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Come celebrate the beginning of the Academic Year!

Convocation is an annual tradition welcoming new students and faculty to the University of La Verne. Just as Commencement celebrates the completion of study, Convocation marks the beginning of a student’s academic journey. It’s also an opportunity to call together the campus community to celebrate the start of the academic year. Learn about traditions, hear the Spirit Bell ring, and join together as Leos!

The 2018 University Convocation will be held on Wednesday, August 29 at 11:45am in the Sports Science and Athletics Pavilion. The event is free and open to the public.

The All University Picnic will follow on Thursday, August 30 at 11:45am in Sneaky Park.

Convocation Speaker

Jeanny Liu
Associate Professor of Marketing
College of Business and Public Management