of the 125th Anniversary Celebration, CMU will hold it’s inaugural
New Student Convocation to officially welcome new students to their academic
career. The goals of the ceremony are to create a greater sense of belonging
for our new students, emphasize the importance of their academic work, convey
our commitment to support them as they pursue their education and familiarize
them with CMU’s traditions and customs. The ceremony will include an academic
processional and recessional, with speakers to include the president, the
provost, faculty and alumni.
P&A staff and Senior Officers are invited to participate as a member of the
side platform party for this exciting event. If you would like to participate,
please complete the online registration form by Friday, August 4, 2017.
Faculty and P&A Staff Registration
Senior Officer Registration
platform party members must be dressed is academic regalia. If you do not have
your own apparel and need to rent please contact the CMU Bookstore at (989)
774-7490. Apparel can be picked up at the CMU Bookstore during the below dates and times. Following
the ceremony, apparel must be returned to Media Room in the lower level of the Events Center.
Apparel Pick Up
|Thursday, August 24, 2017||8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
|Friday, August 25, 2017||8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, August 26, 2017||10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
participants should plan to arrive to the John G. Kulhavi Events Center by 2:30
p.m. on Saturday, August 26th. Parking for faculty and staff is available in lot 61, located west of the Events Center. Upon arrival, faculty and P&A staff should
report to the Media Room (lower level). Senior
Officers should report to the Upper Club Lounge. Marshals and staff members will be available to assist in
processional line up.
the ceremony, please return any rented apparel to the Media Room in the lower level of the Events Center.