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New Student Convocation

Students at a Welcome Weekend Event

Friday, August 22

10:00am

Fifth Third Arena

Students living on campus will be escorted by their Resident Assistants to Armory Fieldhouse the morning of Convocation.  This will begin at 8:45am and end by 9:15am. Students should check with their RA for the time in which they will be leaving in the morning. 



Parking Information for Convocation

Parking for Convocation is complimentary if you exit the parking garage by 4 p.m.  Beginning at 4 p.m., individuals will be charged the associated parking rates. Please park in one of the following garages:

  • Calhoun Garage
  • Campus Green Garage
  • CCM Garage
  • Corry Garage
  • University Avenue Garage
  • Woodside Garage

Map of Parking Garages (PDF). Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download.

Accessible Parking and Seating for Guests with Disabilities

Guests with disabilities should follow these directions to create a smooth transition from the time they arrive on campus until the time they depart at the end of the ceremony.

Parking Instructions

From Jefferson Avenue, enter the campus at West University Avenue.

Proceed on West University Avenue until it ends, and turn left onto Commons Way

Continue to the next rotary/circle in front of Dabney Hall (Commons Way and West Daniels streets).

This is the designated drop-off area. You may park to drop-off on Commons Way. Patrons and/or their guests with disabilities will be directed by signs and attendants on how to proceed to floor-level seating.

Complimentary parking is available in University Avenue Garage, Campus Green Garage, Woodside Green Garage, Corry Garage or Calhoun Street Garage.

Drivers with disabilities will be able to park in designated spaces on Commons Way or Daniels Streets.

Seating Instructions

If you need accomodations for seating, please email Melva Karnes.

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