Convocation Ceremony

Convocation 2014

August 20, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Gallogly Events Center

On behalf of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, the Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to invite all students, parents, faculty, staff, and University friends to attend our 2013 Convocation Ceremony scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, in the Gallogly Events Center (building "GEC" on the campus map) . 

Convocation officially opens the academic school year and is our chance to welcome our new students, faculty, and staff to the UCCS family. We hope all will come together to celebrate the beginning of another academic year of continuing opportunities for study, discovery, and friendship.

Parking for the event is free (Lots 3 and 4 are closest to the Gallogly Events Center; see campus map for details).

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much does it cost to attend this event?
    This event is free and open to all members of the UCCS community (students, faculty and staff) and there is no charge to attend. Parents are welcome to attend the event as well.
  • Do I need to sign up to attend?
    You do not need to sign up to attend Convocation - we have plenty of space available for everyone!
  • What should I wear?
    Dress for the event is casual.
  • Where should I park?
    Parking across the campus will be free during the event, so you may park in any lot you choose. Note that Lots 3 and 4 are closest to the Gallogly Events Center (see map online - the Gallogly Events Center is indicated as building "GEC.")
  • Is there assigned seating?
    There is no assigned seating.
  • Can I bring a guest?
    Yes - immediate family members are welcome to attend.

2014 Convocation Address

2013 Convocation Address

2013 Alumni Welcome Video

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