In preparation for the season opener against Florida A&M., UCF has announced that all classes and campus offices will close Thursday at 2 p.m. and the John C. Hitt Library will follow suit at 5 p.m.
According to the press release, students can expect normal campus operations to resume on Friday at 6 a.m.
The move to close early comes as the university prepares itself for the 17 ranked Knights to take on the Florida A&M Rattlers on Thursday, Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Here’s a timeline to the game-day festivities:
- Classes and campus offices close at 2:00 p.m.
- The IOA Plaza and tailgate lots open at 3:30 p.m.
- Knight Walk at the IOA Plaza begins at 5:15 p.m. — Knight Walk is an opportunity for fans to greet coaches and players as they arrive at Plaza and walk toward the stadium.
- Smash Mouth takes the stage at 5:30 p.m.
- All Spectrum Stadium gates open at 6:00 p.m.
- March to Victory begins at 6:00 p.m. — fans march alongside Knightro, Knugget, Marching Knights, and the spirit team as they make their way into Spectrum Stadium.
- Pre-Game show begins at 7:17 p.m.
- Kickoff is expected at 7:34 p.m.
Don’t forget! The fan color of the season opener game is gray.
Here’s the UCFfanswear schedule: