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On Campus – Fall 2018

From commencement ceremonies to rock climbing at the Recreation and Wellness Center, campus was filled with fun celebrations and dynamic challenges during Summer 2018.
A woman in a cap and gown walks across the stage with a yellow pegasus symbol in the background.
May 4
More than 8,100 Knights graduated this spring during six commencement ceremonies.
Two students climb a rock climbing wall.
June 20
Two students raced to the top of the Climbing Tower located in the Recreation and Wellness Center.
Two female students laugh and lean on each other while they sit at a table and eat popsicles.
June 20
Students enjoyed some gourmet popsicles at alumni-owned Pop Parlor in Knights Plaza.
Two construction workers face an unfinished building.
June 29
Construction on the new UCF Downtown campus is underway and on schedule to open in Fall 2019. Take a peek at what it’ll look like.
A rendering shows a lit up building facing trees.
July 16
The Student Union may look different the next time you’re on campus. A renovation is adding an additional 15,000 square feet to the heart of campus, which means more space to gather, study, eat and find relief from the Florida heat. Take a peek at what it’ll look like.
A football player hovers over a mat as he crashes into a talking pad that a man is holding.
Aug. 18
Defensive lineman Malcolm Williams went airborne while practicing tackles during football camp.
Lights brighten up the fountain of a pond in front of a library.
Aug. 21
August heralds the start of classes, the return of students and dark, afternoon Florida storm clouds. They are rife with electricity but also heavy with raindrops that revive and offer cool respite — not unlike the feelings of trepidation and promise that come with a new semester.
A guy hugs someone in a knight costume as a crowd forms around them.
Aug. 21
Students gathered to take selfies with Knightro during Pegasus Palooza’s concert night at CFE Arena.