As a special academic ceremony, New Student Convocation marks the opening of the University and the beginning of new students’ careers at Syracuse University.

Fall 2024 New Student Convocation

This event is required for all new students. Families and supporters are encouraged to attend in-person or virtually. Additional programming is available for families and supporters until 5 p.m., at which time they are encouraged to leave campus.

  • Date: Thursday, Aug. 22, 2024
  • Time: Doors open at 8:30 a.m. with the ceremony starting at 10 a.m.

New Student Convocation Livestream

Will be available on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2024.