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Homecoming Oct. 1-7

Join other Vandal families for a week of celebration and Vandal traditions. View Calendar

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U of I Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Learn More

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Campus Recreation

Gym memberships and wellness class passes are available for faculty, staff and their spouses. Get Healthy

Convocation in Review

In 2012, former UI President M. Duane Nellis refocused the purpose of what used to be called New Student Convocation. Renamed University Convocation, the expanded purpose of this traditional start-of-the-year event is to provide an official ceremonial beginning, marking the start of the semester for new and current students, parents, faculty, staff and the greater Moscow community.

The University Convocation ceremony reflects a formal atmosphere similar to commencement, but the focus of convocation is to highlight the beginning of the academic journey rather than the end. The community joins together, inviting students to start (or continue) on the pathway through their higher education experience.

Each year a committee reviews confidential submissions from a cross section of the university to choose the University Convocation speaker.


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