All New Students Invited to 2023 New Student Convocation on Sept. 26

WWU is gearing up to kickstart the Fall 2023 academic year, and all new students are encouraged to attend the official welcoming ceremony, Fall 2023 Convocation.

New Student Convocation is the inauguration of your academic life at Western, the first of the many rewarding milestones in a successful academic journey. Convocation is the introduction of our new students to the exciting world of university academics and is your first opportunity to build community and gather with all of your fellow members of the Fall 2023 entering class. 

We'll see you all there!

  • Location: Carver Gymnasium
  • Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2023
  • Time: 10 a.m. – Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

Convocation Program


  • Analog Brass


  • Sabah Randhawa, President

National Anthem

  • Mia Lapingcao

Welcome from Western

  • Sabah Randhawa, President
  • Melynda Huskey, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services
  • Brandon Dupont, Faculty Senate President
  • Brad Johnson, Provost and Executive Vice President
  • Max Stone, Student Trustee

Closing Remarks

  • Melynda Huskey, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services

Alma Mater

  • Mia Lapingcao


  • Analog Brass

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