official welcome back to campus celebration. Throughout the first 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 the week. 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 10, 2022

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 11, 2022

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.

Try different formats of Group Exercise including Bootcamp and Yoga!

Email mari.milenkovic@ucf.edu for more information.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

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! There will be staff waiting to help you find what you are looking for and answer questions you may have.

College is all about meeting new people! Come meet new friends in this fun and relaxing environment.

Register here!

Presented by Downtown Student Engagement.

For logistical information or accommodations, please contact dsldirector@ucf.edu or call (407)235-3906.

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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Join us for an outdoor movie night! Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Please bring your own chair, blanket, towel, yoga mat, etc.

Presented by First Year Programs.

For logistical information or accommodations, please contact heather.cohen-stanley@ucf.edu.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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 heather.cohen-stanley@ucf.edu.

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Think you have what it takes? Join RWC @ Downtown for a Mario Kart Esports Tournament.

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

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Engage with student organizations on campus and learn about fun opportunities and events in downtown Orlando!

During the Spring 2022 semester, Downtown Market Days will take place:

  • January 20, 2022
  • February 17, 2022
  • March 17, 2022
  • April 21, 2022

Friday, January 21, 2022

Experience one of Downtown Orlando’s staple adventures, swan boat riding on Lake Eola. Lunch provided. Powered by Student Engagement.

Registration Required!

Register HERE