Transition Programs

Class Picture of Class of 2020

Convocation for the Class of 2021
August 14, 2017
Trask Coliseum
11:30 a.m.

Convocation is UNCW's official academic welcome for the incoming Freshman Class.

Meet with Faculty

First-year and Transfer students will receive a small-group assignment by e-mail from the Office of Transitions Programs to let them know where to report by 10 a.m. A faculty member will be there to welcome the group and offer their perspective on your academic success at UNCW.

Unveiling of Class Flag & Class Picture

A short ceremony at the clock tower will include the unveiling of the Class of 2021 flag, a welcome from the Student Body President and the beginning of your first "Trask Trek."

Formal Ceremony

At Trask Coliseum, the formal ceremony will begin with a welcome by Provost Marilyn Sheerer and then comments by Dr. Herb Berg, professor in International Studies. Returning student leaders will be available throughout the morning to provide guidance and answer questions.

Please join us for this great tradition at UNCW! Wear your Orientation shirt or another favorite teal shirt for the official class picture to be taken during the event.

Announcements for Faculty

We are pleased to announce that the Convocation ceremony will take place on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. in Trask Coliseum. All faculty and staff are invited to attend this ceremony as we celebrate the beginning of the academic year. The ceremony will be followed by a campus-wide picnic on Hoggard Lawn.

Faculty and administrators participating in the main Convocation ceremony should report to the robing rooms at 11 a.m. Faculty will report to Trask 119 and platform party members will report to the Trask Media room. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Transition Programs at 910.962.3089.