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New Student Convocation

August 5, 2018

Mason faculty and staff are invited to join President Cabrera, Provost Wu, and the senior administration in welcoming incoming freshmen and transfer students as they start their Mason experience!

New Student Convocation
Friday, August 24, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Eagle Bank Arena, East Entrance

Bring friends and colleagues for a fun morning to kick off the academic year at New Student Convocation. Dr. Angela Hattery from Women and Gender Studies and recipient of the 2018 Presidential Medal for Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion will give the keynote. 

Mason's talent will be on display with student performances and our very own number one Pep Band in the country—the Green Machine.

To RSVP, use the registration link that was provided in the invitation email sent on August 2. Mason shirts will be provided for the event to faculty and staff members registered by August 20. Shirts will be delivered between August 22–23.  

Arrive between 8:30–8:45 a.m. at the east entrance of Eagle Bank Arena, wearing your Mason gear or Mason colors.

Contact Lauren Long, Office of Student Involvement, at with questions.