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8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. - Faculty Line-up for New Student Convocation

Location: Sidewalk between Carlton and the stoplight on Haggard Avenue (Rain location: Schar Center)

Intended Audience: Open to faculty members and administrators with faculty rank wearing academic regalia. Participants will line up on the sidewalk between Carlton Building and Virginia Hall. Rain plan meeting location: Gill Room, Schar Center.

Please note: Adding this event to your calendar does not complete the survey required to participate. Please refer to the invitation email from Provost Aswani K. Volety (dated Tuesday, August 3) and follow the survey link to RSVP. This will ensure an appropriate number of chairs will be reserved for faculty participants.

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9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. - New Student Convocation

Location: Under the Oaks (Rain location: Schar Center)

Intended Audience: Open to all members of Elon University.

The New Student Convocation marks the official opening of the academic year and welcomes the Class of 2025 and transfer students.

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10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. - Families Meet Advisors Sessions (Elon 101 and transfers)

Location: Various locations

Intended Audience: All Elon 101 Instructors.

Elon 101 faculty advisors meet with the families​ of advisees in the same location as for the advisees. Families of transfer students meet in LaRose Digital Theatre, KOBC 101.

11:30 a.m.-12:30-p.m. - New Student Advising Sessions (Elon 101 and transfers)

Location: Various locations

Intended Audience: All Elon 101 Instructors.

Elon 101 Faculty advising new students and transfers will meet with advisees. Meeting locations are listed in the yellow locator guide distributed during Orientation.

 

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. - Family Sendoff Picnic

Location: Lake Mary Nell – from Iconic Plaza down to Phoenix Drive

Intended Audience: New Elon students and their families. Elon 101 faculty members will receive a wristband. All other Elon employees may attend, but must complete the survey at Family Sendoff Picnic rsvp link for employees to receive a wristband.

Farewell lunch for families/students. Meal plan covers cost for student. There is a per-person fee of $15.00 for parents and other guests. Come enjoy a taste of Elon Dining as you students and families prepare to say goodbye for now! Featuring our fantastic North Carolina dining partners, great food, live music, and a beautiful campus!

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