Schedule of Events

Formal Convocation

When: 4-5 pm (doors open at 3:00 pm)

Where: Popejoy Hall (Freshmen and limited guest seating)

Freshmen are given free UNM t-shirts and seated together as a class in Popejoy Hall. The ceremony will open with a welcome from the Provost, which will be followed by performances and videos to give freshmen and their families a glimpse of student life at UNM.

Please note that freshmen will be seated separately from their guests. Seating for guests in Popejoy is limited. Once it is full guests will be directed to alternate nearby venues where they will see a livecast of the event.


Tickets are required to get into the formal convocation.

Tickets are free, but must be reserved online ahead of time and printed at home. Freshmen who have signed up online through this site will get an email before the event with further instructions for obtaining tickets for their guests.


What: Reception with hot dogs, nachos, popcorn and ice cream for Freshmen and their guests.

When: Immediately following the Convocation Ceremony (approximately 5 pm).

Where: Student Union Building and Cornell Mall area east of the SUB.

Class Crawl

When: Immediately following the ceremony.

Where: Cornell Mall (Northeast of the SUB by the fountain).

Come print out your class schedule and we'll help you find where your classes are on a campus tour.

Sponsored by the Student Activities Center, Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life.

Movie on Johnson Field

When: 8 pm

Where: Johnson Field

Watch Aladdin outside on Johnson Field!