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Saturday, march 2, 2024 | 9am-3pm

Scholars Day is an invitation-only program designed for UCF’s highest-achieving admitted students. And as a National Merit Finalist, that includes you! This special day brings together UCF administration, faculty, staff and students for a glimpse of what it’s like to be a freshman at one of the most innovative universities in the nation.

Even if you’ve visited our campus before, this in-depth program provides information that will assist you and your family during your transition from high school to college.

Yes, we offer campus tours. But this event is about more than finding your way around campus.

It’s about connecting with faculty and hearing from experts on student success.

It’s about engaging with campus leaders.

And it’s about finding answers — from determining which major to choose, to understanding your National Merit Finalist award package. We’re here to help you figure things out.

So, join us for a day that’s filled with fun and engagement on Saturday, March 2! As a National Merit Finalist, we’re hosting a special Networking Luncheon in your honor. (Details about that will be shared with you after registration.)

Check-in begins at 8 a.m. in the Student Union.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Register for Scholars Day

Reasons to Attend Scholars Day

  1. Meet the experts. We’ve assembled advisors and faculty from across disciplines to facilitate information sessions and share the unique aspects of academic life at UCF; you’ll get a sneak-peek into what lies ahead in your major of choice.
  2. Make new friends. New Knights just like you are looking for friends. Strike up a conversation or bond over common interests. Did you know that UCF is one of the top 15 public universities in the United States for enrolled National Merit Finalists? 
  3. Knowledge is power. There’s a lot to know about going to college. Our sessions are led by campus leaders and are designed to equip you with tools to be successful in your transition to UCF. You’ll leave knowing more than when you arrived.
  4. It really is fun! Scholars Day is one of the most talked-about events of the year. After the day’s over, we’re sure you’ll say, “I’m glad I came.”
  5. Free Lunch! Who says there’s no such thing? Join faculty and administrators for an exclusive Networking Luncheon and learn about awards and incentives provided to National Merit Finalists who choose to enroll at UCF.

scholars day letter

Hayley’s Scholar Day Experience

Hayley Lynch is a student at UCF, a member of the Burnett Honors College, and a National Merit Scholar. Her experience at Scholars Day cemented her decision to attend. You can read about Hayley’s experience below.

Read Hayley’s Story

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