New Student Convocation Ceremony

Celebrate the beginning of your BOLD adventure at UM-Flint at New Student Convocation.

This event is the official new student welcome from all of the UM-Flint community. Family, friends, and other guests are welcome to join us and witness you take the next step in your journey as a victor!


September 5, 2017

4:00 pm

Riverfront Banquet Center

1 Riverfront Center, Flint, MI 48502

  • Chancellor's Go Blue BBQ immediately following
  • Student should arrive at 3:00 pm for the check-in and line-up at the University Pavilion Rink
  • Ceremony guests will be welcomed at 3:00 pm in the Riverfront Banquet Center
  • RSVP deadline extended to August 29, 2017:
  • For more information, contact Ashley Hixson at (810) 762-3085


Guests are invited to park at the University Pavilion parking deck, located just off Harrison Street, or the public parking lot, located at the corner of Kearsley and Saginaw Streets. There is limited parking available at the Riverfront Center parking deck. Guests with accessibility needs may be dropped off at the front door of the Riverfront Center.

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