New Student Convocation

The Day of Convocation is a day dedicated to welcome and introduce new undergraduate students (freshmen and transfers) to the UNC Charlotte community. For College of Liberal Arts & Sciences students, Monday, August 21, 2017 starts with students assembling at Halton Arena with Dean Nancy A. Gutierrez for the Dean’s Welcome. Students from other colleges will then join CLAS students to participate in the New Student Convocation ceremony. The ceremony will be followed by departmental and collegiate activities.

  • Get your "Day One" T-shirt at 49er New Year on Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 4:30-6:30pm in the Student Activity Center (SAC).
  • If you can't make it to 49er New Year, you may pick up your T-shirt Monday morning at the UCAE office in Colvard 2300.
  • On Monday, wear your shirt, dress casually, and wear comfortable shoes. 

Classes scheduled between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm will not meet on Monday, August 21. Classes meeting at 5:00 pm or later will be held as scheduled.

See photos from the 2015 New Student Convocation.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Convocation Schedule for 2017

9:00am-10:15am

DEAN’S WELCOME - All CLAS students will meet at the Dale Halton Arena at 9am to be seated. The college will provide information, as well as a welcome from Dean Nancy A. Gutierrez at 9:30am.

11:00am-12:00pm

Morning Ceremony

12:00pm

Lunch at Colvard Breezeway

 

Department Informational Sessions

12:30pm-1:30pm

Africana Studies

Garinger 123

12:30pm-1:30pm

Anthropology

Fretwell 419

12:30pm-1:30pm

Biological Sciences

Woodward 106

12:30pm-1:30pm

Chemistry

Burson 110

12:30pm-1:30pm

Communication Studies

Colvarad North 5090

12:30pm-1:30pm

Criminal Justice & Criminology

Fretwell 121

12:30pm-1:30pm

English

Fretwell 248C

12:30pm-1:30pm

Geography and Earth Sciences

McEniry 125

12:30pm-1:30pm

Global Studies

Atkins 125

12:30pm-1:30pm

History

Fretwell 113

12:30pm-1:30pm

Languages and Culture Studies

College of Education 402

12:30pm-1:30pm

Mathematics and Statistics

Fretwell 128

12:30pm-1:30pm

Philosophy

Winningham Foyer

12:30pm-1:30pm

Physics

Grigg 132

12:30pm-1:30pm

Political Science

Fretwell 440

12:30pm-1:30pm

Psychology

Fretwell 100

12:30pm-1:30pm

Religious Studies

Cedar 21B

12:30pm-1:30pm

Sociology

Fretwell 480C

 

Special Interest Sessions

1:45pm-2:30pm

CLAS Students: View Our Stories (CLAS Freshman)

Rowe 130

1:45pm-2:30pm

Career Center Meet, Greet, & Learn (CLAS Transfer Students)

Fretwell 100

2:30pm

Solar Eclipse Viewing

Friday/ Prospector Plaza