2014 New Student Convocation
All new first-year students must attend Convocation, which marks their formal entrance into the life and traditions of Penn State University.
This event is mandatory for all new first-year students.
New students will be welcomed by the chancellor, the school directors, and student leaders. The ceremony highlights the history of Penn State University's academic community and calls upon students to make a commitment to live by the values embodied in the Penn State Principles. An ice cream social will follow immediately after the ceremony.