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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 22, 2021
5:30 p.m.

McCamish Pavilion
965 Fowler St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Seating is general admission.
All McCamish entrances will be open.
Shuttles from West Campus will be available beginning at 4:15 p.m. from Fitten Hall.

Parents and guests are welcome to attend. Parent and guest seating is located in sections 108 - 110 in the Callaway Club of McCamish Pavilion.
Please enter through the Louise and Leo Benatar Entrance (East Entrance) for parent and guest seating.
Paid visitor parking is available in the Dalney Street Parking Deck (W22) or the Tech Square parking deck (E81).

NO BAGS are permitted at this event.

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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 22. 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 23 at noon.

Graduate Student Welcome

Looking for info on the Graduate Student Convocation?
The Institute welcomes graduate students at the Graduate Student Welcome on Wednesday, September 1.

Event Contact

Stephanie Sigler
Senior Institute Event Coordinator