New Student Convocation – Aug. 23

Join us Under the Oaks for the New Student Convocation on Aug. 23 at 9 a.m.

The opening convocation for new students is a formal ceremony marking the start of your college career. The opening convocation signifies that each students’ educational journey is supplemented with the support and help of others. New students are surrounded by Elon faculty, staff, parents, relatives, and friends, marking the transition from the nurturing world of family to the caring mentorship of Elon’s academic community.  Each new student is given an acorn as a symbol of the promise of an Elon education (Elon is the Hebrew word for oak). 

In the event of rain, the convocation will be move to Alumni Gymnasium.