First Year Students Assemble for Opening Convocation (Updated 6/27/13)
The incoming class will gather on the quad at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 23 to line up for the convocation processional. Refreshments will be provided by the American University Alumni Association and the "official" Class of 2017 t-shirt will be distributed. Students will wear their new t-shirts as bagpipers lead them from the quad to Bender Arena through Glover Gate at approximately 10:30 a.m. Your AU academic journey begins with your passage through the Glover Gate and cheers from faculty and staff waiting in Bender Arena.