Academic Convocation 2023
Convocation is an academic ceremony to formally welcome incoming students to Baylor University. It brings together administrators, faculty, and students to commemorate the start of the academic year, providing a bookend to commencement.
Theme for 2023-24 New Student Experience
The theme for the 2023-24 New Student Experience is Effort: Developing Talent & Student Success!
This year's verse:
Romans 12:2 "Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of the mind........"
This year's Academic Convocation keynote:
Dr. Rishi Sriram, Associate Professor in the School of Education, will deliver this year's keynote address. Through his message, students will learn the five key areas that lead to talent development and consider how they can use their experience at Baylor to learn and grow.
Calling all students, parents, faculty, and NSE instructors!
We want to welcome all incoming students to Baylor University and hope that you will join us for Academic Convocation, Friday, August 18, 2023 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Ferrell Center. Faculty, if you would like to participate in the Procession, please bring your academic regalia and gather in the Stone Room at the Ferrell Center by 9:30 am on Friday in order to line up for the procession.