Marching Knights

Mentorship Program

Established by the Marching Knights Alumni Chapter in 2018, the Marching Knights Mentorship Program fosters meaningful relationships between Marching Knights alumni and current Marching Knights students. The program enables alumni to share their professional and personal experience and expertise with current UCF students. The connections made in the program help prepare our students for a successful future and leave a lasting impact on our campus community. The program is utilizes Knights Network to connect students and alumni. It is our belief that student enthusiasm and alumni support are crucial to the continued success and advancement of this mentorship program.

Mentorship program Handbook

Research has proven that mentorship programs elevate and advance people in their profession, education, and organizations. The MK Mentorship program is an amazing opportunity for current students to connect with MK alumni who serve in professions our students aspire to be in. This wonderful program creates pathways and furthers the connections between our students and alumni.

Dr. Tremon Kizer, Associate Director of Bands

The Marching Knights comprise a unique group of students and alumni, creating a unique network in many different fields of study and careers. The Marching Knight Mentorship program is a great way to connect our students with successful professionals in various industries that share a common bond of music and the UCF MK experience.

Mr. Dave Schreier, Assistant Director of Bands


You have the opportunity to share your professional and personal experience and expertise with current Marching Knights.


You have access to a robust network of alumni who are eager and willing to meet you and share their wisdom and advice about life beyond UCF.

Sample Schedule

Subject to change. Program participants will be updated via email.

Sep. 10Deadline to apply to be a Mentor/Mentee
Sep. 11–15Match week! Applications will be reviewed by the MK Alumni Chapter Board
Sep. 15MK Mentors/Mentees notified via Knights Network
Oct. 27–28MK Homecoming Reunion weekend
March 18–23UCF Spring Break
AprilSymphony Under the Stars
April 16–26Follow-up review and survey
April 22Last day of classes
April 23Marching Knights graduate event
May 2–4Commencement