Opening Convocation is a campus-wide event that reigns in the beginning of the new academic year. This ceremony is a formal event that provides students an opportunity to learn more about the traditions of Grand Valley. Convocation is incorporated into our new student orientation program called Transitions.

August 25

During Transitions: New Student Orientation

Tradition of Academic Regalia

Gowns, Caps, Hoods, and Mace

Fieldhouse Arena

On the Allendale Campus

Convocation is coordinated by Student Life, a part of the Division of Student Services of Grand Valley State University.



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