2014 Convocation Planned!
UMBC NEW STUDENT CONVOCATION
Join us and be a part of this long-standing tradition of welcoming new students to our campus!
The UMBC New Student Convocation will take place on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 in the Retriever Activities Center (RAC) at 3:30 p.m.
Ceremony and Line-up
All new students should report to the front entrance of the Albin O. Kuhn Library at 3 p.m. to line up to walk to the RAC through Academic Row.
Upon arrival at the University Center, students will be met and led the remainder of the way by participating UMBC faculty and staff, who will also be greeting and welcoming you to UMBC at the doors of the RAC.
Students will proceed to the lower level of the arena to be seated. The program will start at 3:30 p.m. with the procession of faculty, staff and the platform party. Doors to the RAC will open at 2:45 p.m. for guests.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, all students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend the campus wide picnic on the quad.