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UTSA Fall Convocation ceremonies are Aug. 25 at Main Campus
(Aug. 25, 2014) -- Approximately 5,000 new UTSA undergraduate students will gather at the Fall Convocation on Aug. 25 to kick off their first year at UTSA. The ceremony, an official part of the annual UTSA Roadrunner Days, will be held twice to accommodate all of the incoming freshmen and transfer students.
Roadrunner Days events and activities give students an opportunity to take part in time-honored UTSA traditions and connect with UTSA resources.
UTSA Fall Convocation 2014
At Fall Convocation, UTSA will welcome the students, introduce them to university traditions and encourage them to graduate in four years. The students also will practice the Roadrunner Creed, UTSA Fight Song and Alma Mater.
This year's speakers include UTSA President Ricardo Romo, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs John Frederick, College of Business Associate Dean Lisa Montoya and UTSA Student Government President Zack Dunn.
The events will be in the Convocation Center on the UTSA Main Campus:
- 10-11 a.m.: New students with last names beginning with A-L
- 1-2 p.m.: New students with last names beginning with M-Z
- 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: University Luncheon on the Convocation Center East Lawn
UTSA faculty and staff are encouraged to attend Fall Convocation and should RSVP.
UTSA students will alternate between Fall Convocation and PlayFair, a team-building event designed to immerse students in UTSA’s vibrant student life. The celebration will be in the UTSA Recreation and Wellness Center:
- 10-11:30 a.m.: New students with last names beginning with M-Z
- 1-2:30 p.m.: New students with last names beginning with A-L
At PlayFair, students will learn about registered UTSA student organizations, play a variety games and meet new people.
For more information and the event schedule, visit the UTSA Roadrunner Days website.
Share your Roadrunner Days experiences using hashtag #UTSARRDAYS.