Event Date and Time

All incoming Scholars attend Scholars Convocation, marking the entrance into the community and traditions of College Park Scholars.  New students are welcomed by President Loh, Executive Director Dr. Marilee Lindemann, faculty, staff, and outstanding student leaders.  This year's Convocation will:

  • call students to consider what "Scholars is...."
  • introduce students to Service Day (Friday, August 28)
  • award the Scholars Cup

Convocation will be held in The Clarice (Smith Performing Arts Center) at 7:30pm.  All incoming students will receive their special Scholars t-shirts at Convocation. Scholars in Cambridge Community residence halls will walk over with their RAs after their first floor meetings and dinner in the North Campus Diner.  Scholars move in will be from 9:00am-3:00pm on Thursday, August 27.  Commuter students and residents not living in the Cambridge Community should convene in front of The Clarice at 6:45pm to join up with their Scholars programs as they arrive.  Commuters will be able to park in Lot 1 near The Clarice.

Scholars Convocation