Convocation for incoming Mitchell students will be held Wednesday, August 25 at 4:30pm

The Mitchell College Convocation will be held Wednesday, August 25 at 4:30pm on the College Green.*

Students Meet: 3:55pm at the Tennis Courts on Montauk Ave.
Convocation is a time for our community to celebrate the start of the academic year and welcome our newest Mitchell class. First-year students are asked to wear their Anchors Aweigh! T-shirt (which will be provided) to Convocation.
Students will meet at 3:55pm by the tennis courts and proceed across Montauk Ave. to the College Green in front of Duques Center.

Highlights of our Convocation tradition:

  • Speakers including Dr. Tracy Espy, Mitchell College President, Dr. Elizabeth Beaulieu, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Alicia Martinez, Dean of Student Experience and Belonging, and Stephanie Costabile, SGA President.
  • New students becoming part of Mitchell College history as they sign the Class Book
  • Reciting of the Class Pledge
  • Class of 2025 photo
  • Ringing of the College bell 25 times to signify the start of the academic year and to welcome the Class of 2025 into the Mariner community!

Following the ceremony, students and their families are invited to join us from 5:30-7pm for a Mariner Send-Off BBQ on the Market Café Patio.

Face coverings are required for all attendees.

*Rain location: Yarnall Athletic Center. Covid restrictions may apply. Watch for updates.