2012 Convocation MDY Platform

Ceremony

The ceremony will open with a formal processional to the platform and greetings from Chancellor Henry T. Yang and Dr. Pierre Wiltzius,  Executive Dean of the College of Letters and Science.  The ceremony will feature faculty remarks by Executive Vice Chancellor David Marshall, include a brief welcome by the 2017-2018 Associated Students President Hieu Le, and remarks from Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Margaret Klawunn.

Over fifty faculty members and UCSB administrative officers will participate in New Student Convocation in full academic regalia to add to the ceremonial nature of the event. All UCSB staff members are invited to attend New Student Convocation.

To welcome students, faculty, and staff to the ceremony, Adjunct Professor of Music and Carillonist Margo Halsted will perform a concert on the 61-bell carillon of Storke Tower followed by performances from one of UCSB's acapella groups.

To promote student attendance, Housing and Residential Services and the Division of Student Affairs will close offices during New Student Convocation on Monday, September 25, 2017.