Academic convocation

Academic convocation

The last step in orientation for new students in Fall 2017 before classes begin is the Academic Convocation on Friday, August 18, 2017. During the convocation activities, new students will:

  • Meet faculty and students in their academic programs

  • Attend the Academic Convocation

Family members will have a chance to ask questions and meet with campus experts.


Time Event
9:00 a.m. Check-in upper level of the SCC; Continental breakfast
10:00 a.m. Students: College Meetings & Advising Session
Families: Information panel with Student Services staff
11:00 a.m. Students and families: Academic Convocation, Wunderley Gymnasium
12:00 noon Students and families: Lunch in the Student Community Center
1:15 p.m. Families: Meet Academic Affairs staff, Ostermayer Room
2:15 p.m. Ice cream social, family send-off
7:00 p.m. Students: Pool party for first-year students. Transportation will be available
Schedule for August 18, 2017

The following offices will be open from 8:00 -10:45 a.m. and 12:00 -5:00 p.m. for family and student assistance.  (The offices will be closed from 10:45-11:55 a.m. so the staff can participate in the Campus Convocation.)

  • Admission/Student Financial Aid Offices
  • Academic Affairs/Registrar's Offices
  • Bookstore
  • Bursar/Finance Offices
  • Computer Center
  • Career Services
  • Student Affairs

*A campus shuttle will be available during the day to transport families up and down the hill for the events.