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New Student Convocation is a welcome ceremony for Georgia Tech incoming students. Held on the day before the first day of classes, all incoming students will receive their RAT cap, T-Book, and Georgia Tech pin.


Sunday, August 16, 2020
5 p.m. EST


Event Updates

All Georgia Tech sponsored events through June have been postponed, cancelled, or must move to virtual. As a result, we have not confirmed the format of New Student Convocation. Please check back here for updates.

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Event Information

Second Year Speaker

Rising second year students at Georgia Tech are welcome to apply to be this year's student speaker at New Student Convocation on Sunday, August 16. One student will be selected by a panel of faculty, administrators, and students to share an inspirational message for this year's incoming class. The deadline for submissions is Friday, July 10 at noon.

Graduate Student Welcome

Looking for info on the Graduate Student Convocation?
The Institute welcomes graduate students at the Graduate Student Welcome on Friday, August 21.

Event Contact

Stephanie Sigler
Senior Institute Event Coordinator