Sunday, August 21, 2016
5-6 p.m. EST
McCamish Pavilion (See below for parking and transportation information)
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During this welcoming ceremony, all incoming students will receive their RAT cap, T-Book, and Georgia Tech pin. Parents and guests may also attend to celebrate their student's entry into Georgia Tech. No tickets are required to attend.
Transportation and Parking
First-year students will meet with their Freshman Experience (FE) peer leader in their residence hall and travel as a group.
Transfer students and first-years who are not in the Freshman Experience program may take a chartered shuttle or walk to the venue.
Questions about student transportation? Please contact Institute Communications at 404.894.7613.
Parents and Guests
Guests are encouraged to park in the E81 lot (Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center) or W23lot (State Street). These are paid lots.
Only handicap guests with a current handicap parking tag will be permitted to park in the E65 lot behind McCamish Pavilion.
Guests will not be able to sit with their student during the event.
Immediately following the ceremony, students will attend a special welcome party sponsored by Auxiliary Services - Rock, Ramble, and Roll - which celebrates their first night as a Georgia Tech college student.
Held in the Student Center, students may take a shuttle or walk over after the Convocation ceremony. This is a free event for new students.
ADA seating is located throughout the venue for guests and students.