Student Convocation

The Calumet campus is celebrating its 70th Anniversary during various events throughout the 2015-16 academic year beginning August 20, 2015 through Founders Day at the end of February 2016. The 2015 Student Convocation Events kicked-off our 70th Anniversary!

Student Convocation Opening Ceremony:  August 20, 2015

10:15am to 2:00pm

Students, faculty and staff welcomed new students to the start of a new year!

  • All enjoyed the newly renovated Calumet Falls and then joined in the processional at 10:15am
  • Chancellor Keon and Student Government President Ford’s presented Welcome Remarks in Alumni Hall @ 10:45am
  • It’s All New to Me Too Luncheon was held in Alumni Hall @ 11:00am.  All were invited to welcome new students to the start of the academic year.

Faculty and staff that participating in the processional should reported to LAWS-131 by 10:00am. Wearing academic regalia was optional.

Students attended the opening ceremony and luncheon after checking in at Calumet Falls at 9:30am.


Student Convocation Welcome Rally:  August 27, 2015

11am to 1:30pm in Founders Plaza

We held the same great celebratory event that you know and love! The campus community kicked off the new school year with fun, food and giveaways while exploring all that Purdue Calumet had to offer!

  • Food and Giveaways
  • Resource Fair
  • Intramural Activities
  • Music and Fun
Over 2000 students attended the Annual Student Convocation—the biggest student event on campus!