White Coat Ceremony

Monday, August 7, 2017 

The College of Medicine will welcome the Class of 2021 on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the annual White Coat Ceremony. The event, a medical school tradition, welcomes first-year M.D. students as colleagues in healthcare. The White Coat ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union on the main UCF campus.

Monday, August 7, 2017
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.


University of Central Florida
Orlando Campus
Student Union – Pegasus Ballroom
12715 Pegasus Drive
Orlando, FL 32816

Sponsor a White Coat, Welcome the M.D. Class of 2021


The White Coat Ceremony marks the first moment of a medical student’s journey to become a doctor.

You can help to make that moment special for a new Class of 2021 M.D. student by sponsoring his or her white coat. Two sponsorship levels are available:

The M.D Class of 2021 White Coat Ceremony will take place the morning of Monday, August 7, in the Pegasus Ballroom, located in the Student Union on UCF’s main campus. For each white coat sponsored, a student will receive a personalized card in their coat pocket with the name of the donor that helped to make their first moment as a medical student memorable. Please join us in welcoming those about to embark on a tremendous journey.

To make your white coat gift, please visit:


For more information, please contact Erin Oglethorpe at Erin.Oglethorpe@ucf.edu or call 407.266.1044.


RSVP by July 24 – 407.266.1353


  • All guests should check in at the registration table in front of the Pegasus Ballroom. Registration opens at 9 a.m. Student guests will be directed to the Friends and Family section. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • A shuttle will be available to take guests from parking garage D to the Student Union. Guests who wish to walk should allot about three minutes.
  • Media parking will be available on Aquarius Drive.
  • Please RSVP by calling 407.266.1353 or emailing medstudentaffairs@ucf.edu


White Coat Ceremony Location

  • Please Note: The White Coat Ceremony will be held on the main UCF campus in the Student Union, not at the medical school at Lake Nona’s medical city. Click here for a UCF campus map.

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