Faculty Information

All faculty and first-year course instructors are encouraged to participate in New Student Convocation to positively impact the success of our new undergraduate students.  


  • Due to the high temperatures predicted for Sunday, faculty are not required to wear regalia. Please consider showing your Niner spirit and wear green if possible. 
  • All faculty and first-year course instructors are asked to RSVP below if they will attend.
  • Masks are encouraged but not required.

Please join us to welcome our new students!

RSVP

Event time

  • The ceremony, held in the Jerry Richardson Football Stadium, runs from 6:00pm - 7:00pm. For your safety, security checks, clear bag policy and bag checks will be conducted at the stadium. Please review the Jerry Richardson Stadium policy for prohibited items and activities.

Check-in

  • Faculty members are to report to the Judy W. Rose Football Center at 5:30 p.m. Please enter the building through the main entrance and turn left to the Athletic Academic Center. 
  • All faculty must utilize a valid UNC Charlotte parking permit or you may park in visitor parking and pay the normal hourly fee. 

Procession

  • All faculty and first-year course instructors will process into the ceremony at 5:55 pm
  • Due to the high temperatures predicted for Sunday, faculty are not required to wear regalia. Please consider showing your Niner spirit and wear green if possible.

Regalia Not Required

  • If you would like to rent regalia for the New Student Convocation ceremony, please place your order with Oak Hall by July 16, 2021. After July 16, please contact Linda Burke at lburke10@uncc.edu.  

Download Niner DestiNation​

  • For a dynamic schedule of events, download Niner DestiNation. In this app, add the Gold Rush & Year One Launch guide for a full schedule of events during the first month of the Fall 2021 semester including New Student Convocation!
  • ​You can search the guide at the top and no passphrase is required. In the guide, you can sort the schedule by a variety of topics, events, and even academic colleges, as well as add events to your schedule and set reminders.
  • To find information on events hosted by your academic college, click on Academic Colleges, select your college, and all their events will be included there. Event information will be available in mid-August 2021. 

Disability Access Accommodation Requests

  • Faculty members with disabilities who need accommodations to participate in the Day of Convocation should contact Katie Montie, ADA Project Coordinator, in the Office of Disability Services at KatieMontie@uncc.edu or 704-687-0043.
  • Early requests are encouraged; two weeks will generally allow us time to provide seamless access.

Parking 

  • All faculty must utilize a valid UNC Charlotte parking permit or park in visitor parking and pay the normal hourly rate.