Convocation and Welcome Week

University Convocation, a special welcome ceremony filled with fanfare and tradition, marks the beginning of your academic career at UT Dallas.

What is University Convocation?
University Convocation, a special welcome ceremony for incoming students, marks the beginning of a student's academic career at UT Dallas. President Daniel and other senior administrators will welcome you to the university. A keynote speaker will address the students in connection with the UT Dallas common reading book.

Welcome Week at a Glance
A new school year offers opportunities to make friends and get involved. Welcome Week is a sampling of campus events and activities for incoming freshmen and returning students.

Welcome Week is the culmination of months of planning among many student organizations and departments across campus to present a fun, educational and social celebration of University life.

Updated: June 27, 2013