University of California, Riverside



UCR’s Annual Freshman Convocation will take place on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 4:45 p.m. at the Student Recreation Center

All incoming freshmen are encouraged to attend this ceremonial induction into the UCR family designed to promote the shared values of the university – free inquiry, intellectual honesty, personal integrity, and respect for human dignity.

The ceremony will begin with a formal procession of faculty and administrators in full academic regalia. Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Paul D'Anieri, and the Associated Students President Nafi Karim will present remarks.

A Highlander celebration will take place at the Bell Tower immediately following the Convocation.

Questions about the New Student Convocation should be addressed to the Office of Event Management & Protocol at (951) 827-3144 or by e-mail to

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