New Student Convocation

August 17 - 21, 2020

New Student Convocation is the official welcome into the University of Cincinnati community for all first time Bearcats.

Convocation 2020 was held virtually over 5 days during Welcome Week. Please click the links below to view all segments of the ceremony.


Monday, August 17, 2020

  • Welcome from Gregory Loving, Faculty Chair
  • Student Body President Logan Lindsay shares words of wisdom and the Bearcat Bond

Watch Monday's video here

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Student Speakers offer advice, share stories, and welcome incoming Bearcats.

  • Zoe Stallings - "Remember to Forget"
  • Avery Abraham - "Delta X"
  • Sheffi Tiwari - "Home Away From Home"
  • Daniel Posmik - "Resilience"
  • Erica Middleton - "Lower case to CAPS LOCK"

Watch Tuesday's video here

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Inspirational and motiviating words from UC Athletics.

  • John Cunningham, Director of Athletics
  • Michelle Clark-Heard, Head Coach, Women's Basketball
  • Scott Googins, Head Coach, Baseball
  • John Brannen, Head Coach, Men's Basketball

Watch Wednesday's video here

Thursday, August 20, 2020

  • Join the Student Orientation Leaders (SOLs) you met through Orientation to learn UC Traditions
  • Student Alumni Council (SAC) introduces Red & Black Book

Watch Thursday's video here

Friday, August 21, 2020

  • President Neville Pinto welcomes new Bearcats
  • Welcome from Ronald D. Brown, Chairman, Board of Trustees

Watch Friday's video here