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Take advantage of the opportunity to join other LEAD Scholars and LEAD staff in this leadership and community building experience! This hands-on event includes a two-day program at the Warren Willis Retreat Center in Leesburg, Florida. This will be a very interactive leadership development experience (including a low ropes course experience), so bring your enthusiasm and ideas!

The purpose of this retreat is to allow LEAD Scholars to build a community, to network with peers prior to classes starting, and to begin enhancing your team building and leadership skills. The retreat registration fills up quickly! We will also have a waiting list in the event that participants cancel. The final deadline is below, but you may contact our office after this date to inquire if spaces are still available. The retreat cost includes all transportation, meals, and activities but does not include the early move-in fee.

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On-Campus Housing

Students with a confirmed on-campus housing agreement who are attending REEL Retreat may move in to their room early:

Early Move-In: Tentative schedule: Sunday, August 13 (11 am – 4 pm) $30/night ($150 fee)

Early move-in fees will be automatically billed to your university account for this service. Only the student may pick up his/her key. * Please note that these are special dates available to REEL Retreat and are not available for all students attending UCF.

Regular Move-In: Tentative Schedule: Friday, August 18, 2017 for Residence Halls (9 am – 4 pm)

Early Move-in Fee Waiver Option! If you help with Regular Move-In, your fee will be waived. Move-In Volunteers will assist with unloading cars, moving items into rooms and helping unload items. Volunteers may also help with giving directions, providing refreshments and other move-in related tasks. In return for working two shifts your early move-in fee will be waived. These service hours re not eligible for LEAD Scholars service hour credit.

If you choose to participate in both the REEL Retreat and Sorority Recruitment (TBD), please note that you will miss two event rounds related to the recruitment process that will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday.

All sororities will receive a list of LEAD Scholars participating in the REEL Retreat to inform them of your excused absence prior to the beginning of sorority recruitment. First, you need to register for Panhellenic recruitment. Then, you need to email the VP of External Recruitment at with the subject heading as "Pan Knight Line-Up." In the email, please provide your first and last name, the organization or activity you are involved in (i.e. Band, RA, LEAD scholar, etc.) and what days you will be missing for Formal Recruitment. If you have any questions, please call Fraternity and Sorority Life (407) 823-2072.

Please contact Fraternity and Sorority Life for more information. There is no guarantee that a chapter will invite a student who does not attend the rounds on Tuesday and Wednesday to subsequent rounds. Please see the Panhellenic Council website for a more detailed view of the sorority recruitment schedule.