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New Student and Family Convocation - Save the Date!

The New Student and Family Convocation will take place on Saturday, January 20, 2024 and serves as the official welcome to the Hornet Family for all new students and their families. All spring 2024 admitted students and up to three (3) guests are encouraged to attend. Convocation ceremonies serve to “bookend” each student’s collegiate experience, with convocation as the opening ceremony and commencement as the final goal.


11 am - 1 pm

College of Health and Human Services, College of Business, College of Education and College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics


2 - 4 pm

College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Arts & Letters, College of Engineering & Computer Science, and Undeclared

For event details and to RSVP, please visit the New Student Convocation page

Peak Adventures Trips for New Students

Peak Adventures will be sponsoring two outdoor activities for new students. These events provide a way to get outside and make new friends.

The Exploratorium

Thursday, January 18, 4 - 12pm

Snow Shoe and Sled

Saturday, January 27, 7 am - 4 pm

Visit the Peak Adventures website at the end of November for event details and registration.