About this Event
Required for first-year students.*
Arrival: 9:30 a.m.
Presentation: 10-11 a.m.
Convocation is the official new student academic welcome to the University and celebrates the importance of academic excellence, innovation, integrity and discovery – all of the things that make the BG experience so unique.
You will hear from BGSU President Dr. Rodney Rogers, Provost Dr. Joe Whitehead, and other academic and student leaders. You will also learn about University’s special traditions and history as you start your first semester as a Falcon.
Weeks of Welcome
This event is part of Weeks of Welcome. The celebration begins on Aug. 16 and concludes with Family Weekend on Oct. 2. Please note that activities, dates and times are subject to change. Please refer to the WOW homepage for the most up-to-date details.
* Attendance is required if this is the first year you are attending BGSU full-time. This includes transfer, commuting and international students. However, your attendance is excused if your move-in time is scheduled after this event or you have an approved absence, such as employment conflicts or other commitments outside your control.