August 31, 2014
The official start of the academic year as the Class of 2018 signs in to the College in this great tradition.
Due to the threat of thunderstorms, this afternoon’s Convocation ceremony will be held in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium. Faculty and administrators will form in the hall of Section C; this section may be reached by entering the doors opposite the Library and turning to the left. The platform party will form in the hall of Section A which is located behind the stage. Rising seniors will line up in the lobby of ATS. The ceremony will be held in the Auditorium. The procession begins at 4:10 p.m. First-year students sit by residence and should be in their seats by 3:45 p.m. Rising seniors, faculty and administrators are to meet at 3:45 p.m. Please note that if the weather is not severe after the Convocation ceremony and it is safe to do so, first-year students will be escorted to Old West to ascend the old stone steps and sign in to the college in Memorial Hall. Please remember to bring umbrellas if you wish. The picnic and concert following Convocation have been moved inside to the HUB; the picnic will take place in the Dining Hall and the concert will be held in the Social Hall.