Student Convocation

The Calumet campus will be 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. Join us at the 2015 Student Convocation Events and support the kick-off of our 70th Anniversary!

Student Convocation Opening Ceremony:  August 20, 2015

10:15am to 2:00pm

Join other students, faculty and staff in welcoming new students to the start of a new year!

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

Faculty and staff interested in participating in the processional should report to LAWS-131 by 10:00am. You are welcome to wear your academic regalia.

Students attending the opening ceremony and luncheon may begin checking in at Calumet Falls at 9:30am.


Student Convocation Welcome Rally:  August 27, 2015

11am to 1:30pm in Founders Plaza

Same great celebratory event that you know and love! Kick off the new school year with fun, food and giveaways while exploring all that Purdue Calumet has to offer!

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