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Big Dates for August

080410Feature1_ConvocationWednesday, Aug. 18, opens a new year for UNCG. The Chancellor’s State of the Campus Address and the Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards Ceremony will be in Aycock Auditorium, beginning at 10 a.m. The address and the ceremony will be followed by the traditional university community luncheon in the University Dining Hall.

A big day for students will be Sunday, Aug. 22, when they’ll enjoy the Chancellor’s New Student Convocation followed by Charlie’s Block Party.

The first day of classes is the following day, Monday, Aug. 23.

A listing of key opening activities and dates:

Dates/Time/School or Department/Event

  • Friday, August 13, 8 a.m.– 5 p.m., Graduate School, Graduate Teaching Assistant Training Workshop – Bryan Auditorium, Room 160
  • Monday, August 16 – Wednesday, August 18, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Office of Orientation, SOAR for Transfer/Adult Students
  • Tuesday, August 17, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Graduate School, New Graduate Student Orientation- EUC Auditorium
  • Wednesday, August 18, 10 a.m., Chancellor’s Office, Chancellor’s State of the Campus Address/Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards Ceremony, Aycock Auditorium
  • Wednesday, August 18, 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., All UNCG Faculty and Staff, Community Luncheon – University Dining Hall
  • Wednesday, August 18, 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., All New Faculty, New Faculty Orientation and Reception – Weatherspoon Art Museum
  • Thursday, August 19, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., All New Faculty, New Faculty Orientation – Weatherspoon Art Museum
  • Thursday, August 19, 8 a.m.– 10 p.m., Office of Orientation, SOAR for Freshman – EUC, various locations
  • Thursday, August 19, 9 a.m.– Noon, Graduate School, New Graduate Student Orientation – EUC Auditorium,
  • Friday, August 20, 8 a.m.– 5 p.m., Office of Orientation, SOAR for Freshman – EUC, various locations
  • Sunday, August 22, 4 p.m., College, Schools, Departments, Chancellor’s New Student Convocation – Aycock Auditorium
  • Sunday, August 22, 5 p.m., Charlie’s Block Party – The Fountain/Caf
  • Monday, August 23, 8 a.m., Classes begin.

Visual: At the 2009 Chancellor’s New Student Convocation in Aycock Auditorium