The University of Florida Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration is an annual campus-wide committee under the direction of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs in the Division of Student Affairs. The campus-wide celebration brings together many student organizations and university departments to make the celebration a success.


The purpose of the celebration is to empower the University of Florida community to see their role in continuing the legacy of Dr. King, and inspire them to use their strengths, passions, and talents to better the lives of others and impact their local and global community


January 15, 2020 – MLK Opening Ceremony, 9:00am, Reitz Union Auditorium
Featured Speaker Ms. Pamela Bingham, UF Student Body President 1986 – 1987

January 16 , 2020, MLK Gala, 7:00pm, Rion Ballroom
Keynote Speaker, Symone Sanders, Political Strategist
Sponsored by the Black Graduate Student Association and Reitz Union Programming Board

January 20, 2020, MLK Day of Service, 8:30am, Rion Ballroom
Sponsored by the Brown Center for Leadership and Service