June 16, 2016

Convocation ceremony set for Aug. 19

The sixth annual New Student Convocation will be Aug. 19 in the SIU Arena. 

Faculty are invited to welcome the newest Salukis to campus during the event. The convocation, featuring Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell and other university officials, begins at 6 p.m. 

All faculty members will line up in the Tedrick Auditorium by 5:30 p.m. Academic regalia is required for the processional. This is an opportunity to share with SIU’s newest students the focus on student success, scholarship, citizenship, diversity and leadership. 

Faculty members who do not have regalia may order it from University Bookstore before July 15. 

Faculty are asked to register online here.