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Convocation 2013

As part of the UWG Orientation requirement, all new freshmen will attend Convocation on the afternoon of August 25th—the day before classes start. 

Your $10 payment for this program has already been received during the Orientation reservation process, and this will complete your orientation requirement.

At Convocation you will have an opportunity to attend the ceremony that marks the beginning of your college career at UWG.

  • Participate in the lighting of the flame ceremony- an important UWG tradition. 
  • Meet other new students
  • Learn what it takes to be a successful college student Participate in the Welcome Back Celebration complete with Fireworks!
  • Receive your class of 2017 Academic Planner

What you need to know: Bring your UWG ID.

If you are a commuter student (not living on campus in the Fall 2013 term), you will check in at the Coliseum on Sunday, August 25th.  If you are a residential student (living on campus in the Fall 2013 term, in a UWG residence hall), you will come to Convocation with your entire residence hall.  Wear your Class of 2017 t-shirt, you received this t-shirt at Orientation. Never received your shirt? When you come the coliseum we will have any extra shirts available for you. Click here for a tentative schedule of the day.