Every year on the first Wednesday of April, UCF honors the outstanding accomplishments and contributions of our people on Founders’ Day, our annual celebration of the employees, faculty, and students who keep reaching for the stars.

Our entire UCF community was invited to join us at these special events, held in the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union, as we recognize fellow Knights for their pursuit of excellence and impact.

Employee Honors Celebration
9 a.m.-noon

During the morning ceremony, staff employees will be honored for their excellence and service.

Faculty Honors Celebration
3-5 p.m.

During the afternoon ceremony, faculty will be honored for their outstanding contributions to research and academia.

Student Honors Celebration
6:30-8 p.m.

During the evening ceremony, students will be recognized for their impact in areas like academics, research, and community.