Friday, Aug. 21

UCF FanFest

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Bright House Networks Stadium

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Meet this season’s football team and staff and take advantage of an opportunity to receive personalized autographs and giveaways.

Saturday, Aug. 22

LINK Launch

When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free

The Buzz: As Pegasus Palooza prepares to kick off, students will get the opportunity to meet other students, listen to music and enjoy live performances. The event will include games, temporary tattoos and prizes.

Target Back-to-College Shopping Event

When: 10:30 p.m.

Where: Target at Waterford Lakes; 325 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Take advantage of this after-hours shopping event that is exclusive to UCF students and families. The event will include special deals, prizes, games and more. Bus transportation to and from campus will be provided.

Sunday, Aug. 23

The Knighting

When: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Kick off your journey at UCF at the convocation, where freshmen and transfer students will be knighted and receive a graduation tassel. Freshmen are required to attend and encouraged to wear black and gold.

UCF Welcome Photo

When: 4:45 p.m.

Where: Memory Mall

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Wear black and gold and be a part of the class of 2019 Welcome Week Photo. You'll have to show up to find out what the university is spelling out this year.

Opening Knight 2015

When: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: UCF Student Union

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Learn about 130 out of 624 involvement organizations at UCF, including sports clubs and Greek life. There will be Dominos pizza and Smoothie King provided.

Monday, Aug. 24

LINK Amazing Race

When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Reflecting Pond

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Band together in teams of four to five to race around UCF on a campus-wide scavenger hunt for a chance to win exclusive prizes.

Tuesday, Aug. 25

“Avengers: Age of Ultron”

When: 7 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free

The Buzz: UCF’s Campus Activities Board presents Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Knight vs. Food

When: 2 p.m. tp 4 p.m.

Where: Wackadoo’s

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Put your stomach to the test as you take on Wackadoo’s Ultimate Fat*** Burger Challenge by eating 2 pounds of burger, 1 pound of pulled pork and more.

Wednesday, Aug. 26

Comedy Knight

When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free

The Buzz: UCF’s Campus Activities Board presents Saturday Night Live cast member Sasheer Zamata.

Thursday, Aug. 27

Taste of UCF

When: Noon to 2 p.m.

Where: Student Union Pegasus Ballroom

Cost: Free

The Buzz: The Multicultural Student Center will present food from more than 40 countries in order to represent the diversity at UCF.

An Evening with T-Pain

When: 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Watch two-time Grammy award-winning artist T-Pain blaze the stage for the first concert of the school year.

Friday, Aug. 28

Knight Rave

When: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

The Buzz: Palooza's official dance party will feature DJs, house music, glow sticks and black lights. This event is for UCF students only and no backpacks or other items are allowed in.

Saturday, Aug. 29

Volunteer UCF Day of Service

When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This year, Volunteer UCF will end the welcome week with a volunteer event to kick off a year of service, education, and civic engagement. The two organizations VUCF will be volunteering with are Clean the World and the Seminole Education, Restoration & Volunteer Program.

Late Knights

When: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Student Union

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Late Knights' first event of the fall will be an '80s-themed night, with teased hair, glam pop, leg warmers and more.

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