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Freshman Convocation

Freshman Convocation with keynote speaker.

Freshman Convocation 2018 will be held during Welcome Week on Thursday, August 23, 2018. From 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm pre-convocation activities will occur on the South Deck. Then, students will enter the Robertson Auditorium at 2:30 pm for a program and will receive a Commemorative T-shirt. A Scrabble Tournament begins at 3:30 pm to be followed by a UHD Cookout.
Freshman Convocation highlights the beginning of your journey towards graduation and the fulfilment of your personal, academic, and professional goals. We are eager to recognize your entry into our university community with this annual celebration that honors you, the entering freshman class. 

Who Is Required to Attend?

You, freshmen are expected to attend Freshman Convocation. 

Team activity at Convocation 2015How Do I Prepare for Convocation?
The best way to prepare for convocation is to read The Handmaid's Tale, the common reader you received at Gator Ready Day. We encourage you to participate in the contests associated with the book. Bring your enthusiasm for making new friends. Team activities are an important aspect of our celebration. ​

Date: Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Time: 1:30 pm* – 2:30 pm

Followed by:  A Scrabble Tournament begins at 3:30 pm & UHD "Cookout"

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