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In Memoriam

Our hearts are with the victims, their families, friends and colleagues. We also mourn and honor those members of the UCF family who were killed.

Juan Ramon Guerrero



Christopher Andrew Leinonen


Bachelor’s and Master’s in Psychology, ’07, ’09

UCF grieves for all the lives taken in this hateful act.

President’s Message

“I encourage you to remember and reflect in whatever way feels comfortable for you. As I said last year: UCF stands with our LGBTQ+ students, faculty, staff and alumni. And I am proud that UCF is a place where love, respect and inclusion guide all that we do.”

John C. Hitt, UCF President

Pulse Events

June 8 Events

UCF’s events will be held June 8 to allow our community to attend City of Orlando and Orange County Government remembrances on June 12.

UCF Student Donates Blood

Donate Blood

A fleet of Big Red Blood Buses will be at UCF’s Veteran’s Commemorative Site from 2 to 8 p.m. Free parking will be available in garages H and I.

Please visit to register to donate.

OneBlood lists other Orlando blood drive locations and offers more information on blood donation eligibility.

June 12 Events

The City of Orlando, Orange County Government and Pulse have designated June 12, 2017, as “Orlando United Day- A Day of Love and Kindness.”

Information about how to get involved is available here.

Help Heal

UCF has resources available to all who need them.

Off campus community partners include the GLBT Community Center of Orlando, Zebra Coalition and Equality Florida.

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