New Student Convocation
Welcome to TCC!
New Student Convocation celebrates the TCC community, its traditions and its opportunities for our students. It is our official welcome for all new students and marks the beginning of their collegiate journey. We hope you will join us in this campus-wide celebration of academic excellence.
New Student Convocation 2019
Friday, August 23
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Check-In (Lifetime Sports Complex)
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Welcome to Tallahassee Community College (Lifetime Sports Complex-Athletic Gym)
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pathway to Success (Student Track)
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pathway for Support (Family Track)
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. TCC Experience (Lifetime Sports Complex-Recreation Gym)
(i.e. food, music, campus resources, games, etc.)
What To Expect
At New Student Convocation, new students will be welcomed by the President, Executive Vice President and Vice President of Student Affairs, Student Government Association President and will learn more about what to expect on the first day of class, the First Year Experience (FYE) at TCC, and how to get involved and be successful in college. There will also be the opportunity to visit with the academic departments, meet the deans and faculty of the College, learn more about academic enrichment programs and explore the campus.
Who Can Attend
All incoming freshmen and transfer students are encouraged to attend. Parents are not required to attend, but you may invite your family to share this experience. All participants must have registered with a student to attend.
What to Wear
While there is no specific dress code for the event, New Student Convocation is the first TCC gathering of your class so students and guests are encouraged to wear blue and gold, TCC's colors, or any TCC shirt. These may be purchased in the TCC bookstore.
Location and Parking
New Student Convocation will take place in the Lifetime Sports Complex (LSC) on TCC's main campus. Parking is free at TCC in any lot coded as student parking. We recommend parking in the student lots near the Lifetime Sports Complex (LSC).